As groups of practitioners, you find this nexus between where you are and what's possible. And that is the value of Ascend.
At Ascend, exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge products, and powerful networking converge to deliver a one-of-a-kind industry event. Our goal? To pack a year’s worth of actionable insights into an unforgettable, two-day event aimed to help you better run your business, improve your bottom line, and excel as a therapy professional.
Whatever your role—and whatever your company structure—if you’re a rehab therapy professional who wants to elevate your practice and profession, Ascend is for you.
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Private practice owners, rehab therapy executives, therapists, and support staff
Keynote speakers, thought leaders, and rehab therapy influencers
Need another reason? Ascend is turning 10!
This year, Ascend is turning 10—and we’re pulling out all the stops. In addition to bringing you our biggest speaker lineup yet, this year’s event—hosted in our hometown of Phoenix, AZ—will include some incredible, only-in-Phoenix additions to make this a truly memorable experience.
Previous Featured Speakers
The industry's best and brightest gather to speak at Ascend.
PT, PhD, OCS
Founder and President
Gawenda Semiars & Consulting, Inc.
PT, DPT, ATC
Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer
President and Founder
MEG Business Management
Founder and President
M3 Performance and Physical Therapy
One of the things that I would say that I think Ascend does better than anyone else is providing time for people to truly network and get into conversations.
Welcome to Phoenix!
Ascend 2023 is heading back to where it all began—Phoenix, Arizona. As the fifth largest city in the US, Phoenix is one of the premiere destinations for foodies, art lovers, and outdoor enthusiasts, making it an ideal spot for event-goers. And as an Ascend attendee, you’ll be in the thick of it all, nestled in the heart of the city at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown—a quick walk from a variety of restaurants, music venues, and nightlife.
Ascend kicks off Thursday, September 21 with a Welcome Happy Hour at 5:00 PM.
Our programming ends on Saturday, September 23 at 4:00 PM.
Reserve your room at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown.
340 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Book your room at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown by August 28, 2023, to lock in our special negotiated rate of $209/night. Simply mention that you’d like a room in the “Ascend room block” when making your reservation—or reserve your room online by clicking the button below.
And get entered to win a free night’s stay!
Reserve your room as part of the Ascend room block and get automatically entered to win a one-night of your stay on us. We’ll announce the winner during the week of Ascend.Book Your Stay