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EPIC event
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Join us for this exclusive Petro leaders event
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Join Us For Epic!
May 18-19, 2021, Irving, TX

As a leader, we know the stress of trying to build your family business. Unanswered questions and nagging frustrations can take their toll on you every day.

What if there was a way to get away, discover new solutions, and get energized to implement the fresh ideas your Petro family business needs to grow?

The CEO Exchange is that place.

Gain expert petro insights

Get the current pulse of the Petro industry and learn what other marketers are doing, gain new ideas, and leave with actionable solutions.

market knowledge

Get new strategies for this current market with a detailed economic forecast


Surround yourself with a talented group of Petro leaders who are growing their businesses

Next Leader Training

This event is exclusive for Petro owners/leaders. That makes it the perfect opportunity to bring your CEO-in-training so they can learn, network, and gain crucial insights about what it takes to successfully run the family business.

Joyce Gioia
Strategic Business Futurist
In this fast-paced and interactive session, Joyce Gioia, a Strategic Business Futurist, will introduce her methods for anticipating the road ahead.

She will discuss the STEEP (Societal, Technological, Economic, and Political) factors that will have an impact on you and your business, including the outlook for labor and work, and the innovations you might implement for future success—no matter what happens.

You will leave with practical tactics and strategies that can be put to work right away.  Named one of the Top Women Futurists in the World (FORBES) for several years in a row, Joyce is a “Celebrity” futurist with over 70 TV appearances and frequently quoted in national magazines, including TIME and INDUSTRY WEEK.  In addition to her work with private business, she has also served household names like SAP, Procter & Gamble, and BP.

Dr. Kevin Elko
Coaching Expert
Business Motivation That Takes You To New Levels Of Success

Dr. Elko is a coach for coaches, including a bevy of NFL and professional sports franchises, along with top NCAA teams as well. He specializes in helping business leaders get the motivation to set clear and achievable goals that energize their organizations. The author of multiple books, he can always be found at

Who Should Attend?

Business Owners

Your CEO-in-training

Bill Gallagher
Offen Petroleum

This event is a fuel industry “major” – one event that I go out of my way to attend every year. From the speakers to the other attendees to the round table discussions, I return home with concrete action items that have helped me drive Offen’s culture and bottom line. CEOX was my first exposure to many of the ideas and tools Offen has used to grow our business more than 10x to over a billion gallons.

Tuesday to Wednesday May 18  to May 19
Four Seasons Resort,
Irving, TX

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