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Press Releases| Nov 16, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned four companies that the caffeine added to their malt alcoholic beverages is an “unsafe food additive.” The action follows a March 2008 request to the FDA from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) for a health hazard assessment regarding what concentrations are acceptable when caffeine and alcohol are combined in a beverage. In September 2009, a group of state attorneys general asked the FDA to investigate these beverages. In a letter yesterday to FDA Commissioner of Food and Drugs Dr. Margaret Hamburg and...
Press Releases| Nov 7, 2010
Notable Public Relations Industry Publication Recognizes NBWA Communication Tool ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Beer Route newsletter has been named the winning publication in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards competition, which honors the top nonprofit public relations campaigns of the year, the smartest communications initiatives and the people behind them. The honor was presented at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and announced in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Issue . NBWA disseminates The Beer Route as a bi-weekly e-newsletter throughout the year and...
Press Releases| Oct 17, 2010
Notable Public Relations Industry Publication Recognizes NBWA Communication Tool ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Beer Route newsletter has been named a finalist in PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards competition, which honors the top nonprofit public relations campaigns of the year, the smartest communications initiatives and the people behind them. NBWA disseminates The Beer Route as a bi-weekly e-newsletter throughout the year and also as special print issues during NBWA’s Annual Convention and Legislative Conference . The Beer Route updates the Association’s...
Press Releases| Oct 5, 2010
Texas Beer Distributor Larry Del Papa to Lead Association Efforts on Behalf of America’s 2,850 Licensed, Independent Beer Distributors ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce the Board of Directors Officers for the 2010-2011 term. Larry Del Papa Jr., president of Del Papa Distributing Co., Inc., in Galveston, Texas, will take the helm as Chairman of the Board. Other Board Officers include: Vice Chair Steve Lytle of Columbia Distributing Co. in Portland, Oregon Treasurer Bob Archer, president and CEO of Blue Ridge Beverage Co., Inc. in Salem,...
Press Releases| Oct 4, 2010
Awards Presented at NBWA’s 73 rd Annual Convention CHICAGO, IL – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) honored several talented industry leaders during the NBWA 73 rd Annual Convention, October 3-6, in Chicago, Illinois. The NBWA Life Service Award , NBWA’s highest honor, was presented to a beer distributor who has dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, community and fellow distributors – Edwin S. Pearlstine, Jr. of Pearlstine Distributors Inc. in Charleston, South Carolina. As a young boy, Pearlstine shadowed his grandfather and father at Pearlstine Distributors. He did...
Press Releases| Oct 4, 2010
CHICAGO, IL – Today the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) continued its 73 rd Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois. Larry Del Papa, president of Del Papa Distributing Co., Inc., in Galveston, Texas, assumed the position of 2010-2011 NBWA Chairman of the Board. As Chair, Del Papa 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 important role of beer distributors and effective state-based alcohol regulation. Noting that this year marks the 100 th anniversary of...
Press Releases| Oct 3, 2010
Day One Focuses on Industry Changes, Challenges and Opportunities CHICAGO, IL – Today the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 73 rd Annual Convention in Chicago, Illinois. NBWA Chairman of the Board Mitch Watkins addressed the goals he laid out for 2010 including increasing the Association’s communications efforts, distributor participation in Association events as well as distributor education and outreach. He explained how education and outreach is vital to making sure that members of Congress, state regulators, attorneys general and the public...
Press Releases| Sep 28, 2010
Hearing Demonstrates Congressional Interest in Maintaining Effective State Alcohol Regulation ALEXANDRIA, VA – NBWA is pleased that the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing today on H.R. 5034, the Comprehensive Alcohol Regulatory Effectiveness (CARE) Act of 2010, which was introduced on April 15, 2010, by Reps. Bill Delahunt (D-MA), Howard Coble (R-NC), Mike Quigley (D-IL) and Jason Chaffetz (R-UT). The CARE Act would clarify congressional intent that states have primary authority to regulate alcohol and assist the states in defending their alcohol laws from deregulatory litigation...
Press Releases| Sep 21, 2010
Alexandria, VA – After a successful debut in 2008 at NBWA’s 71 st Annual Convention in San Francisco, the Product Demonstration Showcase is making a return appearance at NBWA’s 73 rd Annual Convention taking place at the Hyatt Regency Chicago October 3 – 6 in Chicago, Illinois. “The Product Demonstration Showcase is back by popular demand,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “This networking and educational opportunity offers the opportunity to learn about exciting new services and products from a variety of exhibitors. You can discover new resources to help improve your business in a relaxed...
Press Releases| Sep 19, 2010
Panel Discussions Will Examine “The Great Masquerade: Deregulation Disguised as Privatization” and “What Does the Consumer Want?” ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce its exciting lineup for two panel discussions that will take place during NBWA’s 73 rd Annual Convention October 3-6 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. Visit www.nbwa.org to register today! The panel “The Great Masquerade: Deregulation Disguised as Privatization” will be moderated by James Hellman, President of Preferred Distributors, LLC, in Sparta, Wisconsin...

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