idac 19 dates confirmed as 26-27 November 2019 in Nice

idac is the leading international conference for the retail fuel sector, taking place biennially for major retailing and industry groups from around the world. Established in 2015, the event has previously taken place in London and Amsterdam. This year's idac moves to the city of Nice on the French Riviera and promises a two day programme of the highest quality.

An exciting development of this years event is that it will be steered by a group of senior figures from both sides of the industry, serving an advisory forum on conference topics, relevant speakers and the idac awards programme being planned in conjunction with this years event. Members of this group and the idac 19 conference Chairman will be announced in time for the idac 19 website launch, on April 15th.

An international line up of speakers will deliver a lively, informative and interactive programme of conference presentations, interviews and debates, focused towards the global business of fuel retailing. Below is a list of provisional topics;

'How independents are changing the game in fuel retailing',

'Streamlining and simplifying a retail petroleum business'.

'Planning a national retail network for a changing market',

'Designing modern sites that address the touch points of tomorrow'

‘Is oil disappearing any time soon', Alternative fuels are still the question’

‘The innovation curve of shop retailing’

'Loyalty programmes - You can pay for fuel at the pump, but that’s about it.

'How times are changing fast for women in the retail fuel sector’

'Digital transformation – The importance of having a digital strategy’

'Latest research - What customers really want from today's fuel stations',

'How self-drive may mean busy forecourts at 2.30 in the morning'

'Rising to the challenges of social media'

Workshops already announced will include; Modular stations, Automation, Cashless payments, artificial intelligence / vehicle recognition and car wash technology

Nick Needs, CEO of McLean Events, Conferences & Media said "We have made tremendous inroads into establishing idac as the leading international conference for the industry and look forward to welcoming our past delegates from Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South America and the US, along with the many new attendees registering for the first time."

Registration, booking fees, hotel prices and more details will be available on the idac19 website, from April 15th 2019. Sponsorship and promotional packages on application.

For priority information contact Nick Needs on +44 7786 607075 or