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Upcoming Events

RetailTech Africa 2015

The Vineyard Hotel, Cape Town

April 20-21, 2015

The RetailTech Forum brings senior IT decision makers alongside some of the most innovative vendors the industry has to offer.

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PharmacyForum UK 2015

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

May 18-19, 2015

Designed for multiple pharmacies, the event is all about facilitating relationships between buyers and sellers - and ways to do business efficiently and profitably.

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DentalForum UK 2015

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

June 4-5, 2015

Designed for multiple dental groups across the UK

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C-Store Forum UK 2015

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

June 8-9, 2015

A gathering of the best C-Store operators across the UK and Ireland.

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BankingTech Africa 2015

The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg

July 7-8, 2015

Bringing senior IT decision makers across the continent alongside some of the most innovative vendors the industry has to offer.

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InsuranceTech Africa 15

The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg

July 7-8, 2015

A gathering of Africa’s insurance specialists with a focus on technology.

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DataCentre Forum UK 2015

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

September 17-18, 2015

Bringing data centre specialists across the UK and Ireland alongside leading international vendor companies.

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PetroForum MENA 2015

Barr Al Jissah Hotel, Oman

September 29-30, 2015

The region’s foremost gathering of oil companies and international providers of retail and distribution services

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DataCentre Forum MENA 2015

The St. Regis, Abu Dhabi

November 2-3, 2015

A two-day gathering of data centre specialists across the Middle East and North Africa.  

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DataCentre APAC 16

Kuala Lumpur

March 3-4, 2016

A two-day gathering of data centre specialists across Asia Pacific.  

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PetroForum APAC 16

Anantara Riverside, Bangkok

March 7-9, 2016

A biennial gathering of Asia Pacific’s oil companies and international providers of retail equipment and services

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RetailTech ANZ 16

Gold Coast, Australia

March 15-16, 2016

The RetailTech Forum brings leading retailers alongside some of the most innovative technology vendors the industry has to offer.

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PetroForum UK 16

Asia Gardens Hotel, Alicante

June 6-7, 2016

A biennial gathering of the leading owners and operators of service stations across the UK and Ireland.

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PharmacyForum UK 16

Tivoli Victoria Hotel, the Algarve

June 13-14, 2016

Designed for multiple pharmacies, the event is all about facilitating relationships between buyers and sellers - and ways to do business efficiently and profitably.

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BankingTech APAC 16

Kuala Lumpur

July 5-6, 2016

Bringing senior banking executives across Asia Pacific alongside some of the most innovative vendors the industry has to offer.

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DataCentre Forum MENA 16

Dubai

November 7-8, 2016

A two-day gathering of data centre specialists across the Middle East and North Africa.

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Testimonials

Past featured event

Sectors we operate in

Testimonials

Caroline Thomson

Caroline Thomson

National Accounts Manager, Subway

“This event is one we would not miss; we regard it as a great success and very good value. The speed meetings were, as always, highly efficient and really focus everyone’s mind”

Matt Lane

Matt Lane

Head of Beverage Solutions, Nestle Professional

“For a company breaking into a new industry, the networking proved invaluable. We have established several key contacts which may have taken weeks or months without our attendance.”

Wayne Kingwill

Wayne Kingwill

Retail Marketing Manager, Vivo Energy

“A great opportunity to engage face to face and see the points of different between one supplier and another. You get a good result in a very short space of time” 

Darrel Orsmond

Darrel Orsmond

Industry Head Financial Services, SAP Africa

“The event was absolutely on target for us. The right banks were in attendance and the right level of executive.  The format of the event worked brilliantly and the execution was spot on.”

Jason Bedford

Jason Bedford

Director of Clinical Services, IDH Group

"This works: to meet this number of suppliers, manufacturers and colleagues would usually take six months of work not two days!”

Nazeema Dada

Nazeema Dada

Procurement Manager, Shell South Africa Marketing (Pty) Ltd

A number of suppliers have been invited to participate in the largest global tender of its kind for Shell.  This would not have been possible had we not met with them face-to-face at the Africa PetroForum.

Steve Silver

Steve Silver

Service Owner, Data Centres & Infrastructure, University of Warwick

“Too many times, conferences and trade shows present the 'same old thing'.  This was different and it's allowed me to bring back new ideas to the business which we'll benefit from” 

Mark Thomson

Mark Thomson

Retail Industry Solutions EMEA, Motorola Solutions

"It is rare that we get the time to engage with so many retailers in such a short space of time.  We have been able to initiate some new relationships as well as build on existing ones"   

Art Cruz

Art Cruz

Vice President Marketing, SEAOIL, Philippines

“PetroForum is a shortcut to building relationships that otherwise would take years to build. Bringing international suppliers to one place makes the world smaller” 

Caroline Thomson

Caroline Thomson

National Accounts Manager, Subway

“This event is one we would not miss; we regard it as a great success and very good value. The speed meetings were, as always, highly efficient and really focus everyone’s mind”

Paul Edwards

Paul Edwards

Solutions SIS Leader, NCR, Thailand

"An extremely useful event providing an excellent opportunity to network, expand sales opportunities, and to become better educated via focused discussions with customers across a diverse range of countries"

Past featured event

PetroForumAfrica 2015

March 2-4, 2015

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The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg

March 2-4, 2015

A biennial gathering of Africa’s oil companies and international providers of retail equipment and services.

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