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MEADFA Conference to return to Dubai

Middle East & Africa Duty Free Association has confirmed that the MEADFA Conference is set to return to Dubai on 21st to 23rd November this year.

Managed by TFWA (Tax Free World Association) and hosted by Dubai Duty Free, this year’s event will be held at the Jumeirah Creekside Hotel near The Irish Village, per a press release.

As our industry begins its recovery, the return of the MEADFA Conference will be widely welcomed across the industry as an excellent opportunity to reconnect face to face with the regional industry in the Middle East and AfricaOur sincere thanks goes to our host Dubai Duty Free, whose hospitality we have much enjoyed at previous conferences. We are eagerly looking forward to meeting up with our friends and partners once again at what I am sure will prove to be a great reunion for our industry in the region.” Said Sherif Toulan, MEADFA President.

Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman & CEO of Dubai Duty Free, added:

“We are delighted to once again host the MEADFA conference in Dubai and look forward to welcoming so many of our industry friends to the UAE. Having the event staged in Dubai is a great indicator that things are returning to some sort of normalcy and reflects the terrific job that the UAE has done in relation to Covid19.”

Those who are unable to travel to Dubai for the event will be able to follow the conference through a livestream service online.

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