cwa summit content committee

The Climbing Wall Association is seeking committee members to support the content needs of the CWA Summit. 

The CWA Summit Content Committee is an advisory committee that will support content selection and development for the 2019 CWA Summit. The committee will be responsible for recommending concepts and speakers for session presentations, workshops, roundtables, and networking functions. The committee will not have responsibility for the day-to-day administration, management, finances, or operation of the event.

In order to effectively serve on this committee, the committee members will be required to develop a deep working knowledge of the CWA Summit audience's professional development needs, including: climbing gym owners, executives, and operators; routesetters; program management; coaches and trainers; middle management and staff; and prospective gym owners.

The committee will also promote awareness of and public support for the CWA Summit among the indoor climbing industry.

If you are interested in supporting the growth, health, and development of the indoor climbing industry, submit your application to join the CWA Summit Content Committee.
The deadline is October 24, 2018. 


  1. Review the committee charter
  2. Submit your application by 10/24/18
  3. Acceptance/rejection letters will be sent by 10/31/18

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the CWA Summit?

The CWA Summit is the premier gathering of indoor climbing industry professionals. Attendees and vendors travel from all over the world for training, professional development, networking, industry-defining discussions, and connecting with customers. The Summit is where leaders emerge in the indoor climbing industry.

What is required to join the CWA Summit Content Committee?

The CWA requires a content committee application to be submitted by each aspiring candidate. Each candidate will be evaluated based on: - Years of industry participation - Industry role - Area(s) of specialty - Committment to participation requirements Please review the committee charter for more detail.

When are applications due?

Applications are due Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Acceptance/rejection letters will be emailed by Friday, October 31, 2018.

What will I gain as a committee member?

The CWA is committed to developing strong, lasting partnerships with successful committee members. CWA committees provide the opportunity to connect with and learn from your peers across the industry. Each year, CWA Summit attendees comment about how much they learn from each other. They also tell us that being immersed with the industry’s top professionals ups their game, drive, and creativity. Each day features special events, activities, entertainment and gatherings for attendees to collaborate and grow. This committee offers the opportunity to shape the event with your insight and recommendations as an industry professional.

Do you have more questions?

Email Emily [at] climbing wall industry [ dot] org for answers to your questions.




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