focused education for
indoor climbing professionals

PRE-CONFERENCES*: MAY 16-18, 2022 | MAIN EVENT: MAY 18-20, 2022

SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER, SALT LAKE CITY, UT

*Additional registration and fees required.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: KEVIN JORGESON

American climber Kevin Jorgeson will address the 2022 CWA Summit as the keynote speaker!

 

In addition to his impressive career as a big wall rock climber and boulderer, Jorgeson recently began the journey of opening a climbing gym. He also owns and operates a nonprofit responsible for raising millions to establish climbing programs at Boys and Girls Clubs across the United States.

The CWA Summit is the indoor climbing industry's largest annual gathering of gyms, brands, thought leaders, equipment manufacturers, and talent.

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THE CWA SUMMIT IS HEADING TO SALT LAKE!

Our new location in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City offers tons to do, as well as access to world class climbing destinations.

 

2019 CWA SUMMIT PHOTO RECAP

WHO ATTENDS THE CWA SUMMIT?

Whether you're seeking professional development in the indoor climbing industry, the latest technology and innovations, or the opportunity to collaborate with your industry peers, the CWA Summit has something for you.

 

Learn strategies for growing and expanding your business while meeting new industry contacts and reconnecting with old friends.

GYM

MANAGERS

Discover best practices for running your facility, managing your staff, providing exceptional customer service, and growing membership.

PROSPECTIVE
GYM OWNERS

Join us to gather info about the indoor climbing industry, answer questions about your developing business plan, and plug into our network.

COACHES & TRAINERS

Learn from experts in childhood development, youth programming, and training techniques to take your coaching and training offerings to the next level.

ROUTE

SETTERS

Explore new approaches to setting in commercial facilities and managing routesetting programs while connecting with peers from diverse locations.

I always leave the CWA Summit invigorated with cool ideas and best practices to bring back to my team. My favorite parts have been the opening and closing speakers and roundtables. The CWA seeks such dynamic speakers and great moderators that the discussions are always enlightening and bring us together as an industry so we can move forward and grow.   

Stephanie Ko Pound, Sr. VP of Gym Operations - El Cap: Earth Treks, Movement & Planet Granite