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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...
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...

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