Press Releases | NBWA: America's Beer and Beverage Distributors
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Press Releases| Nov 11, 2022
Nearly 250 of the Industry’s Emerging Leaders to Discuss the Future of the Industry DENVER, Co. – Yesterday, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off its 10th Annual Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference in Denver, Colorado, bringing together 250 attendees from across the country. Additionally, the association welcomed over 85 first-time attendees. “We often talk about leadership growth, workforce development and ensuring the next generation understands the complexities of our industry. This is the event tackling all those issues head on,” said NBWA President and...
Press Releases| Oct 28, 2022
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for October 2022. The October BPI results show the total beer index at 37 and the "at-risk" inventory at 56. The October data marks a pessimistic start to the fourth quarter of 2022 for the industry. Continued inflationary pressures and a slowing economy bring the industry to a fifth month of pause after five months of positive ordering trends in 2022. oct image 2.PNG About NBWA's Beer Purchasers' Index: BPI is the only forward-looking indicator for distributors to measure expected...
Press Releases| Oct 13, 2022
Distributors, Brewers and Retailers Meet to “Champion Yourself and Others” CHICAGO, IL. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) hosted the inaugural Alliance for Women in Beer conference in Chicago, drawing over 300 participants to hear from industry experts on ways to develop and grow as leaders. The Alliance’s mission is to unite all three tiers of the beer industry to transform beer into an exciting industry of opportunity for women. “The response has been overwhelming and attendance for the event far surpassed our expectations,” said Kim McKinnish, NBWA’s SVP and Chief...
Press Releases| Oct 12, 2022
Independent Beer Distributors Relief Fund pledges $50,000 to support those affected by Hurricane Ian CHICAGO, IL. – At its annual 85th Annual Convention and Product Showcase, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) announced a $50,000 donation to the Volunteer Florida Foundation to support relief efforts for victims of Hurricane Ian. The donation comes from the Independent Beer Distributors Relief Fund, which was established five years ago to support the beer family and ensure resources go directly to those most affected by disasters. “When natural disasters hit our communities, beer...
Press Releases| Oct 11, 2022
America’s beer distributors present life service award to Florida’s Lewis Bear Jr . CHICAGO, IL. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off its 85th Annual Convention and Product Showcase in Chicago. Held annually, the convention brought more than 1,700 attendees together from across the country to hear from industry leaders, attend educational programing and discuss the future of the industry. NBWA Board Chair Peter Heimark, President of Heimark Distributing in California, reflected on the challenges the industry has faced over the last year. “In 2022, our resilience and...
Press Releases| Sep 29, 2022
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for September 2022. The September 2022 BPI results show the total beer index is at 45.5 and the "at-risk" inventory at 50.0. The September data marks a shift to a lower "at-risk" inventory measure compared to September 2021 and August 2022, indicating distributors are carefully managing inventories heading into the fourth quarter. Continued inflationary pressures and a slowing economy bring the industry to a fourth month of pause after five months of positive ordering trends in 2022...
Press Releases| Aug 30, 2022
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for August 2022. The August 2022 BPI results show the total beer index is at 46 and "at-risk" inventory is at 54. The August data marks a notable shift from previous readings for the "at-risk" inventory measure, now over 50, indicating more inventories are at risk of going out of code over the next 30 days. "At-risk" indicates a product is at risk of expiring. This is an expected outcome as higher inventory levels are typically associated with lower orders. Continued inflationary...
Press Releases| Aug 1, 2022
Amid high energy prices and inflation, NBWA is helping distributors find creative ways to be both economical and sustainable ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As beer and beverage distributors continue to grapple with high energy prices during the busy summer season, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is announcing a toolkit to help companies save money and reduce their carbon footprint through efficiency and sustainability efforts. America’s beer and beverage distributors have always been focused on efficiency and provide considerable energy and carbon savings for the beer industry...
Press Releases| Jul 29, 2022
NBWA has trained 29,000 beer distribution employees in all fifty states to identify and report the signs of human trafficking in the initiative's second year ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, on the second anniversary of its Distributors Against Human Trafficking initiative, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) reflected on the program's important milestones. In its second year, NBWA hit a landmark goal of training distributors in all 50 states. To date, nearly 29,000 beer distributors have been trained to spot the signs of human trafficking. The initiative was created to mobilize NBWA's...
Press Releases| Jul 28, 2022
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for July 2022. The July 2022 BPI results show the total beer index at 46 and “at-risk" inventory at 46. A repeat of June results signals a break after the 50+ readings experienced previously this year. Continued inflationary pressures, extreme heat and a slowing economy bring the industry to a second month of pause after five months of positive ordering trends. The July 2022 results show a shift to a more cautious sentiment for distributor. However, leaner inventories, reflected in the...

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