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Press Releases| Dec 3, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – On Dec. 5, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), the leading voice for America’s 3,000 independent beer distributors, will commemorate the 87th anniversary of the passing of the 21st Amendment, which repealed Prohibition and laid the foundation for today’s successful system of state-based alcohol regulation. In celebration of this historic milestone, NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “We raise a glass to celebrate the ratification of the 21st Amendment, which repealed the Prohibition of alcohol 87 years ago. “The passage of the...
Press Releases| Nov 3, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va . – Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers' Index (BPI) for October 2020, and the data shows early signs of settling back to normal. The Total Beer Purchasers' Index for October 2020 rose to 76 from 70 for October 2019. The "at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out-of-code in the next 30 days) continues to record all-time low readings at 21 for October 2020 compared to 46 in October 2019. NBWA Chief Economist Lester Jones explained, "While still significantly higher, the gap between October 2020 and...
Press Releases| Oct 8, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This week during its 83rd Annual Convention and Product Showcase, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) presented its Life Service Award to the 142,000 hardworking people who make up America’s beer distribution industry. The Life Service Award is NBWA’s highest honor given to beer distributors who have dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, their community and fellow distributors. “This year our industry has been tested like never before,” said Michael Schilleci, former NBWA Chairman and Supreme Beverage Company President , when presenting the award. “We...
Press Releases| Oct 6, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) closed out the 83rd Annual Convention and Product Showcase today with the transition of the Chairmanship from Brian Gelner to Patrick Blach, President of Blach Distributing Company in Elko, Nev. The final day of the virtual Convention also featured insights from beer and spirits industry leaders, who shared perspectives on the current state of the industry and what the future may hold in a post-COVID economy, and advice from a battle-tested leader on leading during a crisis. “Pat has committed much of his professional career...
Press Releases| Oct 5, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off its 83rd Annual Convention and Product Showcase. For the first time ever, the Convention is bringing beer distributors, industry pioneers and innovative exhibitors together through a virtual platform. “It’s great to be here with all of you in the virtual world as we celebrate yet another year of this outstanding industry,” said Craig Purser, NBWA President and CEO . “As I have said, there is nothing traditional about 2020, but one thing that never changes is our industry’s strength when we work together.”...
Press Releases| Oct 2, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va . – Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for September 2020 as beer distributors nationwide continue to grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The total BPI for September 2020 rose to 80 from 54 for September 2019. Meanwhile, the “at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out-of-code in the next 30 days) has recorded another all-time low reading at 18 for September 2020 from 48 in September 2019. NBWA Chief Economist Lester Jones explained, “This month’s reading remains...
Press Releases| Sep 17, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), the nation’s leading advocate for America’s 3,000 independent beer distributors, announced that it will host its 83rd Annual Convention and Product Showcase virtually, October 5-6, 2020. Press registration for the virtual event is now open. NBWA will welcome CEOs of some of the world’s most recognized brands, including Michel Doukeris, CEO of Anheuser-Busch, and Mark Brown, President and CEO of Sazerac Company, Inc., who will discuss the current state of the beverage alcohol industry. The dynamic speaker line-up will also...
Press Releases| Sep 16, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Tomorrow, America’s beer distributors will commemorate Constitution Day, which celebrates the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “Tomorrow, America’s beer distributors will raise a glass to our nation’s Constitution and celebrate the unique role beer has played in our nation’s history. “Alcohol is the only product that can claim two Constitutional amendments. The 18th Amendment prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of all alcohol...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for August 2020 as beer distributors continue to take an aggressive stance in their ordering to minimize out-of-stocks and compensate for lost draft beer volumes and on-premise closures. The total Beer Purchasers' Index for August 2020 rose to 74 from 58 for August 2019. The "at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out-of-code in the next 30 days) continues to record all-time low readings at 22 for August 2020 from 46 in August 2019. NBWA Chief...
Press Releases| Jul 31, 2020
ALEXANDRIA, Va . — Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for July 2020 as beer distributors around the country are reacting to significant changes in consumer demand and working to meet unprecedented challenges in the marketplace. The total Beer Purchasers' Index for July 2020 dropped to 70.5 from last month's all-time high mark of 81, though it is still above last year's July reading of 64.7. Notably, the "at-risk inventory” index for total beer (inventory at risk of going out of code in the next 30 days) fell to another all-time...

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