VMware Explore 2022 Europe Venue

Fira Barcelona Gran Via
Carrer del Foc 10
08038 Barcelona

VMware Explore Video Library

View sessions from VMware Explore from the comfort of your own computer. Access to this offering will be free of charge but requires a VMware ID to access. All videos will include English closed captions.

Watch the General Session Live

The general session will be streamed live on the VMware Explore Europe homepage on Tuesday, 8 November from 09:00 to 10:30 CET. Replay will be available in the VMware Explore Video Library.

Exclusive Online Sessions

As of 7 November, even more on-demand technical content will be added with the kickoff of our European in-person event.

Session Recordings

Replays from our in-person sessions at VMware Explore Europe will be posted in the video library about 24 hours after the session takes place. 

Download the VMware Explore Mobile App

The VMware Explore Europe event will be available in the app starting 1 November.

The VMware Explore mobile app is your go-to resource to keep up with what’s happening at VMware Explore 2022 Europe, manage your schedule, and network with attendees. Session/room changes will be noted in the app and push notifications will be sent alerting you to any urgent updates. 

App requirements: 
iOS 12 or later 
Android 7 or later


When You Arrive

Badge Pickup and Registration

Pick up your badge in the Hall 8.0 foyer. To speed up the process, get your Print Badge QR Code from the mobile app and have your photo ID ready.

Don’t forget to add your badge photo in the My Event Portal.  

Late to the party? Don’t worry—onsite registration is available for €1,675.


Visit the Agenda page to see
registration hours for each day >

Coat and Bag Drop

Coat and bag drop will be available in the Hall 8.0 foyer where you can store any items you don’t wish to carry with you at the event or to The Party.



Monday, 7 Nov. 08:00 – 19:00
Tuesday, 8 Nov. 07:30 – 19:00
Wednesday, 9 Nov. 08:30 – 22:45
Thursday, 10 Nov. 08:30 – 16:00


Hotels & Transportation

VMware Explore Shuttle Service

Shuttle transportation has been arranged for VMware Explore attendees at the following times. Shuttles are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Arrival Transfer Shuttles from Airport to Fira Gran Via

Sunday, 6 November: 15:30 - 19:30

Monday, 7 November: 09:00 - 19:00


  • Approximately every 30 minutes
  • Pick-ups from Terminal 1 and Terminal 2
  • Meet at arrivals after customs. Look for staff with event branded signs/paddles who will direct attendees to the shuttles.
  • Please note there is not a VMware Explore support/help desk at the airport
  • Drop off at event venue, Fira Gran Via, outside the Hall 8.0 entrance on Carrer de l’Alumini
  • Register and collect your VMware Explore badge, then proceed to hotel on own

The Party Shuttles from Fira Gran Via to Central Barcelona

Wednesday, 9 November: 19:30 - 21:45


  • Approximately every 30 minutes
  • Shuttles available to take you back to central Barcelona after The Party
  • Departs from the Fira Gran Via outside Hall 8.0 on Carrer de l’Alumini
  • Drop-off at two central locations
    • Plaça d’Espanya
      Nearby metro station: Espanya
    • Barceloneta (Passeig de Colom, 1)
      Nearby metro stations: Jaume 1 and Barceloneta 

Departure Transfer Shuttles from Fira Gran Via to Airport

Thursday, 10 November: 12:00 - 18:00


  • Approximately every 30 minutes
  • Departs from the Fira Gran Via outside Hall 8.0 on Carrer de l’Alumini
  • Drop-offs at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2

Official Hotels

Don't forget to secure your accommodations in the VMware Explore hotel block when you register. These hotels have been chosen with convenience and budgetary requirements in mind to best fit your needs. Below, you’ll find a list of hotels to choose from while attending VMware Explore Europe.


Limited Availability: The VMware Explore hotel block is nearly sold out. If rooms are not available for your desired dates, please contact the hotel directly or use a third-party booking platform.

Plan Your Schedule

Attend Forward-Thinking Sessions

Hear from VMware executives, prominent experts and special guests who will share the latest innovations and solutions in the general session and solution keynotes.

Explore in The Expo

Visit The Expo in Hall 7.0 to explore the latest products and solutions from 60+ sponsors and exhibitors. While there, be sure to head to the VMware stand (#315) where you can learn more about the latest offerings, attend our in-stand theater presentations, and get your questions answered by product specialists.

Get Involved with VMware Rewards

Previous VMworld Alumni status will be transitioned into the VMware Rewards Program. Within this program, customers and partners will be recognized with an exclusive digital badge and event loyalists will receive access to the Rewards lounge. Stay engaged to win exclusive prizes as you level up.

Official Evening Events

When: 17:00 – 19:00 on Tuesday, 8 November
Where: The Expo, Hall 7.0

Kick off your VMware Explore experience at the welcome reception in The Expo. Get your first look at more than 60 exhibitors on the show floor, network with fellow attendees in a fun atmosphere, pick up some new swag, and enjoy delicious appetizers and drinks.

When: 17:00 – 19:00 on Wednesday, 9 November
Where: The Expo, Hall 7.0

The hall crawl gives you the chance to get up close and personal with the VMware ecosystem, sponsors and exhibitors in The Expo. Participate in giveaways, get in-depth product information, pick up some swag, and socialize while enjoying snacks and drinks at the sponsor stands.

When: 19:00 – 21:00 on Wednesday, 9 November
Where: Hall 6.0

Work hard, play hard. The Party is our must-attend event. Plan to enjoy some food, drinks, games and great music from our headliner—to be announced soon.

More Information

Health and Safety

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Social Media

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Code of Conduct

VMware expects our attendees to help promote a safe and respectful business environment that is free from all forms of discrimination, bullying and harassment.