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Behind the Desk…is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the industry in gyms from coast to coast. For this installment, CBJ...
Word quickly spread around the global climbing world about an article recently published in The Irish Times. The article reported that all gyms in...
Climbing Business Journal is growing and currently seeking a talented and motivated marketer with experience in the climbing gym field to join our growing team as Marketing Assistant. This is our first hire and a ground-floor opportunity. In this role, the candidate would help with a wide array of marketing and office tasks including social media management and data research.
Most climbing gyms already have the raw materials to offer great experiences for patrons with physical disabilities, but a paraclimbing champion shares what is needed to make any gym welcoming to climbers of all physical ability levels.
Behind the Desk… is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the industry in gyms from coast to coast. For this installment, we travel to the Northeast—to Boston—where climbing is booming in one of the most tightly-packed urban landscapes in the country. We chat with Michael Paukner at Rock Spot about the keys to appealing to a broad customer base, the best ways for a gym to stay unique in a crowded market...and the best music to blare during those hard gym sessions.
The chief governing body for competition climbing in the United States, USA Climbing, recently announced Kelly Feilke as its new Vice President of Marketing, Communications, and Development. The role will entail close work with the organization’s Board of Directors, and Feilke will report directly to USA Climbing’s CEO, Marc Norman.
Last year, the reportedly first nonprofit climbing gym in the United States featuring a pay-as-you-can business model opened in Tennessee: Memphis Rox. Buzz circulated online on climbing, indoor climbing, outdoor and non-climbing publications alike after its opening on March 22nd. Now 18 months since Memphis Rox opened its doors to all, the Climbing Business Journal checked in with Jon Hawk, Director of Operations, and Zack Rogers, Director of Administration, to learn more about the business side of the equation and share their experience with climbing professionals interested in a similar undertaking.
Behind the Desk…is an ongoing series that profiles people influencing and advancing the climbing industry. In this installment, CBJ heads to the East Coast and talks about the inner workings of Vermont’s MetroRock gym, the concept of rockstar routesetters, and good espresso being the best fuel for the day.
The following press release was sent yesterday by Perfect Descent Climbing Systems:Littleton, CO - C3 Manufacturing, maker of Perfect Descent Auto Belays, today announced...
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