The future of SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) meetings in Canada

Story by Erin Elliott on May 9, 2022

Remember back to a time when SOLIDWORKS enthusiasts would gather together to learn new features and network with other users? We’re excited to announce that the future is bright for SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) meetings in Canada. Let’s review what a SOLIDWORKS User Group Meeting is, and the various cities across Canada where you will soon be able to attend in-person. Of course, depending on your comfort level virtual meetings will still be available!

What is a SOLIDWORKS User Group Network meeting (aka SWUGN)

The SOLIDWORKS User Group Network (SWUGN) is run for SOLIDWORKS users, by SOLIDWORKS users. Its mission is to empower real people who use SOLIDWORKS products to collaborate with, learn from and teach others. Membership is complimentary and available to SOLIDWORKS enthusiasts of all levels.

Watch this quick video to see what SWUGNs are all about! 

Seven SOLIDWORKS User Group Networks across Canada

Did you know there are currently seven SOLIDWORKS User Group Networks across Canada? There are more groups being added soon!

  • Charlottetown SOLIDWORKS User Group | Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
  • Groupe d’utilisateur SOLIDWORKS du Quebec | Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Eastern Ontario SOLIDWORKS User Group | Peterborough, ON, Canada
  • Toronto SOLIDWORKS User Group | Toronto, ON, Canada
  • South Western Ontario SOLIDWORKS User Group | London, ON, Canada
  • COMING SOON | Windsor, ON, Canada
  • University of Alberta SOLIDWORKS User Group | Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • SOLIDWORKS User Group of Lethbridge | Lethbridge, AB, Canada
  • COMING SOON | Vancouver, BC, Canada


>> Click here to join a SOLIDWORKS User Group Network near you: Find Events & Groups | Meetup

Don’t see a location near you? We are always looking to expand SOLIDWORKS User Groups in other areas. If you or somebody you know is interested in becoming a SOLIDWORKS User Group leader, please reach out to Chris White (leader of the Eastern Ontario SOLIDWORKS User Group), for information:

Become a User Group Leader and:

  • Be invited to exclusive meetings with SOLIDWORKS personnel and get the latest news
  • Receive free admission to 3DEXPERIENCE® World where you can connect with thousands of designers, engineers, entrepreneurs and business leaders – get inspired by industry leaders and groundbreaking thinkers.
  • Gain recognition from your peers
  • Receive up to US$400 financial support for each meeting you hold (facility costs, refreshments, audiovisual, etc.)

When you attend a user group meeting you will:

  • Learn more about SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS related products
  • Hear technical presentations that will provide you and your organization with valuable, real-world SOLIDWORKS tips, tricks, techniques and more
  • Network with your peers
  • Get SOLIDWORKS giveaways and enjoy food and refreshments with like-minded individuals


>> Click here to join a SOLIDWORKS User Group Network near you: Find Events & Groups | Meetup

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