Capitan to Showcase New Membership Growth Solutions at CWA Summit in Portland

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Capitan, a leading platform for climbing gyms, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming Climbing Wall Association (CWA) Summit in Portland. Climbing industry professionals can visit Capitan’s booth to discover the latest innovations designed to help climbing gyms and facilities grow their memberships effectively.

At the CWA Summit, Capitan will unveil new solutions specifically tailored to enhance membership growth strategies for climbing organizations including targeted offers, automated referral discounts, gamification and engagement tools, churn reduction discounts and industry-leading integrations. Attendees can explore firsthand how Capitan’s tools can revolutionize member acquisition, engagement, and retention, driving sustainable growth for their gyms.

To enhance the experience for attendees at the Summit, Capitan will be hosting a variety of events and offerings to help each person get the most out of their trip to Portland!

Secure your spot at the networking dinner at McMenamins

Join Capitan for a casual networking dinner hosted at McMenamins, an Oregon institution on Thursday, May 16th! Connect with fellow climbing gym professionals in a relaxed atmosphere while enjoying delicious food and drinks. Many current Capitan users will be there for attendees to directly learn from current users what their experience has been like using Capitan.

As capacity is limited, invites are limited to two people per organization. Transportation will be covered by Capitan from the Convention Center to McMenamins and to the After Party at the Portland Rock Gym. 

Request an invite for your organization at the networking dinner here.

Enter the raffle to win an iPad

 Capitan will be raffling off an iPad to one lucky winner. To enter, all you need to do is stop by Capitan’s booth on Thursday to get a raffle card. To complete your entry card, you will need to get a sticker from a current Capitan user handing them out (they will be wearing bright Capitan hoodies to make it easy to find them). The winner will be announced on Friday.

Run with Capitan

Get into town Tuesday? Kick off your Summit with a casual run where all paces are welcome! Meet the Capitan team at Upright Brewing (10 minute walk from the Convention Center) at 6 PM for a 5k run along the river. After the run, Capitan will cover the first drink for each attendee.

RSVP for the run on Tuesday here.

Schedule a New Gym Coffee Chat 

Opening a new gym is daunting and Capitan is here to help. Owners all over the world opening their first gym use Capitan to set their business up for success from the start. Connect directly with the Capitan team to explore how Capitan can help you with your and learn more about the tools and programs Capitan has specifically for new gyms.

Schedule time for a new gym coffee chat here.

Schedule a Technical Coffee Chat

Capitan’s open and supported API is pushing the industry forward and enables gyms to unleash new opportunities. Meet directly with Capitan’s technical cofounder to learn how your organization can benefit from the best-in-class integrations Capitan already supports and explore other ways you can utilize the API to meet your organization’s goals.

Schedule time for a technical coffee chat here.

Grab a Voodoo Doughnut!

Conferences can be overwhelming, so stop by Capitan’s booth on Thursday for a custom Voodoo Doughnut to recharge.

About Capitan:

Capitan is a climbing-specific platform that streamlines waivers, entry passes, memberships, events and more with a focus on helping climbing gyms grow. Their open and supported API allows organizations to connect with all other tools they use to run their business. Capitan is used in climbing gyms across multiple countries, from boutique bouldering facilities to large, multi-location organizations.

Interested in exploring how Capitan can help your organization and not attending the CWA Summit? Book a time here for an intro call or email Capitan at

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