October 27th-29th, Miami Beach

Ascend 2019

About Ascend

Inspire. Learn. Connect.

Episerver Ascend brings together our community of digital marketers, developers and ecommerce leaders to share their strategies for driving growth through digital transformation.

Whether you join our hands-on sessions, get inspired by industry leaders or connect with our partner and customer community, Episerver Ascend aims to provide attendees with the very best insights to inform the future development of not just their business but our business too.

This year, Ascend will take place in a new, fantastic location, Fontainebleau in Miami Beach. Join us there to learn from industry visionaries and innovators who continue to push the boundaries to create outstanding customer experiences, and start building connections with our community of Episerver users and partners.

Agenda Overview

  1. - Education Sessions
  2. - Partner Day
  3. Welcome Reception
  1. - Breakfast & Expo
  2. Mark Duffell
    - Keynote: Mark Duffell

    CEO Episerver

    Opening Welcome

  3. James Norwood
    - Keynote: James Norwood

    EVP Strategy & Chief of Staff

    Episerver 2019 Product Strategy

  4. - Keynote: TBA



  5. - Break
  6. - Labs & Sessions
  7. - Lunch & Expo
  8. - Keynote: TBA



  9. - Labs & Sessions
  10. - Break & Expo
  11. - Labs & Sessions
  12. - Episerver Web Awards 2019
  1. - Breakfast & Expo
  2. - Keynote: TBA



  3. - Break & Expo
  4. - Labs & Sessions
  5. - Lunch & Expo
  6. - Labs & Sessions
  7. - Break with food
  8. - Labs & Sessions
  9. - Final night party: Episerver Rising
  1. - Breakfast
  2. - Sessions
  3. Lunch


  • James Norwood

    EVP Strategy and Chief Of Staff, Episerver

  • Jessica Fardin

    SVP Worldwide Marketing, Episerver

  • Justin Anovick

    VP Worldwide Product, Episerver

Secure your tickets for Ascend 2019 today!

Early Bird Rate: $860 (April 10th - May 26th)

Advanced Rate: $1,075 (May 27th - July 31st)

Standard Rate: $1,225 (August 1st - September 15th)

Last Minute Rate: $1,400 (September 16th - October 27th)


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Book your room!

Episerver has secured a special room rate at Fontainebleau for Ascend 2019. This rate is available through October 3rd, or until our room block runs out. Book your room today

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Book your room today!

Episerver has secured a special room rate at Fontainebleau for Ascend 2019. This rate is available through October 3rd, or until our room block runs out. Book your room today

Who should attend Ascend?

  • Marketers

    Be motivated and inspired by how some of today’s leading brands are using Episerver to gain a competitive advantage. Join a range of sessions designed to empower you to develop your skills across content marketing, personalization, analytics and more.

  • Developers

    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 and meet and collaborate with our community of like-minded developers.

  • Merchandisers

    Learn how to deliver a truly experience-driven commerce experience for your customers. Find out how to differentiate your brand with customer-centric experiences, scalable content personalization and product recommendations.

  • Tech Leaders

    Ascend provides you with exclusive insights to inform your technology roadmap and support your organisation’s digital transformation. Learn more about our cloud deployment strategies and what will work best for your organization.

  • Business Leaders

    Ascend is your opportunity to network with Episerver’s senior management team at a range of rountables and leadership lunches. Our leadership events and analyst keynotes will provide you with the trends and insights needed to set your organization up for growth.

  • Ektron Customers

    Learn more about the benefits of evolving your platform to the Episerver Digital Experience Cloud. Get hands-on advice from our product specialists and network with our partners who have guided many customers through the journey from Ektron to Episerver.

Looking to sponsor Ascend 2019?

Interested in sponsoring Ascend 2019? 

Download the Sponsorship Prospectus and send an email that includes the sponsorship you are interested in to ascendevents@episerver.com

Calling all EMVPs!

We want you at Ascend 2019! We've put together a package just for you. Contact us today to find out more