Executive Braindate Topics
You are joining the Ascent Conference to meet great people and learn about new things. How do you spark meaningful conversation? It all starts with a braindate.
Braindates are one-on-one or small group conversations based on topics posted by you and fellow participants in the Braindate Topic Market. They can be used to brainstorm, solve challenges, share expertise or experiences while meeting new (brilliant!) people.
Building Your Investor Metrics
Creating Joint KPIs for Marketing & Sales
Lessons Learned from Sending 27,000 Direct Mail Boxes to SaaS Companies
Real-Time AI: From Predictions to Impact
Accelerate Sales Performance: Essential Tools for Modern Revenue Teams to Drive Efficient Growth
Outbound tactics: What works, what doesn’t, and why?
Choosing and Scaling Your Billing Model
Multi-Tasking a Multi-Thread: Getting the Most out of Your Outbound Sequence
Using real-time intelligence to personalize product experiences
Increasing staff retention. Strategies to decrease employee turnover and save money.
The Future of Go-To-Market and RevOps
Create Your Competitive Advantage Through Effective Cultural Alignment
The New World of Revenue Generation
How Can SaaS Companies Develop Best Practices to Avoid Risks Arising from Digital Bank Run?
Social Media Growth for Both Employee & Company Accounts
Do all the advances in AI mean we all lose our jobs?
Best Practices for Board of Directors Governance
Building a Scalable Marketing Stack While Driving Revenue Today
Maximizing Revenue Growth and Preventing Churn: Provide Customer Success & Account Management with an AI Copilot and Real-Time Support for Exceptional Customer Experiences
Outbound sales development structures: Pods, Round Robin, 1:1s – lessons and ideas for maximizing alignment and efficiency
How to make Buying Intent detection actionable for Salespeople
AI and Finance
Building a Community on LinkedIn
System optimization: putting hiring tech to work during quiet times
Design Thinking for Sales Enablement
Profitable growth through pricing strategies
Developing effective marketing partnerships
Scale More With Less: Strategies to Virtualize Your Best Seller and Bring an AI Copilot Onto Every Call
Ramp Up Burndown: How Sales Leaders Reduce Onboarding Time for Sales Reps
Achieving your ambitions with financial technology
Data privacy best practices for revenue operations teams
Game Changers: What We’ve Learned From Our Most Successful CMO Partners
The critical customer metrics for growth companies
Establish High Impact Sales & Marketing KPIs Using Predictive Modeling
Rising costs of employees’ healthcare
Create & Maintain Extreme Relevancy in an Ever-Changing World
Product-Market Fit vs. Go-to-Market Fit
What exactly are Large Language Models (LLMs) and what’s all the fuss about?
Embrace ABX and Revitalize Your Revenue
How Positive Reputations through Comms Support Sales
Monetization strategy: Time for a refresh?
One size fits none – using segmentation to meet customer needs
2023 Growth Hacks: Customer Acquisition & Upsell
Scaling to Reach Global Markets
Driving Sales Growth with Design Thinking
Augmented Enterprises and AI
Timing is Everything: Marketing Org Planning for Growth & Scale
Cyber Security Insurance Considerations
Return on objectives using ratings
Market Leadership – Establish and Maintain a Dominant Leadership Position
Impact of Generative AI on Go-To-Market strategy
How to personalize your outbound at scale with Revenue AI
How Decision efficiency is impacted by Insights?
Marketing In A Rough Market
Doing more with less: tech stack mapping to gain efficiency
Navigating the Dark Funnel for Cost-Effective Lead Gen
Rainmaking 101 from Day 1
Powering Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) through Experiences (CX) and Emerging Tech
Leveraging AI for enhanced employee experience / patient healthcare
How to Efficiently Manage Investor Discussions
The Power of Integrated Data
Economic uncertainty and its impact on CMOs and CROs.
How Organizations Can Win the Competition for Top Tech Talent
These will be your customer experience/success pitfalls during the growth stage
When being inefficient is most efficient
Revenue Roles Across the Customer Journey
AI in Marketing Today
How to leverage AI to increase your close/won ratio?
Boost Your Competitive Win Rates: The key to winning in a fierce competitive landscape is real-time
Fail Often: Building Psychological Safety to Prevent SDR Burnout
Relationship Goals: How Sales Reps Can Build Trust with Prospects
PR/Marketing Tactics that Engage Clients
Is Cold Outreach Dead?
Mobile app marketing and user acquisition strategies
Unlock better customer engagement
What to Expect from Marketing
The 5 Most Common Demand Generation Mistakes
Three Cardinal Mistakes to Avoid When Selling to CIOs
Using Integrated Direct Mail Campaigns to Generate Enterprise Opportunities
B2B Buyers have Changed – Is your GTM Adapting?
Tech Stack Bloat – Spending Wisely While Still Fueling Growth
Strategies for Aligning Go-to-Market Teams
Power of Deciding, Challenge of Change
Transitioning from Enterprise SaaS model to PLG model
Accelerating GTM execution through strategy & analytics
Understanding First-Party Data to Fuel Revenue Growth
Forecasting Impact with Imperfect Information
Exponential Tech, Productivity, Market Slowdown
The Art of the Pivot: Troubleshooting Strategic Failures
Unlocking Global Growth through Localization
CFO’s role into Cyber security strategies
Design Thinking for User-Centered Sales
10 Reasons to Come
1. It’s been too long
It has been too long since you’ve had the rare experience of sitting down face-to-face at a table with other C-level execs. Find your peers at the same size companies to discuss real challenges.
2. 100 Peer-led Braindates
100 Peer-led Braindate sessions are built to solve your most pressing problems and the ones you might not know are coming.
3. People attend because of who is there
This is purely an invite-only event. 82% of attendees are C-level and VP of 20M to 300M companies.
4. Match and set meetings easily in the event portal
Choose your intentions for the event and our app will help you connect with others with the same goals including sales, partnering, hiring and raising money.
5. Expo floors
Assess our highly vetted software partners on the expo floor with solutions to your problems. Also catch our showcase of series A and B SaaS companies, building the ideas that will impact your business in the future.
6. Access curated content
30 hours of interactive curated content designed to address the major challenges facing SaaS companies over the next 12 months.
7. Ramp up productivity
Get more work done in 2 days than you do all year. (This quote was heard multiple times after the last Ascent annual.)
8. Concierge experience
VIPs get Concierge Services. Get this 5-star experience with everything from professionally curated braindates, to 180 degree views of Times Square in the VIP Lounge, to the gourmet dinner and networking event.
9. Raise your next round
New York’s top investors attend. In 2019 we were the largest gathering of VCs on the East Coast, in 2020 we were the largest gathering of VCs online.