Ground Control - A multidisciplinary village for your events Venue


A genuine reconstructed village for your next unusual seminar in Paris!

Located near the Gare de Lyon, in a former postal sorting hall, GROUND CONTROL offers 4,000m² of covered space and a 2,500m² terrace. Ideal for your corporate events!

We like to nurture a certain approach to conviviality that involves good food and festivities, but also meetings and exchanges in the real world.

A turnkey solution for your events: multiple spaces / entertainment / meals...

Up to 1750 people in all the spaces.

Inside: 4500m² => 4 bars, 6 restaurants, 10 original spaces, 1 radio studio, 1 bookshop, 1 photo studio, 2 stages, 1 garden centre, 1 shop and ... 1 plane

Outside: 2000m² => 1 geo-dome, 1 vegetable garden, 6 food trucks, 1 covered terrace 1 stage area

The Spaces

The Eating Hall

Discover the cuisines of the world, brought to you by committed restaurateurs - that's the idea behind the Ground's Halle à Manger. Somewhere between self-service and a cheerful food court, its large tables seating 10 people can be used for team meals, cocktails, etc.

Capacity: 300 people seated

The Events Hall

This is the heart of the events that can be held at Ground Control: plenary sessions, conferences, trade fairs and festivals, exhibitions, dance floors, etc. This creative space can be adapted to suit your imagination.

Capacity: 700 seated, 1100 standing

The Charolais Club

In a nod to the hall's former name, this curtained stage area provides a more intimate setting for your events. Isolated from the rest of the hall, it is ideal for speeches, round tables, show cases or press conferences.

Capacity: 75 to 215 seated, 270 standing

Le Décanteur

Behind Ground Control's natural wine bar, Le Décanteur is a modular space that can be used for small private events: breakfasts, VIP meals and cocktails, farewell parties, etc.

Capacity: 120 seated, 180 standing.

The Long Courier

The cockpit of the aircraft is the ideal space for workshops, mini-conferences or team-building exercises, and is universally appreciated by visitors young and old. In the evening, it transforms into the smallest club in Paris.

Capacity: 20 seated, 70 standing

Les Pas Perdus, les Frigos & le Pantographe

Three smaller spaces to accommodate workshops, ephemeral production offices, changing rooms, dressing rooms or a backstage area.

Capacities: Les Frigos & le Pantographe: 12 people seated, 20 people standing.

Pas Perdus: 30 people seated, 60 people standing

The Geodesir Dome

A covered space on the terrace, the Géo Dôme invites you to take a fresh look. This bubble is ideal for small gatherings: meals, conferences and workshops.

Capacity: 20 seated, 45 standing

Radio studio, Photo studio, Bookshop, Kitchen garden

Ground Control's other spaces can be used for themed experiences, to run discovery workshops or training cycles, and to produce your own content.

Possible events:

Seminars (plenary sessions, business meetings, annual reviews, etc.)

Company evenings (anniversaries, inaugurations, end-of-year parties, etc.)

Team Building

A wide range of workshops are available:

- Introduction to radio and podcasts

- Responsible cooking workshop

- Wine or beer tasting

- Climate fresco / Biodiversity fresco / Textile fresco...

- Introduction to street art

- Kokedama workshop

- Creative workshops

- Mobile Escape Game

- Murder Party

And much more...

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