GL Events Group’s Middle East branch has signed a management agreement for multipurpose event venue E2 Dubai South Event and Exhibition Centre, also known as the Dubai Airshow site.

Integrated events solutions and services provider, GL will manage the 40,000m2 event venue, described by the firm as “an international hub for trade and commerce, developed with a specialised understanding of the requirements for international business travellers”.

A short drive from the planned Al Maktoum International Airport, E2 Dubai South is built to cater to large-scale exhibitions, conventions, and live concerts, with more than 60,000 m2 of outdoor space – created to host large equipment, including machinery, helicopters, and aircraft pads.

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Speaking on the deal, Benoit Beylier, managing director at GL events Middle East, said: "This project adds one of the world most significant landmark – Dubai South – to the GL events Venue network. As an economic platform, it is designed to support every conceivable kind of business and industry.

“Today, our aim is to facilitate communication between the organizers of key international business events and to provide them with a positive experience at E2 Dubai South Event and Exhibition Centre,” he added.