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Press Releases| Aug 1, 2012
Four-Star General Stanley McChrystal, Leading Pollster Peter Hart to Provide Insights on Leadership and Public Opinion ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 75 th Annual Convention will be taking place October 14-17 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego in San Diego, California, where it’s always 75 and sunny! The General Session will feature an outstanding lineup of speakers including keynote speeches by General Stanley McChrystal , former Commander of U.S. and International Forces in Afghanistan, and leading pollster and public policy expert Peter Hart ...
Press Releases| May 12, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, VA – America’s 3,330 licensed beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that craft beer brings to the beer industry during American Craft Beer Week , May 14-20, 2012, a national celebration highlighting the culture and contributions of craft beer and the nearly 2,000 craft breweries across the United States. “Beer distributors are proud to serve as partners with America’s craft brewers,” said Craig Purser, president & CEO of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). “Distributors work with craft brewers to deliver the greatest choice and variety of beer...
Press Releases| Apr 29, 2012
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize Tavern Month, a celebration of the many licensed bars and taverns that provide hundreds of thousands of jobs to hardworking men and women and enrich America’s social culture. Bar and tavern owners work together with beer distributors in communities in every state across the country to provide responsible service and sales. Beer distributors and tavern owners support server training programs, ID...
Press Releases| Apr 17, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are seeking nominations for the Sixth Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award . The award recognizes an American beer distributor who goes above and beyond in their efforts to actively market, sell and promote craft beer. The award will be presented October 13, 2012, at the Great American Beer Festival® hosted by the BA in Denver, Colorado. America’s beer distributors and craft brewers can nominate any distributor they believe is deserving of the award. Nominations will be accepted until...
Press Releases| Mar 29, 2012
Highlight Effective Role of State-Based Alcohol Regulation ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month, as designated by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about the problem of alcohol abuse. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Alcohol Awareness Month is a great time to recognize that alcoholic beverages need to be effectively regulated so they are...
Press Releases| Mar 25, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s beer distributors arrived in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2012 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference to advocate for effective state-based alcohol regulation and to educate members of Congress about the 130,000 quality jobs that independent beer distributors provide. Specifically, beer distributors are encouraging members of Congress to continue voicing their support for state-based alcohol regulation, to support a strong and effective federal regulator at the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau and to oppose efforts by...
Press Releases| Jan 23, 2012
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Kim McKinnish has been named the 2012 Nonprofit Transformational Leader in the Association TRENDS Nonprofit CFO Awards . Association TRENDS is the national newspaper for association executives and suppliers, spotlighting the latest news, information and trends in association management for the professional staff of international, national, state, regional and local voluntary organizations. The Transformational Leader award recognizes an outstanding CFO of a nonprofit who has played a major role in the...
Press Releases| Nov 30, 2011
21 st Amendment Repealed Prohibition & Launched Today’s Alcohol System ALEXANDRIA, VA – On December 5, America’s beer distributors will commemorate the 78 years that the United States and its citizens have benefited from a state-based system for the safe production, distribution and sale of alcohol beverages. On December 5, 1933, Prohibition ended in the United States when 36 states (a ¾ majority) ratified the 21 st Amendment to the United States Constitution, thereby repealing the 18 th Amendment which began Prohibition in 1920. The American system of alcohol regulation, put in place...
Press Releases| Oct 18, 2011
Day Two Focuses on Industry Partnerships and Importance of Brand Building LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, Steve Lytle of Columbia Distributing Co. in Portland, Oregon, assumed the position of 2011-2012 Chairman of the Board for the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) at the Association’s 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. As Chair, Lytle will lead the Association as it works to advocate for licensed, independent beer distributors and educate elected officials, regulators, media and the public about the value of beer distributors and effective state-...
Press Releases| Oct 17, 2011
Oregon Beer Distributor Steve Lytle to Lead Association Efforts on Behalf of America’s 3,300 Licensed, Independent Beer Distributors ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce the Board of Directors officers for the 2011-2012 term. Steve Lytle of Columbia Distributing Co. in Portland, Oregon, will take the helm as Chairman of the Board. He assumed the position and its responsibilities during NBWA’s 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show held October 16-19 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Other offers of NBWA’s Board of Directors include: Vice Chair Bob Archer...

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