“The Innovators & Change Makers” of Retail & Shopping Mall industry rewarded at RECon MENA 2016

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Award Ceremony held on 1st of November at Ritz-Carlton DIFC at the RECon MENA 2016 Gala Dinner

The Ballroom of the Ritz Carlton – DIFC glittered with the Awards and the Winners taking home the esteemed trophies; the Awards Ceremony & Gala Dinner was held on the last night of the 3-day Conference – RECon MENA 2016. The spectacular Awards & Dinner Gala honoured the most outstanding achievers in Marketing, Retail & Design from the MENA region.

David Macadam – CEO of MECSC explains, “This year we are celebrating 22 years of successfully running the most successful conference dedicated to Retailers and Shopping Centres in the MENA region. One of the highlights of RECon MENA is the celebration for the Retail Awards which play a prominent role in encouraging and offering recognition to the success and achievements of Retailers and Shopping Centre Teams.”

The MECSC/ICSC MENA Gold Award winners include, Brands International – for Best MENA Retail Brand in Dubai, UAE; Last Exit – for Design & Development Excellence New Development in Dubai, UAE; Mall of the Emirates for Design & Development Excellence, Renovations/ Expansion category in Dubai, UAE; Burger Boutique for Retail Excellence under the restaurants category in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Trampo – for Retail Excellence in Entertainment, Music & Leisure in Sabhan, Kuwait; Go Sport – for Retail Excellence in Sportswear & Goods in Dubai, UAE; Mr. Malik Qaiser Awan was rewarded Retail Professional of the year from Ezdan Group in Doha, Qatar; Marina Home Barsha Flagship Store for Retail Store Design Excellence in Dubai, UAE; Snow City at Al Othaim Mall – Rabwa for Retail Store Design & Excellence in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Mall of the Emirates for New Media Excellence – Emerging Technology in Dubai, UAE; Al Wahda Mall for New Media Excellence – Emerging Technology in Abu Dhabi, UAE; City Centre Mirdif & City Centre Deira for New Media Excellence – Integrated Digital Campaigns in Dubai, UAE; City Centre Bahrain for New Media Excellence – Social Media in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; The Beach for NOI Enhancement Excellence – Marketing/Sponsorships in Dubai, UAE; Centrepoint for Marketing Excellence – Cause Related Marketing in Dubai, UAE; City Centre Deira for Marketing Excellence – Cause Related Marketing in Dubai, UAE; 360 Mall for Marketing Excellence – Customer Service Experience and/or Engagement in Kuwait, Kuwait City; Mall of the Emirates for Marketing Excellence – Grand Opening, Expansion & Renovation in Dubai, UAE; Mall of the Emirates for Marketing Excellence – Public Relations in Dubai, UAE; City Walk for Marketing Excellence – Sales Promotion & Events in Dubai, UAE.

 

The winners of the silver category of MECSC/ICSC MENA awards included, Centrepoint for Best MENA Retail Brand in Dubai, UAE; Murouj for Design & Development Excellence – New Developments in Safat, Kuwait; Unified Centres for Design & Development Excellence – Renovations/ Expansions in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Ezdan Mall for Retail Excellence – Entertainment, Music & Leisure in Doha, Qatar; Jewel Corner (Soft Touch Jewellers LLC) for Retail Excellence – Gold Jewellery & Watches in Dubai, UAE; Butcha Steakhouse & Grill for Retail Excellence – Restaurants in Dubai, UAE; Fabyland – Dubai Festival City for Retail Store Design in Dubai, UAE; Nahdi Pharmacy – Red Sea Mall for Retail Store Design in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Arabian Centres for New Media Excellence – Emerging Technology in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; City Centre Ajman & City Centre Fujairah for New Media Excellence – Integrated Digital Campaigns in Ajman, UAE; City Centre Beirut for New Media Excellence – Social Media in Beirut, Lebanon; City Walk for New Media Excellence – Social Media in Dubai, UAE; Mall of the Emirates for NOI Enhancement Excellence – Leasing in Dubai, UAE; Al Wahda Mall for NOI Enhancement Excellence – Leasing in Abu Dhabi, UAE; Mall of the Emirates for NOI Enhancement Excellence – Marketing/Sponsorships in Dubai, UAE; Dalma Mall for NOI Enhancement Excellence – Operations/Overall Team in Abu Dhabi, UAE; City Centre Muscat & City Centre Qurum for Marketing Excellence – Advertising in Oman; BurJuman Centre for Marketing Excellence – Advertising in Dubai, UAE; The Galleria Al Maryah Island for Marketing Excellence – Advertising in Abu Dhabi, UAE; 360 Mall for Marketing Excellence – Cause Related Marketing in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Arabian Centre for Marketing Excellence – Cause Related Marketing in Dubai, UAE; DeerfieldsMubarak & Brothers Investments, UAE for Marketing Excellence – Cause Related Marketing in Abu Dhabi, UAE; 360 Mall for Marketing Excellence – Customer Service Experience and/or Engagement in Kuwait City, Kuwait; Majid Al Futtaim Properties for Marketing Experience – Customer Service Experience and/or Engagement in Dubai, UAE; City Centre Muscat for Marketing Excellence – Grand Opening, Expansion & Renovation in Muscat, Oman; Boxpark for Marketing Excellence – Grand Opening, Expansion & Renovation in Dubai, UAE; Snow City for Marketing Excellence – Grand Opening, Expansion & Renovation in Riyadh, Said Arabia; City Centre Bahrain for Marketing Excellence – Public Relations in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; Mall of the Emirates for Marketing Excellence – Public Relations in Dubai, UAE; City Centre Bahrain for Marketing Excellence – Sales Promotions & Events in Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain; City Centre Deira for Marketing Excellence – Sales Promotions & Events in Dubai, UAE.

 

RECon MENA 2016 was jointly organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC); it began on Sunday 30th of October at 10 am to 4 pm with a Property Management Workshop instructed by global leaders in the industry followed at 6:00 pm with the RECon Conference kick off and welcome reception. The conference started on the 31st of October at 9:30 am till 3:30 pm and on the 1st of November the Conference started from 9:30 am till 3:00 pm. At 6:00 pm our Cocktail reception party began; followed by the Gala Dinner & Awards Ceremony.

 

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 (www.icsc.org), 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.

 

Web:http://www.mecsc.org / FB: http://www.facebook.com/MECSC.org

Twitter: @MECSC.org/LinkedIn: MECSC/ Instagram: MECSC/ Pinterest: MECSC

For information about the MECSC, please contact:

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

For more press information, please contact: Zareen Khan – W2W events & pr – Email: zareen.w2w.pr@gmail.com052 – 765 55255

 

 

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