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Blog| Dec 5, 2017
The business world is increasingly digital, and some of the most important innovations for the distribution business are happening in the places you’d least expect. Predictably, mobile devices have become go-to computers for salespeople and drivers who need on-the-go access to critical business applications. But the real world isn’t all-digital just yet. Trusty paper documents still play an important role for beverage distributors, and this can present a challenge.
Blog| Aug 15, 2017
It was a record-shattering year at NBWA’s Fifth Annual Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference ! More than 200 Next Generation leaders – including 73 first-time attendees – were part of the event held in Boston, Massachusetts, from August 6-8. The NBWA Next Generation Group allows future leaders in the beer distribution industry to meet their peers, learn more about the beer industry and get more involved with NBWA. 223.jpg Next Generation Group Chairman Bud Dunn kicked off the conference and welcomed all attendees. “If you are interested in diving our industry’s issues, the future...
Blog| Aug 9, 2017
BBC 2017 Welcome Sign.jpg The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) was proud to serve as a sponsor once again for the 2017 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference , which took place August 4–6 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. More than 130 bloggers, beer writers and industry members gathered at Best Place at the Historic Pabst Brewery to meet, mingle and learn about the beer industry over a beer or two. NBWA staff attended the conference to interact with attendees and share the role independent distributors play in delivering their favorite beers to store shelves and bar taps across the country...
Blog| Jul 5, 2017
As the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) prepares to present the Third Annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award , the association recently checked in with Allagash Brewing Company , 2016 NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year. Allagash Brewing Company of Portland, Maine, has been brewing Belgian-inspired beers since 1995. NBWA touched base with Allagash Sales Director Naomi Neville to learn what’s new with the brewery since it was honored at NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention in Chicago last fall. Q: At the NBWA Convention last year, your brewery was recognized for its ability to work...
Blog| Jul 3, 2017
On June 27, 2017, a majority of members of the U.S. House of Representatives sent a bipartisan letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin expressing support for the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). The letter highlights the value of the American system of alcohol regulation and applauds TTB’s work as the primary federal regulator of the alcohol industry. The letter also expresses support for keeping the TTB within the Treasury Department instead of moving it to the IRS. During the 2017 NBWA Legislative Conference , independent beer distributors asked members of the House of...
Blog| Jun 19, 2017
By: HDA Architects Entrusting a project to an architect-led, proven process limits the time and effort required of the client. It allows busy owners to focus on their core activities and to rest assured that the project is being handled in the most professional way possible, while reducing their risk and exposure. With an architect-led team of professionals to monitor the construction process, tighter controls over all aspects of the project are possible, from the preservation of the design intention to a close adherence to a budget and construction schedule. Some of the main advantages of an...
Blog| Jun 15, 2017
As the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) prepares to present the Third Annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award , the association recently checked in with KettleHouse Brewing Co. , the recipient of the 2016 Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award. KettleHouse Brewing Co. was founded in 1995 in Missoula, Montana, by Tim O’Leary and Suzy Rizza. NBWA touched base with Tim O’Leary to learn what’s new with the brewery since it was honored at NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention in Chicago last fall. Q: At the NBWA Annual Convention last year, your brewery was recognized for its ability to...
Blog| Jun 12, 2017
By: Craig Purser, National Beer Wholesalers Association President and CEO Disruption. It defines everything from the political environment to how we consume news, how we ride to the airport, the way we shop… and yes, disruption defines the alcohol industry, too. Disruption was top of mind at NBWA’s Annual Legislative Conference this spring when 750 beer distributors, representing all 50 states, gathered in the nation’s capital. In the days and weeks prior to the conference, Amazon – the $460 billion online retailer – had been making news. Headlines read: “More Than Half of the Internet’s...
Blog| Jun 2, 2017
As the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) prepares to present the Third Annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award , the association recently checked in with Port City Brewing Company , the recipient of the 2016 Brewer Partner Marketing Innovation Award. Port City Brewing Company was founded in 2011 in Alexandria, Virginia, by Bill Butcher. NBWA talked to Butcher to learn what’s new with the brewery since it was honored at NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention in Chicago last fall. Q: At the NBWA Annual Convention last year, your brewery was recognized for its ability to work closely...
Blog| May 22, 2017
By: Craig Powell, Motus President and CEO Having worked with dozens of beverage companies over the years, I’ve learned that a mixture of different vehicle programs is common. Some provide company-owned/leased fleet vehicles, and others reimburse employees for the use of their personal automobiles. One of the most common approaches to reimbursing employees is using a car allowance – generally, a monthly flat amount (e.g. $500) intended to cover the employee’s operating costs. While easy to administer, car allowances are wrought with disadvantages, most notably, the tax obligations to both the...

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