PRA  executive director Gordon Balmer will lead a strong line-up of industry speakers at the Forecourt Trader Summit 2023, which will deliver the latest insight, research and advice on the challenges – as well as the opportunities – facing the fuel retailing sector,

Tickets are now available for the event, which will take place at The Belfry Hotel & Resort in Sutton Coldfield, on the morning of Tuesday, February 28, from 11am to 3.30pm, including a networking lunch.

The programme will see the release of the latest exclusive insight into the thoughts and behaviours of forecourt customers nationwide - who are they, what are they looking for, and how do they shop?

As well as a comprehensive update on where the forecourt convenience sector stands today, topics covered will also include electric transition, the future for hydrogen, as well as developments in food to go. 

Speakers include:

-Robert Onion, chairman of retail brand and design consultancy Circle Brands, will reveal his thoughts on retail concepts such as how to migrate a traditional fuels brand to become relevant to new consumers and EV drivers.

-Irish forecourt convenience operator Maxol will talk about the company’s evolving food offer. 

-VEPower, which explain the workings of the world’s ’first autonomous grid-free EV charger’ and the opportunity it presents for forecourt retailers.

Make sure you’re signed up for our regular newsletters to keep on top of the latest news, as our great speaker line-up is announced over the coming weeks. Forecourt Trader Summit 2023 is the place to be.

Don’t miss out on this key annual event – buy tickets now.

The Forecourt Trader Summit 2023 will precede the annual Top 50 Indies dinner being held on the evening of the same day – 28 February – which sees the launch of Forecourt Trader’s latest annual league table of the Top 50 independent retailers in the UK.