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About

Who We Are
Established in 2005, Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals, executives, and students in North America.

Vision
Enhance the presence and influence of current and future Pan-Asian business leaders and serve as a collective voice for Pan-Asian business communities



Membership Numbers 2014 National Convention Convention Recognition
  • 8,000 members (including Ascend
    Canada and AscendNAAMBA)
  • Reach of over 60,000
  • 63% professionals, 15%
    executives, 22% students
  • Members from over 250 major
    companies including the Fortune
    100 and Diversity 50
  • Over 2,000 registered
    participants
  • 64% with graduate degrees or
    pursuing one       
  • 13% executives, 60%
    professionals, 27% students
    (graduate & undergraduate)
  • 59% female, 41% male
  • Approximately 1,400
    CPE certificates issued
  • 7 award recipients
  • 11 scholarships
    awarded
  • 240 organizations
    represented


Value of Attending Our 2015 Convention

Value for Our Corporate Sponsors:

Value for Our Professional Members:

1. Experience business growth
1. Network with peers and thought leaders
2. Meet top talent
2. Gain actionable insight from experts 
 3. Develop your diverse talent   3. Gain knowledge on latest tools and technologies 
 4. Brand your company   4. Learn new industry trends 
5. Align diversity and inclusion objectives
5. Gain tips on professional development