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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21 st Amendment Repealed Prohibition & Launched Today’s Alcohol System ALEXANDRIA, VA – On December 5, America’s beer distributors will commemorate the 78 years that the United States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...
Press Releases| Oct 16, 2011
Day One Focuses on Industry Changes, Challenges and Opportunities LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show today at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. NBWA Chairman of the Board Larry Del Papa reflected on the goals he laid out for 2011 including increasing the Association’s advocacy efforts and strengthening relationships with brewer partners. Del Papa cited progress on both of those fronts stating, “If we as a unified industry will stand tall together to promote and, when necessary, defend...
Press Releases| Oct 16, 2011
Awards Presented to Stand-Out Distributors at NBWA Convention & Trade Show LAS VEGAS, NV – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) honored several talented industry leaders today during the NBWA 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show, held October 16-19, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NBWA Life Service Award , NBWA’s highest honor, was presented posthumously to Gary Blinn, former president of Norfolk Beverage Company in Norfolk, Nebraska . He was a beer distributor and humanitarian who dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, community and fellow distributors. Blinn, who...
Press Releases| Sep 30, 2011
J. J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. and Gretz Beer Company also Recognized for Exceptional Efforts to Market, Promote and Sell Craft Beer DENVER, CO – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are proud to announce that Powers Distributing Company of Orion, Michigan, has been selected as the 2011 Craft Beer Distributor of the Year . The Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award , which is in its fifth year, recognizes a beer distributor who does the most to market, promote and sell craft beer. NBWA and BA presented the award jointly today at the...
Press Releases| Sep 25, 2011
Panel Discussion Will Examine “Growing through Distribution: Craft Brewers on the Move” ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce the lineup for a panel discussion highlighting craft beer’s exciting growth that will take place during NBWA’s 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show October 16-19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. A panel entitled “Growing through Distribution: Craft Brewers on the Move” will feature: • Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Co. • Bob Sullivan, Boulevard Brewing Co. • Rod Tod, Allagash Brewing Co. • Dick Yuengling, D.G...
Press Releases| Sep 6, 2011
Convention and Trade Show to Be Held October 16-19, in Las Vegas, Nevada ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be offering 23 different education seminars at its 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show to be held October 16-19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit www.nbwa.org to register today! “Along with a lineup of insightful speakers and a Trade Show featuring hundreds of innovative products and services, NBWA is excited to offer a diverse program of 23 different education seminars,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. “From business tips...
Press Releases| Aug 30, 2011
Winner to Be Named October 1 at Great American Beer Festival ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are pleased to announce the nominees for the Fifth Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award . The award recognizes an American beer distributor who goes above and beyond in their efforts to market, sell and promote craft beers. The winner of the Craft Beer Distributor of the Year Award will be announced October 1, 2011, at the Great American Beer Festival, hosted by the BA, in Denver, Colorado. In addition to the overall Craft...
Press Releases| Jul 31, 2011
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Registration is now available for the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show to be held October 16-19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Visit www.nbwa.org to register today! “It’s been an eventful year, and there is a lot to talk about, which is exactly why industry members do not want to miss NBWA’s 74 th Annual Convention and Trade Show,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “NBWA is excited to offer a dynamic program packed with insightful speakers, 23 educational seminars and a Trade Show filled with 250 vendors featuring...

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