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Press Releases| Jun 18, 2009
“Mr. Beer Guy” Now Posting Updates About and News Affecting America’s Beer Distributors ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is sharing the latest developments about and news affecting the beer distribution industry and America’s beer distributors through a newly launched Facebook page and Twitter screen name. “ Mr. Beer Guy ,” the name of NBWA’s Facebook page and Twitter account, exemplifies the 95,000 hardworking men and women of the beer distribution industry who start the engines on beer trucks long before the sun comes up and work to safely and responsibly...
Press Releases| Jun 16, 2009
Stress Strong Regulation Important Amid Changes in Alcohol Industry, Political Environment and Economy ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Chairman Phil Terry and President Craig Purser spoke to state regulators about the critical role of beer distributors and state-based alcohol regulation in providing traceability, accountability and transparency in the alcohol supply chain at the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators (NCSLA) Annual Conference June 16 in Nashville, Tennessee. “I am thrilled to be at a regulator meeting where we actually get to talk...
Press Releases| May 18, 2009
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Enjoy Great Relationships with Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout May, America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors are recognizing Tavern Month, which celebrates the many licensed bars and taverns that provide hundreds of thousands of jobs to hardworking men and women and responsibly enrich America’s social culture. “It’s an American tradition to gather with friends or colleagues to enjoy a cold beer in a local bar or tavern,” said Craig Purser, president of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). “...
Press Releases| May 17, 2009
Purser Joins Other Alcohol Distribution Leaders during National Restaurant Association Convention ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President Craig Purser helped educate restaurant industry leaders about the importance of beer distributors and how distributors can help an on-premise retailer become more competitive. Purser joined Craig Wolf, President of Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America; Dave Richmond, W.O.W. Distributing, Inc. Global Brand Manager; and Ken Frederickson, Vice President of Wine Marketing & Sales Group for Wirtz Beverage on a panel...
Press Releases| May 12, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – America’s 2,850 licensed beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that craft beer brings to the beer industry during Craft Beer Week, a national celebration highlighting the culture and contributions of craft beer and the more than 1,400 craft breweries across the United States. “Beer distributors are proud to serve as partners with America’s craft brewers,” said Craig Purser, president of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). “Distributors work with craft brewers to deliver the greatest choice and variety of beer available in the world to American...
Press Releases| Apr 5, 2009
Contact : Julia Herz julia@brewersassociation.org (303) 447-0816 ext. 113 ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are now seeking nominations for the 3rd Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award. The Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award is presented annually to a beer distributor who actively markets, sells and promotes craft beer. The award also recognizes the important partnership between craft brewers and beer distributors in showcasing the tremendous choice and variety of beer available to American consumers –...
Press Releases| Mar 29, 2009
Mem bers of Congress, Political Strategists and Industry Leaders Provide Insight into New Political Environment in Washington Washington, D.C. – At the 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference, which began yesterday in Washington, D.C., America’s beer distributors, brewers and importers gathered to discuss the new political environment and headed to Capitol Hill to discuss the effective state-based system of alcohol regulation and the industry’s quality jobs and meaningful economic contributions to communities across the country. “Beer distributors, as well as brewers and...
Press Releases| Mar 22, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – U.S. Representatives Chris Van Hollen (MD-8) and Kevin McCarthy (CA-22), both rising leaders within their respective political parties, will address attendees at next week’s 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference and offer valuable insight into the new environment on Capitol Hill. “Rep. Van Hollen and Rep. McCarthy are on the front lines of Capitol Hill every day and have been recognized for their effectiveness and drive by congressional leadership and their fellow members of Congress,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “Each will provide a member’s perspective...
Press Releases| Mar 19, 2009
AlcoholLawReview.com Provides Information and Dialogue about Current Alcohol Law Developments ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesaler Association (NBWA) is proud to announce the launch of AlcoholLawReview.com, an innovative online discussion board which allows users to quickly and easily gather information about many of the most pertinent developments in alcohol regulation and litigation. The Web site facilitates dialogue about current alcohol law cases, legal challenges and issues around the country. “From local courts to the Supreme Court of the United States, alcohol continues to be...
Press Releases| Mar 18, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 19th Annual NBWA/BREWERS Joint Legislative Conference, to be held March 29 – April 1 in the nation’s capital, will feature a powerful line-up of speakers including the Department of the Treasury’s Alcohol Tax & Trade Bureau (TTB) Administrator John Manfreda. Manfreda will speak to attendees about TTB initiatives and programs under the Obama administration. “We’re proud to have Administrator Manfreda joining us at this year’s Legislative Conference. As the leader of the federal bureau responsible for regulating the beer industry, he has tremendous insight into the...

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