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Press Releases| Sep 8, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Brewers Association (BA) President & CEO Bob Pease will join National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser for a conversation during NBWA’s 79th Annual Convention, September 25 – 28, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Pease will be part of the general session program on Tuesday, September 27. Pease and Purser will address several issues including the importance of distributors operating independently; the value of the three-tier system to craft brewers; and how the BA and NBWA can work together on issues impacting the...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2016
U.S. Beer Distributors Generate 135,000 Direct Jobs, $70 Billion in Economic Impacts ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry whose work positively impacts the nation’s economy. NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser said, “From truck drivers to fork lift operators, and from graphic artists to sales representatives, America’s beer distribution employees work day in and day out to make this the best beer market in the world for everyone.” “With more than 4,000...
Press Releases| Aug 31, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – MillerCoors Chief Executive Officer Gavin Hattersley will take part in a conversation with National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President and CEO Craig Purser during NBWA’s 79 th Annual Convention , taking place September 25 – 28 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Hattersley will take part in the general session on Monday, September 26. “Gavin Hattersley has been at the helm of MillerCoors for more than a year, and during that time he has made changes in sales and marketing; has established clear objectives for the company as well as its distributor...
Press Releases| Aug 24, 2016
Champion Quarterback, Broadcaster and Entrepreneur Will Speak on Tuesday, September 27 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann will speak at the National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 79 th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Theismann will speak during the general session on Tuesday, September 27. Theismann achieved fame in his 12 seasons with the Washington Redskins, where he was a two-time Pro Bowler and led the team to consecutive appearances in Super Bowl XVII and Super Bowl XVIII. During his football career, he was...
Press Releases| Aug 2, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will offer 18 education seminars at its 79th Annual Convention September 25 – 28, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. “In addition to an outstanding lineup of general session speakers and 150 exhibitors participating in this year’s expanded, two-day Product Demonstration Showcase, NBWA is excited to offer a diverse selection of education seminars taught by leading experts in their industries,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. “From warehousing and operations to management trends, sales coaching...
Press Releases| Jul 26, 2016
Craft Beer Mid-Year Data Show 8 Percent Increase in Production Volume 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 energy and excitement to the American beer industry. The Brewers Association (BA) released data today showing that production volume by American craft brewers, as defined by BA, increased 8 percent during the first half of the year. As of June 30, a record...
Press Releases| Jul 25, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 79 th Annual Convention will take place September 25 – 28, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Political pundits Tucker Carlson and Bill Press will provide in-depth analysis of this election season during the general session on Tuesday, September 27, the morning after the first scheduled presidential debate. The pair of pundits were co-hosts of CNN debate show The Spin Room , with Carlson on the political right and Press on the political left. Today, they are both regular contributors on cable news...
Press Releases| Jul 20, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Department of Justice announced that it has agreed to a settlement with Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) that will permit ABI to proceed with its acquisition of SABMiller. National Beer Wholesalers Association President and CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement in response: “The Department of Justice has imposed conditions to this merger – one of the largest deals in history and the largest ever in the beer industry – with the goal of maintaining competition in the beer industry and ensuring the continuation of the robust and competitive independent distribution...
Press Releases| May 26, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Memorial Day weekend approaches, America’s more than 3,000 independent beer distributors are helping retailers stock up for the start of the summer beer selling season by delivering an unprecedented variety of beer brands. “Over the course of the year, beer distributors across the United States deliver nearly 3 billion cases of beer to more than 600,000 retail establishments – including restaurants, pubs, convenience stores, bottle shops, grocery stores, ballparks and concert venues,” said National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Chief Economist Lester Jones. “And, on...
Press Releases| May 16, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – America’s more than 3,000 licensed, independent beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that new, entrepreneurial brewers bring to the beer industry and consumers across the country during American Craft Beer Week , May 16-22, 2016. During the week, the culture and contributions of local breweries across the United States will be highlighted. According to data released this March by the Brewers Association (BA), craft brewers – as defined by BA – enjoyed continued growth during 2015 as American craft beer production volume increased 13 percent. The data indicated...

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