Monday, October 14

Pre-Conference Day includes:
  • Blackbaud Univerity Day
  • Blackbaud Executive Summit
  • Blackbaud Partner Summit
 

Tuesday, October 15

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
7:00 AM - 4:00 PMRegistration   General
7:30 AM - 8:45 AMBreakfast
Note that Innovation Expo will not be open at this time. Please enter through Ryman Hall C1 entrance.
  General
9:00 AM - 10:30 AMOpening Main Stage Session and Keynote with Connie Britton
Kick off your bbcon® experience on a high note as we explore the powerful impact of our social good community and provide details on the can’t-miss opportunities and events over the next three days. You’ll hear directly from Blackbaud CEO Mike Gianoni and be inspired by insights on how change actually happens from Janti Soeripto of Save the Children. And you won’t want to miss our celebrity keynote speaker, Emmy-winning actress and humanitarian Connie Britton! From starring roles on Friday Night Lights and Nashville to her humanitarian efforts as a United Nations Development Programme Goodwill Ambassador, her experience and passion are sure to resonate with you.

SPEAKERS:
Catherine LaCour, Chief Marketing Officer, Blackbaud
Zach Bechtel, Digital Marketing Manager, Blackbaud
Mike Gianoni, President and CEO, Blackbaud
Janti Soeripto, President and Chief Operating Officer, Save the Children
Odessa Jenkins, Vice President, Customer Support Services – YourCause + Blackbaud
Connie Britton, Emmy-nominated Actress and Humanitarian
Catherine LaCour - Blackbaud
Zach Bechtel - Blackbaud
Mike Gianoni - Blackbaud
 General
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMInnovation Showcase Expo Open

Innovation Showcase Expo features professionals serving arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and corporate giving programs. Stop by the expo hall to get inspired by technology innovation, explore today’s trends and push your practice. Please remember to have your badge with you to gain access to the Innovation Showcase Expo.

Check out our specialty stations in the Innovation Showcase Expo

  • Headshot Lounge brought to you by Personify
  • Hydration Stations brought to you by JMG Solutions
  • Game Lounge Pop-Up Station brought to you by Paramount Workplace
  • Charging Station brought to you by VolunteerHub by Carr Engineering

Thank you to the sponsors of bbcon!

  • Presenting: Microsoft
  • Diamond: Omatic Software and PaperSave
  • Emerald: Amazon Web Services, Nagarro Inc., Personify and Reason One
  • Ruby: Ascend Fundraising Solutions, Cathexis Partners, DNL OmniMedia, Double the Donation, Gather Voices, JMG Solutions, npact solotions, a Fushion Labs Company, Paramount Workplace, Phone2Action, Print Your Cause, Sargent Solutions Inc., Software One, VOlunteerHub by Carr Engineering, Xtru Link and Zeidman Development
  General
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch in Expo Hall
Please enter through Innovation Expo at Ryman Hall C2 entrance and head to meals area in Ryman Hall C1.
  General
3:30 PM - 4:15 PMBreak in Expo Hall
Please enter through Innovation Expo at Ryman Hall C2 entrance.
  General
7:30 PM - 10:00 PMCelebration Event

Join us for a party in YOUR honor on October 15 from 7:30-10:00 p.m. in Delta Ballroom at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center! Dance and sing along with Sixwire, featuring special guest Phil Vassar. Fun fact: They also performed at the NFL draft! Plus, look out for dedicated areas for your market where you can network with old and new friends! 

**Your conference badge is required to attend.**

  General

Wednesday, October 16

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
7:00 AM - 8:30 AMBreakfast 
Note that Innovation Expo will not be open at this time. Please enter through Ryman Hall C1 entrance.
General
7:00 AM - 5:00 PMRegistration  General
9:45 AM - 11:00 AMTechnology Main Stage SessionKevin McDearis - Blackbaud
Mary Beth Westmoreland - Blackbaud
Dwight Dozier - The Georgia Tech Foundation
The Ecosystem of Good ® needs all of us together—and each of us at our highest impact. Explore five big ideas transforming how we work and use technology while considering how to increase the impact of your organization. Blackbaud’s Chief Products Officer Kevin McDearis and Chief Technology Officer Mary Beth Westmoreland, along with many special guests, will take you on a tour of some of the most exciting advances across Blackbaud’s solutions and will explore the trends you need to understand to ensure that your organization thrives in the future.

SPEAKERS:
Kevin McDearis, Executive Vice President and Chief Products Officer, Blackbaud
Mary Beth Westmoreland, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Blackbaud
Dwight Dozier, Chief Information Officer, The Georgia Tech Foundation
Special Guests
General
10:00 AM - 4:00 PMInnovation Showcase Expo Open 

Innovation Showcase Expo features professionals serving arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and corporate giving programs. Stop by the expo hall to get inspired by technology innovation, explore today’s trends and push your practice. Please remember to have your badge with you to gain access to the Innovation Showcase Expo.

Check out our specialty stations in the Innovation Showcase Expo

  • Headshot Lounge brought to you by Personify
  • Hydration Stations brought to you by JMG Solutions
  • Game Lounge Pop-Up Station brought to you by Paramount Workplace
  • Charging Station brought to you by VolunteerHub by Carr Engineering

Thank you to the sponsors of bbcon!

  • Presenting: Microsoft
  • Diamond: Omatic Software and PaperSave
  • Emerald: Amazon Web Services, Nagarro Inc., Personify and Reason One
  • Ruby: Ascend Fundraising Solutions, Cathexis Partners, DNL OmniMedia, Double the Donation, Gather Voices, JMG Solutions, npact solotions, a Fushion Labs Company, Paramount Workplace, Phone2Action, Print Your Cause, Sargent Solutions Inc., Software One, VOlunteerHub by Carr Engineering, Xtru Link and Zeidman Development
General
12:00 PM - 1:30 PMLunch in Expo Hall 
Please enter through Innovation Expo at Ryman Hall C2 entrance and head to meals area in Ryman Hall C1.
General
3:45 PM - 4:15 PMBreak in Floor Lobbies 
An afternoon break will be available across various floors where breakout sessions occur.
General
5:30 PM - 6:15 PMDid someone say BINGO?! Join us for a happy hour before the Innovation Showcase Expo Reception and play some friendly rounds of #bbcon-themed BINGO!General
6:00 PM - 8:00 PMExpo Hall Reception 
Join us for drinks and a Give Back Activity on Wednesday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Innovation Showcase Expo. During this happy hour, we will support Second Harvest Food Bank's BackPack program, packing 1,200 bags that will contain easy-to-prepare food for at-risk children on weekends and school breaks when other resources are not available. This program serves more than 6,000 hungry children each week at 68 programs throughout Middle Tennessee. We are proud to partner with them to assist children in need.
 
**Please enter through Innovation Expo at Ryman Hall C2 entrance.Your conference badge is required to attend.**
 
 
General

Thursday, October 17

Thursday, October 17, 2019
7:00 AM - 11:00 AMRegistration  General
8:00 AM - 8:30 AMPower Up Snacks  General
9:00 AM - 12:00 PMInnovation Showcase Expo Open 

Innovation Showcase Expo features professionals serving arts and cultural organizations, cause-based nonprofits, educational institutions, healthcare organizations, foundations and corporate giving programs. Stop by the expo hall to get inspired by technology innovation, explore today’s trends and push your practice. Please remember to have your badge with you to gain access to the Innovation Showcase Expo.

Check out our specialty stations in the Innovation Showcase Expo

  • Headshot Lounge brought to you by Personify
  • Hydration Stations brought to you by JMG Solutions
  • Game Lounge Pop-Up Station brought to you by Paramount Workplace
  • Charging Station brought to you by VolunteerHub by Carr Engineering

Thank you to the sponsors of bbcon!

  • Presenting: Microsoft
  • Diamond: Omatic Software and PaperSave
  • Emerald: Amazon Web Services, Nagarro Inc., Personify and Reason One
  • Ruby: Ascend Fundraising Solutions, Cathexis Partners, DNL OmniMedia, Double the Donation, Gather Voices, JMG Solutions, npact solotions, a Fushion Labs Company, Paramount Workplace, Phone2Action, Print Your Cause, Sargent Solutions Inc., Software One, VOlunteerHub by Carr Engineering, Xtru Link and Zeidman Development
General
9:45 AM - 10:45 AMClosing Main Stage SessionCatherine LaCour - Blackbaud
bbcon® concludes with thought-provoking messages on how to increase your personal impact from experts who have “been there.” We’ll hear from Dorri McWhorter of YWCA Metropolitan Chicago about her journey to drive impact across many different organization types. We’ll uncover the secret to growing social impact from strategist and filmmaker Kate Robinson. And we’ll see impact in action from Michelle Hillman, the Ad Council’s chief campaign development officer.

SPEAKERS:
Catherine LaCour, Chief Marketing Officer, Blackbaud
Dorri McWhorter, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Kate Robinson, Social Impact Strategist, Nonprofits Failing Forward
Michelle Hillman, Chief Campaign Development Officer, Ad Council
General
10:45 AM - 12:00 PMBrunch in Expo Hall 
Please enter through Innovation Expo at Ryman Hall C2 entrance and head to meals area in Ryman Hall C1.
General