LOGISTICS 

Venue

Fira Barcelona Gran Via
Hall 6.0
Carrer del Foc 10
08038 Barcelona
www.firabarcelona.com/en/gran-via

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Badge Pickup

Pick up your badge at our registration desk in VMvillage in Hall 6.0.

To speed the process, get your Express Check-In QR code from the mobile app. Please review our agenda to see registration hours for each day.

Late to the party? Don’t worry -- on-site registration is available at a rate of €1,675.

 

Bag Check

A coat/bag check will be available near our registration desk, where you can store any items you don’t wish to carry around the event.
 

VMworld Schedule Snapshot
Date Registration VMvillage Solutions Exchange
Sunday, 10 September 16:00 – 20:00 n/a n/a
Monday, 11 September 07:30 – 19:30 08:00 – 18:00 n/a
Tuesday, 12 September 07:30 – 19:30 08:00 – 17:30 10:30 – 19:30
Wednesday, 13 September 08:00 – 18:00 08:00 – 17:00 10:30 – 19:00
Thursday, 14 September 08:00 – 16:00 08:00 – 16:00 10:30 – 14:30

To see the full VMworld schedule, please visit our agenda page.
 

Meals and Food Service

VMworld attendee meals will be served in two main locations within the Fira:

  • Hall 8.1 (hot and cold lunches)
  • Hall 7.0 (hot lunches)

 

Date Lunch Hours
Tuesday, 12 September 12:00 – 14:00
Wednesday, 13 September 12:00 – 14:00
Thursday, 14 September 12:00 – 14:00

CONFERENCE SHUTTLES AND TRANSPORTATION

Airport Shuttle

Conference shuttle service will be provided from Barcelona-El Prat airport to the Fira on Sunday,10 September and Monday, 11 September. Shuttles run every 30 minutes from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.

 

On Thursday, 14 September, departure transfer shuttles will run from the Fira to the airport from 12:00-18:00, every 15 minutes. Drop-off is again at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Be on the lookout for detailed shuttle schedules displayed throughout the conference.

 

Day and Date Shuttle Hours
Sunday, 10 September 15:30 - 19:30 (every 30 minutes)
Monday, 11 September 09:00 - 19:00 (every 30 minutes)
Thursday, 14 September 12:00 - 18:00 (every 15 minutes)

Metro

Fira Barcelona Gran Via is located a 7-minute walk from the Fira Metro station or a 17-minute walk from the Europe Fira station. The venue is located 12km from Barcelona-El Prat airport and accessible via Metro Line 9, which can be taken directly to and from Terminals 1 and 2. See Metro Line 9 Map .

T10 transport tickets will be stocked and distributed from Hall 6.0 registration. Each ticket is good for 10 Metro, bus, tram and train journeys in Zone 1 (Barcelona city center). Please note: The T10 pass is not valid for airport Metro stops. Learn More

VMWORLD 2017 MOBILE APP 

The VMworld 2017 mobile app is your go-to resource to keep up with what’s happening and get daily highlights; watch breakout sessions on demand; access VMworld social visualizations, community offerings and social channels; and so much more.

 

Requirements:

  • iOS 9 or later
  • Android 4.1 or later (NOTE: not compatible with 8.0 Oreo)

Learn More or download the app for iOS or Android below.

 

     

VMworld 2017 Europe Mobile App

ACTIVITIES AT VMWORLD

At VMworld, attending our exciting sessions is only half the fun. There are also plenty of opportunities to socialize, network, meet new friends, hang out and let loose. Explore the options below or check out all VMworld 2017 Europe activities.

Solutions Exchange

Visit the Solutions Exchange in Hall 7.0 to explore the latest products and solutions from over 100 sponsors and exhibitors.

The Solutions Exchange also hosts the VMworld Welcome Reception Tuesday, 12 September from 17:30 – 19:30 and the Hall Crawl on Wednesday, 13 September from 17:00 – 19:00.

VMware Booth

Join partners and VMware employees at the VMware Booth (#VM217) in the Solutions Exchange.

Learn more about our cutting-edge solutions from VMware product experts as well as how VMware enables partners and customers with the tools they need to succeed.

Social & Community

Take part in the VMworld conversation by connecting with our social communities at VMworld 2017. Visit the Social Media & Community page on vmworld.com to learn more about how you can get engaged.

VMworld Customer Appreciation Party

Wednesday, 13 September
19:00 – 22:00
Fira Gran Via, Hall 4.0

Don’t miss our best party of the year, featuring Kaiser Chiefs and a full evening of food, drink and fun.

SESSIONS AT VMWORLD

VMworld Europe offers more than 300 session choices to let you create a highly customized learning journey. Select and schedule your sessions in the content catalog, or use our mobile app to build your agenda.

General Sessions

Our general sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing the company’s industry perspective on digital business, transformative technologies, and innovation. Don’t miss these insightful, impactful, and always popular events.

General sessions will take place on Tuesday and Wednesday from 09:00 - 10:30.

 

Learn More

 

Showcase Keynotes

New this year, we’ll be presenting four showcase keynotes of 60-90 minutes each. These keynotes will feature prominent VMware experts who will share VMware innovations and solutions across four business-critical topics: modernizing the data center, integrating public clouds, empowering the digital workspace and transforming security.

See the Showcase Keynotes

VMware Solutions and Innovations

Spotlight Sessions

In our spotlight sessions, VMware executives offer next-level information on the latest strategy and roadmaps for the most pertinent technical topics today. Here’s a sampling of what we’re offering – see them all and save your seat in the content catalog.

 

 

See all Spotlight Sessions


Event Survey

Please take a moment to complete the event survey available to you onsite on Wednesday afternoon. It can be taken at survey kiosks or via your MyVMworld account on your own device. This survey provides important feedback to us about your experience at VMworld and helps us curate content for our future events. When you complete the survey, you’ll receive a small gift as a thank-you.

VMWARE TRAINING & CERTIFICATION

Save 25% - 50%

VMworld 2017 offers training and certification programs to help you build the skills and experience to design, deploy, and operate your VMware platform and evolve your organization. Take advantage of special training and certification offers at VMworld, including 25% off our On Demand courses and premium digital learning subscription, and 50% off VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification exams. Get all the Details Now

VMWARE USER GROUP (VMUG)

The VMware User Group will be onsite and active at VMworld with a booth in the Solutions Exchange (#VMUG425) and our always popular member party. VMUG members: Be sure to visit the VMUG booth to learn about the latest programs; connect with VMUG board members, leaders and fellow members; and win fantastic prizes all week long! Not a VMUG member yet? Join for free by stopping by the booth. You’ll also be able to pick up the annual VMUG T-shirt (while supplies last).