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CITGO Rings In 2016 with Annual Marketer Roundtable Meetings
Sessions to Highlight Company Programs and Industry Best Practices

HOUSTON, Jan. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CITGO Petroleum Corporation is ringing in the New Year by hosting 19 Marketer Roundtable Meetings from January 12February 2 within the company's Central, Northeast and Southern marketing regions. Throughout the meetings, CITGO branded Marketers will learn about new initiatives for 2016, promotional and advertising plans, updates to current consumer engagement programs and business tools, as well as gain insight into industry trends and best practices from notable guest speakers and CITGO representatives.

"During our annual Roundtable Meetings, we share exciting news and plans for the year ahead while actively engaging with our Marketers to learn about their recent achievements and challenges," said Alan Flagg, Assistant Vice President of Supply and Marketing for CITGO. "We value our relationships with our Marketers and work hard to bring them programs that contribute to the success of their businesses. And as the face of CITGO in the local communities, these meetings also provide opportunities for us to show our appreciation for all our Marketers do for the CITGO brand." 

The 2016 Marketer Roundtable Meetings will be held in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin, and consist of sessions focused on CITGO programs and industry topics, including:

  • Club CITGO® Mobile App
  • CITGO Retailing Institute
  • TriCLEAN® Gasoline
  • Ultimate Road Trip Sweepstakes
  • Fueling Education
  • CITGO Rewards® Card
  • POS Upgrade
  • EMV Updates

In addition, each region will feature a notable guest speaker: Michael Davis, Vice President of Member Services, NACS, in the Central sessions; Ieva Grimm, Owner, SYNERGE, in the Northeast sessions; and, Jim Cox, Retail Development Manager, CITGO, in the Southern sessions.

To find out more or to register for the 2016 CITGO Marketer Roundtable Meetings, contact your local CITGO representative.  For more information about CITGO, its products and programs, visit

About CITGO 
CITGO, based in Houston, is a refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company is owned by CITGO Holding, Inc., an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Petroleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. For more information, visit

SOURCE CITGO Petroleum Corporation

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