Bill Hackett to Speak at NBWA Legislative Conference | NBWA: America's Beer Distributors

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Press Releases| Feb 25, 2016

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 2016 Legislative Conference will take place April 10 – 13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.

Bill Hackett, chairman of Constellation Brands Beer Division, will take part in a conversation about the state of the beer industry on Monday, April 11, during the general session.

“As the beer industry continues to change, strong relationships and real partnerships are critical to future success,” said NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser. “One consistent partner over the past 30 years has been Bill Hackett.”

“With an understanding of the value of relationships, Bill continues to provide keen insight and perspective that is necessary for the long-term vision of the beer industry,” Purser said.

“Bill understands and values the independent three-tier system and recognizes that it is crucial to the success of the beer business,” Purser added. 

Hackett will share his thoughts about the current state of the industry and what the future might bring.

Registration for NBWA members is available online at Hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill can be made online or by calling (888) 421-1442. Reference the National Beer Wholesalers Association or NBWA to receive the group rate of $304 single/double per night. The last day to receive the discounted room rate is Friday, March 18. The NBWA guest room block can sell out prior to March 18. Once the block is sold, room rates cannot be guaranteed.

For more details, please visit the legislative conference page of NBWA’s website at Follow #NBWADC16 on social media for additional updates.

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Bill Hackett


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