SEATTLE, October 01, 2015 — Callison Principal Dave Scurlock will join a retail panel at the Leaders in Design MENA Summit in Dubai, UAE from November 15–16. Titled "Storytelling in Retail Interior Design,” Mr. Scurlock will discuss how to best express a brand’s story in a retail environment. Mr. Scurlock leads concept designs for Callison’s retail projects in several international markets including the MENA region, and led design direction on the award-winning luxury jewelry boutique Dhamani 1969 in The Dubai Mall.

"This event gives Callison an opportunity to build strong relationships with leaders who share the same interests and visions for developing outstanding retail environments in the MENA region,” said Mr. Scurlock. "We look forward to forging new connections in addition to discovering innovative design strategies to further succeed in the region.”

The Leaders in Design MENA Summit is a networking event for interior design professionals from or working in the region to discuss global market trends as well as discover new design solutions for projects.

Founded in 1975, Callison is a global architecture firm and a part of the ARCADIS global network, specializing in the retail, mixed-use, corporate, hospitality, healthcare, multifamily residential, mission critical and high-rise markets worldwide. With more than 1000 employees and eleven offices on three continents—Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Guangzhou, London, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Scottsdale, Seattle, Shanghai—Callison is one of the largest design firms based in the United States. In 2014 the company was ranked #15 out of 300 top firms by Architectural Record and #1 in retail by Building Design + Construction. Callison offers a comprehensive sustainable design tool for commercial and retail projects, Matrix by Callison,, which is now free to the public.
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