2017 National Convention & Career Fair

August 19-21, 2017 | Marriott Marquis Houston | Houston, TX

Thank you for joining us!

The Ascend National Convention and Career Fair is the premier Pan-Asian business event of the year! Our convention is the largest gathering of over 2,200 leaders and senior executives from a wide cross-section of the Pan-Asian business community.

See You Next Year!

2018 Ascend National Convention will be held at San Francisco!

August 20-22, 2018 | San Francisco Marriott Marquis

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Hope everyone had a fruitful convention joined by top leaders and inspiring sessions.

Friday | Saturday | Sunday | Monday

Convention Mobile App

Convene provides you with a one-stop resource to get the most from the event!

When you register for the Convention, an email will be sent to you containing your Convene username and temporary password. Available for iOS and Android mobile devices.

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Marriott Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street Houston Texas 77010 USA
(713) 654-1777

Please check our Travel page for airline discounts.

Doctors' Offices

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to be mentored by our ‘Doctors of Leadership’, seasoned executives who have risen to the top, on topics that affect us all in the workplace. In a small intimate group setting, hear first-hand how they navigated their careers, used their strengths and seized opportunities as well as faced and overcame challenges throughout their professional lives culminating in an executive position and powerful networks. Create connections and learn lessons that could impact the future of your career.


Volunteering is a great way to get involved in our community! Thank you to those who signed up. The team will be reaching out with further steps.

Joe Adams

Managing Partner and Chief Executive Officer, RSM US LLP

Kalpana Ramakrishnan

Partner, KPMG

Thear Suzuki

Advisory Leader, Southwest Region, EY

Farhad Zaman

Partner, PwC

2018 Ascend National Convention
San Francisco | August 20-22, 2018 | San Francisco Marriott Marquis