Yearly Archives: 2019
Don’t miss news from this week: Making Better Gyms: 4 Key Insights on Physical Inclusivity We’re Hiring: Ground-Floor Opportunity At CBJ 170 Gyms Participate in Groundbreaking Survey Popular...
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.
The Boulder, Colorado-based Climbing Wall Association (CWA) recently launched its 2019 Indoor Climber Survey. The survey seeks to gather data specifically about “indoor climbers,” gyms, and the communities therein.
Several weeks ago, it was announced on social media that Aiguille Rock Climbing Center in Longwood, Florida, would be closing its doors. A message...
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.
Don’t miss news from this week: "America’s Oldest Gym” Adds a New Location Standing Out In a City of Many Gyms: Behind the Desk with Michael Paukner USA Climbing Hires New Marketing VP
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.
Vertical World North Lynnwood, WA Specs: 20,000-square-foot facility includes top ropes and lead walls, a bouldering area, cardio equipment, and ample lounge space to accommodate the...
Don’t miss the news from this week: Optional Pay: 6 Lessons from a Pioneer “Bigfoot” Arrives in North Carolina Have news to share with CBJ readers? Please reach out and let us know!