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  • Virtual Gathering_v2
    BBCON 2020 Virtual will be FREE to All Attendees!
    When we decided to shift bbcon 2020 to a global virtual gathering, we knew we wanted to do more than simply translate the tech conference for a better world into an online format. We wanted to reimagine the conference entirely! Because of the impacts of COVID-19, we are making bbcon 2020 Virtual FREE for all to attend October 6-8! We understand the ... more
  • Virtual Gathering
    BBCON 2020 is Moving to a Global Virtual Gathering!
    On October 6-8, bbcon 2020 will be held as a global virtual gathering! This online-only event will unite the social good community for three days of thought leadership and best practices, technology trends and innovations, and peer networking. Our team has been hard at work exploring every option for bbcon 2020 and we’re excited to ... more
  • bbcon alumni
    Calling All bbcon (US) Alumni!
    There is a new page in Community to claim your bbcon (US) attendees badges from previous years. You can also connect with other bbcon (US) alumni! more
  • CFS - Open
    Speak at BBCON 2020 and Inspire Thousands!
    Your perspective. Your impact. Your moment. bbcon 2020 Call for Speakers is now open! Are you a thought leader, industry expert, tech guru, Blackbaud solution user or social good enthusiast? Do you enjoy sharing your experiences with others to help drive more impact? Do you want to gain industry exposure, get feedback, and establish your ... more
  • SEB Pricing_Last Chance
    Only ONE more day to get super early-bird pricing for BBCON 2020!
    Start the new year with BIG savings on your bbcon 2020 registration! This is your last chance to purchase a full conference pass at our lowest price of just $725! Super early-bird pricing ends tomorrow, January 3, so don’t wait!* Why attend bbcon? bbcon is Blackbaud’s annual three-day conference where thousands of social good professionals and ... more
  • 2020 Super Early Bird
    Don’t Miss Super Early-Bird Pricing for BBCON 2020!
    We just wrapped up bbcon 2019 in Nashville and we’re already preparing for another amazing year in Seattle. Join us, October 6-8, 2020 at the Washington State Convention Center for bbcon 2020! Here’s your chance to attend the premier tech gathering for social good at our lowest price! Purchase a full conference pass for just $725 to secure your spot! ... more
  • Live in Music City
    Sixwire and Phil Vassar to Rock the stage at BBCON Celebration Event!
    We want to celebrate you and all the work you do for social good! Join us at the bbcon 2019 Celebration Event on October 15 from 7:30-10:00 p.m. at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center.   Come sing and dance the night away with country music group Sixwire, featuring Phil Vassar! It’s going to be a Nashville-style party in YOUR honor, so ... more
  • Connie Britton
    Get the Most out of bbcon 2019 (US)!
    VISIT BBCONFERENCE.COM   October 15–17 | Nashville, TN bbcon 2019 (US) is just around the corner! Follow these tips to get the most out of your experience.     Smash-Hit Sessions Check out the 250+ breakout sessions and create a custom agenda that fits your industry and role. ... more
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    bbcon 2019 - Download the Mobile App!
    You can now access the mobile app for bbcon 2019! The new Blackbaud Events app is available via the App Store ® and Google Play ®. Download the app to view and access the bbcon event. Log in with the email address you used to register for bbcon in order to build your own personal schedule and interact with other attendees. More content will be added soon, so ... more
  • bbcon 2019 Virtual Pass Now Available!
    bbcon 2019 Virtual Pass is Now Available!
    Missing out on bbcon 2019? Purchase the bbcon Virtual Pass to catch some of our most-popular sessions live and on demand! Learn how to get your Virtual Pass here .  What’s Included: Over thirteen hours of main stage presentations and other premier content available live and on demand from bbcon 2019  Insight into bbcon 2019 sponsors and ... more
  • bbcon Super Sessions
    BBCON 2019 Super Sessions Announced!
    bbcon 2019 Super Sessions have been revealed! These kick-off sessions presented by industry thought leaders and experts are designed to expand your vision and get you energized with fresh ideas. Get a look at Super Session topics, speakers and more  here .  250+ Breakout Sessions to Choose From There are now 250+ breakout sessions to ... more
  • Sessions
    This Is All For YOU! (100+ New Sessions Announced)
    The first sessions for bbcon 2019 have been revealed, and these thought-provoking, awe-inspiring breakout sessions were designed specifically with you in mind! We’re bringing you over 250 opportunities to engage, learn, and discover new ways to help your organization drive even more impact!  See the sessions . Plus, stay tuned for Super Sessions ... more
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    Save A Dollar As A Bbcon Scholar!
    Each year Blackbaud awards bbcon scholarships to industry professionals who exude a passion for learning and want to propel their organizations’ missions forward. bbcon opens the door for professional growth through hands-on training, networking opportunities, interactive demos, relationship building, and so much more! Scholarships aren’t just for regular attendees–if you are a potential speaker looking to reduce costs, please apply. more
  • bbcon 2019
    Save Big On BBCON 2019 With Early-bird Pricing Until May 17!
    Have you registered for bbcon 2019!? This year, it is taking place on October 15–17, in Nashville, TN, where thousands of industry professionals will come together for the premier tech gathering for social good! New bbcon pass types for 2019! Did you know that bbcon 2019 early-bird pricing is available until May 17? This year, we have exciting new pass ... more
  • CFS
    BBCON 2019 Call For Speakers Deadline Extended To March 31
      The deadline for bbcon 2019 Call for Speakers has been extended— proposals are due by March 31 . You deserve a moment in the spotlight to share your incredible insights and stories. Submit your proposal today for a chance to speak at bbcon in front of some of the industry’s best and brightest minds. Don’t miss your opportunity to inspire others at the only ... more
  • Call for Speakers
    Reminder: Smash-hit Speakers Wanted!
    You deserve a standing ovation for all you do for social good. So, what are you waiting for?  Thousands of industry pros want to hear your world-rocking ideas at bbcon 2019 in Nashville, October 15–17.  Submit your story  by  March 15  for a chance to join our incredible speaker lineup. (Plus, selected speakers get a discounted full registration of ... more
  • bbcon 2019
    BBCON 2019 Call For Speakers Is Open!
    bbcon 2019  Call for Speakers  is officially open!  We're looking for inspiring, impactful, and insightful speakers to join the incredible lineup of events at our 2019 conference in Nashville, October 15–17. If you're a game-changer, thought leader, storyteller, or simply passionate about sharing what you know with philanthropic ... more
  • bbcon2019
    Don’t Miss Our Lowest BBCON 2019 Price!
      Finish the year on a high note by saving BIG on bbcon 2019 in Nashville, Oct 15-17. Get a full Conference pass for just $725! But don’t wait; this price only lasts until December 31, 2018. What is bbcon you may ask? bbcon is Blackbaud’s annual conference, where you’ll be moved by memorable keynote presentations and transformative technology. You will ... more
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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
  • Elizabeth
    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
  • Day 3
    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
  • bbcon 2018
    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
  • Badge Flag
    The Power Of The Badge Flag
    *This blog is from one of our Community Bloggers at bbcon. She is one of four that won tickets to attend during our Badge Quest (Ninja)/bbcon Contest. I was terrified & excited to attend bbcon. I had no idea what to expect - this is my first BBCON, and I’ve only been using Blackbaud products since February. What if the best practices I helped my foundation ... more
  • Blair Underwood
    Bbcon 2018 - Day One Recap!
    Day one of bbcon 2018 in Orlando, Florida is in the books! Here are some of the highlights from the first day: Let's start with the Main Stage Opening Session and KUDOS to all of our fabulous Community rock stars for playing a big part in the opening session! Amy Dana, Sunshine Watson, and Jimmy Cudzilo, all helped announce sessions, but in their best movie ... more