Group Activities on Monday, April 6

You are invited to participate in one of the optional fun group activities on Monday, April 6, before we kick off Partner Leadership Summit 2020 on Tuesday, April 7. All activities take place at or depart from Terranea Resort. The group activities are a perfect way to get to know other partner attendees and VMware executives and have some fun while sightseeing and exploring the California coastline. Make sure you sign up for one during the registration process, as space is limited and they fill up fast.


Guided Coastal Hike

When: Monday, April 6, 2020 I 11:00AM – 1:00PM

Suggested Attire: Comfortable athletic clothing, closed-toe shoes, hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses

Fitness Level: All fitness levels are welcome

This guided hike will take you along Terranea’s Pacific coastal trails, stopping at a variety of spectacular viewing points for pictures and to enjoy the scenery. The tour guide will point out the local flora and fauna. You may see a California gnatcatcher, a Palos Verdes blue butterfly, or an Allen’s hummingbird, all native to Southern California. A box lunch will be provided.

Ocean Kayaking

When: Monday, April 6, 2020 I 1:00PM – 3:00PM (2 hours long)

Suggested Attire: Comfortable swimwear. Water shoes and life vests will be provided at the beach cove, and a communal locker is available to store valuables

Fitness Level: This is a moderately physical activity, and you must be a proficient swimmer


Paddle through the stunning kelp beds along the Terranea coastline. This underwater forest is home to the California state fish, the Garibaldi; bottlenose dolphins; seals and sea lions; and bat rays. Experience the Catalina Channel’s famous underwater reserve on one of our stable sit-on-top tandem kayaks. Highly experienced instructors offer a safe, fun, and informative tour, narrating highlights as you paddle. A box lunch will be provided.



Golf Tournament on Terranea’s 9-hole golf course

When: Monday, April 6, 2020 I Two tee times available until capacity is reached: 11:00AM or 3:00PM

Join VMware executives and other golf enthusiasts for a tournament on Terranea’s 9-hole golf course, The Links at Terranea. Golf clubs will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space in the golf tournament will be limited, so please register as soon as possible!


The Links at Terranea is an incomparable 9-hole, par 3 golf course just steps from the Pacific Ocean. The Links offers a collection of nine remarkable par 3s, masterfully integrated with each other and the surrounding landmarks. Elevation changes, green contours, artful bunkering, unobstructed sightlines, and a wide range of classic strategic elements all combine to give it plenty of visual drama while maintaining playability for golfers of all abilities.

Networking Receptions

Take time out from productive strategy discussions to get to know your fellow attendees and celebrate your achievements—all while enjoying the resort atmosphere.

Welcome Reception

When: Monday, April 6, 2020 | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Location: Terranea poolside


Relax and enjoy an evening of spectacular dining while taking in the sunset and magical coastal views at Terranea Resort. Take this opportunity to mingle with other partners by the poolside before Partner Leadership Summit begins on Tuesday morning.


Cocktail Reception and Regional Awards Dinners

When: Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Reception: 6:00PM – 7:00PM

Regional Dinners: 7:00PM – 9:00PM

Join the group at a cocktail reception to relax after an intensive and eventful day. Then raise a glass and toast your fellow executives at the Regional Awards dinners. As part of the dinner program, we’ll recognize partner excellence in the Americas, EMEA, and APJ regions.


Closing Networking Reception

When: Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 6:00PM – 8:00PM

All good things must come to an end, but not before a final chance to enjoy the best of Terranea’s cuisine with all of the Partner Leadership Summit attendees.