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PetroForum UK & Europe 2020 Postponement & New Dates
In light of Covid-19, we believe the best course of action is to host both PetroForum UK and Europe together - on the new dates of 4-5 November. The event will be held at the Tivoli Marina in Vilamoura.
There are currently just too many unknowns with regards to travel and safety and we feel that by moving to November dates, we will have a better chance of delivering the standard of event you expect from OpenRoom.
Please get in touch with the team - firstname.lastname@example.org - if you have any questions or concerns about our new dates.
Hosting both leading UK independent forecourt groups and oil companies from across the continent, this year's event brings together a variety fo stakeholders to the fuel retail industry.
Combining our two PetroForum events will minimise travel demands for the supplier community and make for a stronger event. It will also give fuel retailers the opportunity to meet with a more diverse range of innovative companies and solution providers.
The OpenRoom team are continually on the lookout for new innovations and perspectives to include – meaning this year’s event will play host to a unique collective of industry heavyweights and start-ups. Importantly, our unique one-to-one meeting format will lay at the heart of the agenda – connecting forecourt groups with top-tier suppliers to the industry.
- 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 the UK's leading forecourt retailers – 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.
Geoff Miller OBE
Chair, Geoff Miller OBE, ex-England Cricketer
We are delighted to announce that our conference chair and after-dinner speaker will be ex-England cricketer, Geoff Miller, OBE. Geoff represented England internationally for a number of years and since retiring, has spent time on the England Cricket selectors board. Miller, who domestically played for Derbyshire and Essex, was an outstanding all-rounder and has fantastic statistics to support this.
Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group
Keynote, Stuart Groves, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group
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.
Managing Director, Fuel Supply Solutions
Panel, Keith Guppy, Managing Director, Fuel Supply Solutions
From Grid to Vehicle: where does the retailer sit?
Proven 30-year track record in several sectors of the fuels market, including a successful consultancy service launched in 2007. Projects have been completed for a wide range of clients including leading fuel wholesalers, oil companies, independent retail groups and a major supermarket brand.
As the global focus on climate change drives massive developments in renewable energy, our consultancy business, Fuel Supply Solutions Limited, has made a point of getting to understand the grid to vehicle proposition and what this could mean for the forecourt retailer in the future.
Policy Manager, Energy UK
Panellist, Joseph Cosier, Policy Manager, Energy UK
Joseph is a Policy Manager at Energy UK – the trade association for the GB energy industry – leading the organisation’s work on electric vehicles. Since joining in 2017, Joseph has led the drafting of a report on decarbonising road transport as part of Energy UK’s Future of Energy series, and led the work package on consumer engagement as part for the EV Energy Taskforce.
Joseph was recently announced as a finalist for the Electric Vehicle Innovation and Excellence Awards (EVIEs) in the ‘EV Under-30 Star’ category, with the Future of Energy publication on decarbonising transport also being selected under the ‘Energy Strategy of the Year’ category.
Ideas worth sharing
Ignite Sessions, Ideas worth sharing
Short, sharp insightful sessions to ignite your curiosity.
Elevator Pitches, Supplier snapshots
Fast paced 45-second insights from innovative suppliers.
AIR-serv provide UK forecourt operators with hassle-free revenue share and rental programmes across our Air, Vacuum & Jet wash ranges which can include call-out charges, parts, labour and chemicals. AIR-serv are excited to add Rollover Carwashes and Adblue solutions to our existing portfolio.
Franke Coffee Systems
Franke Coffee Systems is a world-leading solution provider for professional coffee making. The product range includes fully automatics, semi-automatics, traditionals, capsule machines, and specialty craft brewers. Our passion for the best coffee quality motivates us to elevate the customer experience through state-of-the-art innovations.
Petrol station insurance can be complex as this specialist cover is referred to in many different ways such as forecourt insurance, fuel station cover, garage forecourt insurance, petroleum retail and convenience insurance or filling station insurance. Our 28 years experience in this sector means we understand all of the jargon and challenges facing forecourt operators today. Our access to bespoke and comprehensive cover ensures you are correctly protected in the unfortunate event of a claim.
PetroForum UK comes to the Tivoli Marina Vilamoura Resort - a luxury 5 star hotel in a 5 star location. Overlookingon one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, the Tivoli Marina offers the best of both worlds: the tranquility of the beach, and the lively atmosphere of Vilamoura town are both within minutes of the hotel.
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