Networking Activities and Outings

Sunday Morning:

  • 8:00 am Golf
    Cost: $100 | Sign-up with your registration. Spots are limited.
    Sign-up ends 5 pm on May 1.

    Find more details on the outing and how to register.

Sunday Afternoon:

  • 2:50 pm Pickled Pedaler Indianapolis Tour and Beer Tasting SOLD OUT
    Cost: $50 | Sign-up with your registration. Seating is limited.

    Pedal your way down Indianapolis’ beautiful downtown streets for a experience like none other! This custom designed party bike, for up to 14 passengers, is equipped with a sleek design AND Indy’s only party bike with a state of the art electric assist (no need to exhaust yourself) This is a FUN experience for everyone! The bike is BYOB, but PLM World will stock it with plenty of refreshments and a stop for a tasting at a local pub/Whiskey bar is included. 

    Tour launching location is 602 Virginia Ave. Indianapolis, IN 46203 Free parking and clean restroom provided.
    • Please plan to arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled departure time.
    • All tours are 2 hours long.
    • All riders must present a valid ID at the time of the tour, be 21 or over and sign a liability agreement.
    • Please don’t drink and drive.  [ try UBER ]
  • 1:30 pm Chip Ganassi Racing Facility Tour
    Cost: $25| Sign-up with your registration. Seating is limited.

    1:20 pm gather at the Indianapolis Convention Center, Maryland Street Motor Lobby (Across from the Westin Hotel) 
    1:30 pm departure tour
    2:00 pm tour
    3:00 pm depart for the Indianapolis Convention Center
    3:30 pm arrival at the Indianapolis Convention Center

    Please join us to tour the Chip Ganassi Racing facility in Indianapolis, Indiana --  a short bus ride  from the convention center.

    Chip Ganassi Racing fields teams that race in INDYCAR, IMSA, and NASCAR.…including multiple cars that will be running on May 28th in the 101st running of the historic Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

    This tour will show you where Chip Ganassi Racing designs and manufactures the INDYCAR and IMSA race cars for team owner Chip Ganassi and the INDYCAR teams for Charlie Kimball, 2004 INDYCAR Champion and 2013 Indianapolis 500 Winner Tony Kanaan, four time INDYCAR Champion and 2008 Indianapolis 500 Winner Scott Dixon, and Max Chilton.

    The team hosts will describe their journey in developing and racing the cars, and give you a look into the areas where they do their day to day work (supported by Siemens PLM Software with NX and Teamcenter software tools). 

    It is no small task when you are supporting 16 drivers in 12 cars over 5 racing series!

    Join this tour to get some insight into how Chip Ganassi Racing is gearing up for the 2017 racing campaign and is looking for another Indianapolis win in the month of May! 

For activities not yet available, you can add them to your registration at a later date.
Adding activities to an existing Siemens PLM Connection registration:

  • Log in to PLM World
  • Select View Your Registration Details
  • Click the My Options tab at the top of the page and select Add Additional Options
  • Proceed with payment


  • 6:45-9:45 pm Welcome Reception at Lucas Oil Stadium - Guest Ticket
    Cost: $90 | Sign-up with your registration.
    Pre-purchase ends 12 pm on May 1.

    Traveling with a companion? For $90 your guest can join you in attending Siemens PLM Connection's big kick off at Lucas Oil Stadium. Act like a kid again while enjoying football themed games and contests on the very field where the Indianapolis Colts play. Complete with delicious stadium fare, refreshments and entertaniment. A fun way to unwind and continue networking after a full day of learning and inspiration. 



  • Digital Enterprise Showcase Tour
    Cost: Free | Register through Siemens

    We are pleased to announce the Digital Enterprise Showcase Tour hosted by Siemens PLM Software at Siemens PLM Connection - Americas 2017. We have brought to life a digital factory and will demonstrate holistic approach improving all processes along the entire value chain, show how to validate product ideas and production processes and systems digitally - to eliminate the possibility for failure. Find out more and register!


  • 12-1:30 pm Woman @ Work Luncheon
    Cost: FREE | Sign-up with your registration. Seating is limited.
    Sign-up ends 12 pm on May 1.

    Come help us create the future of women programs at PLM World. 


  • 6:30am Sunrise Walk, 2.8 miles
    Cost: FREE | Sign-up with your registration.

    Join us every morning beginning Tuesday for an early morning walk to get your blood pumping and mind recharged for another great day of learning and networking. 
    Download the map.
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