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Press Releases| Apr. 29, 2016
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Throughout May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize the 63 rd Annual Tavern Month, a celebration of the many licensed bars and taverns that help fuel excitement in the beer industry and enrich America’s social culture. Bar and tavern owners have heavily invested in securing and maintaining valuable licenses for the privilege to serve consumers beer at retail. As fellow Main Street businesses, bar and tavern owners partner with America’s more than 3,000...
Press Releases| Apr. 11, 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Independent beer distributors representing all 50 states arrived in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2016 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference to educate members of Congress about how competition in the U.S. beer market thrives because of open and independent distribution. NBWA Chairman of the Board Travis Markstein noted that there are more than 4,000 breweries operating in the U.S. today because of the independent beer distribution system, which gets brewers of all sizes to markets across the country. “Distributors take pride in building...
Press Releases| Mar. 31, 2016
​ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month , as highlighted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about alcohol abuse. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Alcohol Awareness Month is an appropriate time to recognize that alcoholic beverages need to be effectively regulated to help combat abuse and to ensure they do not end up in the hands of those...
Press Releases| Mar. 23, 2016
Craft Beer Data Show 13 Percent Increase in Production Volume ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors – applauds America’s craft brewers for their continued growth and entrepreneurial spirit, which adds energy and excitement to the American beer industry. The Brewers Association (BA) released data today showing that craft brewers, as defined by BA, continued to grow in double digits last year as American craft beer production volume increased 13 percent. The data suggests that...
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...
Press Releases| Mar. 15, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is seeking nominations for the Second Annual Brewer Partner of the Year Award. The award recognizes the brewer who does the best job producing great beer; building strong partnerships; providing valuable education; and offering support to their distributor customers in order to grow their brands and get their beers to market. The award will be presented during NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention , September 25-28, 2016, in Chicago, Illinois. NBWA distributor members and brewers are invited to nominate any brewer they believe is...
Press Releases| Mar. 4, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) website has received national recognition with a bronze award in the Association TRENDS All Media Contest. NBWA was honored today at the 37 th Annual Salute to Association Excellence at the Capital Hilton in Washington, D.C. 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. “This new website aims to better serve NBWA’s membership, while promoting the commercial, economic and regulatory value of America’s...
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...
Press Releases| Feb. 18, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 2016 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference will take place April 10 – 13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Top political reporter Amy Walter, the national editor of The Cook Political Report , will speak on Monday, April 11, during the general session. She will share her analysis of the unprecedented presidential elections; the culture in Congress; and the Washington political scene. Walter, who previously served as political director at ABC News, often provides inside analysis on NBC’s Meet the Press...
Press Releases| Feb. 11, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – In response to industry requests for clarification, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued general guidance concerning promotional activities commonly associated with category management programs and whether or not those activities are lawful. National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement in response to the TTB guidance : “The Tax and Trade Bureau’s ruling to address recent tied house activities related to category management, shelf plans and shelf schematics is a positive step toward providing...

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