VMware Explore 2022 US Venue

The Moscone Center 
747 Howard St.
San Francisco, CA 94103 

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.

Exclusive Online Sessions

VMware Explore will present over 100 unique, on-demand technical content in the online video library. 

Session Recordings

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

Download the VMware Explore Mobile App

The VMware Explore mobile app is your go-to resource to keep up with what’s happening at VMware Explore 2022 US, 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 Moscone South lobby. 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 $2,395.


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

Coat and Bag Check

Coat and bag check will be available in Moscone West, Level 1 where you can store any items you don’t wish to carry with you at the event or to The Party.



Monday, Aug. 29 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday, Aug. 30 7:00 AM – 7:00 PM
Wednesday, Aug. 31 7:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Thursday, Sep. 1 7:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Bag check will also be available at the Chase Center for The Party.


Hotels & Transportation

Official VMware Explore US Hotels

Route Number
Pickup Location
Westin St. Francis
1 Curbside on Post Street
Grand Hyatt San Francisco 1 Walk to Westin St. Francis
JW Marriott Hotel San Francisco 1 Walk to Westin St. Francis
San Francisco Marriott Union Square Hotel 1 Walk to Westin St. Francis
Hilton San Francisco Union Square 2 Curbside on Taylor Street
Hotel Nikko 2 Walk to Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Parc 55 Hotel 2 Walk to Hilton San Francisco Union Square
Omni San Francisco Hotel 3 NW Corner of Montgomery and California
Hyatt Regency San Francisco 4 Curbside on Market Street in cut-out
Grand Hyatt at SFO Hyatt SFO Hotel Front Drive

Walking Distance Hotels:

  • Hyatt Regency Downtown SoMa
  • InterContinental San Francisco
  • Palace Hotel
  • San Francisco Marriott Marquis
  • The Clancy, Autograph Collection
  • The St. Regis San Francisco
  • W San Francisco

Hotel Shuttle Service: 

Shuttle service will be provided between select VMware Explore 2022 US official hotels and Moscone West (except Grand Hyatt SFO). Refer to the hotel list for shuttle route numbers and pickup locations. Service will be offered on a loop every 30 minutes, during these peak hours of the conference: 

Mon, Aug. 29 8:30 AM – 8:00 PM
Tue, Aug. 30 6:30 AM – 10:30 AM
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Wed, Aug. 31 6:30 AM – 10:30 AM
4:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Thu, Sep. 1 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Grand Hyatt SFO Shuttle Service:

Shuttle service for Grand Hyatt SFO will be provided at the following times only. Shuttle stops for this route will be the hotel front drive and Moscone South.

Mon, Aug. 29 Hotel to Moscone S. 9:00 AM, 11:30 AM
Moscone S. to Hotel 8:00 PM
Tue, Aug. 30 Hotel to Moscone S. 6:30 AM, 8:30 AM
Moscone S. to Hotel 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM
Wed, Aug. 31 Hotel to Moscone S. 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM
Moscone S. to Hotel 5:00 PM, 10:30 PM
Thu, Sep. 1 Hotel to Moscone S. 7:00 AM, 9:00 AM
Moscone S. to Hotel 4:00 PM

The Party Shuttle Service:

Shuttle service to The Party on Wednesday, August 31 at the Chase Center will pickup from Moscone South beginning at 5:30 PM for groups with early access. General shuttle loading begins at 6:30 PM in front of Moscone South. The last shuttle will depart from the Chase Center at 10:15 PM and return to Moscone South, continuing on to hotel route hubs. 

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.

Join the VMware Explore Welcome Session

Join us for this welcome session in The Hub Theater and we'll connect you with other new attendees and teach you tips and tricks to get the best out of your VMware Explore experience.

Explore in The Expo

Visit The Expo in Moscone South, Lower Level to explore the latest products and solutions from 90+ sponsors and exhibitors. While there, be sure to head to the VMware booth (#1002) where you can learn more about the latest offerings, attend our in-booth theater presentations, and get your questions answered by product specialists.

Network in The Hub

The Hub welcomes all attendees to relax, recharge, network and learn. Meet-up with old and new friends in the VMware Rewards area, hear from inspiring experts in the theater, participate in philanthropic activities with Giving Back Together or have fun in the McLaren driving simulator. You won’t want to miss out on this space.  


Schedule coming soon!

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 and early access to The Party. Stay engaged to win exclusive prizes as you level up.

Official Evening Events

When: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Monday, August 29
Where: The Expo, Moscone South, Lower Level

Kick off your VMware Explore experience at the welcome reception in The Expo. Get your first look at more than 100 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: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Tuesday, August 30
Where: The Expo, Moscone South, Lower Level

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 booths.

When: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM on Wednesday, August 31
Where: Chase Center

Join us as we discover the Best of the Bay at Chase Center. Local artists, local eats, local sounds—we’ve got it all. Upon arrival, experience an awe-inspiring mushroom forest on exhibit for the first time ever in San Francisco! Looking to feast? Take your pick from SF classics: Gott’s Roadside, Tacolicious, Bakesale Betty’s and more! In the arena, local bands, VYBE Society and Tainted Love, and other surprise performers will keep us dancing through the night. Together, let’s celebrate everything that makes San Francisco so special during one unforgettable night!

More Information

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