Retail Congress MENA Awards 2021

Awards Nomination

The MENA Shopping Centre & Retailer Awards identify and honored those shopping centre, retailer and individuals who have demonstrated an unparalleled ability to succeed, continually set standards of excellence, implement innovation and creativity throughout the industry.

Submission Deadline

All entries must be submitted and paid for judging by Thursday, 30 September 2021.

Entry Fee

USD 595 + 5% VAT (Member) / USD 695 + 5% VAT (Non-Member)


Call for Entries

Click the image below to view the awards category guidelines.

Category ONE - Traditional Marketing

This category is intended to recognise excellence in marketing and programmes that strengthen a shopping centre’s or company’s bottom line.

Category TWO - NOI Enhancement

Programmes and initiatives intended to generate revenue that directly enhances the net operating income (NOI) of a shopping centre or company.

Category THREE - Design and Development

This category is intended to recognise world-class retail properties for their design and development creativity.

Category 4 - Retail Excellence

This category aims to recognize Retailers in the region for their outstanding performance, innovation, and commercial success within the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021.

Category 5 - Best MENA Retail Brand

This award honors a MENA retailer that has truly demonstrated an overall successful year in terms of performance, product, marketing, and customer service within the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021.

Category SIX - Retail Professional of the Year

This category will recognize innovative CEOs, COOs, MDs, Directors and Senior Managers from the MENA region who have made an outstanding contribution to their business over the period, 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021.

Category SEVEN - Service Excellence

This award for Service Providers recognizes the year’s best solution, which is defined as including delivery to a client of both technology product(s) and professional services to solve a particular problem or take advantage of a specific opportunity within the period 1 August 2019 to 31 July 2021.

Need Help with Your Entry?

Reach out to us, please contact Lea Venezuela at lea@mecsc.org or call +971 4 516 3057.


Meet the 2021 Awards Jury


Nada Ghaoui Abou Saab

Co-Founder & Director

Maimunah Shebani

Managing Director

Lizelle Fitoussi

Digital Marketing & Communications Consultant

Jamal Al Shawish

Chief Of Sales & Leasing

Gogi George

General Manager

Fahad Almutairi

Director of Marketing

Bhupinder Singh

Chief Financial Officer

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