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Join Your Customers at VMworld 2019 | August 25-29 in San Francisco

The VMworld 2019 US full conference pass will give you complimentary access to participate in the partner program, Partner Forum @ VMworld 2019. View our top 5 Partner Forum activities and resources below.

  1. Attend both the Partner General Session and Partner Networking Reception on Sunday, August 25. During the Partner General Session, from 4:00 – 5:00 PM, VMware leadership will share updates on the VMware strategy and other partnering opportunities. Afterward, join your peers at the Partner Networking reception, from 5:00 – 6:00 PM, to continue the conversation and make new connections.
  2. Leverage the NEW Partner Guided Xperiences, our curated list of ‘must attend’ sessions for both you and your customers aligned by solution areas including Digital Workspace, Hyperconverged Infrastructure, Networking & Security, and VMware Cloud on AWS.
  3. Catch a Partner Lounge Theater Session to learn how to optimize your partnership with VMware. Note that there will be limited seating and sessions are filling up quickly – reserve your place today.
  4. Visit the Partner Lounge (in the Square) to chat with experts who can share more about the new VMware Partner Connect and Development Fund Transformation programs, host a meeting with your customers (you may schedule on-site or connect with your VMware representative to schedule in advance), or to simply relax and recharge your batteries.
  5. Check out even more reasons to attend the Partner Forum, including customized resources to invite your customers to join you at VMworld.

Register today!

VMworld 2019 Update

The VMworld 2019 full conference pass will gives our partners complimentary access to the Partner Forum @ VMworld 2019 in both the US and Europe.

For those planning to attend VMworld US, take note of the Partner Forum agenda. Both the Partner General Session and the follow-on Partner Networking Reception are on Sunday, August 25. Plan to arrive in time to catch the Partner General Session at 4:00 PM, where our leadership will share new strategies and business opportunities, as well as insights into announcements that will be communicated throughout the week.

The scheduling tool for VMworld US is also live. View all partner sessions and add them to your agenda to secure your place before sessions fill up.

For those planning to attend VMworld Europe, the content catalog just went live and early-bird rates will be available through July 26.

Joining Your Customers at VMworld 2019?

The VMworld 2019 full conference pass will give you and your partners complimentary access to the Partner Forum @ VMworld 2019 in both the US and Europe.

For those planning to attend VMworld US, take note of the Partner Forum agenda. Both the Partner General Session and the follow-on Partner Networking Reception are on Sunday, August 25. Plan to arrive in time to catch the Partner General Session at 4PM, where our leadership will share new strategies and business opportunities, as well as insights into announcements that will be communicated throughout the week.

The content catalog for VMworld US is also live. View all partner sessions using the ‘partner’ filters, which includes those being offered in the Partner Lounge Theater. Once registered, you can ‘favorite’ sessions of interest to quickly add them to your agenda when our scheduling tool goes live later this month.

For those planning to attend VMworld Europe, early-bird rates will be available through July 26.

Registration Now Open for VMworld 2019 US and Europe

Get ready to make your mark at VMworld 2019. It’s where you can advance your knowledge, explore emerging trends, and have some serious fun alongside your partners. Be sure to plan ahead so that you don’t miss the Partner General Session on day one or the opportunity to take advantage of early-bird pricing.

Attention Service Providers & Aggregators — Access the VCPP Sessions from VMworld 2018

Click here to catch some of the most popular VMworld VCPP sessions covering vCloud Director, NSX, VeloCloud, VMware Cloud Provider Pod, and more – over 10 hours of recorded sessions.

VMworld 2018 Europe Wrap-Up (Reminder: Launch vmLIVEs Dec-6 & 7)

Visit and share the following pages to replay keynotes from general sessions, view highlights and resources, and to access/download session content.

From the Partner Launch Resource Center, partners can listen to the Quarterly Launch Briefing Replays, learn more about the available promotions, VMware Master Services Competencies, VMware Skyline, and VMware Sales Plays, and register for the following launch vmLIVEs:

VMworld 2018 Europe: VMware Delivers Key Milestones Toward Digital Foundation Vision

The Partner Forum General Session welcomed over 2,500 partners to VMworld Europe and provided key insights on building and growing a comprehensive VMware practice. From data center to cloud, to professional services and consumption, partners heard about:

  • Core growth drivers with Partners and epic execution in H1’FY19
  • Evolving partner transformation priorities and partner program to deliver a best-in-class experience
  • Major announcements including NEW benefits for Master Services Partners; free access to VMware Learning Zone Premium subscription, additional Partner Edge Marketing program support; new Partner Competency for VMware PKS
  • VMware Partner Services practices and the continued opportunity to embrace cloud through VMware Cloud on AWS, IBM Cloud, and VMware Cloud Provider Partners

Building on the momentum from VMworld US, VMware continued to demonstrate its leadership and innovation at VMworld Europe in Barcelona by unveiling exciting new technologies and solutions that deliver on the company’s digital foundation vision. There are tremendous opportunities for you to take advantage of VMware’s momentum such as doubling-down on selling the full VMware solution and making big bets around Services and Cloud and increasing your profitability. Read this blog post for more highlights.

YOUR NEXT STEP is to visit the Partner Launch Resource Center – it’s your one-stop-shop for all VMworld Europe product announcements. While there:

  1. Register for the vmLIVEs (December 3-7) where subject matter experts will share how you can take advantage of these fantastic opportunities for your business.
  2. Listen to the Quarterly Launch Briefing Replays.
  3. Learn more about the available promotions, VMware Master Services Competencies, VMware Skyline, and VMware Sales Plays.

Last Chance to Register for VMworld 2018 Europe — 5-8 November in Barcelona

Take a moment and press play to hear why it’s important that YOU attend.

Keep in mind that as a partner, if you purchase the VMworld 2018 full conference pass, you will have access to VMware Partner Forum sessions and the Partner Lounge at no additional charge.

Partner Forum begins Monday, 5 November.  There will be partner sales breakout sessions commencing at 13:30 (and again on Thursday).  Then at 16:00 partners will have the opportunity to hear from several VMware executives at the partner general session with the Partner Networking Reception immediately following.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, carve out time to stop by the Partner Lounge to catch various partner theater sessions.

Be sure to add these sessions and more to your conference agenda.  This is your last chance to register and experience all the excitement in person.

VMworld 2018 US Wrap-up

Take a moment to visit the following pages to replay sessions, view highlights and resources, and to access/download session content.

VMworld 2018 Europe’s Assessment Lounge at VMvillage

Assessment tools are designed to accelerate your digital transformation by providing tools to evaluate your environment and assess readiness for true SDDC or cross-multi cloud. The Assessments Lounge at VMworld Europe will be showcasing our SDDC and EUC assessment tools for Hybrid Cloud, vSphere Optimization, vSAN, and VMware Network.

This is your opportunity to meet with the experts, who can show you how to easily access these tools, co-brandable assets, call scripts, and reports.

Walk away with the tools to build your assessment-led selling strategies through demand generation and sales acceleration that include:

  • Finding new customers to offer these value-added assessments
  • Expanding the footprint with your existing customers at renewal
  • Helping your customers to understand current issues/risks, as well as potential cost savings
  • Showing where your value can be added to your customers’ current environment
  • Creating precision around recommended courses of action
  • Earning the trusted advisor status

Plan to stop by the Assessment Lounge even if you are with your customers as it may help to accelerate your deal cycle.