Explore Partner and Customer Programs at VMworld 2019 US

VMworld 2019 US offers value-added opportunities for partners, TAM customers, and members of the VMware User Group. Discover more.


VMworld offers multiple opportunities for VMware partners to dive deep into the current and future possibilities that exist in the digital infrastructure marketplace.

Exclusively for Partners at VMworld

General Session

Hear VMware executives discuss vision and strategy and how our growing partner ecosystem creates opportunities for partners across all routes to market. The general session takes place Sunday, August 26 from 4:00 – 5:00 PM.

Partner Lounge

Visit the partner lounge (Sunday – Thursday) to attend theater sessions, network with your peers, request a meeting room, or simply to recharge and refuel. It's the perfect place to take a quick break from the excitement of VMworld.

Partner Sales Track

Join us on Sunday, August 26 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM and Thursday, August 30 from 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM for custom-tailored sales enablement and training sessions developed for partners. (Session registration and a VMworld full conference pass are required for attendance.)

Networking Opportunities

Connect with fellow partners and VMware executives, experts, and thought leaders throughout the week at 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!

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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 2014 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.