VMworld 2012 Europe information

The information below was provided by VMware.

Mind the info on the Barcelona Metro Pass.

VMworld 2012 Program Guide

The Program Guide having information of agenda, breakout sessions, maps, hands on labs, solution exchange and lots more can be downloaded here.

Mind there will be no printed Program Guide available at registration as it used to be a couple of years ago.


Venue Address
Fira Barcelona Gran Via – North Entrance Hall 8
Carrer Foc
08038 Barcelona Spain

Please note that that the address for Fira Barcelona Gran Via as advertised on the venue website is for the South Entrance and the above address is the correct address for VMworld 2012 Europe.

Registration Location and Hours – Hall 8, Lower Level
Sunday, 7 October | 16:00 – 20:00
Monday, 8 October | 07:00 – 20:30
Tuesday, 9 October | 07:30 – 19:30

Official VMworld Mobile App
Check and modify your personal schedule, browse session information, search exhibitors and speakers, complete session surveys, and respond to polls. Visit www.vmworld.com/mobile on your phone to access the mobile application. To add the VMworld Mobile App Icon to your home screen:

  • Open www.vmworld.com/mobile
  • Choose the Device Browser
  • Click on the ‘curved arrow’ icon
  • Select ‘Add to Home Screen’

Build your Schedule to Access Sessions
If you have not yet scheduled your sessions, you can either do so online now or through the VMworld mobile application. Session registration is required and assures you a space in the sessions you want to attend.

Airport Shuttles – Terminals 1 and 2, Barcelona Airport
Fira Barcelona Gran Via, North Entrance, Hall 8
Sunday, 7 October | 16:00 – 20:00
Monday, October 8 | 10:00 – 20:00

Shuttles to/from the hotels are NOT provided.

Metro Passes – Sponsored by Quantum
During the conference, you are encouraged to use the metro to get to and from Fira Barcelona Gran Via.
Visit the Info Counter in Hall 8, Lower Lobby or the Quantum booth in Solutions Exchange, Stand S402 to pick one up.

Metro Shuttles
Fira Europa metro station
Fira Barcelona Gran Via, North Entrance
Sunday, 7 October | 14:00 – 20:00
Monday, 8 October | 07:00 – 21:00
Tuesday, 9 October | 07:00 – 20:30

Shuttles are provided on a ‘first come, first served’ basis, running approximately every 5 minutes.

Coat and Bag Check – Hall 8, Lower Level
Monday, 8 October | 07:00 – 20:30
Tuesday, 9 October | 07:30 – 20:00

Best of VMworld 2012 Awards – Hall 8, Lower Level, C2
Tuesday, 9 October | 11:00 – 12:00

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear SearchVirtualDataCentre.co.UK will announce the most innovative and distinguished uses of virtualisation among your IT peers!

Partner Lounge – Hall 6, Lower Level
Join us in the Partner Lounge to learn more about exciting new partner initiatives at our booths, take advantage of meeting new peers or reconnecting with colleagues in the lounge seating area, or just come and hang out. We have our own refreshments, Wi-Fi and fun competitions exclusively for our partners and distributors.

Certification Lounge – Hall 6, Lower Level
Come and see us in the lounge where you can take advantage of our 50% discount on pre-registered exams, book a seat on a QuickStart, see a demonstration of our new learning technologies and take part in our competition.

VMware Exam CenterĀ – Hall 8, Upper Level, CC5, AM13
Come away from Barcelona with more than a bag of giveaways. Take and exam during the conference and receive 50% discount. Click here to register.

Safety in Barcelona
Please be vigilant, especially in busy areas, and ensure you protect your personal belongings. Keep your luggage with you, at all times, even when checking into your hotel. Remove your VMworld badge when you are out and about in Barcelona, so you don’t draw unwanted attention to yourself as a non-local or tourist.

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