Asian Corporate Directors Summit
April 6–7, 2018 | Four Seasons Hotel, Palo Alto, CA


  1. What is the Asian Corporate Directors Summit?
  2. It is Ascend’s second national gathering of Asian American experienced board directors held at the Four Seasons Silicon Valley in Palo Alto, CA during April 6–7, 2018.

  3. Where is the venue?
  4. Four Seasons Silicon Valley
    2050 University Avenue
    East Palo Alto, California 94303

  5. What is the accommodation plan for guests?
  6. For our second Asian Corporate Directors Summit, Ascend, a non-profit organization, will host your 2-night (Friday 4/6 and Saturday 4/7—subject to availability) hotel stay at the Four Seasons Hotel Silicon Valley only if you reside outside the Bay area/Northern California and if your company/organization will not cover your hotel expenses. Ascend Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization and appreciates your efforts in helping us manage our limited resources. Ascend Lifetime Members will be getting first priority on hotel rooms this year as we were sold out in 2017. If you are not currently a Lifetime Member and would like to become one, please visit our membership page to sign up.

  7. Are spouses allowed to attend the Summit?
  8. Spouses are not allowed to attend the Summit sessions, but are invited to attend both receptions and dinners on Friday and Saturday. Based on demand, there will also be an activity for spouses on Saturday. Details are TBD.

  9. Is there an airline discount?
  10. Yes. Delta Meeting/Discount Code: NMRFG
    Valid 4/3/2018–4/11/2018 for travel to San Francisco Area Airports (SFO, SJC, OAK). Reservations and ticketing is available via Delta or by calling 800-328-1111. When booking online at Delta, enter the Meeting Code in the box provided.

  11. Is there parking onsite?
  12. Yes, there is plenty of convenient free parking on site.

  13. What is the dress code?
  14. Business or business casual for meetings. Business or cocktail attire for dinners.

  15. What happens if I can no longer make the Summit?
  16. Please email for more information.