Established in 2005, Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals, executives, and students in North America. We offer robust professional development and career enhancement programs designed to cultivate Pan-Asian talent.


Our Vision

To enhance the presence and influence of current and future Pan-Asian business leaders and serve as a collective voice for Pan-Asian business communities.


Ascend National Convention

The Ascend National Convention & Career Fair is the largest gathering of Pan-Asian business leaders and professionals in North America. 3,000+ top industry leaders, senior executives and professionals, along with MBAs and undergraduate students representing 250+ corporations and universities participate in three days of leadership and professional development and networking.


Value for Our Corporate Sponsors:
  1. Experience business growth
  2. Meet top talent
  3. Develop your diverse talent
  4. Brand your company
  5. Align diversity and inclusion objectives


Value for Our Professional Members:
  1. Network with peers and thought leaders
  2. Gain actionable insight from experts
  3. Gain knowledge on latest tools and technologies
  4. Learn new industry trends
  5. Gain tips on professional development