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Grand Meeting on March 28th—The Petroleum Istanbul

The 14th of Petroleum Istanbul, the world’s largest and most visited exhibition in its field, will be held in TÜYAP Beylikdüzü Fair Convention and Congress Center between March 28-30, 2019. Introducing  new products and services, unique technologies, and new business and trade models to the key players of the sector; Istanbul Energy Week is the biggest and the most visited trade exhibition of petroleum, LPG, lubricants, electricity, natural gas and alternative energy sector in the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and Asia.


Digital Revolution in the Sector

Petroleum Istanbul 2019 and Gas &Power Network exhibitions will bring the private sector with all energy related public institutions, organizations, and above all, The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of Republic of Turkey and Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA), creating a substantial platform for collaboration among national, regional, and international energy companies. Petroleum Istanbul will highlight the concept of Digital Revolution in the sector, where Smart Stations and New Income Areas will be discussed in all aspects.


Non Fuel Retail and Convenience Store Products

Petroleum Istanbul will also create a gathering opportunity for non fuel retail products and convenience store products representatives and franchises that holds a significant income item for the petroleum stations.


Meeting Place for Thousands of Dealers

Dealer Card Lounge will be the meeting place for thousands of sector representatives from all around Turkey, via the dealer cards delivered to all fuel, LPG, lubricants, auto gas, and gas dealers.  Petroleum Istanbul is expected to draw great attention from the end users this year, as usual.  Promotional activities will be held for personal visitors for this purpose. The exhibition will last for 3 days and the activities will be broadcast live. For further detailed informaion, please visit;

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