Speakers Announced for NBWA's 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show

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NBWA’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show will be held October 16 – 19, 2011, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Visit www.nwa.org to register online or complete the simple registration form for this can’t-miss industry event!

The exciting lineup of speakers at this year’s general session includes former President and CEO of Walmart, Lee Scott, who will provide his perspective and take audience questions as he discusses the leadership, innovation and business strategies that led Walmart to be the successful retailer it is today. President and CEO of MillerCoors LLC, Tom Long, will discuss supplier-distributor relationships and how to chart growth leveraging innovation despite the challenges facing the U.S. beer market driven by unemployment and consumer spending. Eric Greitens – Navy SEAL, award-winning author and noted humanitarian – will deliver motivational remarks on leadership, team building, overcoming adversity and the benefits of service to others.

A few highlights from the Convention schedule include a full offering of education seminars, a general session full of valuable industry information, education and entertainment – and of course the Trade Show floor. 

This year’s Trade Show floor is now 95% sold.  The Trade Show offers distributors the opportunity to meet with representatives from a multitude of companies that offer products and services to assist with the success of their business.  Attendees will be able to sample some of the industry’s most exciting new products as well as enjoy some of their favorite cold beers.  If you know of someone who is interested in exhibiting at the Trade Show or you would like to see an updated list of exhibitors, please click here.

To make hotel accommodations at Caesars Palace, please call 1-866-227-5944.  The negotiated room rates are $188 per night for the Forum Tower and $193 per night for the Palace and Augustus Towers.  Please mention that you are attending the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s Annual Convention and Trade Show to receive these special rates.

To view the schedule of events and complete seminar offerings for this year’s Convention and Trade Show, visit www.nbwa.org.

For more information about NBWA’s Annual Convention and Trade Show, contact the NBWA Membership & Meetings Department at 800-300-6417.  

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