Why Attend?

Learn. Network. Inspire.

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Hands-On Training, Learning & Certification

DriveWorks World is your chance to advance your DriveWorks technical knowledge. Learn with hands-on training and in-depth discussions around Rules, Workflow, CAD Automation, 3D, Integration, CPQ and much more. With learning for all skill levels, you choose which days and sessions to attend, tailor your experience to suit you. Become a Certified DriveWorks Professional (CDWP) and go beyond that with advanced learning sessions.

What's New in DriveWorks 18

Be amongst the first to see and use the new functionality in DriveWorks 18. Learn from DriveWorks experts how to apply the new features and functionality. Make the most of the latest release and learn more about the direction of DriveWorks software.

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Network, Influence & Inspire

Meet DriveWorks CEO Glen Smith, VP Maria Sarkar, DriveWorks Senior Developers and members of the Technical Team. Talk to DriveWorks experts and learn from other users. Influence future releases. Exchange tips and discuss ideas to enhance your own configurator projects and help others to improve theirs. Whether you’ve been using DriveWorks for 10 days or 10 years, we want to hear your opinions, ideas and feedback.

Experience

DriveWorks World

Technical Training Event.

DriveWorks World is a unique event, bringing together DriveWorks experts and enthusiasts from all over the world.

The focus of DriveWorks World is on technical learning, knowledge sharing and meeting other DriveWorks users.

"I really enjoyed the hands on sessions. It was very beneficial to have the instructors available to answer any questions as we worked through the tasks."
"Getting the opportunity to network with others who are using DriveWorks was very helpful. I met people who have already done things my organization needs to do."
"My favorite part of the event was that the instructors were always available for in-depth questions both in and out of the presentations. Everyone was extremely helpful."

Agenda

Build an agenda that suits you and your learning.

20th-21st April

Training & Certification

8:15-17:30
8:15-16:00

Choose from:

  • DriveWorks Pro Design Automation Essentials Training
  • DriveWorks Pro Sales Configurator Essentials Training

Plus:

Take the Design Automation or Sales Configurator certification to become certified.

16:30-18:00
What’s New in DriveWorks 18
22nd-23rd April

Advanced Sessions

8:15-17:30
8:15-17:30

Hands-on training sessions and in-depth discussions, covering administrator capability and beyond.

Learn about using Rules, Workflow, Automating CAD, 3D, Integration, Layout, CPQ and much more, from entry level to advanced.

Tailor your learning and choose your own sessions.

Plus:

Don’t miss What’s New in DriveWorks 18 - Tuesday, 21st at 16:30.

24th April

Project Workshop

8:30-15:00

Add an extra day to your DriveWorks World experience and join our interactive project workshops. Learn why and when to use different functionality.

The day starts with a keynote presentation, followed by your choice of the following:

  • Work in teams on a project assigned to you by a member of the DriveWorks technical team. Choose a theme that suits you and what you’d like to learn - Design Automation, Sales Configurator or Business Process Automation.
  • Join the project round table discussions. Discuss your plans for your DriveWorks projects and learn from other users to expand your knowledge.

Passes

Save with early bird pricing until 20th December 2019

Book early and save!

20th-23rd April
Full Learning Experience

Attend the full 4 day DriveWorks World learning experience. Join us on:

  • Monday and Tuesday for DriveWorks Pro Design Automation Training & Certification or DriveWorks Pro Sales Configurator Training.
  • Wednesday and Thursday with the Advanced Learning Sessions to take your learning further.

4 Days
Early Bird Price:
1000
Regular Price:
1400
20th-21st April
Training & Certification

Two days of training, ideal if you are new to DriveWorks or want to refresh your knowledge.

  • Take the DriveWorks Pro Design Automation Training & Certification to become a Certified DriveWorks Professional (CDWP).
  • Or if you’re using DriveWorks without automating any CAD, attend the DriveWorks Pro Sales Configurator Training.

2 Days
Early Bird Price:
600
Regular Price:
800
22nd-23rd April
Advanced Learning

Two days of hands-on training sessions and in-depth discussions covering administrator capability and beyond.

  • Learn about Rules, Workflow, CAD Automation, 3D, Integration, CPQ and much more at different skill levels.
  • Build your own agenda and choose sessions that suit you and your learning.
  • There will be something of interest and value to you, no matter where you are at in your DriveWorks implementation.

2 Days
Early Bird Price:
800
Regular Price:
1000

Add to your DriveWorks World Experience

24th April
Project Workshop

Add an extra day to your DriveWorks World experience and join our interactive project workshops. Learn why and when to use different functionality.

  • Work in teams on a project assigned to you by a member of the DriveWorks technical team. Choose a theme that suits you and what you’d like to learn - Design Automation, Sales Configurator or Business Process Automation.
  • Join the project round table discussions. Discuss your plans for your DriveWorks projects and learn from other users to expand your knowledge.

1 Day
Early Bird Price:
300 per company
RegularPrice:
500 per company
20th-24th April
One to One Sessions

Review and discuss your project.

  • Spend an hour with a DriveWorks expert.
  • These one hour sessions are by appointment only and spaces are limited, book early.

1 Hour
250 per company

Join us every evening for informal networking opportunities, including an offsite event at DriveWorks HQ.

All prices are subject to taxes and will be billed in your local currency. Lunch and refreshments are included on each day you attend.

Hotel, travel and additional food and beverage costs are not included.

Secure your place.

Register now in the DriveWorks Community.

DriveWorks World is exclusively for companies with an active DriveWorks Subscription, reseller technical staff and partners. This is a valuable, technical focused event, not a sales event.

You will need a DriveWorks Community account to register for DriveWorks World, if you don’t have an account, it’s quick and easy to create one.

Venue

The EngineRooms, Warrington, UK

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High Tech Environment

This technology focused training facility is ideal for maximising the learning opportunities at DriveWorks World. The EngineRooms has an auditorium, where we will start each day. The classrooms are set up for hands-on technical learning. The spaces are flexible and versatile, allowing us to tailor the training to suit each topic.

Convenient Location

The EngineRooms is ideally located at Birchwood Park Warrington, between Manchester and Liverpool and close to our corporate headquarters in the UK.

By Road: Birchwood Park is easily accessible from the major motorways, just minutes from the M62 (J11) and the M6 (J21a).

By Air: It’s just 20 minutes from Manchester International Airport and 30 minutes from Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

By Train: The nearest train station is Birchwood, 1.5 miles away, with direct routes to Warrington, Manchester and Liverpool. It’s under 5 miles to Warrington Central and Warrington Bank Quay train station, with routes up and down the country.

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Social Spaces

Networking is a key part of DriveWorks World. The EngineRooms has some great social spaces. There’s a coffee lounge and a large food court with plenty of tables and lots of delicious lunch options. We’ll be setting up technology demonstrations throughout the social spaces so there’s always something to see, do and learn.

Accommodation

Stay onsite or nearby.

Pentahotel Warrington Book Now

We recommend the Pentahotel. It’s ideally located on Birchwood Business Park, just 0.5 miles from the EngineRooms. A special discounted rate is available during DriveWorks World, just book through our link. Rooms are very limited at the Pentahotel so book early to avoid disappointment. The hotel has free wi-fi, a business station, pool tables, a PlayStation, a restaurant and a bar.

Distance to The EngineRooms: 0.5 miles
Average Nightly Rate: £101
TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5

Holiday Inn Warrington

Distance to The EngineRooms: 3.5 miles
Average Nightly Rate: £90
TripAdvisor Rating: 3.5/5

Premier Inn Warrington M6 J21

Distance to The EngineRooms: 3.5 miles
Average Nightly Rate: £60
TripAdvisor Rating: 4.5/5

Hallmark Hotel Warrington

Distance to The EngineRooms: 5 miles
Average Nightly Rate: £85
TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5

Travelodge Warrington

Distance to The EngineRooms: 5 miles
Average Nightly Rate: £45
TripAdvisor Rating: 4/5

DriveWorks World FAQs

Find answers to your questions.

If there’s anything else you’re not sure about or if you want to find out more about DriveWorks World, get in touch with us.

When is DriveWorks World 2020?

Monday, April 20th to Friday, April 24th 2020.

At previous DriveWorks World events, delegates have arrived a few days before the event and left a few days after.

When do I need to register by?

Registration closes on February 20th 2020 but spaces are limited so you should register as soon as possible.

Where is DriveWorks World 2020?

The EngineRooms at Birchwood Park, 101 Faraday St, Warrington WA3 6YN.

Who can attend DriveWorks World?

DriveWorks Pro Customers on Subscription Support, Reseller Technical Staff and DriveWorks Partners.

Can I talk to someone about DriveWorks World?

Of course, it would be great to hear from you! Call us on 978 633 3230, +44 1925 757585 or email us at events@driveworks.co.uk

How do I register?

Register and manage your registration at hub.driveworks.co.uk/driveworks-world/. If you don’t have an account for the DriveWorks Community, it’s quick and easy to create one. Or, contact us and we will create an account for you.

Do I need a community account?

Yes. DriveWorks World is managed in the DriveWorks Community, you need an account to access registration and event management.

What happens after I’ve registered?

You’ll receive an email confirmation and a separate invoice via email. You’ll also gain access to the DriveWorks World management area where you can build your agenda, choose your sessions and complete your profile.

What are the terms and conditions?

DriveWorks World 2020 Terms & Conditions

Introduction

  • The conference is organised and managed by DriveWorks Ltd.
  • All registrations for DriveWorks World are subject to these Terms & Conditions.
  • All personal data will be stored in line with our privacy policy.

Venue

  • DriveWorks World will be held at The EngineRooms at Birchwood Park, 101 Faraday St, Risley, Warrington WA3 6YN.
  • Delegates are responsible for any personal property brought to the event.
  • DriveWorks Ltd bear no liability regarding any injuries or illnesses that arise out of food consumption.
  • Delegates will be liable for any damage caused to the EngineRooms facility or property.

Event

  • DriveWorks Ltd reserves the right to make changes to the event agenda at any time.
  • By registering, you grant DriveWorks Ltd permission to use any photos and/or videos of you obtained during the event.

Payment

  • Payment must be made within 30 days from the invoice date.

Costs

  • DriveWorks Ltd are not responsible for any travel, accommodation, food, beverage or other costs associated with attending DriveWorks World.

Transfers

  • If you can no longer attend, you can transfer your place to another individual from the same company.
  • You must inform us of any transfers no later than March 20th 2020.
  • You must inform us of any changes to your job title or company name and we will review your right to attend the event.

Cancellations

  • Cancellation requests must be received by email on or before March 20th 2020.
  • Each cancellation request will be subject to a 50% service charge, which will be deducted from any amounts refunded.
  • Cancellation requests received after March 20th 2019 are not entitled to any refund.
  • No shows are not entitled to any refunds.
What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellation requests must be received by email on or before March 20th 2020. Each cancellation request will be subject to a 50% charge, which will be deducted from any amounts refunded. Cancellation requests received after March 20th 2020 are not entitled to any refund. No shows are not entitled to any refunds.

Can I swap my registration to a colleague?

If you can no longer attend, you can transfer your place to another individual from the same company. You must inform us of any transfers no later than March 20th 2020.

How do I update my details?

You can update your details in the DriveWorks Community.

If your job title changes or you move to a different company, you must email events@driveworks.co.uk and we will review your right to attend the event.

What is the registration fee?

The fee depends on which days you’re attending and when you register, Early Bird rates are available until 20th December 2019.

What? When? Early Bird Rate Standard Rate

DriveWorks Pro Design Automation Training & Certification

or

DriveWorks Pro Sales Configurator Training

Monday 20th & Tuesday 21st April
Plus: Free Entry to Tuesday Evening What's New Event
600.00 800.00

DriveWorks Pro Advanced Learning Sessions

Wednesday 22nd & Thursday 23rd April
Plus: Free Entry to Tuesday Evening What's New Event
800.00 1000.00

Full Learning Experience

Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd April
Plus: Free Entry to Tuesday Evening What's New Event
1000.00 1400.00

What currency will I pay in?

Attendees who live and work in the UK will be invoiced in GBP.

Attendees who live and work in Europe will be invoiced in EUR.

The rest of the world will be invoiced in USD.

During registration the fees will be displayed in the currency you will be invoiced in.

Is there TAX/VAT to pay on the registration fees?

Yes, all registration fees are subject to 20% VAT. Some companies may be eligible to claim this VAT back.

What is included in the registration fee?

The registration fee includes:

  • Dedicated technical training, presentations and discussions
  • Technical resources provided throughout DriveWorks World
  • Lunch and refreshments on each day you attend
  • Offsite evening event at DriveWorks HQ with food and drinks
Are there any discounts available?

Yes, Early Bird rates are available until 20th December 2019. We also have group offers available, contact us for a tailored offer.

Are there any additional charges to attend?

No, once you have registered and paid your registration invoice, that’s all you will pay us for the event. If you add on more days, we will invoice you the difference.

Hotel charges, additional food, drink and travel are not included in the price you pay, these are not payable to us.

Excursions may be available and will be billed separately if you decide to join us.

How does invoicing work?

You will receive an invoice via email which must be paid within 30 days to secure your place. You can choose which email address the invoice will be sent to and there are flexible ways to pay.

What is on the agenda?

Monday & Tuesday - DriveWorks Pro Design Automation Essentials Training or DriveWorks Pro Sales Configurator Essentials Training, plus Certification.

Tuesday Evening - What’s New in DriveWorks 18.

Wednesday & Thursday - Advanced Learning Sessions.

Friday - Interactive Project Workshops.

The full agenda is available at www.driveworksworld.com

Can I choose my own sessions?

Yes, log in to your DriveWorks Community account to amend your agenda and update your details at any time. Once you change a session, you will lose your original space in the session. Your agenda will be locked on 20th March 2020.

We recommend you finalise your sessions as soon as possible as spaces will fill up quickly.

Can I change my agenda once I have built it?

Yes, you can log in to your DriveWorks Community account to amend your agenda and update your details at any time. Once you change a session, you will lose your original space in the session. Your agenda will be locked on 20th March 2020.

We recommend you finalise your sessions as soon as possible as spaces will fill up quickly.

Which sessions should I attend?

This depends on where you are at with your DriveWorks implementation and where you plan to take it in the future. The sessions all have a description so you can find out if the session is right for you. If you’re brand new to DriveWorks and have just completed the DriveWorks Pro Design Automation or Sales Configurator training, we recommend you take the Everything Design Automation, Forms & UI, 3D, Deployment and Workflow sessions. If you’re still unsure, please contact us and we can help you choose the sessions that are right for you.

Will the agenda change?

Based on attendee suggestions and demand for sessions, we may update the agenda before DriveWorks World. Your final agenda will be emailed to you before DriveWorks World.

What time does each day start and finish?

Monday - 8.15am to 5.30pm.

Tuesday - 8.15am to 4pm, followed by the What’s New - 4.30pm to 6pm.

Wednesday - 8.15am to 5.30pm.

Thursday - 8.15am to 5pm.

Friday - 8.30am to 3pm.

There will also be informal networking opportunities every evening and an offsite event at DriveWorks HQ.

What if I don’t know anyone?

That’s not a problem. There will be lots of DriveWorks team members at the event who will chat to you and help to facilitate networking with other delegates throughout the event. Lots of DriveWorks users attend DriveWorks World alone. Many DriveWorks World attendees have come to the event alone and made friends who they catch up with every year at the event. There are plenty of ways to get to know other people, at lunch time, during breaks and in the evenings there will be so much to discuss, from what you’ve learnt to the technology we’re demoing, and even which football team you support or where you’ve travelled from.

Can I charge my devices?

Yes. Every table at the EngineRooms has a charging point so you can keep your laptop on charge throughout the hands on training sessions. Please note, all personal belongings are brought to DriveWorks World at your own risk. DriveWorks and the EngineRooms are not responsible for any loss or damage.

How will I know where to go for my sessions?

Before DriveWorks World we will email you a final copy of your agenda which will include room names. All training rooms are in the same building and the building is well signposted. We will also have a station manned by the DriveWorks team so you can head there at any time to find where your next session is and which direction to head in.

Will there be food and drink provided?

Yes. Lunch and refreshments are provided each day, included in the registration fee. There will also be some evening activities, some evenings you will be given vouchers for food and drink and at other evening events you will be responsible for paying for your own food and drink, we will make this clear in the evening agenda.

What happens in the evenings?

There will be a full evening agenda released as we get closer to the event. The evenings are often the most valuable part of DriveWorks World for attendees who want to meet other users and discuss implementations, ideas and experiences. There will also be an offsite event at DriveWorks HQ so you can visit our offices, meet our team, see our technology demonstrations and enjoy food and drink.

Can I spend time with the DriveWorks team?

Of course! One of our favourite parts of DriveWorks World is getting to spend time with other DriveWorks users. There are plenty of opportunities to meet members from different teams at DriveWorks and chat with us.

If you’d like to spend time with a member of the DriveWorks technical team looking over and discussing your project, you can book a paid one hour one to one with an expert. These sessions are subject to availability and must be booked in advance.

Where should I stay during the event?

We recommend the Pentahotel Warrington because it’s on Birchwood Park, very close (0.5 miles) to the EngineRooms. We have secured a special rate for DriveWorks World attendees, book early as rooms are limited.

There are also other hotels nearby with rates from as little as £45 a night. These are a little further away and ideal if you have a car with you. There will also be a shuttle service from other recommended hotels, please contact us to find out more.

How will I get from my hotel to the venue?

If you’re staying at the Pentahotel, it’s within walking distance to the EngineRooms. If you’re staying at one of our other nearby recommended hotels, we will be providing a free shuttle service twice a day, more details will be sent to you before the event. Warrington also has a number of taxi services and the EngineRooms is on a good bus route. If you need help planning your journeys, please contact us.

When should I arrive in Warrington?

On Sunday 19th April, we’re hosting a Welcome Reception, we recommend you arrive around lunch time on Sunday in order to join us. If you’re only attending the advanced learning sessions starting on Wednesday, you should arrive before the What’s New event at 4pm on Tuesday 21st April. If you’re unsure, please contact us.

When should I leave Warrington?

We have informal networking opportunities planned every evening. If you would like to attend the evening activity on the final day of your training, make sure you plan your travel accordingly. The full evening agenda and estimated timings will be released soon. If you’d like more specific advice for the day you’re leaving, please contact us.

Can you help with visas?

We can provide letters that confirm you are attending DriveWorks World, please contact us to request one.

Will my details be shared with anyone?

No. Your data will be stored in line with our privacy policy. The delegate profile you complete will be shown on rolling screens around the venue, only visible to other DriveWorks World attendees, we will never share this outside of DriveWorks World.

Will there be photos taken at the event?

Yes, by registering for DriveWorks World, you grant DriveWorks Ltd permission to use any photos and/or videos of you obtained during the event.

How will the UK's departure from the EU affect DriveWorks World?

Visa’s and documentation needed to travel to the UK may change if the UK departs the EU. It is not anticipated that this change will affect short term visitors to the UK. In the unlikely event that the departure from the EU stops you from being able to attend the event, we will arrange for the training and sessions to be delivered to you in an alternative way. Please call us if you have any questions or concerns.

What is the dress code?

There is no dress code for DriveWorks World. Remember you will be in classrooms throughout the day so please dress comfortably. Most people who attend DriveWorks World wear jeans and a polo shirt or t-shirt. If you would like to you, you can wear a top branded with your company logo or even better, wear your previous DriveWorks World t-shirts!

How can I contact you?

Call us on 978 633 3230, +44 1925 757585 or email us at events@driveworks.co.uk

Get In Touch

If you have any questions or ideas about DriveWorks World 2020.

Phone

Phone

USA: 978 633 3230
Worldwide: +44 1925 757585

Email

Email

Events enquiries: events@driveworks.co.uk