explore PITTSBURGH

Pittsburgh, known as the City of Bridges, hosts numerous indoor climbing gyms, companies, and access to outdoor recreation. The Strip District, Duquesne Incline, and bustling downtown will compliment your CWA Summit experience. 

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JOIN US IN PITTSBURGH

May 17-19, 2023 | Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania

The CWA Summit is on the move.

 

In an effort to reach our members everywhere, the CWA is committed to bringing the premier indoor climbing industry to every member in the U.S.

 

Save the date for Portland, OR in 2024.

THE DAVID L. LAWRENCE CONVENTION CENTER

Located in Downtown Pittsburgh, the LEED® Platinum Certified David L. Lawrence Convention Center effectively blends unparalleled space, functionality, and flexibility to offer event producers, exhibitors, and visitors a location for an extraordinary event experience.

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HEAR FROM
CWA MEMBERs

Pittsburgh may not be the first city on your mind when you think of rock climbing. 

But CWA members are everywhere, and that means, so is the CWA.

Downtown Pittsburgh Member Gyms

Pittsburgh being the next host city for the CWA Summit is a testament to the reach and growth that indoor climbing now boasts. My hometown isn’t surrounded by granite cliffs or canyons with endless climbing, yet it, like many other non-traditional climbing markets, has a burgeoning climbing community whose hunger for indoor climbing terrain was only satiated in the last half-decade. See you next year in the Burgh!

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ASCEND Pittsburgh

ALEX BERNSTEIN, FOUNDER

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"Pittsburgh is a fantastic venue for the CWA Summit, and we can't wait to help welcome folks from the global climbing industry to town to connect, climb, and continue important conversations. See you all at the Summit!"

EMILY ROAN, GYM MANAGER

FA Climbing and Fitness Pittsburgh