NBWA Website Honored With PR News Nonprofit PR Award | NBWA: America's Beer Distributors

Media Contact: LAUREN KANE

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Press Releases| Mar 15, 2016

WASHINGTON – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) website received national recognition in the PR News’ 2016 Nonprofit PR Awards. NBWA was honored today at the PR News Spring Awards Luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The event saluted a distinguished circle of those holding the key to best practices in the nonprofit communications arena, honoring the top nonprofit PR campaigns of the year, the smartest communications initiatives and the people behind them.

NBWA, the trade association representing America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors, worked with NJI Media to launch a new, mobile-friendly website last May.

Photo Courtesy of PR News - Rebecca Spicer“As the public face of the association and the beer distribution industry, this new website features strong visual elements to showcase America’s beer distributors and the choice and variety they help deliver,” said Rebecca Spicer, NBWA senior vice president, communications and public affairs.

“The website has increased NBWA’s engagement with the association’s members, and it also has increased education with external groups including policymakers, members of the media and others, so that they better understand the role that America’s 3,300 independent beer distributors play in communities across the country,” Spicer said.

The website features educational tools for the public, including a library of NBWA videos and brochures, as well as streamlined navigation to the programs and benefits the association provides to its members.

In addition to information about the history of state-based alcohol regulation and today’s effective, three-tier beer distribution system, the site prominently features industry employees through the NBWA Employee Spotlight Program. Each week, a new beer distribution employee is featured on the site’s home page.

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The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) represents the interests of America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributor operations in every state, congressional district and media market across the country. Beer distributors are committed to ensuring alcohol is provided safely and responsibly to consumers of legal drinking age through the three-tier, state-based system of alcohol regulation and distribution. To learn more about America’s beer distributors, visit www.AmericasBeerDistributors.com. For additional updates from NBWA, subscribe to The Daily Brew newsletter, follow @NBWABeer on Twitter, watch NBWA videos on www.youtube.com/NBWABeer and like the NBWA Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/NBWABeer.