Don’t Miss the Action As SOLIDWORKS 2017 Is Unveiled LIVE

Over the past year, our R&D team has been hard at work going through thousands of submissions by all of you—our users—to determine how to make SOLIDWORKS 2017 the best release yet. On Tuesday, September, 20th at 10 am (EST), we will unveil the fruits of their labor, our 24th release of SOLIDWORKS. You will hear from our key executive as well as some of our customers who are pushing the level of innovation in product design to the extreme.


Register for this live event to hear CEO Gian Paolo Bassi discuss SOLIDWORKS’ vision for product and technology strategies that will transform the way products are designed, manufactured and supported. In addition, other key executives will provide you with updates on new product development initiatives, exciting new strategic partnerships, community engagement and educational programs as well as more in-depth information on the hundreds of new features and enhancements – 90 percent of which were requested by users like you.

Passionate SOLIDWORKS customers, such as Myomo, the Chairslayer Foundation and the Blood Brothers Foundation will show how they use SOLIDWORKS to overcome extreme challenges and make the world a better place to live. Get inspired to learn how SOLIDWORKS can help you overcome any design challenge by watching this video about Rob Parsons, AKA the Chairslayer.


Register today for the live webcast!

Register today to be among the first to hear how SOLIDWORKS 2017 will help you get your job done faster and easier than ever before by helping you:

  • Innovate – New capabilities to help you incorporate emerging technologies
  • Design – More core power and performance to help you get your job done faster
  • Validate – Greater design insight to help you create breakthrough innovations
  • Collaborate – Unlock any 3D model to work with SOLIDWORKS
  • Build & Manage – Data integration from concept to manufacturing to drive business needs

Find out more information about the new features and enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2017 on the official launch site.



Barb Schmitz

Barb Schmitz

Senior Marketing Communications Manager at SolidWorks
Barb Schmitz is a Senior Manager in Marketing Communications with BA in Journalism and over 30 years of experience in the CAD software industry. She started her career as a journalist covering technology and served as an editor for several leading industry publications for over 20 years. Besides being a sleuth of tech, she is a loyal dog owner, travel bum, mom, lover of hoppy IPAs, red wine, and alternative music lover living in the great city of Chicago.