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The bbcon Community provides an interactive, safe space for members to build conference connections, schedule unofficial meetups, and share valuable resources.


bbcon Blog

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    Say "Yes!" to bbcon
    This blog was submitted by our Community blogger, Austen Brown! My bbcon whirlwind started out with Blackbaud University Day classes covering a wide range of topics related to my position as Database Manager. Over the course of the conference, I expanded beyond my initial chosen areas of learning by seeking out opportunities to increase my ... more
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    I Like Me Better When I'm With You
    I want to go to bbcon 2019. I hope to take advantage of the early bird & bbcon 2018 attendee discount to attend next year's event in Nashville. Hi, I'm Elizabeth Johnson. I'm a bbcon 2018 Community Blogger. I wanted to share my experience at this year's conference with you. At work, there never seems to be enough time to do everything you want to do. It may ... more
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    My bbcon Experience
    This was my fourth bbcon and first bbu day. As we are beginning the process of transitioning to Raiser’s Edge NXT, my goal was to get a head start and learn as much as possible about NXT.   Not only did I learn all about NXT, I am very excited about the possibilities and upcoming features. I would say that bbu/bbcon is a wonderful combination of learning, ... more
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    bbcon FOMO No'Mo! Day 3 Social Media Recap
    Day three of bbcon is in the books! The day kicked off with an extremely inspirational closing speech from Jeremy Heimans, author of "New Power: How Power Works in a Hyperconnected World."  Any speech that involves Tetris vs. Minecraft ... is a WIN!  It all boils down to Old Power (Tetris) vs. New Power (Minecraft) - both involve blocks, but Minecraft is ... more
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    bbcon 2018 - Day Two Recap
    Day two is coming to a close in Orlando, Florida. We hope everyone attending the conference is keeping an eye on Hurricane Michael! It was an exciting day in the world of #bbcon tweets - let's take a look at some of the best of the best! Dawww - thank you Stephanie! Blackbaud University had the BEST idea this year - letting attendees get headshots taken. ... more