Exclusively for VMware Partners at VMworld 2019 US

With purchase of the VMworld 2019 full conference pass, VMware partners will have complimentary access to this exclusive partner program that includes the partner general session, partner networking reception, and partner lounge amenities and theater sessions. 


Please note, this year there will not be any partner-specific enablement or training sessions during VMworld. These sessions have moved to EMPOWER, VMware’s standalone partner enablement event held annually in the spring. 


Sunday, August 25

Partner General Session | 4:00 – 5:00 PM
Partners should plan to kick off VMworld 2019 here. VMware leadership will outline their vision and strategy for FY21 and beyond, highlight new business opportunities, and share insight on key announcements that will be communicated throughout the week.
Partner Networking Reception | 5:00 – 6:00 PM
Engage with VMware executives, experts, thought leaders, and fellow partners in a relaxed and informal setting.

Sunday, August 25 – Thursday, August 29

Partner Lounge & Partner Lounge Theater Sessions
The partner lounge is conveniently located in the Square. It’s the place for partners to hold a customer meeting, catch a theater session presentation, engage with VMware experts at the kiosks, or simply relax or recharge.

Partner Guided Xperiences

Recommended Sessions for You and Your Customers

Leverage these targeted agendas to find out which solution-focused partner sessions you should attend, and which key conference sessions you should recommend to your customers.  

Catch a Partner Theater Session Presentation

The partner lounge theater will feature dozens of short (25-minute), content-rich session presentations throughout the week. View the partner lounge theater session topics and descriptions in the VMworld 2019 US Content Catalog.

Some of our sponsored sessions to consider are:

Perks of the Partner Lounge

Partners will have exclusive access to the partner lounge, located in the Square, from Sunday, August 25 until Thursday, August 29. It’s the space where partners can reserve meeting rooms for their customer meetings, catch a theater session presentation, engage with VMware experts at the kiosks, network with other partners and peers, or simply relax, refuel, and recharge mobile devices.

NEW this year will be kiosks for partners to ask the experts or simply learn more about what the new Partner Connect program and Development Fund Transformation means for them.  

Partner Lounge Hours:
Sunday:  1:00 PM – 7:30 PM (Closed 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM)
Monday:  7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday:  7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday:  7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday:  7:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Partner Forum Sponsors