Annual Convention 2021 | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors

Thank You!

We enjoyed bringing the beer industry together this fall in Las Vegas for the successful 84th Annual Convention and Trade Show! Don't forget to save the date for NBWA’s 85th Annual Convention and Product Showcase on Oct. 9 - 12, 2022. We look forward to seeing you in Chicago next year!

Featured Speakers

Travis Mills

Retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant, quadruple amputee, N.Y. Times best-selling author
and Founder of Travis Mills Foundation

While on active duty in Afghanistan, he lost portions of both arms and legs from an IED. Despite these challenges, he lives by the motto, “Never give up. Never quit.” Travis will share his inspiring story about resiliency.

Steve Fechheimer

CEO
New Belgium Brewing Company

The supplier panel discussion will cover the challenges and opportunities in the evolving beverage landscape and how brewers are adapting to it.

Pete Marino

President of Emerging Growth Division
Molson Coors Beverage Company

The supplier panel discussion will cover the challenges and opportunities in the evolving beverage landscape and how brewers are adapting to it.

Nuno Teles

President
Diageo Beer USA

The supplier panel discussion will cover the challenges and opportunities in the evolving beverage landscape and how brewers are adapting to it.

Marci Rossell

Expert Economic Forecaster, Former CNBC Chief Economist and Co-Host
SQUAWK BOX

Mining raw economic data for insight, Marci expertly translates the complex jargon into a no-nonsense overview and forecast of the world of economics, finance, policy and culture.

Manoj Bhargava

Founder and CEO
Living Essentials, LLC

In this exclusive interview with the maker of 5-hour energy, Manoj will share his passion about tackling pressing sustainability issues in the world today.

Jessica Yellin

Founder of #NewsNotNoise
Award-Winning Political Journalist

She is the former chief White House correspondent for CNN and an Emmy and Gracie award-winning political journalist reporting for CNN, ABC News and MSNBC. Yellin has covered Capitol Hill, domestic politics, state and national elections, the culture wars and issues facing women in the workplace.

Patrick Blach

NBWA Chairman of the Board
Blach Distributing Co

Patrick will welcome attendees and give an update on NBWA's work to strengthen the beer distribution industry.

Craig Purser

President & CEO
NBWA

Craig will provide an industry update and discuss the issues impacting beer distributors.

Peter Heimark

Incoming NBWA Chairman of the Board
Heimark Distributing LLC

Peter will share his priorities for the organization over the next year as we build on our work with policymakers and share the industry’s value in local communities.

The Program

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 03,2021
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Education Seminars

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Distributor Member Meeting

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Welcome Reception

Evening

Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 04,2021
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Education Seminars

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Opening General Session

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Trade Show Floor Open

Evening

Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 05,2021
8:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Education Seminars

9:30 PM - 12:00 PM

General Session

12:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Trade Show Floor Open

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

NBWA Thank You Reception

Palace Ballroom Foyer
Evening

Supplier Meetings and Hospitalities

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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 06,2021
Departures

Safe Travels

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Registration

Registration is not yet open for the 2022 Convention and Product Showcase on October 9 - 12 in Chicago. But make sure you add the date to your calendar and stay tuned for more details.

 

Caesars Palace Las Vegas

3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nev.

Caesars Palace was the official hotel for NBWA's 84th Annual Convention and Trade Show.

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Trade Show Floor

For more information about exhibit booths for 2022, please contact:

Chuck Wagner
NBWA Exhibit Sales
Mobile: 708-507-0061
Email: Chuck@corcexpo.com

Contact Chuck

 

A Special Thank You to Our Sponsors

Northwestern Mutual // Fintech // J.P. Morgan // MicroStar // Sonic Hard Seltzer // Texas Capital Bank // Truist // 5 Hour Energy // Constellation Brands // Bravago // Ford // Mobile Demand // Ortec // Parallel Products // PDC // Radeberger Gruppe USA // Recover Life Brands // Sparkling Ice Spiked // Affinity Apparel // Betten Trucks // Blue Spring Imports // BMO Harris // Diageo Beer Company // eoStar // Karma Culture // Mike's Hard Lemonade // Omnitracs // ShineWater

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact: Emma McElherne
NBWA Sponsorship Manager
Email: emcelherne@corcexpo.com

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“Whova” was the official convention app. The on-demand video content was only available until November 30, 2021.

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See You Next Year!