Blackbaud is the world’s leading cloud software company powering social good.

Leading uniquely at the intersection point of technology and social good, we provide cloud software, services, data intelligence, and expertise 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 that will enlighten, empower, and entertain   
  • Thought leadership and best practices specifically for your organization type and role  
  • Roundtable discussions 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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If you have additional questions about bbcon, please email us at conference@blackbaud.com

We will share more details on whether we will offer BBU Day as part of our virtual experience.

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.

bbcon 2021 Virtual is FREE to attendees, however, there may be some additional enhanced experiences offered at a small fee. Those details will be shared when we open registration soon.

Registration is open! Save your spot by registering here. Registration now through November 9 for live or on-demand viewing. Content will expire on November 20, 2021, at 12:00 a.m. ET.
Please send an email to conference@blackbaud.com 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 event provides an unrivaled experience for all social good professionals.

Sessions along with descriptions and speakers will be released later this summer. Stay tuned for keynote announcements!

This year, bbcon is a global gathering. We plan to offer curated schedules based on regions to assist attendees with navigating throughout the three days. Attendees will be able to join broadcasts of sessions during their scheduled time and can also access content on demand after the scheduled time. All sessions will be 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. Please visit Blackbaud’s website for more information.

We will likely offer several sessions where attendees can earn education credit. These sessions will be highlighted when they are announced.

We are in the process of formulating an exciting agenda and reviewing all submissions. We plan to share the agenda this summer. If you submitted a session for bbcon, stay tuned!

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

Product Update Briefings will take place at bbcon or shortly after. We’ll share more information on how to reserve your spot.

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

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

We hope you will join us October 13–15, 2021, so that you can participate in live chats, visit with 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. 

We are in the process of formulating an exciting agenda and reviewing all submissions. We plan to share the agenda this summer. If you submitted a session for bbcon, stay tuned!

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

Blackbaud will continue to explore and analyze our options for future decisions on virtual and hybrid events. At this time, we plan to host bbcon in person for 2022 and will consider the virtual experience as well.