Hey friends, its that time and I for one am super existed to apply again to continue my participation and membership into the vExpert community. Today I have received an email which had details to the newly updated portal and I must say.  Wow! Looks awesome.

Here’s a look at the logon page:

 

Corey Romero and team revamped this from ground up and ported over existing vExpert members details flawlessly.

So lets talk about the vExpert program.

The VMware vExpert program is VMware’s global evangelism and advocacy program. The program is designed to put VMware’s marketing resources towards your advocacy efforts.

New for vExpert 2018

New this year is a completely new vExpert website for applications, data management, vExpert directory. vExperts will be able to manage your own data (email address, employer, and many others), update your applications, download your license keys and download your vExpert Certificate. Apply at https://vexpert.vmware.com

ref: https://blogs.vmware.com/vmtn/2017/12/vexpert-2018-applications-are-now-open.html

In addition to being a part of something more there are some cool benefits

vExpert Program Benefits

  • Invite to our private #Slack channel
  • vExpert certificate signed by our CEO Pat Gelsinger.
  • Private forums on communities.vmware.com.
  • Permission to use the vExpert logo on cards, website, etc for one year
  • Access to a private directory for networking, etc.
  • Exclusive gifts from various VMware partners.
  • Private webinars with VMware partners as well as NFR’s.
  • Access to private betas (subject to admission by beta teams).
  • 365-day eval licenses for most products for home lab / cloud providers.
  • Private pre-launch briefings via our blogger briefing pre-VMworld (subject to admission by product teams)
  • Blogger early access program for vSphere and some other products.
  • Featured in a public vExpert online directory.
  • Access to vetted VMware & Virtualization content for your social channels.
  • Yearly vExpert parties at both VMworld US and VMworld Europe events.
  • Identification as a vExpert at both VMworld US and VMworld EU.

And with that — My Profile has been updated #vExpert application submitted.