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Celebrate with Savings on Philadelphia's Hottest Digital Marketing Event

$599 Ticket Sale!

$200 savings off the early bird rate

Sale ends at midnight Monday, July 6th
Learn

Two-days of inspiring talks on multi-platform content strategy, conversion optimization, SEO and more.

Innovate

Create next-level campaigns with actionable tactics and insights to help you stand out from the competition.

Network

Connect with the region's top-tier agencies, entrepreneurs, digital strategists and more at Philadelphia's premier venues.

Evolve

Get exposed to the latest industry trends first and future-proof your business for the road ahead.

Speakers

Peter Shankman

Founder, Shankminds Business Masterminds

@petershankman

Chris Ducker

Owner, ChrisDucker.com

@chrisducker

Gene Marks

President and CEO, The Marks Group PC

@genemarks

Jason Falls

Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy, Elasticity

@jasonfalls

Ardath Albee

CEO and B2B Marketing Strategist, Marketing Interactions Inc.

@ardath421

Andy Crestodina

Co-Founder and Strategic Director, Orbit Media

@crestodina

Oli Gardner

Co-Founder, Unbounce

@oligardner

Justine Jordan

Marketing Director, Litmus

@meladorri

Noah Kagan

Chief Sumo, SumoMe

@noahkagan

Tom Kulzer

Founder and CEO, AWeber

@tkulzer

Nathan Latka

CEO and Founder, Heyo

@NathanLatka

Brian Meece

Founder, RocketHub

@rockethub

Jason Miller

Sr. Content Marketing Manager, LinkedIn

@jasonmillerca

Jerod Morris

VP of Marketing, Copyblogger Media

@jerodmorris

Tim Paige

Conversion Educator, LeadPages

@TimThePaige

Andrea Vahl

Social Media Consultant and Speaker, Andrea Vahl, Inc.

@andreavahl
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Agenda

Sunday, October 18th

05:00 - 07:00 PM

Registration and Welcome Reception


Mary Cassatt Lounge, The Rittenhouse Hotel

Monday, October 19th

08:00 - 09:00 AM

Breakfast


09:00 - 09:15 AM

Opening Remarks


Tom Kulzer

09:15 - 10:15 AM

Ain't No Customer Like a Zombie Customer


Peter Shankman

10:15 - 11:00 AM

How to Achieve Face-Melting Content Marketing ROI


Jason Miller

Break

11:15 - 12:00 PM

From Content to Conversion: Content Strategy that Moves the Needle


Ardath Albee

Lunch

01:00 - 01:45 PM

Crowdfunding Fuels "Big Change"


Brian Meece

01:45 - 02:30 PM

The Landing Page Manifesto


Oli Gardner

Break

03:00 - 03:45 PM

Mobile Email Best Practices: Optimizing for Conversion


Justine Jordan

03:45 - 04:45 PM

YOUPRENEUR: The 'No BS' Guide to Building the Business of You!


Chris Ducker

04:45 - 05:00 PM

Closing Remarks


Tom Kulzer

Networking Event

Tuesday, October 20th

08:00 - 09:00 AM

Breakfast


09:00 - 09:45 AM

5 Enormous Sales and Marketing Technology Trends that are Changing the Way SMBs Do Business


Gene Marks

09:45 - 10:15 AM

Become a Showrunner: Create a Remarkable Audience Experience Through Your Blog


Jerod Morris

10:15 - 10:45 AM

Using Contests to Add 10,000 Subscribers to Your Email List in 48 Hours


Nathan Latka

Break

11:00 - 11:45 AM

Content Hubs: 5 Ways to Dominate in Search and Social Media with Interconnected Content


Andy Crestodina

Lunch

01:00 - 01:30 PM

4 Channels To Quickly Grow Your Email List (Hint: You Need All 4 To Be 100% Effective)


Tim Paige

01:30 - 02:00 PM

How I Got 50,000 Email Subscribers in 8 Months


Noah Kagan

Break

02:30 - 03:00 PM

7 Surprising Ways Companies are Winning on Social Media


Andrea Vahl

03:00 - 04:00 PM

There is No Fresh Broccoli: A No-Nonsense Blueprint for Digital Marketing Success


Jason Falls

04:00 - 04:10 PM

Closing Remarks


Tom Kulzer
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The Venue

The Rittenhouse Hotel
210 West Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA
(215) 546-9000

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Located in the heart of the city, The Rittenhouse Hotel is walking distance from major museums, cultural attractions, world-class shopping and more. It's no surprise that The New York Times ranked Philly the 3rd best place to travel in the world this year.

We've reserved a limited amount of rooms at a special rate of $299/night. To book your room, please call The Rittenhouse Hotel and mention "ASCEND". This offer ends Friday, September 18, 2015.

Ticket Information

Your ticket includes:

All-Access Pass

2-days of inspiring keynotes, sessions and 2 networking events

Conference Meals

Breakfast, lunch, snacks and an unlimited supply of coffee

ASCEND Exclusives

One-on-one time with digital marketing experts, live product demos and round table talks

The Perks

Including the 2015 ASCEND video package, conference swag and more!

  • John Langan, Business Service Manager, Penn Emblem Company

    "The conference attendees were the cream of the crop... The networking opportunities were fantastic. Few conferences give this much bang for the buck... Can't wait until my expectations are exceeded again next year."

  • Jenni Glenn, Account Supervisor, Slice Communications

    "[We] learned what works and what doesn't when it comes to designing email newsletters, tips for better email deliverability and a whole host of great strategies that every digital marketer should know... namely, not to miss this summit when it comes around next year!"

  • Stephanie Vermillion, Senior Account Executive, Public Relations, Wordsworth Communications

    "I found myself avoiding every bodily need (e.g. bathroom breaks) to make sure I didn't miss a single minute of the top-notch speakers and valuable takeaways."

  • Jessica Jackson, Digital Marketing Specialist, InfoComm International

    "The size of the event allowed for more intimate networking and idea-sharing opportunities. I came away with contacts that I will keep in touch with long after. Overall, a great experience filled with amazing people and a ton of inspirational and professional advice."

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