bringing business to business
After launching PetroForum Europe last year to universal acclaim, this year’s event once again looks to host the region’s top oil companies and fuel retailers to come together with globally recognised suppliers for two days of hyper-efficient networking.
The only event to combine focuses on all three areas of a service station – the forecourt, shop and cloud – we purposefully seek out a blend of supplier perspectives to create a holistic industry pit-stop for oil company executives. You can expect to see everything from emerging technologies, innovations in engineering, and sophisticated brand partners.
The focus of this year’s event? A deep dive in to what service stations will have to do to overcome obstacles posed by on-going disruptions in consumer mobility. With the onset of shared mobility, future fuelling and last-mile delivery having industry-critical implications, it’s important for business leaders to reconsider their businesses from the ground up.
Whilst we’ll be challenging long-held assumptions in our conference, OpenRoom’s signature format of one-to-one speed meetings – connecting suppliers with oil companies using our personalised matching algorithm – will supercharge your business potential in just two days.
- Network with your peers in a neutral environment.
- Differentiate: leverage information from multiple supplier meetings to increase buying power.
- Plan your itinerary to ensure that you meet with the suppliers that will help drive your business forward.
- Gain insights: share best practice and get a 360-degree view of the buyer/supplier partnership.
- Build a network of new business relationships.
- Do business face-to-face with Europe's leading national oil companies and fuel retail groups – with an audience that's guaranteed.
- Cut to the chase – our invitation-only policy means you’ll only meet with the decision makers.
- Make brand new contacts as well as catch up with existing customers.
- Take the temperature on the market & learn from the leading minds in the industry.
- Take advantage of our policy of limiting competition and maximise your exposure.
- Really get to know your customers in an environment designed for relationship building.
- See a measurable return on your investment and time.
Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Keynote, Stuart Groves, Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Is there a future for service stations?
Stuart Groves is Managing Director and Partner in BCG's global energy practice. He has 20 years experience working in the energy sector both as a consultant and engineer. Stuart has expertise in strategy, transformations, digital and technology for the oil and gas industry (upstream and downstream). Stuart leads BCG's oil and gas B2B and B2C business line which covers retail, lubricants and aviation.
Testimonial, Blanca Vasquez, BP
"PetroForum Europe has been the perfect example of how people make the difference when talking about business. A great opportunity to expand your network and connect with suppliers in a very efficient way. It was a perfect combination of hard work and leisure!"
Testimonial, Laurens Bakker, ExxonMobil
"PetroForum is a great event to meet people from each aspect of the business, to expand your network and to learn about what’s new. The organization is friendly, professional and experienced; everything is well taken care of."
Testimonial, Mirela Jianu, ENI
"A great event with your team paying attention to every detail and ensuring that we got the most out of the event and the one-to-one meetings. A very productive two days."
Dover Fueling Solutions
Testimonial, Tim Firkins, Dover Fueling Solutions
"It is the quality of the people - delegates and organisers - that make an industry event stand out and once again you had the balance spot on."
Commercial Director, TouchStar Technologies
Testimonial, Mike Smith, Commercial Director, TouchStar Technologies
OpenRoom has delivered consistently over the last decade for TouchStar. They provide the perfect mix of work and play that fosters long lasting business relationships. The opportunity to meet with so many key industry decision makers in such a short space of time is both fun and efficient. Thank you for the business we have won as a result and the fun I have had along the way.
Testimonial, Baptiste Goubert, Big Brother
"A great event; the format is very efficient to trigger concrete decisions and discussions."
Elevator Pitches, Supplier snapshots
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Ideas worth sharing
Ignite Sessions, Ideas worth sharing
Short, sharp, insightful sessions to ignite your curiosity.
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