Program 2018

  • Fair attendance and product presentations
    Take a look at the exhibitor`s highlights and new products of 2018. Discussions, meetings and product presentations take place at the stands and in different conference rooms.
  • Professional lectures and discussions
    Experts present and discuss the latest topics and issues. Discussions and exchange of opinion in the plenary. Room "Paris".
  • The detailed program 2018 on our flyer.

Friday, 23 November 2018

  • 10.00 hrs   Start of the exhibition
  • 11.00 – 11.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    Petzl: Safe working practices in climbing gyms - route setting, inspection, wall maintenance
  • 12.00 – 12.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    composite-X: Climbing holds - future technique and material
    Walltopia: Designing climbing gyms from A to Z
    Dr. Plano: Automatic shift scheduling & online course booking
  • 13.00 – 13.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    ArtRock: How many m² does climbing fun weigh? – Offbeat thoughts for good planning
    bookingkit: Increase your capacity utilisation with aftersales, up- and cross-selling
    Camfil: clean air solutions protect climber health, reduce dust build-up
  • 14.00 hrs   Welcome address and keynotes
    Official welcome address and opening of the meeting of the climbing hall scene of the DAV "Halls & Walls" in the room "Paris".
  • 14.15  – 16.00 hrs   Climbing gym - international
    A look at the indoor climbing market in the United Kingdom, the U.S.A. and Japan – development, opportunities and challenges. How are the climbing gyms organised in the different countries and what culture has established? The influence of associations and institutions on the development of lead, speed and bouldering. New impulses and ideas for the climbing gym industry.
    • Rich Emerson – Association of British Climbing Walls
    • Ian McIntosh – CEO & Partner - Mesa Rim Climbing Centers, USA Climbing Route Setter
    • Benjamin Hartmann – Trainer of the Japanese national team
  • 17.00 – 17.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    Sportfreunde: Marketing-App for sport facilities | selling + training partner
    ROCKETEC: Cleaning climbing holds ecologically and economically
    Walltopia: Harmonised walls by Walltopia

  • 18.00 hrs   End of the exhibition
  • 18.00 hrs   Look together -  a slide show
    „Plastique fantastique – a look at the development of the climbing culture"
    Ralph Stöhr, magazine „Klettern“
  • 18.30 – 22.30 hrs   Come together - Halls & Walls Party 
    The traditional Come Together Party is a relaxed meeting of the climbing scene and at the same time a possibility to look back on the first day of the exhibition.
    Party sponsored by Boulders Kletterhallenservice, T-Wall und Steilheit.
    Live music with band „Wicked and Bonny feat. Berise“ powered by Vertical Life.

Saturday, 24 November 2018

  • 09.00 hrs   Start of the exhibition
  • 10.00 – 10.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    Climbmat: The science behind Climbmat
    Gym Realm: Management software for sports and leisure centres
    Boulderado: The popular cash register and administration software
  • 11.00 – 12.30 hrs   Climbing gym - digital
    • Christoph Gabrysch, DAV-Climbing- and Boulderingcentre Kempten 
      Kay Schuster, Edelrid
      Gear Pilot“, the app for inspection and maintenance of personal protective equipment (PPE). Practical implementation in DAV-Climbing- and Boulderingcentre Kempten.
    • Frank Mergenhagen, Sub9
      Software for safety management: organisation, documentation und administration of inspections, safety checks and rotational maintenance of climbing gyms.
    • Matthias Polig, Vertical Life
      Workout 2.0: Technology for automatic registration of climbed routes in climbing gyms – development of an app for personalised workout plans.
  • 13.00 – 13.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    Dr. Plano: Automatic shift scheduling & online course booking
    Petzl: Safe working practices in climbing gyms - route setting, inspection, wall maintenance
    APS Services: Freeclimber, cash register software for climbing gyms

  • 14.00 – 14.45 hrs   Product Presentations
    Black Diamond: Climbing shoes - design and new materials
    Vertical-Life: Digital service for climbing gyms and climbers
    APS Services: Webclimber for course and personnel administration

  • 15.00 – 16.00 hrs   Climbing gym - social
    Hannes Huch, the face behind the internationally renowned Café Kraft in Nuremberg and Nina Gassauer as an expert in digital communication, take you on a journey through the world of social media for climbing gyms. As a graduated photo designer, Hannes travels the different communication channels and social varieties of the Café Kraft and shows, among other things, why a good (moving) imagery is an immediate part of the success. Nina Gassauer, a member of the social media team at the German Alpine Club, joins relevant waypoints under the hashtag #zoomout and illuminates the cosmos from a global perspective: How is the world of social media developing? Vlogs, Instagram, Facebook, WhatsApp Groups: Is that all crucial? How to produce good content for different digital communcation channels? And: What best practice already exists today?
  • 16.00 hrs   Conclusion and farewell
  • 17.00 hrs   End of the exhibition

AfterWork in the Bouldercenter E4

Bouldering Centre E4, Allersberger Straße 185, 90461 Nuremberg

  • from 18.00 hrs    Bouldering for free for all visitors of Halls & Walls
    Revitalise after the trade fair with bouldering at the E4. Bouldering for free on Friday and Saturday for visitors with the Halls & Walls ticket.
  • 19.00 hrs    Bouldering World Cup simulation in the Bouldering Centre E4
    Exciting show competition with rapid DJ-Beats. 
    Those getting hungry at this AfterWorkEvent will find some snacks at the E4 as well as at the food truck.