VMware, Inc. has announced that the 15th annual VMworld® 2018 U.S. will be held Aug. 26-30 in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. Later this year, the 11th annual VMworld 2018 Europe will return to Fira Barcelona Gran Via Nov. 5-8 in Barcelona.

With the theme of “Possible Begins with You,” VMworld 2018 attendees, comprised of IT technical professionals and business decision makers, ecosystem partners and industry leaders can find the knowledge, peer network, conversations, and technologies they need to enable the digital foundation that powers the apps, services and experiences that are transforming the world. From workplace modernization to leveraging the benefits of a multi-cloud world, attendees will experience firsthand the trends shaping digital business.

The five-day event features General Session Keynotes by industry leaders and hundreds of user-driven panels, certification trainings and labs on industry topics. Topics covered include Data Center and Cloud, Networking and Security, Digital Workspace, Leading Digital Transformation, and Next-Gen Trends including the Internet of Things, Network Functions Virtualization and DevOps.

“This year we expect to welcome over 35,000 attendees globally at VMworld 2018 US and VMworld 2018 Europe to learn how organizations are envisioning and creating the digital future,” said Robin Matlock, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, VMware. “VMworld is a leading industry forum for global technology, and we are thrilled to be the point of connection, conversation and co-creation for what’s next.”

At VMworld 2018, attendees will be able to:

  • Discover new and emerging product breakthroughs, best practices, and case studies
  • Meet face-to-face with subject matter experts who bring new perspectives to pain points and opportunities in today’s market
  • Engage with VMware's partner ecosystem, industry leaders, and other IT executives – a "who's who" in digital business
  • Gain direct experience in expert-guided Hands-on Labs and VMware Certification opportunities