Why You Should Attend

Siemens PLM Connection brings together over 2,000 customers, partners, and Siemens representatives for three days of education, networking, and training, offering countless benefits to individuals and companies seeking to expand their knowledge and connect with industry professionals and peers.

Companiesclick here to read how sending your employees to Siemens PLM Connection can increase productivity and support corporate initiatives.

Customized Content
PLM software isn’t one-size-fits-all – nor is our event programming. We recognize that people involved in different aspects of their organizations use these products and features in different ways. Many attendees and presentations are outside the traditional “user’s group” scope. It’s common for organizations to send day-to-day users as well as implementation leaders, strategic decision makers, and management. Click here to view the latest agenda.

 

Programming revolved around three tracks to deliver customized content to each audience.

businessprocess.gif Managers and thought leaders focused on improving business processes using best practices and lessons culled from a process, tool and people perspective.
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deploymentexcellence.gif Deployment Excellence: IT professionals responsible for the architecture, configuration, performance, and deployment of business-critical systems looking to tackle issues and implement solutions.

Education

The goal of Siemens PLM Connection is to provide attendees with detailed information that they can apply when making future software/product decisions as well as practical tips they can implement immediately to improve productivity, quality, and/or efficiency.

  • General Sessions include overviews of product lines and previews of upcoming launches, updates, and developments.
  • Technical Tracks explore best practices, detailed usage tips, product evaluation.

 

Be the First to Know: New product launches and updates are often announced at Siemens PLM Connection, weeks or even months before they’re announced to the public. Get the inside track and possibly see demos of cutting-edge enhancements long before they hit the market.

 

Networking

Attendees who benefit the most from Siemens PLM Connection are those who take advantage of the setting to learn and interact with their peers in other organizations and industries.  The event features numerous opportunities to discuss topics, ask questions, make introductions, and get contact information for follow-up dialogue.

Siemens PLM Connection provides a platform to connect with your peers and mentors, but it’s also the building ground for strong professional relationships that serve attendees for years to come.

 
Search for Solutions: Networking opportunities extend to the Vendor Trade Fair, showcasing a number of products and services designed to complement Siemens PLM Software and provide additional benefits. Be sure to visit and keep your eyes peeled for potential solutions.

 

Training
Siemens PLM Connection features free hands-on training sessions allowing attendees to get up close and personal with products and features. Explore new developments or unfamiliar features on a product you currently use or evaluate a new module prior to purchase.

One-on-one opportunities with Siemens representatives abound – schedule in advance or walk-up on site.

Bring your questions – Siemens PLM Software staff will be on hand to troubleshoot issues, along with GTAC representatives to assist with submitting and researching trouble tickets.

 

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Attendance Costs for Your Organization

Costs to attend Siemens PLM Connection vary depending on registration fees, travel, food and lodging expenses, and time away from work. Generally speaking, costs per individual tend to run approximately $1,300-$2,300 in direct expenses and approximately $2,000 in indirect costs. Consider exploring cost-saving measures including early bird registration rates, group rates, or presenting at the event. Additionally, the benefits of attendance often outweigh the indirect costs of having an employee out of the office. Click here to find out how Siemens PLM Connection can help you maximize your training budget.