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Press Releases| Jul. 30, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place October 11 – 14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The general session will feature an exciting lineup of speakers, including Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger who is known for the “Miracle on the Hudson” on January 15, 2009. US Airways flight 1549 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport with 155 people on board when a flock of Canada geese flew into both engines, leaving the plane without power. Descending at a rate of two floors per second, Capt...
Press Releases| Jul. 29, 2015
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention & Trade Show ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is accepting entries until August 10 for the Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention & Trade Show . The contest is intended to highlight some of the 130,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry, from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and receptionists. “The American beer distribution industry...
Press Releases| Jul. 28, 2015
Beer Serves America Reveals Beer’s Broad Impact on U.S. Economy and State-by-State Employment and Economic Impact WASHINGTON – A new economic study released today highlights how the U.S. beer industry – from brewers and beer importers to beer distributors to retailers – generates nearly $253 billion in economic activity, produces $48.5 billion in tax revenue and supports 1.75 million jobs. Economic impact figures, tax contributions and job data for each state can be found here www.BeerServesAmerica.org . The Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will release the...
Blog| Jul. 21, 2015
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) was proud to once again serve as a sponsor for the 2015 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference , which took place July 17-19 in Asheville, North Carolina. The sixth annual conference was an opportunity for beer bloggers, beer writers, industry bloggers and other beer and social media professionals to gather from across the country to meet, learn, taste and share. NBWA Communications Director Kathleen Joyce and Editorial Assistant Sara Neiman attended the sold-out conference to interact with more than 160 beer writers to learn how the industry is...
Blog| Jun. 30, 2015
NBWA-TV, in partnership with ZH Media, has received national recognition for two NBWA-TV video productions - NBWA’s Sunday Convention Show and Building Beer Brands video – which received bronze awards in the 36 th Annual Telly Awards . During NBWA’s 77 th Annual Convention in New Orleans, NBWA-TV produced daily newscasts that aired throughout the Hyatt Regency New Orleans’ in-room network, were posted on NBWA’s YouTube channel and shared via the convention mobile app and NBWA’s social media accounts. Segments also aired during the general session program. The Convention Show included live...
Press Releases| Jun. 25, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903) by Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN) and Rep. Ron Kind (WI): “NBWA commends the efforts of Reps. Paulsen and Kind who understand that proposals to reform beer excise taxes should reflect current industry structure and apply to all brewers and importers. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903) reflects the intent of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform...
Blog| Jun. 15, 2015
By: Ed Potkay, VP of Sales for EPIC Worldwide Why are distributors moving away from traditional decals for their fleets? In short, money and time. Many suppliers are cutting back on their reimbursements but still want distributors to display their latest campaigns, and most still want them changed every two or three years. The distributor has to pay for not only the decal removal of the old graphic but, in most cases, to paint and fix dings, dents and scrapes. It’s a costly venture, which incurs downtime of distributor assets while they should be out in the streets making distributors money...
Press Releases| Jun. 12, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding the introduction of S. 1562, The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (OR): “NBWA appreciates Sen. Wyden's leadership and effort on The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, S. 1562. This legislation is a step in the right direction as it recognizes that excise tax reform should reflect current industry structure and apply to all brewers and importers. Sen. Wyden and his staff are to be commended for recognizing the...
Press Releases| Jun. 10, 2015
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention & Trade Show ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce the return of the Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention & Trade Show . The contest is intended to highlight some of the 130,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry, from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and receptionists. “The American beer distribution industry is...
Blog| Jun. 3, 2015
Iowa beer distributor Doll Distributing LLC Beverage Company has been recognized by Congressman David Young (IA-3) for its 50 th business anniversary. From L to R: Charles Doll, Tami Doll, Congressman David Young, Scott Doll, Elizabeth Doll and George Doll In remarks for the Congressional Record, Young said, “The Doll Distributing Beverage Company has made a positive impact on the Council Bluffs community and the State of Iowa. For the past 50 years, the Doll Family has accomplished a number of milestones and are a true testament to the meaning of hard work and dedication to success.” A...

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