Call for Entries: Autodesk Technology Makeover Contest for Small Businesses

Small businesses can gain competitive edge with new software and hardware.

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An Autodesk software technology makeover for AutoCAD® customers using outdated software and hardware is ready to help small businesses gain or enhance competitive advantage. A new contest will award up to five Lenovo® ThinkStation® workstations together with five licenses of the Autodesk® Design Suite software of the winner’s choice. This contest is open to current AutoCAD small business customers (using version 2008 or earlier) based in the United States and Canada (with the exception of Quebec and Puerto Rico) employing 300 people or less.


One Grand Prize:


• The winner’s choice of up to five commercial licenses of Autodesk Design Suite software (not to exceed the total number of eligible noncurrent Autodesk software licenses held by the contest winner). Winner may choose from Autodesk® Building Design Suite, Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, Autodesk® Factory Design Suite, Autodesk® Design Suite, Autodesk® Infrastructure Design Suite, Autodesk® Plant Design Suite and Autodesk® Product Design Suite.

• Up to five Lenovo E30 ThinkStations, each with 22-inch LCD monitor (not to exceed the total number of software licenses awarded).


Four First Place Prizes:


• The winner’s choice of one commercial license of Autodesk Design Suite software.

• One Lenovo E30 ThinkStation with 22-inch LCD monitor.



Tell us why your company needs a technology makeover by completing the entry form on the AutoCAD Facebook page. Contestants can also submit photos and video for consideration.

All approved entries will be displayed on the AutoCAD Facebook page, to be viewed and voted on by AutoCAD Facebook fans. Ten finalists will be determined by fan votes. Winners will be chosen by Autodesk.


Submissions being accepted through February 23, 2012. The final winners will be announced through a live event on the AutoCAD Facebook page on March 22, 2012.


For official contest rules, visit


About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries — including the last 16 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects — use Autodesk software to design, visualize and simulate their ideas. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. For additional information about Autodesk, visit

Autodesk and AutoCAD are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. Academy Award is a registered trademark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Lenovo® and ThinkStation® are trademarks of Lenovo in the United States, other countries, or both. All other brand names, product names or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document.

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Autodesk, Inc.
Angela Simões, 415-547-2388


Autodesk, Inc.
Angela Simões, 415-547-2388