What are the registration fees for the event?
Please visit the conference pricing page
for the most current information. Is there a deadline for registration?
No, you can register online through the last day of the conference. However, there are discounts for early registration. Please visit the conference pricing page
for the most current information. What payments do you accept for VMworld 2016 registration?
When registering, you may pay by credit card, check, or wire transfer. Payment must be received to print a conference badge on-site. What is included in the registration fee?
Your registration fee for a Full Conference Pass entitles you to the following:
Do I need a badge?
- Welcome Reception
- General Sessions
- Breakout Sessions (Note: Some sessions are restricted to Partners or other select groups of attendees)
- Hands-on Labs
- VMworld 2016 Party
- Solutions Exchange
- Lunch and refreshments
Yes, a conference badge is required for entry into the conference and should be worn at all times. Please pick up your badge at the VMworld 2016 registration desk during open registration hours. For security purposes, be prepared to show identification. If you lose your badge, you may show photo identification and have it reprinted at a registration check-in deck for a $75 fee. Do I need a visa to attend the conference?
There are a few countries that require a visa for entry. We recommend checking in advance with your country's local U.S. consulate for details and requirements. How do I obtain a visa invitation letter?
During the registration process you will be asked if you require a visa letter. In order to request a visa letter from the VMworld team, please be prepared to provide the following information:
- Full Name on Passport
- Date of Birth
- Place of Birth
- Gender [Male, Female]
- Passport Number
- Place of Issue
- Date of Issue
- Date of Expiration
- Are you a Government Official [Yes, No]
Visa invitation letters will be submitted for approval for those attendees that have requested a visa invite letter and have completed registration data for a Full Conference pass including payment. Please note we can only issue visa letters for fully paid attendees and you will need to allow two to three weeks for your embassy to process your request. Visa letter requests will not be accepted after August 1, 2016. Can I be denied registration for any reason?
VMware reserves the right to deny registration to any individual or entity for any reason, at VMware's sole discretion, including past or present failure to meet VMware's standards of conduct, and also including but not limited to, engaging in violent, illegal, threatening or discriminatory conduct. Are guests permitted to attend?
Attendees may purchase one Guest Pass for a guest who is 21 years of age or older. The Guest Pass fee is $300 and allows registered guests entry only to the VMworld Welcome Reception and the VMworld Party. The Guest Pass does not include access to Breakout Sessions, General Sessions, Hands-on Labs, continental breakfast, lunch, or any other activities that are reserved for attendees with Full Conference passes. Guest Passes can be purchased during online registration or onsite at the conference registration desk. Can I register for both VMworld US and Europe?
Registration for each event is separate, and you will need to register and pay for each event independently. Are there any discounts?
Yes, we offer discounts for groups, VMworld alumni, VMUG Advantage Level members, VMware Certified Professionals, and attendees in the government and education sectors. Please visit the conference pricing page
for the most current information. What special dietary requirements are accommodated with the meals at the Conference?
If you have any special dietary requests, please be sure to inform us during the registration process. Limited vegetarian options are available at most Conference-related meal functions.