bbcon 2015: Good is taking over Austin

October 8, 2015 Mark Christensen

bbcon, Blackbaud’s premier event, is happening October 26-28, 2015 in Austin, TX, and we hope you’re as excited as we are. This year will be jam packed and fully loaded with more goodness than ever before. Check out all the K–12 sessions and activities planned just for you!


We have sessions designed specifically for K–12 schools! Hear the latest K–12 product roadmap and plans for the future. Learn how to engage parent and alumni donors and leave with practical tips from the best practice sessions. To view the conference agenda-at-a-glance, please click here. You can also take a look at the K-12 conference breakout sessions to begin planning your agenda.


K–12 Happy Hour
Join us on Tuesday, October 27 from 5:00 to 6:15 p.m. for the K–12 Happy Hour! Mingle and form new professional relationships with some of the most influential private school leaders and experts. Light food and cocktails will be served. RSVP today! We look forward to seeing you there.

Celebration Reception
Don’t miss the client celebration reception from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 27.  We are bringing some of the Austin vibe to the Convention Center and welcome the Friendly Savages to the stage. Desserts and drinks will also be provided. You won’t want to miss it.


Ashley Judd
We are excited to have this well-known actress, author, humanitarian, and activist joining us this year. A Golden Globe- and Emmy-nominated actress. Ashley Judd has traveled the world to do international public health work and spoken at conferences around the world.

Nicholas Kristof
Columnist and author Nicholas D. Kristof is an op-ed columnist for The New York Times. Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Lifetime Achievement recipient. Nicholas was previously bureau chief in Hong Kong, Beijing, and Tokyo.

Check out the complete list of philanthropic visionaries scheduled to speak at this year’s bbcon 2015 Speaker Line-Up including Mike Gianoni, President and CEO of Blackbaud.


If you have some free time while you’re in Austin be sure to explore the city’s legendary live music, exciting restaurant scene, and unique culture. They say everyone who visits Austin leaves with a great experience. What will yours be?


While at bbcon stay connected throughout the conference and share what has you fired up on Facebook or Twitter using #bbcon.


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