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MECSC/ICSC Membership fee is USD 200 (AED 735).

For corporate rates, please contact MECSC office.

Please click here for the Membership Brochure.  


MECSC's website is an invaluable tool for our members. An exclusive 'Members Only' Area includes details of all Members and a Directory of Middle East Malls where members can list details of their organisation free of charge. As a Member you are also entitled to list and detail your company at no cost on our 'Products & Services Directory'. Members can also download both the MECSC and ICSC logos for use on their website, corporate stationery and business cards from our website.


Our annual convention brings together developers, owners, managers, retailers, lenders and industry suppliers from all over the region for education and joint marketing purposes. MECSC members are also informed of and can attend, at special member rate, ICSC conventions and seminars worldwide.

Industry Recognition

Once you have registered as a MECSC/ICSC member you are entitled to use both the logos on your business cards and stationery if you wish to display your membership to our Regional and International associations.

You will also be entitled to free listing for your Organization on our Malls Directory page and either Products and Services Directory. (Please be sure to select appropriate type of business/company when registering).


MECSC members can participate in ICSC workshops held in the Middle East and India, which offer certificate programs at both the intermediate and advanced levels, focusing on marketing management and leasing. The instructors are working experts who have consented to share their hard-earned knowledge.


Take advantage of unlimited opportunities to build your professional network, promote your organization and close deals in meetings and conferences.


Trade exhibitions at conventions and conferences throughout the year give you the opportunity to improve your bottom line. Meet vendors of products and services who offer everything from maintenance equipment to state of the art interactive technology and management software.

Government Relations

MECSC is establishing a Government Relations Department to maintain an ongoing relation with various Government and quasi-Government organizations across the region.

Specialized Conferences

ICSC conducts several multi-day national and regional conferences, bringing together industry executives and key decision makers to share their knowledge and experience on such critical issues as environmental concerns, construction, finance, security, law, research and financial management and accounting. MECSC members can partake in all ICSC programs.

Public Relations

MECSC gets the association's and the industry's message to the media through a coordinated public relation effort involving national, regional and local consumer media as well as the business and trade press.

Think Global

MECSC members become affiliate members of ICSC. ICSC with 70,000 members in over 70 countries, provides MECSC members with unparalleled international business contacts and support.

Act Local

Join MECSC - support its mission; to bring to the Middle East services reflecting and cognizant of local, social and cultural requirements and to do so in Arabic. As our membership grows MECSC will be able to bring to the region appropriate specialized conferences and important speakers and offer Arabic version of specialized publications.

Affiliated to the New York based International Council of Shopping Centers (, MECSC provides its members with unparalleled local and international business contacts and support through its network of international affiliates. 

Discover just how much ICSC membership can help your business EARN.


From the first ideas exchanged between our founders almost 60 years ago to the innovative courses offered through the University of Shopping Centers, learning has defined ICSC. The vigorous exchange of ideas and expertise that permeate our work has created a culture of learning that advances careers, and the industry for the benefit of all.


ICSC’s office of Global Public Policy (GPP) actively shapes public policy for the retail real estate industry by advocating on behalf of its members and the industry at the federal, state, local and provincial levels and before the European Union.



ICSC’s research team produces its flagship global publication Retail Property Insights and numerous other industry studies. One of the department’s core missions is to collect, interpret and disseminate industry data, which is made available through its eData system (which currently houses over 12,000 industry statistics).


Take advantage of unlimited opportunities to build your professional network, promote your organization and close deals at more than 300 meetings and conferences hosted by ICSC each year.



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