Frequently Asked Questions

Registration/Badge Pickup

Check-in with Security Desk at Lobby first then follow signage to Ascend registration table, which will be located right outside the Conference rooms. Upon arrival, you will receive a name badge and welcome packet.

When does online registration close?

Online registration will close on Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM EST.
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Is onsite registration available?

Due to security reasons, we are unable to offer onsite registration. We recommend registering online by Thursday, September 15th, to reserve your spot at the Conference.

What is the dress code?

Business casual

How should I prepare for the Conference?

  • Do bring an ample supply of your business cards
  • Don't bring your resume
  • Do spend the time networking and establishing relationships
  • Do spread the word. We would love for your friends and colleagues to attend as well. Onsite registration is available until Thursday, September 17th, for last-minute attendees.
  • Do attend. Get ready to learn and become inspired.

What kind of networking opportunities will I have?

Our Conference is designed to foster networking, therefore you will have numerous networking opportunities throughout the duration of this event. The Kick-off, Workshops, Session Breaks, Leadership Talks, and Networking Reception, all are opportunities for you to mingle with guests from across industries and expand your network. View Agenda for details.

You can also network with other Ascend members and supporters on our various social media sites:
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Facebook |
Twitter @AscendNE

How do I become a member of Ascend?

Become a member today to experience the many benefits we have to offer. Exclusive limited time offer to Conference attendees - sign up today, either in person or online, and receive a $10 Starbucks gift card. Offer valid only on day of Conference, September 17, 2016. Visit the Ascend Welcome table to sign-up or join online at:

What is your cancellation policy?

Consistent with Ascend National's policy, there will be no refunds offered for registrant cancellations or no-shows.

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