August 24–26, 2019  |  Washington D.C.



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.



Volunteer with Ascend and help our organization grow! Be a part of our team and gain exposure to the fastest-growing professional organizations for Pan-Asians in the US.



Out of over 40 registered teams, the top five finalists have been selected to present their findings at this year’s Ascend Hackathon! These top finalists will share their research with convention attendees and highly respected judges at the 2019 Ascend National Convention to compete for the $10,000 grand prize!


Discounted Rooms

This year Ascend will be hosting 2019 Convention & Career Fair at the Washington Hilton. Take advantage of the discounted group rate before the block sells out.

Marquee Speaker

Indra Nooyi

Former CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors at PepsiCo


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We are excited to be featuring the Convene mobile app by Thomson Reuters. The free easy-to-use app will include helpful event information, as well as information on the agenda and speakers. Available on iOS and Android smartphones and tablets, Convene provides you with a one-stop resource to get the most from the event.