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The Middle East Council of Shopping Centers (MECSC) will be celebrating 20 years of its presence in the MENA region this year at RECon 2014, with a reach to over 17 countries in MENA and 46 countries worldwide.

What is RECon? Jointly organized by the Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC) and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), RECon Middle East & North Africa 2014 will bring together shopping center 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, deal making and exploring new business opportunities.

The Council along with the region, to mark the 20th anniversary, is launching a limited edition coffee book, which captures images from as far back as the 1960’s till date; capturing the retail evolution in the Gulf.

The Book signing and official launch will be held on the first day of RECon which is 12th of October, 2014, at the Ritz Carlton in Café Belge.

David McAdam, CEO, MECSC, spoke to DIAF about the retail industry in Dubai, why we need another mall and more…

Only DIAF got a sneak peek into the draft of the book, ‘Souks to Malls’ before it gets published later this month. Take a look at some of the fascinating images – what Dubai looked like 40 plus years ago.

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Event Details:

Date – 12th – 13th – 14th October 2014

Time – All Day Events

Venue – Ritz Carlton, DIFC, Dubai

For more information, please contact:

Zareen Khan – W2W events – Email: [email protected]050 5515979

To register for RECON 2014: [email protected]


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