“The SMART Airports conference is an ideal venue for aviation subject matter experts (SMEs) to gather and share trends, analysis and ideas with each other covering wide ranging subjects”.

Balram “B” Bheodari, Airport Deputy General Manager, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)

“The SMART Airports conference had a wide range of topics from personal experiences to upcoming innovation to the latest trends, all of which are critically important for current and future leaders.”

Rhonda K Hamm-Niebruegge, Airport Director, St Louis Lambert International Airport

“SMART Airports was three full days of knowledge sharing, networking and fun. I thoroughly enjoyed the event!”

Syed Mehdi, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, San Antonio International Airport

“SMART Airports are very informative conferences where airport leaders can share innovative thinking and programs that help manage airports into the 21st century by incorporating technology, out-of-the-box thinking and sharing lessons learned.”

Lance Lyttle, Managing Director, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

“We’ve been involved with Smart Airports and Regions as both an attendee and exhibitor since 2015 and this event always delivers for us. The combination of great networking opportunities in an intimate environment, and great speakers with relevant content makes this a must-attend for us. I’d encourage any company who wants to expand their reach in the airport and aviation sector to participate.”

Forrest Swonsen, Associate Vice President, Airport Systems & Services, TransCore

“Smart airports gives us the ability to communicate from exhibiting to speaking, our mission in improving the quality of life by rethinking Infrastructure.  It’s the best networking out there.”

Manik K. Arora, President & Chief Executive Officer, Arora Engineers, Inc.

“SMART Airports was a great forum in which to connect with and learn from airport peers and industry partners who are all passionate about making airports better, more sustainable, safer, and more enjoyable for passengers. Great subject matter, supported by engaging social and team-building activities after hours.”

Maurice Jenkins, Chief Innovation Officer, Miami Dade Aviation Department

“SMART Airports is an opportunity to connect with a broad and diverse group of aviation professionals that are all working together to advance the industry. The engagement opportunities are enlightening and timely for what we collectively face ahead in our work.”

Coleman Swartz, Director, Commercial Development, Ottawa International Airport Authority

“I look forward to attending the SMART Airports Conference because of the relevant and timely content, the presentations from aviation industry experts and awesome opportunities to meet and network with new friends.”

Andrea Albo, Deputy Chief of Staff, Denver International Airport

“Smart Airports is an exceptional conference that provides attendees with a valuable platform to engage with prominent leaders in the aviation industry. Over the course of the event, thoughtful workshops and discussions combined with fun and insightful networking events give each attendee a unique opportunity to learn more about the industry, as well as the individuals that attend.”

Karen W. Ellis, Chief Customer Experience Officer, San Antonio International Airport


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