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LARGE PROJECTS: UNIQUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR MOBILITY The Group offers a wide range of career opportuni- ties, generally involving a specific skill linked to the management of large international projects: mobility assignments for periods of three to six months, with 80 % that are filled internally in priority. For these missions, employees are supported by measures that include train- ing. These large projects offer employees very intense professional experiences lasting a few months, in some cases giving them an opportunity to discover a new busi- ness specialisation (through a mechanism for internal mobility and the transfer of skills), a new culture and working methods of different business units all within the framework of major world-class international events. In 2016, 83 opportunities for internal transfers were pro- posed.

TRAINING For the Group, providing training throughout the profes- sional life of each employee is a top strategic priority. This approach is even more important in the context of increasingly challenging and complicated economic market conditions. The Group must demonstrate at every level of the company its energy and capacity for adap- tation to new environments, and integrating a digital dimension into its actions.

GL events offering of training programmes for 2016 is developed in coordination with: managers, in order to target the evolving needs of teams in terms of expertise, operational HR managers, by analysing training needs expressed by staff, Group management, as a decision-making tool to address future strategic organisational needs .

2016 training highlights: an average of 12 hours of training per trainee, 55% of training hours devoted to safety,

30% of the French workforce received training.

HUMAN RESOURCES, LEVERAGING PERFORMANCE

GL events corporate social responsibility focuses on two major priorities: providing staff with a fulfilling professional environment so that human resources remain a major pillar of Group development; supporting customers and subcon- tractors in fulfilling their own commitments and objectives.

A GROUP BRINGING TOGETHER 140 AREAS OF EXPERTISE At 31 December 2016, GL events Group had 3,934 employ- ees working within 140 different specialised areas. The Group s position as a leading player in the events sector is above all built on its broad range of complementary, integrated skills covering every aspect of the event chain. Expertise that must also be capitalised on and passed on.

ASSISTING THE EMPLOYEE OVER HIS OR HER PROFES- SIONAL LIFE

As with the Think Green programme, built around the lifecycle of our services, the Think People programme accompanies employees over their entire career path at GL events.

To attract, retain and develop talent: a range of measures have been designed, from selection to assessment, by encouraging employee training and mobility. The stakes of this approach are multiple: address the expectations of different generations in terms of employment, develop the motivation, agility, employability of our people, strengthen knowledge and expertise, offering employees better control over their environment and stimulate the desire and ability to learn.

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