Launching, managing and growing a climbing gym is no easy task. The industry is still very young, and opportunities to learn these skills are few and far between.
That is why CBJ is excited to bring you our new Climbing Gym Management Series in partnership with Gavin Heverly of Rise Above Consulting. Gavin brings decades of experience with both small single facilities and large multi-market chains.
Our goal with this series is to empower prospective and current climbing gym owners and managers by shedding light on and sharing tips on topics important to you.
LIVE WEBINAR: Launching Your First Climbing Gym
Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at 11:00am MDT
In this first webinar of the Series, we are starting at the beginning. It can be a daunting process to launch a new climbing gym. In this webinar we break down the process including:
- Finding your motivation
- Market research – location, demographics, competition
- Business planning – the plan, the financial model
In the next webinars, the Series will dive into other climbing gym management essentials:
- Setting Up Your Culture for Success
- Hiring and Retaining a Great Team
- Building Trust Through Customer Service
- Sales Planning to Launch Strong and Grow Steadily
- Designing Your Offering of Programs and Classes
- Managing Your Business and Customer Risks
- And more
Staff of CBJ Member Businesses Are Invited
This live webinar is offered as a FREE member benefit to staff of CBJ member businesses at Biz, Plus or Premium levels. Each staff member must RSVP, although managers can RSVP for multiple staff. The on-demand video recordings will be available to staff at Plus or Premium member businesses after they are posted.
Not a member yet? No problem, RSVP and be sure to enroll 48hrs before each webinar:
Not ready to become a member? We are also offering these sessions “a la carte” for $59. If you choose to become a Plus or Premium member, we will credit the $59 payment towards your membership. Plus memberships are $500/yr or $50/mo and Premium memberships are $1500/yr or $150/mo, and you can enroll at the links above.
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