If you are attending SOLIDWORKS World 2018 and want to meet and mingle with some of the most respected members of the SOLIDWORKS Community, here are a few places where you might run into them:

NOTE: User group leaders/officers wear this ribbon on their badge:




Saturday, February 3rd - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

CAD Monkey Dinner

Tom’s Urban in LA Live

1011 South Figueroa St

This dinner is organized by several group leaders, but is open to all who register - https://www.paypal.com/pools/c/7YWQEZQMbV

Last year they had more than 60 people join in, and they are expecting a bigger crowd this year.


Sunday, February 4th – 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Welcome reception – Partner Pavilion

Dozens of user group leaders will congregate in the partner pavilion, and we will have a presentation in the Theater. Look for the green SWUGN ribbons and introduce yourself.


Monday, February 5th – 4:30pm to 6:00pm, Room 151

19th Annual SWUGN Summit Meeting

This is our annual rah-rah meeting, and we are expecting roughly 70 group leaders to attend.  We have a packed schedule this year, but if you want to come in and say a few words, we will accommodate you.


For more information about SOLIDWORKS User Groups and the people that lead them, visit www.swugn.org