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Welcome Reception

The official opening of VMworld, the Welcome Reception offers a way for attendees to start their time at the conference with food, drinks, and networking in the Solutions Exchange. Catch up with colleagues, talk to technology partners, bump into knowledge experts and enjoy time with professionals in your field while kicking off VMworld 2014.


Discussion Groups

Meet with like-minded colleagues and share information about challenges and opportunities; ask for guidance from your peers in similar industries in a casual, discussion-based format. Our Discussion Groups help you find the people at VMworld that you want to have focused dialogues with, and make that possible.


Solutions Exchange

Visit more than 275 technology partners at the Solutions Exchange, and learn how they can provide complementary solutions that can help you dramatically reduce your IT complexity. Review the latest competitive solutions side-by-side with sponsors and exhibitors. Separate the hype from reality when making purchasing decisions. Discuss your specific questions and challenges, hear about solutions, and connect with technology partners who can provide advice and information.


Fun Run

Kick off the week with your fellow colleagues and other vGeeks at VMworld with a beautiful 5k charity run/walk. Enjoy scenic views of San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz prison and historic Fort Point, all for a great cause. A percentage of the funds raised will be donated to two a local charities; BUILD and Inveneo.


Learn more about the Fun Run, how to register, and the charities supported.


Hall Crawl

Join us for this special, designated time to see the latest products and services. Enjoy food and drinks provided by sponsoring companies and take advantage of additional networking time with your colleagues.

Hall Crawl Sponsors


Hang Space

Learning from the experts, networking, and talking to exhibitors in the Solutions Exchange all add up to an amazing conference experience, but can also lead to the need to relax and recharge every now and then. We have the perfect place for you to take a break, talk with your colleagues, and prepare for the next session, workshop, or meeting. The Hang Space is the perfect retreat from your conference schedule, until you are ready to head back in, fully recharged.

AUGUST 24-28

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  • Solutions Exchange
    Location: Moscone South, Lower Level
    • Sunday, August 24
      4:00PM – 7:00PM
      Welcome Reception
    • Monday, August 25
      11:00AM - 6:00PM
    • Tuesday, August 26
      11:00AM - 6:00PM
    • Wednesday, August 27
      10:00AM - 5:00pm
  • Fun Run
    Sunday, August 24 - 8:30AM
    • Location:
      Chrissy Field, San Francisco
    • (shuttles will be provided to/from location)
    • Cost: $55
    • [ Learn more ]
  • Hall Crawl
    Location: Solutions Exchange
    Tuesday, August 26
    4:30PM - 6:00PM
  • Hang Space
    • Monday, August 25
      7:00AM - 7:00PM
    • Tuesday, August 26
      7:00AM - 6:00PM
    • Wednesday, August 27
      7:00AM - 5:00PM
    • Thursday, August 28
      8:00AM - 3:00PM

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