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Exhibition and Convention Centre - Valenciennes Métropole

GL events will manage the future Exhibition and Convention center of Valenciennes Metropole.

     
     
The future Exhibition and Convention center of Valenciennes Metropole
The future Exhibition and Convention center of Valenciennes Metropole
The future Exhibition and Convention center of Valenciennes Metropole
The future Exhibition and Convention center of Valenciennes Metropole

CHALENGING EVENT PROJECT FOR A LARGE SCALE FACILITY

After chosing the team of architects and consultants Chabanne & Partners for the Future Exhibition and Convention Centre, Valenciennes Metropole delegates its management to GL events for a period of 9 years.

The opening of this new event facility in Valenciennes, scheduled for early 2017, is defined as a major decision for structuring city infrastructures, as well as boosting the economy and tourism sector in the region.

This new event venue relfects the Valenciennes city initiative to enhance business tourism and meeting sector, completing existing event infrastructures in the North of France.

In line with the expectations of Valenciennes Metropole, GL events aims an ambitious development project focused on a mix of organised and hosted general public and professional events.

The Exhibition and Convention Centre will strive for hosting more than a hundred professional events per year in a couple of years: national congresses, conventions, meetings, corporate events and some local activities. With its proven expertise in events organising, GL events intends to launch consumer and trade shows, including events related to clusters and areas of excellence of Valenciennes and Grand Hainaut.

EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION CENTRE ARCHITECTURE AND LAY OUT

The centre will be built with a functional purpose to combine logistics and visitors flows at any time of day, and with high operational performance, meeting needs of any type of event and attendance.

Moreover, the Exhibition and Convention centre will also be a show case of energy and environmental performance which translates into efficient isolation, a 600sqm photovoltaic plant on the roof and many other standards meeting societal responsibilities.

VALENCIENNES EXHIBITION AND CONVENTION CENTRE CAPACITIES

  • 15 129 sq m of event space
  • 2 exhibition areas: 1 900sq m hall separated in 3 areas and nave of 2 400sq m handling up to 4800 standing and 2000 seating people
  • 3 auditoriums: 150, 300 or 800 people for a total of 1250 seats
  • 13 break out rooms for 20 to 150 people
  • 300sq m lounge bar with panoramic terrace for delegates
  • 900 sq m convention and reception room which may separated in 3 independent spaces

 

In conclusion, this new, modern and efficient equipment will put Valenciennes on French business tourism map altogether with hosting a large scope of local events.