The ultimate rehab therapy business summit

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Learn how to grow your therapy business—or start a new one—with these industry experts.

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What is Ascend?

Ascend is an educational event focused on helping PTs, OTs, and SLPs succeed in business. With two learning tracks to choose from—one tailored to starting a PT, OT, or SLP practice and the other geared toward growing an existing one—this one-day event brings together renowned industry leaders to show you the ropes for success in private practice.

* Texas CCUs share reciprocity with the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Event Agenda

Thinking about starting your own private practice? Want to take your current therapy business to the next level? Then this is the event for you. Whether you are starting a new clinic, own an established practice, or are simply dreaming of setting up shop one day, we have the learning track for you. Registration for Ascend includes breakfast, lunch, entrance into the networking reception, and two drink tickets.

Track 1 - Start a Practice

  • Create a Business Plan for Private Practice Physical Therapy

    Chuck Felder, PT, SCS, ATC, MBA
  • Managed Care Contracting: Things I Need to Know and Wish I Did Not Have To

    Steve Allred, PT, MBA
  • Building a Website and Promoting Your Practice Online

    David Straight, PT, DPT, OCS
  • Choosing Liability Insurance for Yourself and Your Practice

    Judy Simmons

Track 2 - Grow a Practice

  • Activating Your Referral Network

    Lynn Steffes, PT, DPT
  • Making Direct Access Work For You

    Dave & Mike Manzo, PT
  • Know When to Hold Them or When to Fold Them: Developing an Effective Exit Strategy

    Joe LaPorta
  • How to Build Value for Patients in Cash Based

    Aaron LeBauer, PT, DPT, LMBT
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Where is Ascend?

Dallas Marriott City Center
650 North Pearl Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

Negotiated standard room rates at $159/night. To book rooms at negotiated cost, refer to "Ascend Summit" room block when making reservation. You must book by 08/28/14 to receive the group rate.

Standard Pricing $200 (Prices increase September 12th)

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