Partner Exchange @ VMworld is VMware’s flagship partner event offering all partner types the content and tools necessary to succeed in selling VMware products. With bootcamps on Sunday and main sessions on Monday, Partner Exchanges gives partners an unparalleled opportunity to prepare for customer engagement at VMworld later that week.

Partner Exchange pass holders can attend a wide range of technical and sales partner bootcamps and enablement sessions (held on Sunday), a partner general session presented by top VMware executives, solutions keynotes presented by VMware’s business-unit leaders, partner breakout sessions and route-to-market discussions.

In addition, Partner Exchange pass holders will have exclusive access to the Partner Exchange Lounge all week at VMworld and an invitation to the partner networking reception.

Partner Exchange @ VMworld

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The Technical Account Manager (TAM) Customer Day is a one-day, invitation-only customer event that includes a blend of business and technical sessions to address top IT and business challenges. As a TAM customer, you can take advantage of this opportunity to interact directly with VMware experts and leaders while you gain insight into VMware best practices, planning and strategies.

Throughout VMworld you’ll have access to TAM Customer Central, an area designated exclusively for our TAM customers. There you’ll be able to network with VMware experts and other TAM customers, participate in interactive, deep-dive roundtables and gain access to inside information not available elsewhere.


The VMware User Group (VMUG) is an independent, global, customer-led organization, created to maximize members’ use of VMware and partner solutions through knowledge sharing, training, collaboration and events. With more than 120,000 members worldwide, VMUG is the largest organization for virtualization users.

There will be several VMUG activities onsite at VMworld. To learn more about the VMware User Group community, visit the VMUG website and follow VMUG on Twitter. Membership is free, so sign up and connect with us today!

VMUG Advantage subscribers receive a discount on VMworld registration. Learn more now about the VMUG Advantage program.


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Are you a VMworld regular? If so, you may qualify to enjoy the benefits of our VMworld Alumni program. If you’ve registered for at least two VMworld events between 2013 and 2017 as a full-conference pass attendee, as verified by your account’s registration history, you’ll receive a discount on full-conference registration for VMworld 2018.

You’ll also get exclusive access to the VMworld Alumni Lounge all week at VMworld, where you can relax, recharge and socialize with fellow alumni. We’ll also show our appreciation for your continued support of VMworld with a free gift.

And congratulations to our Alumni Elite members, who have attended VMworld every year since its inception! This dedicated group receives a free VMworld pass for life, as long as they continue to attend annually.