When and where will VMware Explore 2023 in Las Vegas take place? 
VMware Explore will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Venetian Convention and Expo Center, August 21 – 24, 2023.

What is the address of the Venetian Convention and Expo Center?
The Venetian Expo and Convention Center
201 Sands Ave. 
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702-733-5556 
Venue Website

What is VMware Explore?
VMware Explore is VMware’s flagship event for all things multi-cloud. VMware Explore aims to facilitate new relationships, inspire learning, and provide hands-on training and access to thought leadership in the multi-cloud space. 

Who should attend VMware Explore?
Those engaged in enterprise applications, cloud architecture, infrastructure, end users, networking and security will be among their peers at VMware Explore as we’re inviting all to help build the new multi-cloud world. 

What should I know before I arrive onsite?
View the Plan Your Experience page for important logistical information and for details on the VMware Explore mobile app.

Will there be an online offering?  
Yes, there will be a live broadcast on Tuesday, August 22 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM PDT. The broadcast will cover the general session, solution keynotes, and the technology innovation showcase. This live broadcast is free to attend and will be streamed through the VMware Explore website. You can see more information and sign up for reminders here.

In addition, recordings from select in-person sessions will be posted in the VMware Explore Video Library. Access to this library is free of charge but requires a VMware ID to access. 

What is the common language spoken at VMware Explore in Las Vegas?
The official language of the event is English, and all general sessions, breakout sessions, and hands-on labs will be presented in English. If you wish to bring a translator, please contact the VMware Explore registration team at vmwareexploreusregistration@vmware-events.com for more information.

What is the recommended event attire?
Casual to business dress is appropriate. We do recommend dressing in layers as temperatures can vary.

Is there an age minimum to attend?
You must be at least 21 years of age to attend VMware Explore in Las Vegas. 

What disability accommodations are available?
At VMware, we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive event experience for every attendee. If you require an accommodation for a disability, please indicate your requirements on the registration form.

What sustainability efforts are made for VMware Explore?
At VMware Explore, we are furthering VMware’s journey to net zero by partnering with forward-thinking organizations that share our commitment to environmental sustainability. Together, we organized initiatives throughout your event experience aimed at mitigating carbon emissions, diverting waste from landfills, and promoting sustainable practices. Learn more on the Sustainability page.

Who do I contact for questions?
Please visit our contact page for more information.

What are the registration fees for the event and what is included?
Visit the registration pricing page to see the current rate of the full event pass and what is included. 

Are there any discounts?
Yes, we offer discounts for early registration, groups, VMUG Advantage level members, and attendees in the government and education sectors. View the registration pricing page for more information.

What payments do you accept for registration?
When registering, you can pay by credit card. Payment must be received to print a badge onsite.

Is there a deadline for registration?
No, there's no deadline. You can register online through the last day of the event. 

What is the cancellation policy?
All cancellations must be received in writing via email at VMwareExploreUSRegistration@vmware-events.com. If you cancel prior to 5:00 PM PDT on July 24, 2023, you will receive a full refund. After July 24 at 5:00 PM PDT, please email the registration team to learn about your cancellation options. Group pass purchases are non-refundable.

I am unable to attend VMware Explore Las Vegas. How can I transfer my pass?
If you can no longer attend and want to transfer your pass to a colleague, please email VMwareExploreUSRegistration@vmware-events.com.

Can I be denied registration for any reason?
VMware reserves the right to deny registration to any individual or entity for any reason, at VMware's sole discretion, including past or present failure to meet VMware's standards of conduct, and also including (but not limited to) engaging in violent, illegal, threatening or discriminatory conduct.

Can I register for multiple VMware Explore events?
Registration for each event is separate, and you will need to register and pay (if applicable) for each event independently.

Will I need a badge to get in?
Yes, an event badge is required for entry and should be worn at all times. You'll be able to pick up your badge at the VMware Explore registration desk during open registration hours. For security purposes, be prepared to show identification. If you lose your badge, you can show photo identification and have it reprinted at a registration assistance desk for a fee.

Will my badge include access to SpringOne? 
The full event pass includes access to SpringOne. This year, we’re excited to have the developer-centered SpringOne event join VMware Explore in Las Vegas. Focusing on the expert technical content that enables Spring developers to build microservices, web apps, serverless, event-driven, reactive, and cloud workloads across the software industry, this is an event you won't want to miss. Learn more about the SpringOne program.

Do I need a visa to attend the event?
There are a few countries that require a visa for entry. We recommend checking in advance with your country's local US consulate for details and requirements.

How do I obtain a visa invitation letter?
During the registration process, you will be asked if you require a visa letter. To request a visa letter from the VMware Explore team, please be prepared to provide the following information:
• Full name on passport
• Date and place of birth
• Gender
• Nationality
• Passport number, place and date of issue, and date of expiration
• Are you a government official? [yes, no]

Visa invitation letters will be submitted for approval for attendees who have requested a letter and have completed registration data for a full event pass, including payment. Please note that we can only issue visa letters for fully paid attendees, and you will need to allow two to three weeks for your embassy to process your request. Visa letter requests will not be accepted after July 31, 2023.

Which hotels are official VMware Explore Las Vegas hotels?
View the recommended hotels for VMware Explore Las Vegas. The VMware Explore Las Vegas hotel booking tool is now closed. If you still need to make a reservation, please contact a recommended hotel, or book directly with the hotel of your choice.

What special dietary requirements are accommodated for event-provided meals?
If you have any special dietary requests, please be sure to inform us during the registration process. Limited vegetarian and gluten-free options are available at most event-related meal functions.

What meals are provided?
The following attendee meals and refreshments are included with your purchase of a full event pass:
• Monday: box lunches (for session attendees) and light appetizers at the welcome reception
• Tuesday: breakfast, lunch and refreshments at the hall crawl
• Wednesday: breakfast, lunch and light dinner at The Party
• Thursday: breakfast and lunch

What is the content catalog?
Begin marking your favorite sessions and building your schedule in the VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas Content Catalog today. The content catalog provides a comprehensive list of breakout sessions, hands-on labs, and other sessions. Whether you've already registered or are still considering attending VMware Explore, you can use the content catalog to check out topics and speakers, and find the sessions that meet your event goals. 

Can I preregister for sessions?
Yes! If you have completed your registration and payment for VMware Explore, you can preregister for sessions and begin building out your personal schedule for the week. Because breakout sessions can fill up quickly, we advise preregistering at your earliest convenience.

Can I get copies of the material presented at the event?
Yes, most presentations will be posted after VMware Explore. Please note that only those sessions that are pre-approved for publication are made available online.

What sessions will be broadcast live?
The live broadcast will feature the General Session, Solution Keynotes, and Technology Innovation Showcase. You can see the full live broadcast schedule here.

How can I access content from past events?  
Visit the VMware Explore Video Library for on-demand content from our VMware Explore 2022 events. VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas on-demand content will be available in the VMware Explore Video Library by Friday, August 25. You can view VMworld 2021 sessions in the VMworld Video Archive. Access is free of charge but requires a VMware ID to view. 

I would like to learn more about 2023 sponsorship opportunities. Who can I contact? 

Please complete this form to contact the sponsorship team.