Ascend is the industry’s most comprehensive education conference offering basic and advanced courses on: retirement, health, and education savings plans and industry trends.

After careful consideration and an abundance of caution and concern for the health and safety of our clients, instructors, and staff in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ascensus has made the difficult decision to cancel Ascend 2020. Look for a new multi-day, industry-leading, virtual compliance education event to come soon.

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  • $1,299



Industry Designation

Earn the Certified IRA Specialist II or Certified Health Savings Professional designation.

Professional Development

Earn continuing education (CE) credits for 25 industry designations.


Connect with your peers and interact with our instructors during social hours, lunch and learns, and general sessions.