2016 Awards

Silver Award
The 2016 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre and Retailer Awards

Silver Award in the New Media Emerging Technology for Arabian Centres Mobile App.The innovative ACCL Mobile App allows Arabian Centre shoppers to receive up to the minute promotions, connect with centre staff, and to easily navigate throughout the mall. Read More

2015 Awards

Gold Award
The 2015 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Gold Award in the New media Emerging Technology Category for Al Nakheel mall interactive 3D Kiosks. Al Nakheel Mall replaced traditional printed directories with in‐centre kiosks, and integrated social media tools and a Mobile app to allow shoppers the opportunity to pre‐plan their visits. Read More

Silver Award
The 2015 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Arabian Centres won the 2015 Design & Development award. Strategically placed along main road arteries leading into Riyadh, the Al Nakheel Mall draws more than 200,000 weekly visitors. Read More

2014 Awards

Community Support Award
The 2014 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

For the second year in a row, Arabian Centres wins the greatest accolade for 2014 'The Community Support Award' for 'Mall of Arabia Cairo most blood glucose test taken in 24 hours' initiative, carried out in partnership with the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students' Federation to address diabetes issue in the country.. The campaign was perfect for adopting socially responsible measures that enable a sense of inclusion among the society in this issue specifically. Read More

Gold Award
The 2014 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Gold Award in the Cause Related Category for the 'Mall of Arabia most blood glucose test taken in 24 hours' initiative., the mall partners with the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students' Federation through integrated approach to address diabetes issue in the country, spread awareness about this disease and host the concerned event within the property. After 12 hours of continuous work and persistence, a new Guinness world record was achieved in Mall of Arabia Cairo for the most blood glucose tests taken in 24 hours. Read More

Silver Award
The 2014 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Arabian Centres won the 2014 New Media award for its 'Indoor Mapping' project.The sheer size of ACCL malls, finding stores and getting around is undoubtedly a challenge for shoppers and helping them was a priority for management.The objective of the indoor mapping initiative project is making Arabian Centres malls easily navigable,, and generating new shopper base through the creation of a digital platform that meets the needs of today's consumers who have become more tech savvy than ever. Read More

Silver Award
The 2014 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Silver Award won for 'Al Salaam Mall Jeddah' Grand opening campaign undertaken from January 12 till February 8, 2014.
Al Salaam Mall is officially open but traffic is still at a low because still not many people are aware of the re-opening. Therefore, a huge campaign has been thought of and planned to raise awareness of the re-opening among Jeddah residents and among tourists from other cities and region. Read More

Arabian Centres 2014 Albert Sussman International Community Support Award.

Arabian Centres is proud to announce its greatest accolade for the 2nd quarter of year 2014 crowned at the International Council of Shopping Centers' (ICSC) Global Real Estate Convention (RECon) in Las Vegas on May 18, with the earning of the 2014 Albert Sussman International Community Support Award for its Zahra Breast Cancer program in Saudi Arabia. Read More

2013 Awards

Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards 2013

Billy Beez won the 2013 Saudi Tourism Award as 'Best Entertainment Center for Kids' for the second time, during the annual awards ceremony organized by The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and attended by a number of companies, institutions and individuals contenders for the prizes and Tourism Interested in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More

Guinness Record – Mall of Arabia Cairo
The most blood glucose tests taken in 24 Hours

The most blood glucose tests taken in 24 hours is 8,600 and was achieved by the Egyptian Pharmaceutical Students' Federation (Egypt) at the Mall of Arabia Cairo on 6 December 2013. Read More

Community Support Award
The 2013 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

The greatest accolade for 2013 was the Community Support Award for Arabian Centres 'Breast Cancer Fighting' campaign, carried out in partnership with Zahra Organization for the breast cancer fighting in the kingdom. Read More

Gold Award
The 2013 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Given to the 'Dollani' project in the Cause Related Marketing Category. Out by its responsibility towards the society, Arabian Centres has launched its Nation-wide CSR program 'Dollani Ala El Souq', a program aimed to decrease unemployment rate and help young entrepreneurs getting their ideas to the market. The first phase of the program was completed last year with great results. Read More

Gold Award
The 2013 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Given to Billy Beez in the New Retail Concepts Category. Billy Beez is an indoor, soft-play entertainment center for children, themed around a family of very active and friendly honey bees that live in the rainforest. A simple but unique new concept, 100% Saudi, developed by Arabian Centres Company with a desire to have places that are directed toward health, well being and physical activity and that are not all about electronic games. Within 2 years, this fast growing concept opened 9 branches in 3 different continents. Read More

Silver Award
The 2013 Middle East and North Africa Shopping Centre Awards

Given to Al Salaam Mall Jeddah for the Renovation of an Existing Project. Arabian Centres undertook Salaam Mall Jeddah and led it to pursue a major interior and exterior refurbishment. Salaam Mall now features upscale design elements, an improved tenant mix, upgraded amenities and major infrastructure enhancements for the entertainment area providing an 80% completed lease to the mall and delighted shoppers. Read More

Guinness Record – Billy Beez Mall of Dhahran

The Guinness world record for the largest soft play area in the world was achieved by Billy Beez, the indoor entertainment centre for children; located in the Mall of Dhahran, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia. Billy Beez was inaugurated on 25 May 2013. The play area can accommodate up to 2,500 children simultaneously. Read More

2012 Awards

Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards 2012
Mall of Dhahran

Mall of Dhahran won the 2012 Saudi Tourism Award as Best Special Shopping Experience in Saudi Arabia, during the annual awards ceremony organized by The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and attended by a number of companies, institutions and individuals contenders for the prizes and Tourism Interested in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More

Saudi Excellence in Tourism Awards 2012

Billy Beez won the 2012 Saudi Tourism Award as Best Entertainment Center for Kids in Saudi Arabia, during the annual awards ceremony organized by The Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities and attended by a number of companies, institutions and individuals contenders for the prizes and Tourism Interested in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Read More

Gold Award

International Council for Shopping Centres

ICSC announced the winners of the 2012 Middle East & North Africa Shopping Centre Awards during an awards ceremony at RECon Middle East and North Africa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As part of its exclusive shopping centre awards program, ICSC announced Arabian Centres, a 2012 Gold Award winner in the new media category for its “Arabian Centres Unified Platform” Campaign. Read More

Silver Award
International Council for Shopping Centres

ICSC announced the winners of the 2012 Middle East & North Africa Shopping Centre Awards during an awards ceremony at RECon Middle East and North Africa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As part of its exclusive shopping centre awards program, ICSC announced Arabian Centres, a 2012 Silver Award winner in the new media category for its “Arabian Centres Web Launching” Campaign. Read More

Guinness Record – Mall of Arabia Jeddah
The Largest Backpack

The largest backpack measured 10.37 m (34 ft) in height, 7.8 m (25 ft 7.08 in) in width, 2.8 m (9 ft 2.23 in) in depth and was produced by Omasu (Saudi Arabia), at the Mall of Arabia, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 4 April 2012. The backpack is an exact replica of a normal sized Omasu backpack. The project to produce the oversized backpack took around two months. Read More

Guinness Record – Mall of Arabia Jeddah
Largest Donation of School Supplies in 24 Hours

The largest donation of school supplies in 24 hours is 4,019 kg (8,860 lb 6.05 oz) and was achieved by AyounJeddah , at Mall of Arabia, in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on 4 April 2012. Most of the donated school supplies came from bulk donations by stationery suppliers. Read More