Going to SolidWorks World 2014 and wanna know where to tell others?

Are you going to SolidWorks World 2014 and want to know where you can brag tell others about it?  Once long ago, Linkedin used to have a function that allowed you list events you attended.  No more.  However, Facebook still has such functionality.  So, although you cannot cleanly add SolidWorks World 2014 to your pseudo-resume on Linkedin, you can certainly add it to your social network on Facebook at the SolidWorks World 2014 event page.

SolidWorks World 2014 on Facebook

SolidWorks World Survival Guide has been updated

SolidWorks World is big.  Really big.  OK, not at big as ComicCon, but it is as big as they come in the 3D CAD industry.  Even still, it’s easy to get as much out of it as you possible can.  There are tons of sessions available for each day, plus many other opporutnities to get together with others at the conference to learn, network, and even have fun.

Did you know there’s a SolidWorks World Survival Guide?   It gives a brief overview how to get the most out of your experience at SolidWorks World.  The guide has been updated for SolidWorks World 2014.  Check it out.

The SolidWorks World Survival Guide

#SWW14 is already taking off – SolidWorks World 2014 still 70+ days away

The SolidWorks World hashtag is something that started way-back-when during the early days of Twitter.  You can still check the old tweets under #SWW09, which supposedly trended on Twitter during SolidWorks World 2009.  Many years later, many more services now support hashtagging.  Even though SolidWorks World 2014 is still 70+ days away, #sww14 is already being used on Twitter and Google+.

#SWW14 on:


SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten List is now open for Idea submissions

Top Ten ListFrom the SolidWorks Forums:
It is the time of the year to start preparing for SolidWorks World 2014.  To start things off we are looking for your input in creating the SolidWorks World Top Ten List.  This is a list of your ideas for enhancements to future versions of SolidWorks.  The top rated ideas are reviewed at the SolidWorks World 2014 General Session on Wednesday 1/29/2014.  These ideas provide guidance for future developments in SolidWorks. You can see a majority of the ideas from former SolidWorks World Top Ten lists implemented now in the SolidWorks product.  You do not have to be an attendee of SolidWorks World 2014 to submit your ideas.


Starting on Wednesday, October 31 2013; the list will be open for idea generations and discussion only.  To participate in the SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten list access the SolidWorks World 2014 section of the discussion forum and click the “Ideas” tab or click the “SolidWorks Top Ten List” button (you have to be logged into the Forums).  During this period any customer can submit ideas and comment on existing ideas, but you will not yet be able to cast any votes.  Since we will receive so many responses, please be sure to search through existing ideas to see if someone has already submitted the same idea.  In this case, please comment on the existing idea rather than creating a duplicate idea.


Starting Monday, December 16, 2013 the webpage will be closed to  new idea generation and will be opened up for voting.  When voting, you are allowed to up or down vote as many ideas as you like. Voting will close on Wednesday, January 15, 2014.


Whether or not you are attending SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego, this is an easy way to tell us how you use SolidWorks and how we can improve it to meet your needs.  So please start thinking of what new functionality you would like to see, participate in the SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten List and we will hopefully see you at SolidWorks World 2014 in San Diego.

SolidWorks World 2014 Top Ten List


SolidWorks World 2014 Jan 26-29 2014 @ San Diego Convention Center

SolidWorks World 2014

Yup, time to start thinking about SolidWorks World 2014.  This year, San Diego has the honor of hosting our event at the San Diego Convention Center.  If case you are not aware, Comic-Con uses this same site in July.  It is a great location (being in San Diego).

Call for Presentations is still wide open!  Presenting does have its benefits (not just recognition)!

Call for Presentations

Boss’s justification letter and other reasons to attend are always available.  (SolidWorks World 2014 doesn’t fall on Valentine’s this year, so the Luvification letter won’t be quite as necessary this year, but you are welcome to modify it to use this year if needed.)  As before, attendees have the oppotunity to take a CSWP exam as part of their attendance.

Why Attend?  Justification!

There’s also so many other things to do in San Diego while you are there.  I’ll be publishing an update to this article this year, but for now, here’s the list of a couple years ago.

See you there!