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BbWorld 2017 Partner Spotlight

We look forward to seeing you at BbWorld 2017 in New Orleans – The Big Easy! Our exhibit hall will be filled with Blackboard partners representing some of the best education content and technology solutions to help your institution succeed. Be the first to check out these featured Blackboard partners offering breakout sessions, interactive demos, giveaways, and more!

Visit our Premier & Signature partner booths for these prizes & giveaways

Highlighted partner prizes & giveaways

  • Starbucks gift cards from Cengage
  • Various prizes from Dropbox Education
  • $10 coffee gift cards from Wiley
  • Free 30-day trial from EesySoft
  • Crazy Foam and phone chargers from Examity
  • Chance to win a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet from Respondus
  • Chance to win a 70″ AQUOS BOARD for your institution from Sharp
  • Premium slimline backpack from Copia


Featured Partner sessions

Double your chance for Passport Challenge prizes. Attend the following sessions for x2 the points!

Wednesday, July 26
10:20am -11:10am    Copia: “Teaching and Learning Reimagined”
11:20am -12:10pm    Dropbox: “How Arkansas State powers collaboration and productivity with Dropbox and Blackboard”
3:30pm – 4:20pm      Respondus: “Using Respondus Monitor to prevent cheating during online exams”

Thursday, July 27
1:30pm – 2:20pm     McGraw-Hill: “Implementing an inclusive access model in Blackboard with McGraw-Hill Connect”

Stop by Cengage’s booth to talk to about your using Blackboard Learn Ultra. We’ll be handing out Starbucks Gift Cards for anyone who participates—great for the morning after a late night listening to live music on Frenchmen Street.

Booth: 232

Copia is excited to be a Premier Partner and participate at this year’s BbWorld17.  We are changing the way that instructors teach and the way students learn!  Copia Class does this by bringing the syllabus to life, making uniquely-curated content more connected to the learning process and by providing in-text, real-time discussions to further engage students.

Join us on Wednesday 7/26 at 10:20am for Teaching and Learning Reimagined, an interactive session of explanation and demonstration of Copia Class.

To learn more about us and our platform, visit Booth 509 for a 1:1 personal demonstration of Copia Class! Stay throughout the presentation and you’ll be rewarded with a premium slimline backpack. Just as we are reimagining the teaching and learning experience, we are also changing what a “bookbag” looks like. You won’t want to miss out!

Booth: 509

Dropbox Education is a proud participant at BbWorld 2017!  Connect with us at Booth #520 for conversation, games, prizes, and sweet treats. Check out our customer spotlight breakout session with Arkansas State University on Wednesday, 11:30am-12:20pm in rooms 278-279 and tune into BbWorld Live on Thursday to hear more about how this long standing university adopted the Dropbox integration for Blackboard Learn.

Booth: 520

Stop by the McGraw-Hill Education booth to learn about seamlessly integrating your Blackboard course with Connect®, ALEKS®, SIMnet®, and other quality content and tools. Interested in inclusive access? Join Bailey Anderson from Liberty University on Thursday, July 27th at 1:30pm in Room 278-279 as she discusses their inclusive access implementation in over 120 courses and the resulting success. Contact to set up a one-on-one consultation.

Booth: 421

Please visit Pearson at booth #309 – we would love to learn more about how YOU use Bb!  Our knowledgable team will also be presenting ongoing demos of Revel, MyLab and Mastering integrations and answering your support questions.

Booth: 309

Are you looking for new ways to create a simplified and powerful experience in your Blackboard course? Maybe you’d like to know how to improve retention rates by identifying struggling students early, or how to integrated adaptive practice or our thousands of educational videos? Stop by the Wiley booth at BbWorld for a personal demonstration of WileyPLUS integrated with Blackboard Learn, and learn how.

Pre-schedule your appointment and receive a $10 gourmet coffee gift card!

Booth: 420

Join Eesysoft at BbWorld for a presentation by the University of Texas at Arlington! Eesysoft booth attendees will see a live demo of our Smart Application Support solution and receive a 30-day free trial + free consultancy. In addition, there will be an artist at the booth providing attendees with a caricature.

Booth: 431

Come visit Examity® at Booth 414 to experience all things online proctoring and ID verification, including mobile. Watch a demonstration of examiGO®, mobile ID that includes face, voice and fingerprint match. While you are at the booth learning about Examity®, grab some Crazy Foam and cool phone chargers.

Booth: 414

What will the classroom of tomorrow look like? Get a glimpse of latest in video technologies being embraced by educators and administrators across the entire campus. Special highlight: see a demo of Kaltura Lecture Capture, the new lecture capture solution that will allow you to effortlessly record every class and manage from one centralized location.

Booth: 515

As a signature partner of Blackboard, ReadSpeaker brings accessible text-to-speech technology to classrooms around the world. ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology helps all learners increase comprehension and allows for bimodal learning. By providing different ways of accessing the learning content, ReadSpeaker nicely fits the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) philosophy.

Booth: 516

Respondus is excited to partner with distance learning staff from University of Texas Arlington to present a session on Using Respondus Monitor to Prevent Cheating in Exams: Wed, July 26 at 3:30pm in Room 278-279. Session attendees are entered to win a Microsoft Surface Pro tablet! Stop by Booth #226 for a personal demo or to tell us about your experience with LockDown Browser and Respondus Monitor, and get another entry into the drawing. Also grab a fidget spinner or other goodies at our booth!

Booth: 226

Ricoh has been solving their customers’ problems with creative and innovative ideas for more than 75 years. In this new world of work, Ricoh continues to innovate and enhance the student, faculty, and administrative experience. Ricoh leverages our expertise and the processes refined in service to over 2,000 Higher Education clients. We build optimal solutions for colleges and universities with unique challenges in servicing an ever changing environment and student population.

Booth: 510

The ShareStream Team will be showcasing major product updates at BbWorld 2017.  Join us at Booth 632 for the following presentations:

An Introduction to ShareStream Next, ShareStream’s Major New Release:  See ShareStream Next, the next generation of the ShareStream Video Platform in action!  ShareStream Next includes an all-new user experience designed around four key principles—accessibility, ease-of-use, responsiveness and flexibility—as well as far-reaching enhancements to ShareStream’s Building Block for Blackboard Learn.

  • Wednesday, July 26th 1:30pm-2:00pm
  • Thursday, July 27th 1:30pm-2:00pm


 An Introduction to ShareStream’s Mobile App for Video Capture: Learn how to instantly create, upload and share content from mobile devices.  ShareStream Capture is an ideal solution for video assignments, competency-based education, active learning and personal lecture capture.

  • Wednesday, July 26th 4:00pm-4:30pm
  • Thursday, July 27th 10:00am-10:30am

Booth: 632

Sharp is excited to have you visit the booth to learn about Sharp’s solutions to experience integrated solutions and a chance to win a 70” Sharp AQUOS BOARD for your institution.

Booth: 218

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