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SOLIDWORKS Champions Program

Sharing passion & expertise

The SOLIDWORKS Champions Program aims to acknowledge & connect community members from around the world who go above & beyond in sharing their SOLIDWORKS and 3DEXPERIENCE WORKS passion & expertise.



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What it Means to Be a Champion

We welcome SOLIDWORKS users who...

  • Are well-qualified college students or industry/commercial users.
  • Have passed the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) – Mechanical Design certification*.
  • Are a member of a SOLIDWORKS User Group (SWUG), and frequently attend meetings to learn more about SOLIDWORKS and network with other users.
    • Not a SWUG member yet? Click HERE to locate and join a group anywhere in the world, and register for upcoming meetings in both virtual and face-to-face formats!
  • Demonstrate frequent and professional engagement within SOLIDWORKS online 3DSwym communities and social media channels:

*Required to be eligible for the SOLIDWORKS Champions Program.

How to Maintain Your SOLIDWORKS Champion Status

  • Ongoing commitment to the required activities noted above.
  • Complete our annual program renewal process each March.
  • Earn additional SOLIDWORKS and/or 3DEXPERIENCE certifications.
  • Attend 3DEXPERIENCE World (Virtual or in-person)
  • Regular participation in weekly Champions LIVE meetings.
  • Be an active member of SOLIDWORKS Champions Headquarters (our exclusive 3DEXPERIENCE platform dashboard and online Swym community).
  • Engage and mentor less-experienced users
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Bernard Charlès, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer talking with SOLIDWORKS Champion, Grant Mattis at 3DEXPERIENCE World 2023

Program Benefits

  • Free access to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
    • SOLIDWORKS Champions Forum: Discover, engage, and collaborate with other Champions in our exclusive Swym community.
    • SOLIDWORKS Champions Headquarters: Our private 3D Dashboard and single-source-of-truth for all Champions Program related information, special announcements, and more!
    • Roles from the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio.
  • SOLIDWORKS Champions LIVE: Exclusive weekly meetings alternating between social “lunch-hour” discussions, and expert technical presentations from industry professionals and SOLIDWORKS/3DEXPERIENCE Works employees.
  • Receive a “SOLIDWORKS Champion” digital badge, issued by Credly. Use this on LinkedIn and virtual resume to stand out from the 7 million SOLIDWORKS users around the world.
  • Direct interaction with the SOLIDWORKS/3DEXPERIENCE Works executive and R&D teams.
  • First-pass invitations to special SOLIDWORKS/3DEXPERIENCE Works programs and initiatives.
  • Priority access to new product trials*.
  • Get featured in SOLIDWORKS blogs and social media posts, official events, beta programs, etc.*

*Approved on a case-by-case basis.

Learn More About Some of Our Champions

SOLIDWORKS Champions Program

Apply today to get connected with fellow SOLIDWORKS Champions from around the world who share your level of passion & expertise for all things SOLIDWORKS!