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Hashtags to use on Twitter and Instagram:

  • #vmworld - VMworld conference
  • #vmworldHOL - VMware Hands-on Labs at VMworld
  • #vmworld3word - 3-word creative tweets
  • #vmworldselfie - selfie or group photos
  • #vmworldfest - VMworld Fest (party)


Social and Community resources:

VMworld Recharge Bar

Best Practices & Tips:

  • Add #vmworld to all tweets for maximum reach and amplification.
  • Mention @VMworld in tweets for the opportunity to be retweeted.
  • Create your own Twitter lists by curating related Twitter accounts into a personal list for easy reference.
  • Post photos to social networks to share your experiences.
  • Use Facebook Live, Periscope, or Instagram and Snapchat video to share live video experiences.
  • Recharge devices, work, network and relax in the Square or other meet-up areas around the conference.
  • Plan your schedules ahead of time, but leave time for exploring and networking in the Solutions Exchange.
  • Remember: Social media is only a virtual handshake — leverage it to network and make real connections with the VMworld community!

Gatherings, Meetups & Parties

Make Time for Fun

VMworld is famous for its wide array of opportunities to connect with fellow attendees. From VMworld Fest—our fabulous event party—to sponsored get-togethers to unofficial meetups and outings organized by the VMworld community, you’ll find plenty of options for spending time with friends or making new ones. Check out a list of community gatherings here. Please note that only VMworld Fest, the welcome reception, and the hall crawl are official VMworld events. 


Social Media & VMware Communities Lounge

Enjoy Our Social Hub

  • VMTN TechTalks with vBrownBag: Attend sessions in the VMTN lounge theater given by community members. Register to attend a TechTalk in the VMworld Europe Content Catalog.
  • VMware {code} Power Sessions in VMware {code} Theater: Hear 30-minute technical talks on Kubernetes, VMware Cloud on AWS, Service Mesh, and more.
  • VMware {code} Power Sessions in Breakout Room: One-hour breakout sessions cover topics such as DevOps, Kubernetes, and AWS.  
  • Maker Space: Join one of our three HOLs: Kubernetes on Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi and Pulse IoT, and Introduction to Raspberry Pi and sensor programming. No previous experience needed!
  • Blogger Tables: This convenient space encourages writing as well as networking between bloggers and VMware employees.
  • Social Media Briefing Area: Find out how to join different platforms, learn best practices, find top VMware influencers, and more!

Live and On-Demand Video 

General Sessions

VMworld general sessions will be live-streamed and available on-demand after VMworld. Check back for more details!

See the VMworld 2018 Europe General Sessions

VMworld TV on YouTube

We'll post highlights, interviews and demos direct from VMworld – subscribe to VMworld TV for the latest updates.

Visit VMworld TV on YouTube

VMworld On Demand

Our on-demand library offers session playbacks from all our past VMworld events. Re-watch a favorite session or discover a new one.

Go to the On-Demand Library

VMworld Live Streams and Highlight Videos

When our event gets under way, view embedded live streams and video highlights, including theCUBE interviews and vBrownBag Tech Talks.