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NBWA’s 84th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas is back!

We are excited to share that NBWA will hold its 84th Annual Convention and Trade Show live and in person in Las Vegas, October 3 – 6!  We are looking forward to getting the industry together again, and this is the perfect opportunity to connect with faces old and new. The convention will offer industry updates, entertaining speakers and a trade show full of innovative new products. Join us as we celebrate and share stories while enjoying our favorite beverage – an ice-cold beer!  



The more employees you register, the more you save!  
  • Two total employees: 1st and 2nd employees are $699 each 
  • Four total employees: the 3rd and 4th employees are $599 each 
  • Five and more employees: the 5th, 6th, etc. employees are $499 each 
  • Spouse guests: $250 each
Please use the below information to log in: 
  • Username: your work email address
  • Default Password: wedeliver (one word, all lowercase) or use the unique password you have created
Please contact NBWA Meetings and Membership Coordinator Jenna Sugg at with any questions regarding registration. 



Caesars Palace Las Vegas, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev.
  • All hotel reservations must be made directly through the hotel. Be sure to indicate you are attending the NBWA Convention & Trade Show in order to take advantage of the discounted room rates.
  • The last day to make hotel reservations and receive the discounted room rate is September 10, 2021. 
  • Please be aware, the NBWA guest room block can sell out prior to then. Once the block is sold out, room rates cannot be guaranteed.
Room Rates: 
  • $223 single/double rate - Augustus, Octavius & Palace Towers 
  • $214 single/double rate  - Forum & Julius Towers  
Note, the convention meeting space and trade show floor is located in the Palace Tower
Room Reservations:
  • Click here to book your room online
  • Book by phone: Call 1-866-227-5944 and identify yourself as part of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) to receive the group rate.



Sunday, October 3
1:30 – 2:45 p.m. Education Seminars 
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Distributor Member Meeting 
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception 
Evening – Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

Monday, October 4
8:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Education Seminars 
9:30 – 12:00 p.m. Opening General Session 
12:00 – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Floor Open 
Evening – Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

Tuesday, October 5
8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Education Seminars 
9:30 – 12:00 p.m. General Session 
12:00 – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Floor Open 
Evening – Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

Wednesday, October 6
Morning – Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities



Don’t miss the opportunity to showcase your product or service during this important industry event. If you are interested in exhibiting at NBWA’s 2021 Trade Show, please contact:

Chuck Wagner
NBWA Exhibit Sales
Mobile: 708-507-0061


Education Seminar Proposals

Submissions are due on Friday, June 18 by 5:30 pm ET

Do you or someone in your organization have an innovative idea that will benefit distributors and the beer industry? Consider submitting a seminar proposal today! Possible topics include: warehouse operations, sales, legal/regulatory, finance, human resources, healthcare, how to be a better distributor, technology and more!

How to submit a proposal:

  1. You MUST review the education seminar program rules and submission guidelines
  2. Click here to submit your proposal
  3. Be sure to wait for your email confirmation



  • 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
  • A 100% refund will be made on registration cancellations received in writing by September 10, 2021.
  • A $100 administration fee per person will be charged on registration cancellations received in writing September 11 through September 25, 2021. 
  • No refunds will be made after September 26, 2021. 



NBWA will follow relevant federal, state and local guidance related to group gatherings.  However, by registering and attending this event, attendees understand and voluntarily assume any risks and waive NBWA, its employees or agents of any liability of being exposed to COVID-19 or any other communicable disease.



NBWA is looking forward to celebrating the beer distribution industry as we return to an in-person event this fall! While the news continues to improve around COVID-19, we want to help you have a positive experience and feel safe during your stay in Las Vegas. Please read the below information.
Caesars Palace, the home of NBWA’s 84th Annual Convention and Trade Show, continues to practice COVID-19 safe protocols. At the time of this posting, Caesars is following the guidance of local health officials. Caesars conducts daily temperature checks and administers health screening questions to its employees before they are permitted into the building. Masks are mandatory for their employees and vendors who have not been fully vaccinated. In the convention space, masks are mandatory for anyone who has not been fully vaccinated, physical distancing is in place and hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the building. For the most up-to-date Caesars overall health and safety protocols, click here.
NBWA will continue to monitor all CDC guidelines for large group gatherings and make adjustments as guidance changes. NBWA will have masks on-site if an attendee does not have one of their own.


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