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Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, we provide cloud software, services, expertise, and data intelligence that empower and connect people to drive impact for social good. We serve the entire social good community, which includes nonprofits, foundations, corporations, education institutions, healthcare institutions, and the individual change agents who support them. Learn more about Blackbaud.

bbcon 2021 Virtual is the ultimate conference experience for every person and organization using technology to build a better world.  With sessions for arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, faith communities, healthcare organizations, foundations, and corporate giving, this conference provides an unmatched experience for all social good professionals.
No. bbcon will take place as a global virtual gathering October 13–15, 2021.
bbcon 2021 Virtual will be held October 13–15, 2021. 
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.  
Some can’t-miss highlights:  
  • Soon-to-be-announced keynotes to enlighten, empower, and entertain   
  • Thought leadership and best practices specifically for your organization type and role  
  • Roundtable discussion rooms for industry peers to talk trends, challenges, and opportunities   
  • One-on-one appointments with the Blackbaud team, exhibitors, and other attendees 

We want to connect as many people in the social good community as possible, and we want to do it safely. Considering the continued impact of COVID-19, we believe proceeding with bbcon as a global virtual gathering is necessary.  

We’re excited to deliver bbcon 2021 unconstrained by physical limitations. We recognize the unique opportunity to connect more people in the social good community with thought leadership and best practices, technology trends and innovations, and peer networking in a reimagined format.  

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Blackbaud University Day (BBU Day) will not be included with bbcon 2021 Virtual plans.

Blackbaud University is now offering customers free, universal access to its entire curriculum of on-demand, self-paced eLearning resources. Our instructor-led classes are still available for purchase or are included if your organization invests in a Learn More or Learn Everything subscription. Visit Training Central to begin learning today!

From the Technology Curriculum Page, you can click on a product name. That will open a curriculum datasheet with all of the associated classes. The free eLearning classes have the green computer icon.

The live event is over but you can still register to access sessions on demand! Register at Registration closes November 8, 2021, with content accessible through November 19.


Please send an email to with any questions you have regarding bbcon. A member of the Blackbaud Events team will respond within two business days.

bbcon is filled with sessions tailored for you! With content for all regions and role types—arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, faith communities, healthcare organizations, foundations, and corporate giving—this conference provides an unrivaled experience for all social good professionals.

Sessions are available herebbcon 2021 Virtual sessions along with descriptions and speakers were released earlier this summer. Note that the bbcon 2021 Virtual experience includes all sessions available on-demand for attendees. 

bbcon was global and virtual again this year. Attendees can now access content on-demand and all sessions are available on demand through November 19, 2021.

Yes! Blackbaud provides inspiration and learning opportunities throughout the year. We are continually releasing content through digital channels, including webinars, meet-ups, and more. 

Session that offer continued education credit must be watched during the LIVE event in order to submit for approval.

We are offering only a few sessions where attendees can earn education credit. These sessions are listed under the Financial Management track, found here. View more on how to submit for credits here.

Want to stay current with Blackbaud solution updates and industry trends? Product Update Briefings will be held on October 26–28. Reserve your spot via the links below:

All on demand session content has now expired. Tune in to all the bbcon 2021 Virtual sessions you missed by watching them on demand! To access them, just log back into bbcon Virtual using your email address and registration ID. If you have trouble finding your access details, contact us at conference@blackbaud.comAdditional resources are included with session details (if they were made available by the presenter).

Yes! Registration closed November 8, 2021.

You’ll have access to the platform through November 19, 2021, so be sure to download the resources to soak in all the bbcon goodness. Access to all content will expire at 12:00 a.m. EDT on November 20.

Stay tuned for bbcon 2022 sponsorship opportunities.

Yes. More information will be provided on sponsorship opportunities in the coming months. For more details, please contact

Beginning the week before the conference, attendees will receive details on how to access bbcon 2021 Virtual. Your login credentials will be shared with this information. We’ll share additional platform tips & tricks to help you navigate your way through the full conference experience. You will have the ability to build a personal schedule and save speakers and more as favorites in your attendee profile. More to come!

We hope you will join us during the conference dates, October 13–15, 2021, so that you can participate in live chat during sessions, visit with our sponsors in the virtual marketplace, and network with other attendees through AI-matching and small group roundtables. If you can’t make it for live dates, please still register to access content! The platform will stay active through November 19, 2021. 

Great news! The virtual pass this year will include ALL sessions free of charge to attendees. You won't need to regiser for specific sessions in order to attend.

Blackbaud will continue to explore and analyze our options for future decisions on virtual and hybrid events. Please stay tuned as we work through our plans for 2022.