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Press Releases| Apr 28, 2017
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Throughout May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize the 64 th 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. As fellow Main Street businesses, independent bar and tavern owners partner with America’s more than 3,000 independent, licensed beer distributors in communities across the country to contribute to local economies; support hundreds of thousands...
Press Releases| Apr 5, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is seeking nominations for the Third 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 80 th Annual Convention and Trade Show , October 8 – 11, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. NBWA distributor members and brewers are invited to nominate any brewer they...
Press Releases| Mar 31, 2017
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...
Press Releases| Mar 28, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) , which represents the interests of America’s more than 3,000 licensed, independent beer distributors, applauds America’s craft brewers for their continued growth and entrepreneurial spirit, which adds excitement to the American beer industry. The Brewers Association (BA) released data today showing that craft brewers, as defined by the BA, continued steady growth last year as American craft beer production volume increased 6 percent on a comparable base – representing 12.3 percent market share by volume of the overall beer...
Press Releases| Mar 28, 2017
Farrell Distributing Employee Wins Trip to NBWA’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce Guy Badeau of Farrell Distributing in Burlington, Vermont, as the winner of NBWA’s Share Your Story Contest . The contest was launched to highlight some of the 135,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry – from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and administrative personnel. Beer distributor employees who have never attended...
Press Releases| Feb 8, 2017
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce the return of the Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended NBWA’s Legislative Conference. The contest is intended to highlight some of the 135,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry – from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and administrative personnel. “The American beer distribution industry is...
Press Releases| Feb 1, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Americans prepare to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry who deliver a wide selection of beer to licensed retailers for consumers to enjoy. “From familiar domestic brands to intriguing imports and exciting new products from local and small craft brewers, America’s beer distribution employees are working to make sure the marketplace offers an unparalleled variety of beer for consumers to enjoy during the big game,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. NBWA...
Press Releases| Dec 7, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, the U.S. Senate passed the 21 st Century Cures Act, a broad health care bill which dedicates more than $6 billion to implement key priorities for the Administration and Congress and reauthorizes the Sober Truth on Preventing (STOP) Underage Drinking Act . The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill on November 30 with broad bipartisan support, and President Obama is expected to sign it into law. The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) worked closely with industry and public health partners to gain support for reauthorization of the legislation. In...
Press Releases| Dec 2, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Monday, December 5, America’s beer distributors will celebrate the 83 rd anniversary of the ratification of the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol regulation. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition ended in the United States when 36 states (a three-fourths majority of the then 48 states) ratified the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 21 st Amendment repealed the 18 th Amendment, ending 13 years of Prohibition, and granted each state the primary...
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...

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