Up-to-date vaccination or negative rapid antigen test is required to enter Spain. To learn more about COVID-19 protocols in Spain, visit the Spanish Ministry of Health website.

  • Mask requirements are changing rapidly. VMware will notify all in-person attendees with mask guidance closer to the event. This page will be updated with the latest protocols.
  • Enhanced cleaning will be performed throughout the venue and program areas.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available throughout the program.
  • Do not attend if you are feeling ill or have any symptoms of COVID-19.

Call the Fira Gran Via Security number at +34 93 233 41 00 in the event of an emergency during VMware Explore. If you encounter any emergencies in the evening, please dial 112 as needed. 

VMware suggests these tips not only for VMware Explore, but for any conference you attend, to stay safe:

  • Remove your attendee badge and put it away or recycle it upon leaving VMware Explore venues.
  • Keep your eyes up, your ears open, and your phone away.
  • Carry your wallet in the inside front pocket of your trousers or your jacket.
  • Keep a close eye on your belongings at all times. Avoid leaving bags on the ground or over the back of the chair.
  • We encourage visitors to ask shopkeepers, hotel staff, or police officers for assistance when needed.
  • Call the Fira Gran Via Security number at +34 93 233 41 00 in the event of an emergency during VMware Explore. If you encounter any emergencies in the evening, please dial 112 as needed.