What’s in it for You—Top 5 Ascend Takeaways

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Maybe you’ve heard that Ascend, sponsored by Ascensus®, is the industry’s most comprehensive education conference providing training, certification, and continuing education to financial professionals for more than 30 years. But what’s in it for you?  

See some of what you’ll get from Ascend through the following top five takeaways as shared by past attendees.


5. Expanded Knowledge

Build on what you already know through in-depth courses taught by our expert instructors. You’ll leave with operational and procedural ideas for enhancing compliance and improving customer service at your organization.

4. IRA and HSA Certification

Show dedication to your career by earning an industry recognized certification. Earn the Certified IRA Specialist II (CIS II) or—new for 2018—the Certified Health Savings Professional (CHSP), and go back to work ready to serve your customers with increased confidence and knowledge.

3. Continuing Education

Complete some or all of your continuing education credits (CE) in one shot. With 30+ courses to choose from, Ascend qualifies for CE credits for more than 25 industry designations and certification programs.

2. Industry Insights

Walk away with what you need to know about regulatory changes and industry trends. Beyond compliance, our thought leadership sessions provide you with essential information to help you gain a competitive advantage. 

1. Professional Connections

Attendees tell us that one of their biggest takeaways from Ascend is networking with people like you. Swap stories, learn new things, and make new friends as you connect with peers from across the country through social hours, lunch-and-learns, and general sessions.

Bonus takeaway: Register before March 31 and save $100 with early bird pricing.






Bryan Loomis