About GL Events
With more than 40 years’ experience, GL events is a major player in all sectors of the global events market. With offices and venues on five continents and in more than 20 countries, GL events truly lives up to its motto of “Bringing People Together”, operating across event venues, exhibitions and live events.
Our global customer base includes sporting, cultural, corporate and political events as well as congresses, trade shows and exhibitions. Our unique business model enables cross-business collaboration and providing our clients with a comprehensive events offering characterised by dynamic response, inspirational design, and impeccable attention to detail. This is underpinned by core business systems which prioiritise quality, safety and sustainability at the heart of everything we do.
The unparalleled experience of our teams – in structural design, in project management and in operational delivery – has seen us establish an enviable track-record in delivering Overlay services for major sporting events, including five previous Commonwealth Games events, numerous Olympic and Paralympic Games, IAAF World Championships, European Championships, Pan-American and Asian Games.
As Principal Designer and Contractor for the Overlay project, GL events will deliver extensive overlay services effectively and safely, to provide the best games experience, showcasing Birmingham, its people and its culture.
Running alongside our operational delivery, our extensive social value programme will see GL events engage with the community, and help Birmingham 2022 to create legacy, with long-term benefit to the local and regional economy.
A range of partners are helping us to deliver Birmingham 2022. Find out more about our other official partners.Partnerships
Host City Partners
We're working with key partners to the city of Birmingham to help deliver a spectacular games.Host City Partners