PRESENT AT THE 2019 cwa summit

The call for proposals for the 2019 CWA Summit is now open! If you have a topic that is relevant to the sport of climbing and would like to share your knowledge, information or skills with others, please submit a proposal. Help strengthen the indoor climbing industry by sharing your expertise.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on a presentation or workshop's ability to satisfy the following criteria:

  • Provide a networking and professional development forum for today’s leaders;

  • Educate climbing wall owners and managers about sound or innovative management practices;

  • Educate staff about gym operations, programming, and risk management;

  • Influence sound climbing and instructional practices throughout the industry;

  • Provide options for advanced practitioners to continue to learn and grow; and

  • Enrich the sport of climbing.


There are different benefits for conference presenters versus workshop facilitators. Apply now to learn more. 

The first application deadline is October 15, 2018. See below to apply now! 

Conference Session

The CWA invites you to become a part of a select group of industry speakers, presenters, and experts to help produce a stellar professional development conference for the indoor climbing industry. If you have an area of expertise and would like to share your knowledge, information or skills with others, please submit a proposal for a 75 minute conference session.

Pre/Post-Conference Workshop

Go in-depth on a specific topic or training by teaching a long-form pre- or post-conference workshop, ranging from a few hours to multiple days: 

  • CWA certifications

  • Management training

  • Customer service training

  • Coaching skills development

  • Routesetting training  

  • And more!


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