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Press Releases| Sep 28, 2016
Mississippi Beer Distributor Paul J. Bertucci to Lead Association’s Efforts on Behalf of America’s More Than 3,000 Licensed, Independent Beer Distributors ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce its Board of Directors officers for the 2016-2017 term. Paul J. Bertucci, executive vice president of F.E.B. Distributing Company, Inc. in Gulfport and Capital City Beverages, Inc. in Jackson, Mississippi, takes the helm as chairman of the Board. He assumed the position and its responsibilities during NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention held September 25 – 28...
Press Releases| Sep 27, 2016
CHICAGO, IL – Today, Paul J. Bertucci, executive vice president of F.E.B. Distributing Company, Inc. in Gulfport and Capital City Beverages, Inc. in Jackson, Mississippi, assumed the position of 2016-2017 chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) at the association’s 79 th Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois. As chairman, Bertucci will help guide the association as it advocates for licensed, independent beer distributors and educates elected officials, regulators, media and the public about the value of America’s open and independent...
Press Releases| Sep 26, 2016
CHICAGO, IL – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 79 th Annual Convention today at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. NBWA’s outgoing Chairman of the Board Travis Markstein reflected on beer industry developments over the past year and the state of the American beer industry saying, “Our industry, while not without its challenges, is strong. America is still the world’s biggest, most profitable beer market.” “The American system of independent beer distribution benefits the beer consumer and the beer industry,” Markstein said. “...
Press Releases| Sep 26, 2016
KettleHouse Brewing Co. and Port City Brewing Company Also Recognized by National Beer Wholesalers Association CHICAGO, IL – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce that Allagash Brewing Company of Portland, Maine, is the recipient of the second annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award . The award was presented today during the general session of NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention , taking place September 25 – 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. KettleHouse Brewing Co. of Missoula, Montana, was recognized with the Brewer Partner Sales...
Press Releases| Sep 16, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – On September 17, America’s beer distributors will join citizens throughout the country in commemorating Constitution Day, which celebrates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “NBWA raises a glass in celebration of our nation’s Constitution, including its role in establishing the effective state-based alcohol regulatory system that we have in America today. Alcohol is the only product in commerce with two constitutional amendments...
Press Releases| Sep 8, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Brewers Association (BA) President & CEO Bob Pease will join National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser for a conversation during NBWA’s 79th Annual Convention, September 25 – 28, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Pease will be part of the general session program on Tuesday, September 27. Pease and Purser will address several issues including the importance of distributors operating independently; the value of the three-tier system to craft brewers; and how the BA and NBWA can work together on issues impacting the...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2016
U.S. Beer Distributors Generate 135,000 Direct Jobs, $70 Billion in Economic Impacts ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry whose work positively impacts the nation’s economy. NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser said, “From truck drivers to fork lift operators, and from graphic artists to sales representatives, America’s beer distribution employees work day in and day out to make this the best beer market in the world for everyone.” “With more than 4,000...
Press Releases| Aug 31, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – MillerCoors Chief Executive Officer Gavin Hattersley will take part in a conversation with National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President and CEO Craig Purser during NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention , taking place September 25 – 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Hattersley will take part in the general session on Monday, September 26. “Gavin Hattersley has been at the helm of MillerCoors for more than a year, and during that time he has made changes in sales and marketing; has established clear objectives for the company as well as its distributor...
Press Releases| Aug 24, 2016
Champion Quarterback, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur Will Speak on Tuesday, September 27 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann will speak at the National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 79 th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Theismann will speak during the general session on Tuesday, September 27. Theismann achieved fame in his 12 seasons with the Washington Redskins, where he was a two-time Pro Bowler and led the team to consecutive appearances in Super Bowl XVII and Super Bowl XVIII. During his football career, he was...
Press Releases| Aug 2, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will offer 18 education seminars at its 79th Annual Convention September 25 – 28, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. “In addition to an outstanding lineup of general session speakers and 150 exhibitors participating in this year’s expanded, two-day Product Demonstration Showcase, NBWA is excited to offer a diverse selection of education seminars taught by leading experts in their industries,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. “From warehousing and operations to management trends, sales coaching...

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