Blackbaud’s Tech Conference for Good™ has been designed to make you, your team, and your organization stronger and more resilient, so you can make the greatest impact possible for your mission.  This year's global, virtual gathering is being held October 17–18, 2022.  Any submissions received prior to August 25, 2022 will be considered and reviewed by the bbcon 2022 content planning committee.

Before submitting your proposal, please review these important timelines below.

Submission Guidelines

Thousands of industry professionals want to hear your expertise and proven success strategies. When drafting a proposal, consider sharing thought leadership discussions, tips & tricks, case studies, best practices, or expert advice in the following focus areas across all verticals:

  • Leadership & Management
  • Operational Effectiveness
  • Research and Trends
  • Tech Innovation
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Data Intelligence
  • Financial Management
  • Foundations
  • Fundraising and Marketing
  • Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
  • Grantmaking
  • ...and more!

Session proposals will be reviewed and evaluated using the following criteria: 

  • Quality of content: Concise and compelling sessions with clear outcomes and learning objectives.
  • Relevance to audience: Content should examine and explore the needs, challenges, and opportunities social good professionals face today and in the future.  
  • Approach: Session descriptions, target audience, level of expertise, and key learning takeaways are clearly articulated.
  • Creativity and innovation: Engaging ways to interact with the audience and/or new perspectives on topics delivered.  
  • Impact: Session provides practical application and encourages attendees to take action. 

Please note that Please note that we have reduced the number of sessions available during conference broadcast dates and times, but the voice of the customer is extremely important to us. With that said, we’ve opened a limited-time window for you to submit session ideas/proposals. We will evaluate all sessions carefully, will inform you of your submission status by August 29, and will keep any unused session proposals on file for consideration for future events and marketing initiatives. Session recordings occur September 12 through October 1, 2022.




Call for Speakers closes

August 26, 2022

Session selection process

September 1, 2022

Session recordings begin


September 12, 2022

Session recordings complete

; handouts due

October 1, 2022

Site opens (agenda builder)

October 12, 2022

Conference dates

October 17-18, 2022