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Top industry companies support AUx Dubai 2014

Industry leaders have expressed their support for the coming third edition of Autodesk University Extension (AUx) Dubai 2014, which will be held on December 17, 2014 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

AUx Dubai is Middle East region’s premier learning and networking event for design and engineering professionals. With the participation of technology leaders from across the industry like Lenovo (Platinum), HP (Gold), Canon (Gold), Dell, NVIDIA and AGA CAD (Silver), AUx Dubai will showcase the benefits that the combination of powerful design software with powerful hardware can provide to solving design challenges. Aiming to provide a platform for industry professionals to ‘Learn, Connect, Explore,’ the day-long event will comprise of interactive workshops, demonstrations, knowledge sessions and an exhibition.

Commenting on Lenovo’s participation, Mohammed Hilili, Lenovo Gulf and KSA General Manager, said, “As a company that has won several international design awards, Lenovo is honoured to be part of this year’s edition of Autodesk University Extension Dubai, which has ably positioned itself as one of the must-attend events for professional designers, architects and engineers of the Middle East region. We look forward to meeting the participants and showcasing the latest Lenovo innovations that they can utilize in coming up with their world-class designs.”

Zeina Ahmed- Large Format Design Printing Business Manager – HP Middle East said, “Our presence at this year’s Autodesk University Extension Dubai demonstrates our continued commitment towards leveraging our diverse portfolio of products and solutions at the region’s thriving design community. Along with Autodesk, HP as a market leader in Computing and Printing, provides complete solutions including high performance HP workstations and trusted Designjet printers – the #1 Large Format Printers for Designers.”

“An event like Autodesk University presents itself as a strategic opportunity to bring together the design and engineering industry,” Hendrik Verbrugghe, Marketing Director, Canon Middle East. “Canon remains steadfast in its move to work closely with Autodesk and help usher in new wide format print technologies and solutions that can not only enhance the design making process but also help industry professionals achieve exceptional business results, maximise productivity and minimise operational costs,” he added.

Following the success of its two previous editions, this year’s event is expected to draw in more than 1,000 participants coming from all over the region. It will encompass several industry sessions for design and engineering professionals from Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Manufacturing Media and Entertainment industries and would offer plenty of networking and learning opportunities to attendees. Several key customers of Autodesk will be demonstrating projects where they used design tools to address business challenges. Select attendees will also have to opportunity to obtain Autodesk Certifications in Autodesk® Revit® Architecture, Autodesk® AutoCAD Civil 3D®, AutoCAD®, Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional.