The Sharjah Mega Mall Centre is in the heart of Sharjah City in the main administrative and commercial district. The centre which is situated in a modern building with large windows has an impressive marble-floored reception area. Sharjah has a thriving economy which continues to grow, helped by its well developed free trade and industrial zones which attract import and export tax exemption. Oil, manufacturing, real estate and construction are some of the most important industries. The Emirate of Sharjah is also known as the cultural capital of the UAE with its rich legacy of arts, heritage and culture. The centre is close to one of the Mega Mall, one of the largest malls in the world. It is just 20 minutes from both Dubai and Sharjah international airports.