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Videos| Feb 10, 2017
Valentine’s Day is not just for wine and champagne. Some of the flavors in chocolate are best accompanied by beer! So NBWA asked beer experts and Certified Cicerones Tony Walldroff and Jennifer Balik from Mims Distributing Company in Raleigh, North Carolina – What are the best beers to pair with chocolate this Valentine’s Day?
Videos| Feb 9, 2017
Who are America's beer distributors? And what do they do? Here's what brewers are saying.
Press Releases| Feb 8, 2017
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. 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 NBWA’s Legislative Conference. The contest is intended to highlight some of the 135,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry – from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and administrative personnel. “The American beer distribution industry is...
Press Releases| Feb 1, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Americans prepare to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry who deliver a wide selection of beer to licensed retailers for consumers to enjoy. “From familiar domestic brands to intriguing imports and exciting new products from local and small craft brewers, America’s beer distribution employees are working to make sure the marketplace offers an unparalleled variety of beer for consumers to enjoy during the big game,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. NBWA...
Blog| Jan 3, 2017
By: Craig Purser, National Beer Wholesalers Association President and CEO If the closing months of 2016 provided any hint at what 2017 has in store, it showed us that change is going to continue in a major way. Of course the largest example of change came in the presidential election. Very few polls predicted a win for Donald Trump, yet in just a couple weeks he will take the oath of office and become the nation’s 45th president. As the Trump administration begins to take shape, there are still many questions. With a Republican-controlled House and Senate, will he be able to get his agenda...
Videos| Dec 30, 2016
NBWA is raising a glass to America’s beer distributors and celebrating another great year in beer. This video captures a few highlights from NBWA in 2016.
Press Releases| Dec 7, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the 21 st Century Cures Act, a broad health care bill which dedicates more than $6 billion to implement key priorities for the Administration and Congress and reauthorizes the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act . The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill on November 30 with broad bipartisan support, and President Obama is expected to sign it into law. The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) worked closely with industry and public health partners to gain support for reauthorization of the legislation. In...
Blog| Dec 5, 2016
By: Craig Powell , President & CEO of Motus A new IRS Safe Harbor Rate is announced every year in mid-December, establishing a standard business mileage rate for the coming year. Many beverage companies think this rate should be used to reimburse field employees for their driving expenses; however, that’s not true. In fact, the IRS Safe Harbor Rate is actually not a recommended reimbursement rate, and using it as the basis for reimbursing your employees could cost you money in the long run. So what is the IRS Safe Harbor Rate? Set once per year, the IRS Safe Harbor Rate is calculated...
Press Releases| Dec 2, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Monday, December 5, America’s beer distributors will celebrate the 83 rd anniversary of the ratification of the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition ended in the United States when 36 states (a three-fourths majority of the then 48 states) ratified the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 21 st Amendment repealed the 18 th Amendment, ending 13 years of Prohibition, and granted each state the primary...
Blog| Oct 20, 2016
By: Craig Purser, National Beer Wholesalers Association President and CEO Disruption is the new normal in today’s world – from global and homeland security to the world economy, politics and new technologies. And it’s safe to say that the beer industry is seeing its fair share of disruption, too. With disruption comes challenges. So-called disruptors start to behave like marketplace leaders. Some smaller-scale beer brands have become dominant in their segment and worked to limit competition from even smaller and newer brands. Disruptors have become acquisition targets of larger, more...

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