“Great to Legendary” vision of RECon 2015

RECon; the longest running and most successful conference for the Shopping Centres & the Retail Industry in the MENA region is one month away, RECon will be held from the 1st through the 3rd of November at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, DIFC.RECon is jointly organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); RECon Middle East & North Africa 2015 will bring together shopping centre professionals and industry experts from around the world.

RECon celebrates 21 successful years this year in Dubai. The central theme is “Great to Legendary” – in keeping with our theme, RECon’s keynote speaker is Ron Kaufman – an exemplary world renowned author of his latest book, the New York Times Best Seller “Uplifting Service”. His guidance has been used by multinational companies globally. Ron’s expertise is utilized by the UAE Government offices. Ron was appointed by the Ruler of Dubai, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai and the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates to train his Executive Cabinet in the Service Industry.


David Macadam CEO of MECSC explains the Great to Legendary theme this year; “We are now in the 21st year of RECon, which in itself is a huge achievement. Taking things to another level; this year will be a celebration of the many brilliant iconic leaders in the retailer and shopping centre industry. The conference is our platform to highlight their efforts; which has made them not just great but also legendary. Our three day Conference has an impressive line up of speakers, delegates and our sold out exhibition area”

RECon 2015 begins November 1 at 6:00 pm with a welcome reception for invited guests; the conference on 2nd of November starts at 9:30 am till 3:30 pm and on the 3rd of November the Conference runs from 9:30 am till 2:30 pm. The exhibition area runs concurrently through out the event. At 6:00 pm our Cocktail reception party takes place followed by at 7:00 pm the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony. Our members have asked for more networking time. At this RECon Conference we have ample time set aside for our exhibition area and enhanced networking opportunities.

To register for RECon 2015: www.mecsc.org

RECon 2015 Schedule:

Day 1: Nov 1st (6:00pm till 8:00pm) Welcome Reception – Café Belge Ritz Carlton DIFC

Day 2: Nov 2nd (9:30pm till 3:30pm) Conference – Ritz-Carlton Hotel Ballroom and Exhibition Centre

Day 3: Nov 3rd (9:30am till 2:30pm) Conference – Ritz-Carlton Hotel Ballroom and Exhibition Centre

(6:00pm) – Cocktail Reception

(7:00pm) – Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner

For information about the MECSC, please contact:

Email: info@mecsc.org phone +971 4 359 7909