The official start of VMworld will be tomorrow (Tuesday) with the General Session. But every year a lot of events and gatherings are already taking place the days before.
Traditionally the inofficial VMworld kick-off happens at Sunday night in the Hard Rock Cafe Barcelona.
Marco Broeken and Patrick Redknap (and a lot of helping hands I guess) are organizing #vRockstar for the fourth time now – and because of growing number of attendees they have booked the complete Hard Rock Cafe this year.
It was a great event and a good chance to meet many folks of the vCommunity: bloggers, VMUG members, vExperts,… I had some really good talks, but unfortunately time was flying and at midnight we were back at the hotel.
Today (Monday) I have spent most of the time at the venue – in the Hang Space and the community lounge.
As a pinpall and arcade fan it was also a great pleasure to play some games at the entertainment machines there (eg. Pirates of the Caribean and a No Fear pinball).
Now it’s time to plan the evening activities. A lot of different parties and gatherings are taking place and it is hard to decide which one (or two) I want to attend.
If you get up early tomorrow (Tuesday) think about attending #vBreakfast. Manfred Hofer tries to establish this event (you may know it from the US conference) in Barcelona, too. Last year there was only one guest – so maybe you have time and it will work better this year.
The location for vBreakfast is really close to the venue (just across the street) and they offer good coffee and sandwiches (warm and cold):
vBreakfast will be in the time from 7:00 – 8:00 – use the chance to start the day with a warm cup of coffee before VMworld 2015 will official start with the General Session. Please note, that vBreakfast is a bring your own wallet event.