Ever since the early days of SOLIDWORKS World, there’s been a tradition of offering attendees who had a Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) certification an extra $100 off the conference registration fee. In 2010 when we introduced the Certified SOLIDWORKS Expert (CSWE) exam, we kept offering the CSWP discount, but set ourselves on a path to change. In 2013 we replaced the CSWP and CSWE event with the CSWE-exclusive event where it has remained.
As we transition from SOLIDWORKS World into 3DEXPERIENCE World, it only makes sense to start new traditions. Yes, there will still be our usual free certification testing on Sunday, and the CSWE Event on Monday night will carry on. But now is the time to introduce new offerings where we can. If you have a CSWE certification, you can still receive the $100 discount you have in the past. If you’re a CSWP, then a slight adjustment for you will be necessary.
The CSWP discount is being replaced by a discount for those holding a 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Explorer Associate certification. If you haven’t had the time to look into this certification, but you have a CSWP and were looking forward to the $100 discount, let me explain what we’re offering for you.
If you have a CSWP certification that you earned prior to September 1st, 2019, and you have registered and paid for entry to 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020, we’re giving you the opportunity to take and pass the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Explorer Associate certification at no cost. Then as long as you complete the learning and pass the exam before December 15th, 2019, we’ll refund you the $100 discount. That’s a combined savings of $149 when you add in the normal cost of the exam and the registration discount.
Full details are available on the registration site once you have begun to register, so just be sure to follow the instructions found there.
If you have already earned the Platform Explorer Associate certification, then you can receive the discount without needing to have a CSWP. If you have neither CSWP or Platform Explorer Associate certifications, if you pay for and pass the Platform Explorer Associate exam prior to February 1st, 2020, you can have the $100 discount refunded to you as well.
We look forward to seeing you at 3DEXEPERIENCE World 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, where many new traditions will be made!