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PetroForumUK 2021

PetroForumUK 2021

June 21-22, 2021

Tivoli Marina, Vilamoura

Tivoli Marina, Vilamoura | June 21-22, 2021

PetroForum UK 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 - - 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 os 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.

Geoff Miller OBE
ex-England Cricketer

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.

Stuart Groves
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. 

Keith Guppy
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.

Joseph Cosier
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.

Supplier snapshots

Elevator Pitches, Supplier snapshots

Fast paced 45-second insights from innovative suppliers.

Register below to attend this event.

Suppliers Register online

Fuel Retailers Register online

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Event Partners


Europump Maintenance Limited is the fuel pump and gauge maintenance arm of Eurotank Service Group, with a philosophy to provide a highly responsive service to forecourt retailers who want to give their network the best possible uptime and nozzle availability.


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.

Forum Insurance

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.

Joseph Group

Established in 1978, Joseph Group is a leading signs and graphic company, headquartered in Dubai, UAE. In the last 40+ years, Joseph Group has transformed into a full consultancy offering integrated design, manufacturing and marketing solutions to businesses across the UAE and Middle East. is the primary online business-to-business information source for decision makers in the petrol retailing, fuel logistics and car wash market.


UNITIexpo is the leading European trade fair for the retail petroleum and car wash industries. The biennial event provides a unique opportunity for exhibitors and visitors to develop business relationships with customers and professionals alike.

The venue

PetroForum UK comes to the Tivoli Marina Vilamoura Resort - a luxury 5 star hotel in a 5 star location. Overlooking Vilamoura Marina on 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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