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August 15-18, 2021
The Diplomat Beach Resort
Hollywood, FL, USA

Our top priority is creating a safe and worry-free education experience for you. Along with our event partners at The Diplomat Beach Resort, we are preparing for the Ascend 2021 experience so that all attendees, speakers and exhibitors enjoy an immersive learning event — with peace of mind.

Risk-free Registration Policy

Choose your adventure now and change plans later if the need arises.

  • Take advantage of early bird pricing and register now to join us in Florida. If you later want to shift to the virtual experience, we’ll refund the difference or keep it on credit for you for a future event.
  • Sign up for the virtual experience and later decide you’re Florida-bound? We’ve got a simple upgrade process ready for you.
  • And if circumstances demand we move the entire event online, we’re ready for that, too.

Whatever you choose and however this unfolds, there’s great education and networking opportunities in store for all Ascend 2021 participants. So, register risk free today! We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and in ongoing contact with our event partners in Hollywood, Fla., local authorities, and the Boards of Directors for OATUG and OHUG.

Venue and Accommodations

OATUG and OHUG will facilitate measures to ensure health and safety in all spaces where in-person interaction takes place. Our host venue is following the current safety and sanitation protocols to ensure your comfort and confidence in joining us. This event will take us indoors and out, giving Ascend attendees plenty of space for adequate social distancing.

As a Hilton property, The Diplomat is adhering to the Hilton EventReady Attendee Experience (PDF file).


We are following travel guidelines, considerations and restrictions from global and local authorities. We will report any major travel announcements that impact this event on the Ascend website and social media. View the latest statement from the TSA. Major airlines have also provided updates to their policies and procedures: American Airlines, Delta, and Southwest.