SmartDesign Group

SmartDesign Group

July 17, 2009 13:39 ET

SmartDesign Group's Nick Baker Shares Airport Design Experience at Doha Aviation Summit 2009

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2009) - SmartDesign Group has confirmed its participation at this year's Doha Aviation Summit taking place on October 25 - 27, 2009 in Doha, Qatar. Nick Baker, President of SmartDesign Group, is scheduled to speak at a networking luncheon on October 27 where he will share his experience in airport design and discuss how technology can have a positive impact on non-aeronautical revenues.

"Technology has literally taken over our lives. This is a time during which airports can use existing and emerging technologies as a means to enhance the overall passenger experience and at the same time, open up entirely new revenue streams." Nick Baker, President, SmartDesign group.

The Doha Aviation Summit will bring together thought leaders from across the globe in the aviation industry to provide a unique forum where decision makers can meet and discuss the future of aviation. This year's theme, 'aviation vision for limitless skies', will include high profile keynote speakers, panel discussions, brainstorming sessions, and an awards night.

SmartDesign Group is a retail design practice that specializes in the commercial development of airports around the world. The company has contributed to the success of over 100 airports worldwide and continues to pioneer new thinking in areas of non-aeronautical revenue streams and airport design. SmartDesign Group is committed to working with owners and operators to maximize opportunities and create efficiencies in the transportation, sports & entertainment, retail and hospitality industries. Notable projects include New Doha International Airport, Los Angeles International Airport, Wembley Stadium, and Hotel One. To find out more, visit

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