Marwan Eskandarani of Kamal Jamjoom Group, elected as the President of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres

(L - R) Avijit Yadav - Marcello Larizza - Mohaman Alawi - Marwan Eskandarani - Maimumunah Shebani - Andrew Williamson - David Macadam - Luca Cappuccitti.JPGMECSC announces the new Board Members at RECon MENA 2016

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) announces their newly elected Board of Trustees and President. The boards’ primary responsibility is to assist MECSC in the implementation of its mission statement, which is to provide educational programs on all aspects of shopping centre development, finance, management, marketing, and other specialized areas of professional interest; conduct meetings and other programs designed to promote the exchange of ideas and business opportunities amongst members and to advocate the interests of the retail industry throughout the Middle East.

We are extremely happy to welcome Marwan Eskandarani as our new President of  MECSC’s Board of Directors. For the first time in the 22year history of the MECSC our President is a Retailer. Speaking both Arabic and English, Marwan is perfectly suited to the new role. We look forward to supporting him and to provide him with any support that he may need.” Says David Macadam – CEO of MECSC (Middle East Council of Shopping Centres)

Marwan Eskandarani – Business Development Director of Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group LLC says, “I am very grateful to be elected as the President of the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres by the Board. I believe, the newly elected MECSC Board Members represent a very diverse and capable group of individuals; I am confident that together we will be able to create stronger relationships between Retailers and Shopping Centre Developers.”

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres elects Marwan Eskandarani, Business Development Director of Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group as President of the MECSC Board; the board members include Andrew Williamson of JLL; Avijit Yadav of GLA Property Management; Maimunah Shebani of INMA Property Development LLC; Marcello Larizza of Line Investments & Property LLC; Khalid Al Jasser of Arabian Centres; Luca Cappuccitti of Di Design & Development Consultants (UK) LTD. & Mohammad Alawi of Red Sea Markets.

About RECon MENA 2016:


Jointly organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), RECon Middle East & North Africa 2016 will bring together shopping centre industry professionals, retailers, management and consulting companies, architects and design companies, entertainment and leisure companies, product and service providers to the industry.  All under one roof for three days of networking, learning from the best and brightest in the retail industry, deal making, celebrating the 2016 Award winners and exploring new business opportunities, the RECon Conference enables its delegates to complete a years worth of business in just three (3) days.


Sponsors of RECon MENA 2016:

Platinum Annual Sponsors: Hamat Property Company, Gate Avenue at DIFC, Arabian Oud International – An Al Jasser Group Company

Annual Sponsor: Arabian Centres

Gold Sponsors:  Red Sea Market Company – Red Sea Mall; Line Investments & Property LLC, Unified Real Estate Development Company, Al Othaim Leisure and Tourism Company, Al Othaim Real Estate Investment & Dev. Co.

Silver Sponsors: CELS Events; Afkar Creations; KINAN International Real Estate Development Co.; Alef Group LLC; Dalma Mall, Retail Emotions, GLA Management, Business Automation and Security Services (BASS).


Bronze Sponsors: Brands International, Azdef Production Group FZE, Matalan, Reem Mall, BTC Fashion, Aldar Properties, Yardi Systems Ltd., Reem Mall, Le Chateau Bleu, Univision Media LLC

Official Airline Partner:  Emirates Airline

Official Exhibition Partner: Kingsmen

Exclusive Gala Dinner Sponsor: Grand Optics

Official Technology Partner: Hypermedia

Support Partners: Nearbuy Solutions, Al Nassma First and Finest Camel Milk Chocolate, Alissar Flowers, Arab Luxury World, Secure World, Dhamani, Crystal House

Media Partners: City 7 Dubai, Khaleej Times, SelfieTV, SCT Magazine, Retail People Magazine


About MECSC:

Established in 1994, The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres, affiliated to the New York based International Council of Shopping Centres has over 70,000 members globally (, the MECSC provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts. Facilitating members to grow their business through retail industry education, business development, conferencing and networking opportunities. The MECSC also raises the personal profiles of our members, locally, regionally and globally. The MECSC covers memberships throughout the MENA region and globally through the ICSC.


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