bringing business to business
The 3rd PetroForum for MENA featured over thirty oil companies spanning UAE, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, India, Pakistan, Oman and Egypt.
A total of 500 one-to-ones put these oil company teams directly in front of the largest international names in fuel dispensing equipment, technology and food to go. With ADNOC Distribution as the Oil Company Partner for the event, Abu Dhabi proved to an location for the most productive and exciting event for the region to date.
"A brilliant way to meet many new oil companies at one time" Elias Maksoud, Subway
"I met with a supplier who offers a service I didn't even know existed!" Darren Smith, Emarat
"Lots of market intelligence and some great contacts. These events are much better value for money than an exhibition" Dave Bowman, CPI
"We came to understand many insights for future technologies. The format was so good, by the end we felt we'd only spent a few hours at the venue" Abdussalam Khan, Bharat Petroleum
Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi
Acting CEO, ADNOC
Guest Speaker, Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting CEO, ADNOC
'ADNOC Distribution is delighted to collaborate with the 2017 edition of PetroForum MENA as Oil Company Partner. We will bring our knowledge and experience to the table and share insights with other NOCs from our region as well as innovative manufacturers from across the globe. Events such as this one enable ADNOC Distribution to connect with innovators in the field and indentify best-in-class concepts that can be adapted to enhance our own operations.'
Dr Ali Guidoum
Chair, Dr Ali Guidoum, Industry Expert
Dr Ali will be welcoming you to this year's PetroForum, and moderating the opening conference. He'll introduce innovative Ignite Talks, as well as chair our retailer panel.
VP Sales EMEA, Franke
Ignite Session, Roman Probst, VP Sales EMEA, Franke
Roman will dig into consumer trends and highlighting market growth of espresso-based beverages. He will then segway into C-Store specific trends, speaking to their most popular times, foods, and how hot beverages are growing in the C-Store category.
Chairman, Circle Brands
Ignite Session, Robert Onion, Chairman, Circle Brands
Based on 25 years experience in brand development in the Gulf region, Robert will deliver 10 quick fire points to consider when developing a fuel retail brand. What are the 10 key considerations to create profitable retail brands that keep customers coming back and help grow your business?
Senior Manager Retail Marketing, Emarat
Panellist, Darren Smith, Senior Manager Retail Marketing, Emarat
Darren Smith has 30 years retail experience both in UK and Middle East, from Hypermarkets to forecourt convenience stores. He has conceptualized and developed several retail concepts including franchise businesses.
A. Redha Nowrooz
Coordinator Technical & Business Support, Bapco
Panellist, A. Redha Nowrooz, Coordinator Technical & Business Support, Bapco
Holding a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and an MSc in Business Administration, Redha began as an Engineer at Aluminium Bahrain in 1998. He then joined BAPCO in 2001, joining the Planning and Development team in 2011. He has built a strong background in leading teams, trouble-shooting, planning & managing projects, and strategic planning.
Mervin Prakash Fernandes
Automation Development Analyst, ADNOC Distribution
Panellist, Mervin Prakash Fernandes, Automation Development Analyst, ADNOC Distribution
Mervin Fernandes is an Automation Dev Analyst at ADNOC Distribution with over 14 years’ experience in the area of Business/Operation Technology.
He has been part of various Automation projects across ADNOC Distribution network ranging from Convenience Stores, Service Stations -Forecourt Management, e-Commerce, Electronic Payment Systems and Mobility.
Franke Coffee Systems
Franke Coffee Systems is a leading provider of of B2B solutions for coffee preparation. Headquartered in Aarburg (Switzerland), the company employs approximately 500 employees, and also relies on a global service and distribution network with over 300 partners. Learn more at www.franke.com
Bahwan CyberTek LLC
Bahwan CyberTek delivers technology-led, high impact business transformations to a variety of industry segments. O&G downstream companies leverage BCT for retail automation and managed services, secondary distribution planning & logistics optimization solution, NFR (non-Fuel Retail) solutions, Customer Experience Management, Digital & Social Media strategies.
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