Our Flagship Event – Ascent Annual

The Ascent Annual Conference is a fully immersive 2-day virtual SaaS conference. Entering our 5th year, we will be convening 1,500+ invite-only SaaS executives to enjoy peer-to-peer networking and content sessions led by some of the leading thought leaders in the SaaS space who will share their subject matter expertise through 50+ keynote presentations and interactive panels.

About Ascent

Since 2018, Ascent has convened over 12,000 SaaS executives at our Ascent Annual Conference, quickly becoming one of the most anticipated and highly regarded SaaS conferences in the US. With a speaking faculty that includes senior thought leaders from some of the leading brands in the SaaS space, Ascent attendees have come to rely on the Ascent Annual Conference to gain critical insights into the latest trends, research and developments within the sector. The interactive nature of the event provides attendees with limitless opportunities to network amongst industry peers and investors, as well as key accounts and prospects, creating an engaging environment for all attendees to collaborate and share ideas.

Spotlight Series

In addition to the Ascent Annual Conference, we will be convening subsets of our attendees throughout the year as part of the Ascent SaaS Spotlight Event Series. These Spotlight Events will focus on a specifific functional area, and allow us to curate an agenda featuring content and speakers that are highly relevant to the audience. Individual 2021 Spotlight Events will convene ~150 decision makers from business functions such as: Cybersecurity, Finance, Human Capital, Marketing, and Revenue Leadership. All events will be invite-only, and restricted to professionals who meet the attendee profile requirements of Director+, $20M+ ARR. Additionally, Ascent’s Spotlight on Startups event will convene ~150 founders and C-level executives of seed round and Series A startups, as well as 100 investors. This event will also be invite-only with the content and agenda aligned to address the unique challenges faced by startups.


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Virtual Stage Branding, Website & Email Collateral.


Drive thought leadership through a Keynote Address, Panel or Fireside Chat.


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2020 Speakers

Sarah Bird


Lu Zhang

Founder & Managing Partner Fusion Fund

Neal Sales-Griffin

Managing Director Techstars

Esther Dyson

Executive Founder Wellville

Chris Savage

CEO & Founder Wistia

David Siegel

CEO Meetup

Christi Olson

Head of Evangelism for Search Microsoft

Rand Fishkin

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