"This is a great tournament and it's tough to win," Al Medfa
, who plays off a 15-handicap, said.
Taking into account the massive growth, the Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA
) President John Sime described Middle East as "a dynamic region, one that is punching above its weight" with sales surging by over 14 per cent in 2011.
Colm Mclaughlin, Executive Vice Chairman of Dubai Duty Free, told the audience at the annual conference of the Middle East Duty Free Association (Medfa
MEE 2012, which will conclude on November 27, is organised by the Middle East's leading event organiser Channels Exhibitions, and is now linked to the Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA
) 2012 Conference that will take place at the Jumeirah Creek Hotel, in a major tie-up that will be known as 'Duty Free Week' in Dubai.
The Middle East Duty Free Association (Medfa) will be organising a major conference in Dubai from November 26 to 27 to discuss the region's pivotal role in the global economy.
After the opening address by John Sime, the Medfa president, another keynote speaker Dr Ghanem Al Hajri, the director general of Sharjah Airport Authority will provide his views on the state of the aviation industry in the Middle East, looking at key growth factors and how airports in the UAE are prepared for future economic fluctuations.
Dubai This year's Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA
) Conference, which ended yesterday, strongly focused on the vibrancy of the Middle East's travel retail market which continued its strong performance despite political instability in the region.
Two days prior to the tournament sees the staging of Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA
) conference at Al Murooj Rotana Hotel in Dubai on November 21-22.
The Middle East Duty Free Association (Medfa
) and TFWA will hold the annual Medfa
Conference on November 28 and 29 at the Mena House Oberoi Hotel.
The exhibition is supported by Dubai Duty Free (DDF) and the Middle East Duty Free Association (MEDFA