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NBWA's 81st Annual Convention will take place Sept. 23-26, 2018, in San Diego, Calif.

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NBWA's Annual Convention will be held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. You can book your room online, or call the Manchester Grand Hyatt at (888) 421-1442 and refer to the National Beer Wholesalers to receive the group rate. The group rate is $269 + tax per night for single and double occupancy.

Seminar Presentations

NBWA's 80th Annual Convention & Trade Show will feature 18 education seminars. Education seminars are now included in your registration payment. The schedule permits for up to three seminars (one per day). And while there is no additional fee for seminars, you do need to register for the sessions you are interested in attending. Education sessions can fill-up, so make sure to secure your seat!


Attention Associate Members! Get Your Product in the Hands of America's Beer Distributors

Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your product or services to the over 1,600 highly-qualified Distributors from across the country by exhibiting at the Product Demonstration Showcase.  Exhibiting is an exclusive opportunity for NBWA Members; learn more about membership.

Floor Plan

Exhibitor List

Reserve a Booth

Now a two-day event with over seven non-compete exhibit hours!      

·      Monday, September 24: Noon – 4:30pm

·      Tuesday, September 25: Noon – 3:00pm

The Product Demonstration Showcase exhibit hall is purposefully smaller than the biennial Trade Show in Las Vegas, making the Product Demonstration Showcase a more intimate event, giving you more exposure to the Beer Distributors in attendance.   

There are 2 options for booth sizes:

·      10'x10': $2,500

·      10'x20': $5,400

·      $125 per exposed corner

Space is limited; don't be left out!  Reserve your booth now.

For questions, please contact:

Chuck Wagner

Kristy Wagner

Exhibit Sales

Exhibit Manager




2017 Convention Highlights

Take a look at some of the highlights from this year's convention:

And be sure to check out photos from the convention!


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

2017 NBWA Annual Convention and Trade Show