bringing business to business
Now in its 5th year, PetroForum Africa will host national oil companies from over 14 different countries across Africa, and leading multinational oil companies that have in the past included Total, BP, Engen, Puma and Vivo Energy.
The oil companies will be joined by a range of the best international suppliers covering all areas of the service station, from car wash equipment to the latest retail technologies. The unique and time-saving format brings all the key industry figures together for two days to network, share ideas and discover new products, making PetroForum the region’s must-attend event.
- Network with your peers – we only host senior figures, so you can be confident that you’re networking with the best.
- Choose your itinerary to ensure that you meet with the suppliers that will drive your business forward.
- Our content will encourage constructive dialogue – with presentations fine-tuned to what oil company delegates are wanting to hear.
- Access the industry’s most innovative suppliers to see and hear new product strategies and company capabilities.
- Differentiate: leverage information from multiple supplier meetings to increase buying power.
- 6 months worth of sales meetings in just two days.
- Our invitation-only policy ensures that you will meet the key decision makers from each oil company.
- Numbers are limited by category to enhance your opportunities and maximise your exposure.
- Our matching system gives you the opportunity to select who you want to meet, ensuring that your business priorities can be met.
- Your meeting schedule is guaranteed – no waiting around for customers to come to you.
Journalist and Presenter
Chair, Iman Rappetti, Journalist and Presenter
Iman Rappetti is an award-winning journalist and has more than fifteen years’ experience in online, print, radio and broadcast journalism. She has covered stories from the Middle East to Africa and the US, with politics as her main focus. Iman is currently the co-host of News Night of eNCA and anchor of Power Talk on Power FM.
Head of Marketing, Pick n Pay
Keynote, John Bradshaw, Head of Marketing, Pick n Pay
Life after loyalty
Chairman of Shell Companies in South Africa
Keynote, Hloniphizwe Mtolo, Chairman of Shell Companies in South Africa
Hloniphizwe is the chairman of the board of Shell Companies in South Africa (Shell SA Holdings, Shell SA Energy and Shell Downstream SA). He is General Manager of Shell International's Retail business in South Africa and a board member at SAPREF, South Africa's largest refiner of oil products. He holds multiple Executive Director roles with subsidiaries of listed companies throughout the region and General Management positions globally.
Holniphizwe trained and qualified in the Medical Laboratory Technology Field, before branching into retail leadership. From premium fashion and branded fashion wholesaling, to convenience and petroleum products retailing, he boasts over 25 years' industry experience. Throughout his career he has dedicated time to working with startup organizations and has overseen the development of high-performing business teams and their expansion into new markets.
European Director e-Mobility, Gilbarco Veeder-Root
Workshop Leader, Eric Denivelle, European Director e-Mobility, Gilbarco Veeder-Root
EV - Opportunity or Threat?
Eric Denivelle became the European Director of the e-Mobility business within Gilbarco Veeder-Root in December 2018. He is in charge of commercialising the Tritium Veefil EV charging equipment in the Petroleum Retail market (primarily) as well as in other verticals, Gilbarco Veeder-Root has made a minority investment. Prior to this assignment, he has been active in the Petroleum Retail market managing Western and Eastern European regions, including the CIS countries for 25 years, after he acquired some experience in finance at KPMG and Schlumberger.
VP Marketing & Sales, Sasol Oil
Round Table Chair, Mohamed Carrim, VP Marketing & Sales, Sasol Oil
Oil Company Round Table
Ideas worth sharing
Ignite Session, Ideas worth sharing
Short, sharp 10-minute sessions to ignite your curiosity.
Elevator Pitches, 60-Second Insights
Fast-paced 60-second insights from innovative manufacturers.
First African Corporate Identity
First African Corporate Identity, a division of Helderberg Technology Holdings, is one of the largest suppliers of signage & canopy structures in Africa. We have worked in over 20 Countries & what set us apart are our world-class engineering & project management services.
Foghound Coffee Company
Foghound Coffee Company supplies a complete range of traditional and automated coffee solutions. Our dynamic turn-key concepts add exceptional return on our customer’s investments. Our passion for the best coffee quality motivates us to elevate the customer experience through state-of-the-art innovation.
Fairmont Zimbali Resort
Fairmont Zimbali Lodge is a lifetime away from the madding crowd, set within the serene confines of a coastal forest reserve on the north coast of KwaZulu-Natal. Just a short 10-minute drive from Durban Airport and 40-minute drive from Durban this stunning hotel is the perfect location for the 2019 event.
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