Annual convention 2022 | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors

50,000

SQ. FT. OF PRODUCT SHOWCASE FLOOR

120+

EXHIBITORS OF BREWERIES AND VENDORS

1,800

ATTENDEES REPRESENTING 50 STATES

19

EDUCATION SEMINARS

October 9 - 12, 2022

It was great to have the industry together in Chicago for NBWA's 85th Annual Convention and Product Showcase! The general session program featured dynamic speakers and important industry updates. Additionally, this year's event offered 19 education seminars and a sold-out product showcase featuring over 120 exhibiting companies offering innovative products and services.

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Save the Date!

The 86th Annual Convention and Trade Show will be held on October 8-11, 2023, in Las Vegas.

 

Featured Speakers

Troy Aikman

Former NFL Quarterback

Brendan Whitworth

CEO
Anheuser-Busch

Chris Stirewalt

Popular Political Analyst
Commentator and Best-Selling Author

Mary Guiver

Principal Global Category Merchant for Beer & Spirits
Whole Foods Market Inc

Mike McGuire

President & CEO
Andrews Distributing

Peter Heimark

2021-2022 NBWA Chairman of the Board
Heimark Distributing LLC

Ellie Preslar

Vice President of Sales
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Craig Purser

President & CEO
NBWA

Nadine Sarwat

Equity Research Analyst, Director, European & American Alcoholic Beverages
Bernstein Autonomous LLP

Gordon Green

2022-2023 NBWA Chairman of the Board
Capital Distributing, LLC

Rebecca Maisel

NBWA Secretary of the Board
Gulf Distributing Holdings, L.L.C.

Agenda at a Glance

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 09,2022
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Education Seminars

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Distributor Member Meeting

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Next Generation and Emerging Leaders Reception

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 10,2022
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Education Seminars

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Opening General Session

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Product Showcase Open

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Legal Counsel Meeting

Evening

Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11,2022
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Education Seminars

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

General Session

12:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Next Generation/Emerging Leaders and BREW Education Session and Lunch

2:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Education Seminars

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

BREW and Alliance for Women in Beer Reception

Evening

Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12,2022
Morning

Departures or Optional Add-On Event

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Alliance for Women in Beer Invites You to Be a Champion

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Registration Is Closed!

  • Two total employees: 1st and 2nd employees are $749 each
  • Four total employees: the 3rd and 4th employees are $649 each
  • Five and more employees: the 5th, 6th, etc. employees are $599 each
  • Spouse-guests: $250 each

 

Hyatt Regency Chicago

151 East Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL

312-565-1234

A special thank you to the Hyatt Regency Chicago for hosting NBWA's 85th Annual Convention & Product Showcase!

Product Showcase

The sold out product showcase on Monday, October 10 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. hosted over a hundred exhibitors showcasing their new beer and beverages, exciting new technology and products!

 

Cheers To Our Sponsors!

Northwestern Mutual  ✶  Fintech LLC  ✶  Infor  ✶  JP Morgan  ✶  MicroStar Logistics  ✶  Sonic Hard Beverages  ✶  Texas Capital Bank  ✶  UMB Bank  ✶  Constellation Brands  ✶  Northern Trust  ✶  Wells Fargo  ✶  5-hour Energy  ✶  Cardata  ✶  Kalo Brands LLC  ✶  Motus  ✶  OnTrak Software  ✶  Parallel Products  ✶  Provi  ✶  Truist Bank  ✶  Vermont Information Processing

Click here to learn more!

 

Convention Highlights

85th Annual Convention and Product Showcase

Cancellation and Refund Policies


All requests for refunds must be made in writing. Telephone requests cannot be honored. Send written notification of cancellation to Jenna Sugg by email at jsugg@nbwa.org. A 100% refund will be made on registration cancellations received in writing by September 16, 2022. A $100 administration fee per person will be charged on registration cancellations received in writing September 17 through October 2, 2022. No refunds will be made after October 2, 2022.