Annual Conference and AGM

This year our Annual Conference and AGM will be bigger and better than ever before.


Featuring content serving our three strategic objectives,

Professionalism –

Safeguarding and Protecting Children // Route Setting // National Competency Card

Health –

Diversity in Climbing – Women’s Climbing Symposium // Sustainability

Growth –

State of the Industry // NICAS // Individual Offer // Catalyst Coaching


The AGM of the ABCTT and the ABC will be held between 16:00-18:00 on July 5th at the main event hub – The Hide, Sheffield.

Full announcement and information to follow soon.

Members do not need to attend the full event to attend the AGM, and attendance of the AGM only is free of charge. Please let us know you’re coming so we can make sure we have enough room – choose the AGM Only ticket when booking.


Wednesday – to ‘break the ice’ we’ll be climbing at a Sheffield wall and finding a pub on the way back to the hotel.

Thursday – Food, drinks at the Hide and extras to compete with an evening spent climbing in the Peak.

sponsors and exhibitors

Building on the success of previous years, this year’s conference features a dedicated exhibition space as part of the main hub of the event, right next to the bar and food.

Details of exhibitors to come soon.

Want to sponsor or exhibit at our event?

Download the Sponsors and Exhibitors Pack now

Cliffhangar and the British Bouldering Championships

Sheffield’s inner-city festival dedicated to celebrating the outdoors returns for Summer 2018, with another jam-packed weekend of adventure, taking place Friday 6 – Sunday 8 July.

The BMC British Bouldering Championships will also be returning to provide the star attraction of the weekend, where the nation’s strongest male and female climbers will battle it out on a purpose-build bouldering wall on Devonshire Green.