SOLIDWORKS 2020 LAUNCH EVENTS - Wrap up

Friday December 6, 2019 at 10:09am
Blog Overview

October saw the beginning of our SOLIDWORKS 2020 Launch Events. Starting in Durham, we went to 16 different venues across the UK and Ireland. Over 1,500 customers from every sector and size, Start-Ups, SMEs to Tier 1 and 2 OEMs, saw the latest industry advances in CAD, Simulation, 3D printing and Manufacturing.

A big thank you to all the contributed to their success, from the Solid Solutions team, the exhibitors and venue staff, to all the customers that attended and our event sponsors, Dell and NVidia.

SOLIDWORKS 2020 LAUNCH EVENTS - Wrap up

For anyone who would like to review the content of the day, head to www.solidsolutions.co.uk/SW2020/

Dell SOLIDWORKS Workstation Giveaway (Platinum Sponsors)

All those who attended this year’s events were in with a chance of winning a Dell Precision 7540 SOLIDWORKS Workstation kindly provided by platinum sponsors, DELL and NVidia. For a full list of Dell's hardware, please click HERE)  

The lucky winner this year was Daniel McLaughlin from Inspecvision, specialists in the design and manufacture of computer vision-based measurement systems for industrial applications. Regional Account Manager for Northern Ireland, Tim Kernohan, delivered the workstation to Daniel at Inspecvision’s headquarters in Newtownabbey, Belfast.

“It’s great to see so many customers all in one place, speaking to each other, networking and learning how to get the best out of their

SOLIDWORKS and Solid Solutions support. It’s even better when I get to deliver a Dell Precision Workstation to one of my clients off the back of the launch events!” – Tim Kernohan, Regional Account Manager (Northern Ireland)

Model Mania Competition ( - Sponsored by 3dconnexion)

This year saw the return of Model Mania, an open competition run at each event, pitting attendees against each other to design a model in the quickest time. The criteria for winning was a balance of fastest time and accuracy of the completed design. Provided by sponsors 3DConnextion, victorious designers were awarded with a 3DConnexion Space Mouse. The winners were;

Event Name Company Time
Durham Mark Hemingway Bisca 06:59
Doncaster Karl Motherwell Dynafluid Ltd 05:53
Bristol Dave Laban Allen Vanguard 05:34
Exeter Paul Main PFL 08:17
Maidstone David Hoskin Laing O'Rourke 08:48
Twickenham Owen Evans Furnace Design 04:31
Southampton Luke D'Alessandro FarleyGreene 4:30
Loughborough Dayton Clissold The Attic Room Design Ltd 04:42
Duxford Marcus Granger Sinclair International 05:22
Glasgow Brian Johnston Encell Ltd TBC
Aberdeen Ryan Low Coretrax 05:31
Galway Doru Boblea Caragh Precision 06:16
Belfast Jonathan Steele North West Regional College 13:37
Kildare Paul Cullen Cullen 3D Design 8:03

 

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