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The Climbing Business Journal performs valuable original research and produces content that can’t be found anywhere else. We do not require a subscription to read our content, but we rely on readers just like you to provide the financial support needed to keep CBJ going strong.

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Join CBJ with one-time annual payment.

CBJ memberships are annual commitments, by choosing monthly payments you agree to at least 12 months of payments.

Your benefits extend beyond supporting our work.

There are true benefits of CBJ membership including (full benefit chart by level is below):

  1. Featured jobs and press releases
  2. Stories about your business
  3. Enhanced map and XLS downloads
  4. Enhanced directory and map listings
  5. Limited edition CBJ swag (to US addresses only)

Thank you to all CBJ members! Check them out here.

CBJ Membership Benefits

Updated 2/4/2024

annually (via PayPal autopay or invoice)$30 $150 $500 $1,500
monthly (via PayPal autopay)$3 $15 $50 $150
intended forindividual professionalssingle gyms, small brandsmid size gym chains and brandslarge gym chains and brands
XLS exports from gym map (including address, phone, email; value $600ea)n/an/an/aon demand XLS exports of filtered map (requires signed agreement)
advanced functions of CBJ mapn/an/aadvanced filters, email & phone displaysadvanced filters, email & phone displays
annual sponsored story (written by you; value $400ea; writing support for $300)n/an/ayesyes
access to Gyms & Trends Data Dashboardn/an/ayesyes
access to Climbing Gym Management Seriesn/aonly live session accessboth on-demand recordings + live session accessboth on-demand recordings + live session access
able to participate in CBJ giveways (stickers and/or prizes)n/ayesyesyes
products included in Grip Reports or Buyer's Guidesn/a1up to 10up to 10
featured job listing or press release (value $75ea)n/a1310
logo on map or directory listingn/ayesyesyes
CBJ swag for new membersstickersstickers plus choice of beanie or notebookfull packfull pack

Additional Membership Details

  1. CBJ memberships are annual commitments, by choosing monthly payments you agree to at least 12 months of payments.
  2. At the Plus and Premium level, the monthly payment option is only available to established and known businesses. If you are a prospective or new business you will need to enroll with annual payments.
  3. Benefits reset each year and do not accrue.
  4. Pro memberships are for individual professionals, and do not include business/logo /other benefits.
  5. Your membership confirmation email may take a few business days to be sent, they are manually created.
  6. Autopayments can be cancelled at any time, just contact us.
  7. Stickers can be mailed anywhere in the world, but swag packs are limited to memberships with US addresses.
  8. If your business is listed on multiple directory pages, your Biz/Plus/Premium membership will get your logo on them all.
  9. Coupon codes for your featured listings will be sent with your confirmation email. Each are handled differently, click here to learn more: featured job listing – press releases.
  10. Submission reminders for Grip Reports and Buyer Guides are sent via email 7-10 days before the submission deadline. Contact us if you are not receiving them.
  11. Stickers and prizes to be included in giveaways can be sent to: CBJ, PO Box 17061, Boulder CO 80308. Stickers must have maximum dimensions of 4″x3″.
  12. Give us as much advance notice as possible for your sponsored story, and please allow up to 30 days for editing and placement. Writing support is available for $300. See our full sponsored story FAQ here.

We appreciate every member, thank you for joining CBJ!