Code of Conduct

bbcon is an event for everyone in the social good community. Blackbaud is committed to providing a safe and welcoming experience for all participants, regardless of race, ethnicity, disability, religion, political affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and any other distinguishing characteristic. We do not tolerate discrimination, intolerance, harassment, aggression, or ill-will of any kind at bbcon or any other Blackbaud event, either in person or via electronic media.


We expect all bbcon participants, presenters, sponsors, employees, and staff to:

  • Remain positive, friendly, and welcoming to others at all times
  • Recognise that bbcon is a place for diversity of thought, organisation, and individuals; as such, respect and inclusivity for all is expected
  • Wear your bbcon badge at all times
  • Be alert and report any discriminatory, harassing, aggressive, or exclusionary behavior or speech to event staff immediately


Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to: intimidating, harassing, abusive, discriminatory, derogatory, or demeaning conduct; inappropriate physical contact (e.g., unwelcome sexual advances, groping, sexual assault); physical, written, verbal, or other abuse, as determined by the event organiser and its representatives, in their sole discretion; failing to obey any rules or regulations of the venue and Blackbaud.


Cconsequences of Unacceptable Behavior
Unacceptable behavior will not be tolerated. Anyone engaged in unacceptable behavior is subject to expulsion from bbcon, in Blackbaud’s sole discretion, without refund.


Reporting Unacceptable Behavior
If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being treated poorly, or have additional concerns, please contact any member of the bbcon team.

We expect all participants to follow this Code of Conduct at all bbcon venues, any external venue affiliated with bbcon, and all related social events. The policy may be revised at any time by Blackbaud without notice. In the event of an emergency, please contact local authorities immediately.


©Blackbaud, Inc. 2019