Highlights from bbcon 2021 Virtual

October 20, 2021 Brian Isaac

Last week, over 25,000 changemakers, dreamers, and doers came together during bbcon 2021 Virtual, for three days to be inspired, connect, and learn from one another. It was incredible to have so many people come together to support the ecosystem of good and help good takeover!

Check out some of the highlights below.

Highlights from bbcon 2021 Virtual

Inspiring message from Mainstage speaker Laura Dern

Award-winning actor, producer, and activist Laura Dern shared details about her work in film, her involvement with several charities, and the ways she and her family have gotten involved and given back over the past year. 


3 pieces of advice from Dr. Pippa Grange

Dr. Pippa Grange, author, sports psychologist and culture coach, spoke about how to perform under pressure, overcome fear and avoid burnout.


A reminder of the power of reading from LeVar Burton

Actor, director and educator LeVar Burton discussed his lifelong passion for literacy, the importance of storytelling and the role technology can play in connecting us all.


“At Blackbaud, we serve the world’s most inspiring teams. We’ve witnessed the tremendous resilience, ingenuity and impact of this community over the past 18 months. bbcon is our chance to celebrate these teams and to share new ways that we’re supporting them. We’re proud to connect millions of people to hundreds of thousands of causes and institutions in more than 100 countries, and to unleash billions of dollars of giving to drive impact across countless lives and communities.”

Catherine LaCour, Chief Marketing Officer, Blackbaud


More Announcements from bbcon

This year, we partnered with Goodera to offer service projects that will benefit underserved children and adults who live with disabilities. Help us record more audiobooks that will be distributed to hospitalised children to help inspire a love for reading and storytelling. Visit the Goodera website to get started.

We also announced enhancements and innovations across our product portfolio that will help our customers maximise their time, their team, and their relationships.

Couldn't attend live?

There was so much more to bbcon. Access the virtual on-demand sessions until 19 November 2021  by logging back into the virtual platform using the email address and password you used when registering for the conference, or learn more about the major announcements in this press release.


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