Aug. 29 – Sep. 1, 2022 | San Francisco, CA

Executive Summit at VMware Explore is a special program designed for CIOs, senior IT and business leaders to convene as a community, share proven best practices, and exchange ideas to help navigate opportunities and challenges. Speakers and programming are curated to address important issues and topics that are top of mind for our executive attendees.

VMware Explore is an evolution of the company’s flagship conference, VMworld, and will be inclusive of more technologies, and ecosystem and developer communities that help shape the multi-cloud universe. Visit the VMware Explore US frequently asked questions page to learn more about the event. 

Executive Summit is for CIOs, senior IT and business leaders that drive the strategy and business alignment within their organizations. This is an invitation-only event. Contact your account manager for more information. 

Executive Summit US will be held in San Francisco, California, in conjunction with VMware Explore US. The event venue will be communicated to registered guests by email. 

This is an invitation-only program. A complimentary full event pass for VMware Explore is included with your Executive Summit registration. 

Your invitation email will include a unique code that is assigned only to you, and it will provide access to the registration page. You will be registered for VMware Explore at the same time. Email if you need your invitation resent.

Registration for Executive Summit US includes participation in the business sessions and all the networking experiences that are in the agenda. A complimentary full event pass for VMware Explore US is also included with your Executive Summit registration.

Hotel accommodations are not included. You will have an opportunity to secure accommodations in the VMware Explore US hotel block when you register. Please note that the hotel booking tool closes on July 29.

Registration for Executive Summit US closes on July 29.  Any requests to register after that date will be put on a waitlist. Please note the hotel booking tool also closes on July 29. After that date you will need to book hotel accommodations on your own outside the VMware Explore US hotel block.

Business casual attire is appropriate. We do recommend dressing in layers as temperatures can vary in San Francisco.

VMware is committed to the health and safety of our customers, partners, employees and team members. We encourage you to visit the VMware Explore US health and safety page regularly for updates. 

This is an invitation-only program. Invitations and registrations are non-transferable.

Your VMware Explore badge is required for entry to both Executive Summit and VMware Explore, and should be worn at all times. VMware Explore badges are non-transferrable.

Please email our team at if you are no longer able to attend the event so we can cancel your registration. As it is a complimentary event, there is not a registration cancellation penalty. You will be responsible for cancelling your hotel reservation, and a cancellation penalty may apply. Please check your hotel booking policy for further details.

You can email our concierge team at