Ascend provides coverage for everything from local and regional promoters to international promoters who promote thousands of events of every size. We place promoter coverage with carriers who understand the unique needs of a promotion company, whether it’s one putting shows into their own venue, rented facilities, or both. If your company frequently co-promotes events we understand this unique situation and how best to protect your company while lowering your cost. Our clients include the country’s leading independent promoters such as The Bowery Presents, C3 Presents, IMP Presents, Red Mountain Entertainment, The Knitting Factory, Mammoth and Transmission Events. 

Ascend Insurance Brokerage is the entertainment industry’s premier broker of insurance and risk management services.  We’re a team of brokers who are not only coverage experts, but who come to the business with strong prior entertainment industry experience – with extensive artist management, concert promotion, film production, touring and venue management backgrounds.  We understand your business through hands-on, real-world experience.


Our customer service and integrity is unparalleled in the industry. We provide and thoroughly understand every coverage you might need and how to best protect your assets. And with direct access to the world’s leading insurers, Ascend can provide the best coverage and pricing available.

Ascend Advantage

• Expertise and Experience
• Long-standing relationships with the top entertainment insurance markets
• Risk Management Services (additional fees may apply)
• Template contracts for performers, suppliers and vendors (additional fees may apply)
• Fast service for certificates, claims management, endorsements
• 24-Hour Emergency Access

Coverage Options

• General Liability
• Business Auto
• Umbrella
• Liquor Liability
• Rented and Owned Equipment
• Property
• Business Income
• Media Errors and Omissions



• Professional Liability
• Crime
• Volunteer Accident Medical
• Workers’ Compensation
• Event Cancellation / Non-appearance Coverage
• Directors and Officers
• Employment Practices Liability
• Weather Insurance