VMworld Community & Social Media

VMworld is your chance to meet, connect and talk with other business and technology professionals from around the world. During the conference there are a lot of gatherings and activities that offer a variety of opportunities for networking:

Welcome Reception

Get in touch with attendees, technology partners and colleagues and enjoy food and drinks in Solutions Exchange.

Tuesday 14 October| 17:30 – 19:30 | Solutions Exchange

Hall Crawl

Come to Solutions Exchange to enjoy a refreshing beverage while you learn more about the latest products and services from over 125 exhibitors.

Wednesday 15 October | 17:00 – 19:00 | Solutions Exchange

VMware User Group (VMUG)

VMUG offers a number of activities at VMworld. Even if you are not yet a VMUG member, stop by the VMUG booth #S213 in the Solutions Exchange.

If you want to know more about the VMUG community at VMworld – read this: Going to VMworld Barcelona? Be part of the VMUG community!

Here are some of the activities offered by VMUG:

  • Pick up your free VMUG T-Shirt at Hall 8 Bag Drop Off

Monday 13:00 – 17:00

Tuesday 7:30 – 9:00

  • VMUG Member Party:

Monday, 13 October at Club Catwalk 


During VMworld a lot of parties are thrown by vendors and organizations. For most of them you have to register online or on-site. But do not wait too long – some events fill up very quick. Here is a list with all the parties and activities taking place this week:

VMworld 2014 Barcelona – Parties and Activities


This is the perfect place to take a break, recharge your cell phone or meet some peers. The Hangspace is in Hall 7 and open during conference hours.

VMworld Party:

Wednesday evening, from 19:00 – 22:00 it’s party time! The official conference party will take place in Hall 6 and is a great opportunity to network and enjoy some drinks and food. The show act his year will be Simple Minds – starting at about 20:30.

Stay up to date with Twitter:

If you are not yet on Twitter it is now a good moment to get yourself an account. With Twitter you stay up to date and get the latest information.

Here are the official conference hashtags:

  • #VMworld (NOT #vmworld14)
  • #vmworld3word: Share your best 3-word tweet on Twitter
  • Session and Lab ID hashtags:

You can use the session and lab IDs as hashtags. Eg. SDDC1176 would be #SDDC1176 or self-paced-lab SPL-MBL-1451 would be #SPLMBL1451.

And last but not least these Twitter accounts you may want to follow:

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