ASCEND
Agency Growth & Leadership Summit

Where top benefit firm leaders discover innovative strategies and industry solutions to grow their business.

January 9-12, 2020 - Grapevine, TX

ASCEND is the benefits industry’s premier event exclusively for owners and principals of independent employee benefits firms and benefits practice leaders at independent P&C agencies. Attend ASCEND to learn the steps and strategies needed to transform your agency into a NextGen Benefits Firm.

Collaborate with leaders disrupting the industry

Develop meaningful conversations

Collaborate with other growth-oriented agencies to discover proven growth strategies and “next practices” from top industry leaders. Get a competitive edge from the Expert Roundtables and mandatory Solutions Showcase expo.

Learn from influential expert speakers

Transform Your Agency

Hear from and collaborate with some of the industry’s most innovative experts. In info-packed sessions, discover proven solutions, strategies, and tools to differentiate & disrupt your market, convert leads into wins.

Be part of an exclusive experience

Raise Your Leadership IQ

Attendance at ASCEND is limited strictly to benefits agency leaders – making the event a uniquely valuable opportunity to learn what is working at other top firms and to build a national network of high performing agency leaders.

Grow Your Benefits Firm in 2020 and Beyond

Designed by and for benefits firms, ASCEND is like no other industry event you’ve ever attended. Experience a truly interactive, collaborative experience with some of the industry’s most innovative agency leaders while discovering proven agency growth strategies and honing your leadership skills. 

ASCEND helps your employee benefits firm achieve four key goals:

  • Remain Relevant
  • Stay Independent
  • Become More Profitable
  • Achieve More Organic Growth

Exclusively For Agency Leaders

Attendance at ASCEND is limited strictly to benefits agency leaders – owners & principals of benefits firms and benefits practice leaders at P&C agencies – making the event a uniquely valuable opportunity to learn what is working at other top firms and to build a national network of high-performing agency leaders. Networking and collaborating with other agency leaders help you raise your leadership IQ.