VMworld 2020

VMworld 2020 Know Before You Go


We look forward to welcoming you to our first-ever digital event, VMworld 2020. Get ready for 48 hours of non-stop innovation with industry leaders, subject-matter experts, and thousands of IT professionals. To make the most of your experience, visit our Plan Your Experience page. Below, we’ve shared a few more helpful tips for accessing different parts of VMworld 2020.



To ensure a smooth experience with our platform, we recommend using one of the following browsers to attend: Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.


VMworld Mobile App

Download the VMworld mobile app to network with attendees, browse the content catalog to schedule sessions, and provide feedback. The app is available on Apple and Android by searching VMworld 2020 and will be available within the coming days. To meet other attendees, be sure to opt in for the attendee list. Then, select the Networking tool to find other attendees with similar interests and start a direct chat with your fellow participants. However, only attendees who opt in for networking will be able to chat with each other.


VMworld Sessions

Sessions for VMworld will be conducted primarily in English. Closed captioning is available in the following languages for the General Session, Solutions Keynotes, and Fireside Chat with Pat: Spanish (Latin American), Portuguese (Brazilian), French, Russian, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese. To activate closed captioning, hover over the player, press the CC button on the lower right-hand side, and then select the language of your choice.

NEW Feature – Within the content catalog, you can export your sessions to your calendar (Outlook – VCal, Mac – ICal, and CSV). Simply login, visit My Schedule and select the download button on the top right. Feel free to modify your calendar invites to include the direct link to the session once available. If changes are made to your schedule after it’s been exported, your calendar invite will not automatically update.

Premier pass holders can also schedule a 1:1 consultation and join an expert-led roundtable. Just access the scheduling tool through your My VMworld profile. These sessions will not be available on-demand after the event. Premier passes are now sold out.

We highly encourage all attendees to catch the NewV session to make the most out of your experience. This session is available here.

There’s still time to register! Register today and schedule a session in one of our VMworld tracks:


Demo Zones

Your VMworld online experience puts the VMware and Sponsor Demo Zones at your fingertips. Watch over 120 demos, get your questions answered by product specialists, download helpful resources, and learn more about the latest VMware offerings. Within each sponsor demo page, you will be able to watch videos to learn how each sponsor partners with VMware. You can also chat live with sponsor subject matter experts. Start a chat with a product expert in the VMware and Sponsor Demo Zones by clicking the chat button on the left-hand side of each page.


Cloud City

This year, Cloud City has added a special program targeting specific challenges created by COVID-19 for global businesses. You can find other relevant content by visiting the VMworld Content Catalog and using the various filters (e.g., enter COVID in the keyword search field). Find more details here.


VMworld Challenge

Open to general and premier pass holders, qualify to win exclusive VMworld prizes by completing each action of the challenge. As you attend sessions, interact with sponsors, and get hands-on, you will automatically advance through each tier of the game to be eligible for a chance to win unique items. Participants can earn all available prizes – the more you engage, the more opportunities to win! Qualified participants will be entered into a drawing for each prize and will be notified if they’ve won immediately after VMworld. Prizes will be rewarded and sent by the end of October. Be sure to visit Surveys during the live event and complete the VMworld Challenge opt-in survey to qualify to win. Read more details here.



At VMworld, our exciting sessions are only half the fun, and this year is no different. From sponsored activities in the Entertainment Zone to an online concert experience, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to recharge, refresh, and reboot before your next session. Reserve your spot today via the Content Catalog. Find more details here.


Check out the Plan Your Experience page for further details on everything on tap this year. We’ll “see” you all soon!




Missed our last blog post? Catch up on the latest: VMworld 2020: Latinos@VMware and Black@VMware Employee Sessions.


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