Partners& is a Chartered insurance broker providing specialist insurance, employee benefits, risk management and claims advice to businesses and private clients. As a next generation insurance advisory business, Partners& combines the best traditions of broking, such as technical advice and client service, with modern thinking and intelligent use of technology, to enhance the client experience and create a dynamic workplace for its talented team.
Recent accolades include the Best Diversity & Inclusion Programme and Best UK Start Up at the 2021 UK Broker Awards and the Diversity and Inclusion category at the Broker Innovation Awards 2022.
Grounded in more than fifty years of experience, we design, manufacture, and provide products that are built to meet your needs, and to be the most functional and reliable products on the market. In their line of work, operators offer us adventure, sport, and new experiences. For managers, route setters, or instructors of climbing gyms, we have one objective: to make their work easier. That’s why we have designed a line of products that is dedicated to them, combining durability, reliability, ergonomics, and education, in order to strengthen professionalism and customer service.
With customers in over 25 countries, ROLLER’s vision is to help create experiences that bring joy and happiness to the world. They aim to achieve this by building technology for leisure and attraction businesses that help them deliver amazing guest experiences. ROLLER is a complete software platform for the modern attraction. Their innovative products include; Ticketing, Point-of-Sale, Integrated Payments, CRM, Memberships, Gift Cards, Waivers, Self-Serve Kiosks, Cashless Wallets, the Guest Experience Score®, and more. To learn more, visit roller.software.
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Rock Gym Pro (RGP) is member management software built to handle the unique complexities of indoor climbing facilities. We’re trusted by over 90% of the industry, supporting hundreds of gyms around the world. Our customer support team is made up of former gym managers that thrives on customer feedback. We continually meet the shifting needs of our climbing facilities and work hard every day to make sure those needs are met. Just about every feature we’ve built into RGP was a direct result of our customers’ feedback and we plan to continue developing new solutions that will help climbing facilities succeed well into the future.
Advanced Climbing Solutions Ltd is the UKs leading artificial climbing wall inspection and maintenance company. We inspect all types of artificial climbing structures, whether indoors or out, and offer a range of other services relating to the climbing wall industry.
Our teams will inspect your climbing facility to the highest standard in line with current inspection and climbing wall safety standards and issue a comprehensive inspection report documenting the work undertaken, highlighting any recommendations to ensure your climbing facility remains safe and operational.
Beta Outdoor Sports has been distributing goods into the UK outdoor market for the last 20 years, Specialising in premium brands we provide a bespoke and customer focused service. Beta Setting provides holds from the best carvers on the planet as well as offering a consultancy service for new gyms. Beta Climb handles everything from brushes to crash pads and can cover all your retail needs.
BOREAL was founded in 1975 by Jesús García Lopez in the town of Villena, Spain, an area with a rich history of footwear manufacturing.
Boreal quickly established itself as world leader in outdoor footwear and the Boreal name became synonymous with quality and performance.
Boreal is proud of their long history of technical innovation. The first sticky climbing rubber, the first climbing specific rubber compound, the first slip-lasted rock shoes, the pioneering use of waterproof membranes, the first outsole with integrated crampon attachment lugs and many more such innovations, were first made by Boreal.
Today, Boreal remains a family business and continues to proudly manufacture their footwear in Villena with an increasing awareness and focus on environmental sustainability.
Now entering our fourth decade of manufacturing specialist Climbing, Mountaineering, and Industrial Safety equipment, DMM commands a unique position in the industry by being the only remaining UK based company in this field.
Innovation is key to our development, and we have continually invested not just in the fabric of the Factory, in plant, machinery, tooling etc but also in ambitious product development plans which can be very costly. However we recognise that it’s not sufficient to stand still and copy, we need to lead the field in our specialist areas and over the years we have done just that and all from our base here in North Wales.
We have a well trained and loyal workforce and have amassed a wealth of knowledge over the years which stands us in good stead as one of the leading Brands in our field worldwide.
We know what the best climbing wall must be and we do just that – dreamwalls.
Dreamwall is a climbing wall manufacturer and climbing wall equipment & services supplier with a team of hardworking, knowledgeable and responsible people who simply love what they do.
Dreamwall’s scope of work includes:
– design, engineering, production and installation of climbing walls;
– safety flooring, holds & volumes and safety equipment supply;
– route setting, maintenance inspections and renovations of existing climbing walls;
Currently Dreamwall’s portfolio includes over 40 completed projects in UK, Spain, Belgium, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, France, Italy, Hungary, UAE and Bulgaria. A great deal of work and dedication achieved for only two and a half years of operation.
UK sales agent for Edelrid and Red Chili
A pioneer in the climbing wall industry, EP Climbing (formerly Entre-Prises) designs, manufactures, operates, and maintains tailor-made solutions for climbing and leisure experiences around the world. Creating climbing walls and holds since 1985, our team is passionate about bringing climbing and its values to everyone.
EP Climbing supplied the climbing walls for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and is also set to provide the walls for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Aside from competition walls, EP manufactures climbing walls for climbing gyms, schools, leisure centres, the military, and more.
We produce not only climbing walls, but also the holds, macros, and volumes needed to set exciting blocs and routes on your walls. As an IFSC authorised producer with almost 40 years of experience in designing holds, we are constantly innovating to provide new shapes for routesetters to create with.
Once we’ve built your climbing wall and kitted you out with an array of holds, our dedicated maintenance team can also take care of your annual servicing. EP Climbing offers climbing wall inspections and maintenance, and our UK headquarters is an official Head Rush Technologies service centre for auto belays.
Visit www.epclimbing.com for more information about EP Climbing’s walls, holds, and maintenance.
Bouldering Wall Mats, Articulated Climbing Wall Mats, Belay-gate Mats, Custom made post protectors and covers.
Eveque are a specialist mat manufacturer with over 30 years’ experience.
We offer a complete service for Climbing Wall Matting including: Design, measuring, manufacture, installation and maintenance.
Our factory is located near junction 19 of the M6 in Cheshire and is equipped with CAD design, cutting, sewing, bonding and printing facilities.
Our team have worked with many wall builders, operators and owners to provide quality product and services.
Other products by Eveque include: Gym Mats, Martial Arts Mats, High Jump & Pole Vault Landing Areas, Safety Surround Mats for Vaulting Areas, Climbing Wall Safety Matting, Dojos, Combat Training and Restraint Room Protective Padding, Post protectors, Drugget floor covers, Protective Wear-sheets. Sportshall Athletics Equipment.
Sheffield based volume company producing polycarbonate holds.
We are the UK’s largest and most trusted technology partner for indoor climbing gyms. Born in the North of England, Griptonite is the obvious solution to take your gym to the Next-Level.
Our platform focus’ specifically on getting new users back and helping familiar faces improve. Through the power of positive psychology theory, our tried and tested technology delivers.
When it comes to hosting events, we provide an un-paralleled solution for single-day comps; leagues; and multi-round ladders. We do all the heavy lifting including promotion, digital scorecards, access control, live-displays and post contest analysis.
GripZ brings to you the UK’s largest range of climbing hold brands, personally selected by Gaz Parry. Whether you own a chain of big walls or a small wall in a sports centre or school, we will help you find the holds, volumes or macros to meet your needs. Our customer service is second to none, we are always here to help. In early 2023 Gaz launched his own set of fibreglass ‘Beginning’ by GripZ, which we are super excited to show you at the ABC show 🙂
Grow your climbing community by providing more access to more routes for more climbers. From 5.0 to 5.15, everyone deserves the opportunity to climb. TRUBLUE makes climbing simple and approachable, turning first-time users into return customers and lifelong members. TRUBLUE Auto Belays are engineered to minimize maintenance and are built to last. The difference is our patented magnetic braking system, which delivers the smoothest user experience, the highest level of reliability (even with high cycle counts), and dramatically reduces device downtime.
King Kong Climbing Walls was established in 1994 by climbers for climbers to create world-class climbing facilities. Founded by pioneer Lake District Climber Paul Cornforth the company has grown and developed into the UK’s leading adventure engineering specialists.
We are continually striving to be innovative and offer the best in class solutions that inspire our customers and adventure enthusiasts to dream bigger and challenge us to deliver.
Now with over 30 years’ experience building walls, our diverse and passionate team of designers, engineers and fabricators specialise in creating innovative and bespoke adventure engineering solutions for our customer’s ever-ambitious aspirations.
We provide technical support from initial planning and consultancy through to installation and operation. From school walls to dedicated climbing centres, zip lines to multi-activity adventure centres the King Kong team has the expertise and experience to exceed expectations. In addition to all this, we have a huge range of climbing holds from world class, leading brands, Like Artline, Ibex, Agripp, Artic Grips, Vertex, HRT, SupR as well as own rang of Kong Holds.
Moon Climbing was founded in 2002 by professional rock climber Ben Moon. With over 30 years of climbing experience, his goal was to develop, design and produce the high-quality climbing products that he wanted for his own day-to-day climbing.
After more than 20 years in business, the focus of Moon Climbing remains the same. The company is still run by the founder Ben Moon and a small team of dedicated climbers.
Moon Climbing brings you a core range of tried and tested climbing products including climbing clothing, packs, bags and chalk bags and an extensive range of training products, including the hugely popular MoonBoard training system.
TENZING is a plant-based energy drink. Based on the recipes of the Nepalese Sherpas and named after the legendary Tenzing Norgay, we’re building the Future of Energy: one that’s plant-based, low-calorie and sustainable.
We’re working to energise the next generation of UK climbers, including some of the country’s leading lights who are pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the sport.
Born in the Dolomites, Vertical-Life life strives to help climbers turn every day into the perfect climbing day. The Vertical-Life app offers everyone the ability to log climbs, inside and outside, and if you’re a premium gym, your climber’s will be notified whenever new routes go up in addition to always having an up to date online guide to your gym coupled with deluxe back office, route setting management software and analytics. In addition to managing the demands of route setting and communicating with a gym’s climbers, Vertical-Life is also the creator of the renowned competition management software, The Scorecard. Never one to rest on their laurels, Vertical-Life also offers comprehensive staff management, online course booking and online payment software. We’ve been adding new fresh features to all of these services over the past year; so whether you’re familiar with us or not, it’s worth stopping by our booth to learn more, because the next move always matters!
WorkNest is a powerhouse of employment law, HR and health and safety support services, weaving pragmatic advice with powerful technology platforms. We exist to help employers proactively overcome their employment, safety and wellbeing challenges, working alongside internal teams or providing a fully outsourced solution.