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 Avenue, 
Las Vegas, NV 89169
Phone: 702.733.5556 
Venue Website

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 product demo showcase. This live broadcast is free to attend and will be streamed through the VMware Explore website.

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 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 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.

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 may pay by credit card or wire transfer. 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 may 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 2023 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 here.

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?
VMware Explore Las Vegas has an event room block at the Venetian for $159 per night plus taxes and fees. To secure a room at the event rate, make your hotel arrangements via the VMware Explore booking tool after you complete registration. Please note the hotel booking tool closes at 6:00 PM PDT on July 14. 

Government attendees will also have an option to secure a room at Treasure Island in the VMware Explore hotel block at the negotiated event rate of $109 per night plus taxes and fees. You must use a government email domain as your registration email address to qualify for this room block.

Do I need to contact the hotel to book my reservation?
When you register online for VMware Explore, you will have an opportunity to request a room in the VMware Explore hotel block at the negotiated event rate and provide your check-in and check-out dates. A hotel reservation will then be made for you and guaranteed with your credit card. You are also free to make your own reservations directly with the hotel of your choice if you would like to book outside of the VMware Explore hotel block. 

If I am not registered for VMware Explore; how do I book my hotel room?
You are free to make your own reservations directly with the hotel of your choice. However, to take advantage of the VMware Explore discounted room rates, you must be registered for VMware Explore and make your hotel arrangements via the VMware Explore booking process after you complete registration. Please note the hotel booking tool closes at 6:00 PM PDT on July 14. 

Do I need to give a credit card to reserve my room?
Yes, a credit card will be needed to confirm your reservation through the VMware Explore booking process.

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: light appetizers at 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, and when will it be available?
Access to the VMware Explore 2023 Las Vegas Content Catalog will be available June 6, 2023. At that time, you will be able to favorite sessions. Session scheduling will be available on July 11.

The VMware Explore 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 catalog to check out topics and speakers and find the sessions that meet your event goals. 

How can I access content from past events?  
Visit the VMware Explore Video Library for on-demand content from our VMware Explore 2022 events. You can find most sessions from the past two VMworld events 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.