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Take a Chance* at Winning a DraftSight Prize Pack!

Take a Chance* at Winning a DraftSight Prize Pack!

Fifteen lucky winners will be randomly selected to win a DraftSight Prize Pack from the group of respondents that answer the 4 questions correctly. The prize pack includes a DraftSight OGIO® Backpack, a t-shirt, a mouse pad, pen, and post-it note pack (see contest terms and conditions below for more details).

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Start the contest* now by answering the 4 questions. Good luck!

DraftSight™ is a free* 2D CAD product that lets  professional CAD users, students and educators create, edit and view DWG files. DraftSight runs on Windows®, Mac®, and Linux®

* This challenge is sponsored by Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corporation. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE WILL NOT IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 21 years and older. Void elsewhere and where prohibited. Challenge ends May 11, 2015. Subject to complete Official Rules. Click here to see the contest’s terms and conditions. Click here to see the Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS Corp. privacy policy.

Help Improving SOLIDWORKS: Vote for SOLIDWORKS World 2015 Top Ten List

Every year SOLIDWORKS users around the world submit their ideas on how SOLIDWORKS software can be improved further to meet their needs and requirements. Users are allowed to submit as many idea as they want. This year IDEA submission ended on December 12twith over 970 idea (almost twice than  ideas submitted last year).

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Now it’s the time to Vote for your favorite ideas and make them become one of Top Ten Ideas for SOLIDWORKS World 2015 Top Ten List.

Vote for SOLIDWORKS World 2015 Top Ten List

When voting, you are allowed to up or down vote as many ideas as you like. Voting will close on Friday, January 23, 2015.You can vote by clicking on the respective arrow next to the Idea title. Although down voting is available, it does not count against the total score for each Idea.  If you down vote an Idea, please leave a comment explaining the reason for your down vote.  For example, an Idea may be detrimental to your daily workflow.  In that case, simply leave a comment on the Idea saying how it would disrupt your workflow.

Voting

Please click [HERE] to go to the Ideas area and cast your vote! Also you can click [HERE] to watch a video on how to cast your vote (though the video is from last year but should be helpful). Let’s see which Ideas will make it to the Top Ten and presented at SOLIDWORKS World 2015 General Session on Wednesday 02/11/2015. 

SOLIDWORKS World 2015

If you are first timer to SWW check this as “Why you should attend“. The SWW 2015 website will give you all the required details like Agenda, Location details (for checking near by hotels and the surrounding areas), registration, etc.

Need help convincing the boss to let you go?: Boss’ Justification Letter

Want to see which vendors will be exhibiting? They’re over here

Want to be the first person to register? Then go, go, go!!!

Another reason to be there: Get SOLIDWORKS Certified at no charge!

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When you register to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2015 you get the opportunity to take a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA), Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWPCORE), or any of the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional Advanced Specialist exams alongside other SOLIDWORKS users-at no charge!

Get yourself registered before January 9th, 2015 and save $100. On top of it get three registrations when you pay for two. That’s a nice chunk of discounts. Get all fees details here

SOLIDWORKS World 2015

I enjoyed and had a great time at SOLIDWORKS World 2014 and I hope to meet you again at

SOLIDWORKS World 2015.

PS–be sure to follow SOLIDWORKS World on Twitter for regular news and updates.

Please note:  All individuals will be required to show proof of identification prior to collecting their badge and registration materials. Attendees must be 21 years or older to attend SOLIDWORKS World 2015. Also residents of some countries may need a visa to enter the United States.

SolidWorks 2014 Beta Arriving Soon!!

Each new release of SolidWorks is preceded by a beta program. The idea is to allow users to try the new functionality, and lets SolidWorks gather the feedback before the release is finalized.  DS SolidWorks is gearing up for releasing SolidWorks 2014 Beta (expected to be released this month i.e. June, 2013).

But “Why one should Participate”??

This is your opportunity to impact the quality, performance, and reliability of DS SolidWorks products. SolidWorks beta team appreciate the valuable time you invest in testing SolidWorks software. And as a way of thanking you for your efforts, there are several exciting contests where you can win valuable prizes.

DS SolidWorks‘s Team’s objective is to provide you with early access to the next version of SolidWorks so you tell them about issues specific to your environment, data and workflows that would impact your migration experience.

But what Else??

How to Participate

SolidWorks 2014 Beta programs will be listed on this page as they become available. Register for Beta by creating a Customer Portal account or update your existing account settings to join Beta. Select “Notify me of Beta Programs” in your Customer Portal profile.

Your SolidWorks Subscription Service status must be valid and active in order to participate in Beta Programs.

What is included?

  1. Access to Beta Downloads
  2. Beta Forum access where you can contribute to public discussions with other participants and SolidWorks staff
  3. Problem reporting

Get more details here and join today

SolidWorks 2013 Beta 3 final shot..

SolidWorks 2013 Beta 3 is available for download and B3 contest has begun. 

Everyone starts with a clean slate in Beta 3.  So if you were at the bottom of the class in B1, you have a new chance to be on top in this release.

And don’t forget that your points from each Beta release count toward the overall contest totals.  So even if you don’t win an individual release, you could still compete in the overall contest.

Attention XP users! SolidWorks 2013 will NOT INSTALL on computers using Windows XP.

Participating and Downloading Beta:

The programs indicated are only open to customers with an active Subscription Service contract. Register for Beta by creating a Customer Portal account or update your existing account settings to join Beta. Select “Notify me of Beta Programs” in your Customer Portal profile.

Your SolidWorks Subscription Service status must be valid and active in order to participate in Beta Programs.

Do read “OFFICIAL RULES FOR SOLIDWORKS 2013 BETA CONTESTS

Get the details here and DOWNLOAD today.

SolidWorks 2013 Beta 2 contest has begun

SolidWorks 2013 Beta 2 is available for download and B2 contest has begun. Wow I love contests and there are prizes as well.

Everyone starts with a clean slate in Beta 2.  So if you were at the bottom of the class in B1, you have a new chance to be on top in this release.

And don’t forget that your points from each Beta release count toward the overall contest totals.  So even if you don’t win an individual release, you could still compete in the overall contest.

Attention XP users! SolidWorks 2013 will NOT INSTALL on computers using Windows XP.

Participating and Downloading Beta:

The programs indicated are only open to customers with an active Subscription Service contract. Register for Beta by creating a Customer Portal account or update your existing account settings to join Beta. Select “Notify me of Beta Programs” in your Customer Portal profile.

Your SolidWorks Subscription Service status must be valid and active in order to participate in Beta Programs.

Do read “OFFICIAL RULES FOR SOLIDWORKS 2013 BETA CONTESTS

Get the details here and DOWNLOAD today.

SolidWorks 2013 Beta 1 is available for download

Just continuation to my last post “Get seated next to SolidWorks 2013 Beta soon!!“, the wait is over and SolidWorks 2013 Beta 1.0 is finally available for download.

Attention XP users! SolidWorks 2013 will NOT INSTALL on computers using Windows XP.

Participating and Downloading Beta:

The programs indicated are only open to customers with an active Subscription Service contract. Register for Beta by creating a Customer Portal account or update your existing account settings to join Beta. Select “Notify me of Beta Programs” in your Customer Portal profile.

Your SolidWorks Subscription Service status must be valid and active in order to participate in Beta Programs.

Do read “OFFICIAL RULES FOR SOLIDWORKS 2013 BETA CONTESTS

Get the details here and DOWNLOAD today.

Survey: 2012 DS SolidWorks Customer Satisfaction Survey

DS SolidWorks has again commissioned an independent marketing firm to conduct an annual Customer Satisfaction Survey. As a result, you may receive an email from surveys@netreflector.com inviting you to participate.

This is a legitimate invitation and is not spam. DS SolidWorks team encourages you to take the opportunity to participate in the survey. It is expected to take just 10 to 15 minutes and they look forward to your feedback. As a valued customer your opinions and experiences are extremely important and help DS SolidWorks continue to improve your productivity and efficiencies utilizing the SolidWorks software suite.

There are Prizes too 🙂

Last year, Raymond Mears from SSAB in the USA was the Grand Prize Winner, and he was one of the participants who completed the survey.

Participants who complete the survey may be eligible to win a 3DBOXX 4050XTREME workstation, one of four NVIDA Quadro Graphic Cards, one of four 3Dconnexion devices, one of four iPads with eDrawings for iPad app, or one of six passes to SolidWorks World 2013.

You will not be contacted as a result of this survey for any sales purposes.

You may be eligible to win a