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PLM Market & Industry Forums

2018 PLM Market & Industry Forum:
"Industry 4.0 – Its Global Impact & Status"

April 5 | North America (Ann Arbor, MI, USA) [VIEW AGENDA] [REGISTER]
April 12 | EMEA (Frankfurt, Germany)  [VIEW AGENDA] [REGISTER]
April 16 | India (Pune) [MORE INFORMATION]
April 20 | China (Shanghai)
April 25 | Japan (Tokyo)[MORE INFORMATION]

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At CIMdata's PLM Market & Industry Forum

  • Be part of the industry’s first look at CIMdata’s analysis of the 2017 PLM economy
  • See the bigger picture on the current state of the PLM economy
  • Understand what is driving the PLM economy
  • Join like-minded peers in stimulating discussions about the PLM economy
  • Find out how your company performs relative to others in the PLM economy
  • Learn about emerging trends impacting the PLM economy


What critical topics will be discussed?

Dates & Locations

North America
Thursday, April 5, 2018

Cost to Attend:
Register by March 5 - US$650
Register after March 5 - US$850

Venue Information:
Sheraton Hotel
3200 Boardwalk Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
Phone: +1 734.996.0600
Special Attendee Rate: US$129++ (rate available until March 16)
Mention “CIMdata” when booking.

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Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Cost to Attend:
Register by March 12 - €550
Register after March 12 - €715

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Venue Information:
Steigenberger Airport Hotel Unterschweinstiege 16 | 60549 Frankfurt/Main, GERMANY
Phone: +49 (0) 69 6975-2465
Special Attendee Rate: €179
(rate available until 1 March)
Mention "CIMdata" when booking.

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Monday, April 16, 2018
Pune, India
Co-Sponsored by Brainwave Consulting

Venue Information:
JW Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune, INDIA

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Friday, April 20, 2018
Shanghai, CHINA

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Tokyo Garden Palace, Tokyo, JAPAN​
Co-Sponsored by MetaLinc K.K.




  • Is the adoption of IoT, Industry 4.0, and new technologies, such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, providing manufacturing companies added value and return on investment?
  • What needs to be considered by companies seeking to implement Additive Manufacturing?
  • What is Service Lifecycle Management and how are companies leveraging the IoT/IIoT to capture and manage information about the in-service use and status of products and systems?
  • What is PLM's expanding role in managing and extracting value from Big Data?
  • What is Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality, where did it come from, and where is it going?
What are CIMdata’s PLM Market & Industry Forums?
  • They are the leading event designed exclusively for solution and services providers in the PLM economy
  • In existence for over 25 years, CIMdata's Market & Industry Forum events have the reputation of being the primary venue for shaping the future of PLM
  • They are presented by CIMdata, Inc., the leading global PLM consulting firm for over 30 years
  • They provide key insights in to the current economic climate and trends, and examine their effects on the PLM economy 
  • They offer a venue for sharing CIMdata’s perspective on the current state of the PLM market and trends for the future 
  • Provides the first look at CIMdata’s eagerly awaited 2017 PLM market analysis results 
  • Offer insights into how to navigate the PLM market environment in the year to come 
  • Provides an opportunity to network with other professionals in the PLM community
  • Your chance to collaborate with CIMdata’s domain experts, practice managers, and analysts
  • They are the foremost opportunity to network with CIMdata’s PLM Community Members, your peers, your competitors, your collaborators, and your potential partners
  • CIMdata’s PLM Market & Industry Forum events serve as the leading venue for setting the vision for the PLM industry in the coming year

Who Should Attend?
  • PLM software solution providers
  • Non-PLM enterprise solution providers
  • PLM systems integrators
  • Value-added resellers
  • Analyst relations specialists
  • Marketing and competitive analysis professionals
  • Channel partners
  • Anyone involved in helping end users succeed in their PLM journey
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