March 11 - 14 | Aria Resort, Las Vegas

Ascend USA 2018

About Ascend

Episerver Ascend is an annual user conference that will host around 800 digital marketers and commerce leaders.

Ascend will feature nearly 100 sessions across six separate and comprehensive persona-based tracks, including hands-on labs, customer led presentations, and product and industry expert discussions.

There will also be a solutions and partner exhibition hall, an Epi Code Bash competition, and a panel of industry analyst guest speakers. 


Advanced Rate:       $1,000.00       September 13 - December 15

Standard Rate:         $1,170.00       December 16 - January 31

Last Minute:              $1,300.00       February 1 - March 11

Book Your Room! 

Episerver has secured a special room rate at Aria Resort & Casino for Ascend. This rate is available through February 16, or until our room block runs out. Book your room today!

Join us for Ascend USA, Episerver’s annual user conference, hosted at the Aria Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. This year’s event will feature 60+ sessions, including:

• Inspiring Keynote Speakers

• Product Roadmaps – Get a sneak peak at what’s ahead for Episerver and how our plans for the Digital Experience Cloud align with your key business objectives

• 13 interactive Developer Labs hosted by our EMVPs and Expert Solution Architects

• A detailed look at new and exciting Episerver products including Episerver Campaign, Episerver Personalization and more

• 8 Best Practice sessions – Hear from real Episerver customers with similar goals and challenges

• E-commerce and digital marketing strategy sessions – Learn tips and tricks for succeeding in today’s digital world from Episerver partners and strategists

And so much more!

  • Jessica Fardin

    Vice President Worldwide Marketing Episerver

  • Mark Duffell

    Chief Executive Officer, Episerver

  • James Norwood

    Chief Marketing Officer, Episerver

  • Welcome Reception

    Enter the awesome world of Ascend. Eat, drink, and network at the Aria Liquid Pool. Grab food, enjoy entertainment, share ideas, and network with your peers around the inspiring and creative pools.

  • Monday Night Reception & Code Bash

    As the 1st day comes to an end, step out of the sessions and into the fun with the Monday night Mixer, featuring good conversations, even better libations and an epic code bash.

  • Episerver Rising

    As the sun sets and the night begins at the close of the second day of Ascend, there’s only one place to go to be seen. We’re taking over the legendary Las Vegas Marquee Night Club to create a movement of our own.

Register Now!

Need to justify your trip? Use our justification letter for Ascend 2018.

Who is this event for?

  • Marketer

    Be motivated and inspired by how some of today's leading brands are using Episerver to create competitive advantage. Attend discounted editor and digital marketing training course. Learn about full range of marketing topics such as mobile, social, SEO and personalization.

  • Developer

    Be the first to see exclusive previews for newly announced product releases, updates and APIs. Attend hands-on product labs and training with our product experts and EMVPs. Compete in the Code Bash hackathon: meet and collaborate with like-minded developers.

  • Merchandizer

    Learn why experience-driven commerce is your only chance against Amazon. Find out how to differentiate your brand with customer-centric experience. Scale your content personalization/product recommendation effort.

  • Tech Leader

    See how to create a technology roadmap to support your organization's digital transformation program. Learn the difference between cloud deployment strategies and what's best for your organization Ensure data security and compliance.

  • Business Leader

    Get exclusive access to the Episerver senior management team. Attend Leadership roundtable and dinners. List to analyst keynotes on the latest digital marketing and commerce trends that you need to know lead and realign your organization for growth, and much more!

  • Ektron Customer

    Preview of new products such as Episerver Campaign for omnichannel campaign orchestration and Advance for content personalization. Learn best practice for digital and social marketing. Get expert advice from our product specialists on how to evolve your digital platform to meet customer needs.

Thank you Ascend 2017 Sponsors


Looking to sponsor Ascend 2018? Let us know! Please send us an email with your interest and we will be in touch soon.


Calling all EMVPs!


We want you at Ascend 2018! We've put together a loaded package for you and to find out more, contact us today

Ascend in the Press

Find out what people are saying about Ascend.

CMSWire - March 7, 2017
Follow Mickey — and Inject a Little Magic in Your Digital Journeys

CMS-Connected - Mar 6, 2017
Episerver Ascend 2017 Roundup from the CMSC Perspective 

CNBC - Mar 3, 2017
Why have 98% of shoppers aborted an online purchase?

CMSWire - Feb 27, 2017
Episerver to Its User Conference Attendees: 'You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet'

Previous Ascend events