Call for Speakers
The tech conference
to fuel your impact.
Bring your insights, learnings, and experiences to change the world Whether you’re an experienced or first-time speaker, share your ideas.
Important Dates for Speakers
Call for speaker abstracts due
All session notifications distributed
September 24 – 26
Take the stage in Seattle
Why take it to the stage?
Approved speakers will receive complimentary access to bbcon 2024, allowing you to attend the conference for FREE*
Make an impact.
Help your peers go further with Blackbaud by sharing your real-life experience, successes, and lessons learned.
Grow your network.
Meet with other expert users to trade insider tips, get help with challenges, and expand your working relationships across the industry.
Great speakers share:
Success stories. Inspire other changemakers with your own organization's success story using Blackbaud software.
Tips & tricks. Let's get into the nitty gritty—share your best timesaving hacks!
Use-case examples. Have you tailored Blackbaud software to fit your organization's unique needs?
Lessons learned. Pay it forward so your colleagues can skip the learning curve.
Diverse perspectives. Bringing together voices from all backgrounds.
Tracks and Topics
We're looking for fresh ideas and stories of impact across the following areas of interest. You'll be asked to select which area your content best aligns to during the submission process. See the full list of session content areas.
Fundraising & Engagement
Proven tactics that have helped you operate more efficiently, reach and engage new supporters, retain and empower existing donors.
Helpful strategies and techniques that have helped you save time and energy with fund accounting and payment processing technology,
Best practices leveraged by
K-12 private schools, colleges. and universities that are connecting their whole school, campus, and community.
Strategies and best practices for managing and accelerating employee giving, volunteering, and grantmaking.
Industry research, strategic insights, and technology innovation that is shaping the philanthropic sector.
Tips, tools, and resources to help you thrive both personally and professionally in an ever-changing landscape.
How to become a speaker
in 3 easy steps
Create an Account
If you’ve attended bbcon in the past, log in and use your existing information to submit your application. Otherwise, create a new account to get started.
Share your story
Join our community of bbcon speakers and make an impact on driving the sector forward.
*If selected as a speaker, the complimentary pass covers a standard full conference pass. It does NOT include conference enhancements such as bbcon preconference workshops or Blackbaud University Day. Complimentary passes are not intended for use by vendors or Blackbaud Partners. For more details on complimentary passes or on conference sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.