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Press Releases| Aug 13, 2009
Stresses Transparency, Accountably, Responsibility Provided by State-Based System ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Senior Vice President & General Counsel Paul Pisano spoke to alcohol law enforcement personnel about the importance of supporting state alcohol regulation to protect public health as well as recent challenges to state alcohol regulation at the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association’s (NLLEA) 23rd Annual Conference August 14 in Dallas, Texas. NLLEA is an association of law enforcement personnel involved in enforcing liquor laws in the United...
Press Releases| Aug 12, 2009
Don’t Miss This Year’s Event at its New Location, Caesars Palace ALEXANDRIA, VA – The beer industry’s premier event, the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, will be held September 22-25 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas – the city recently named as the favorite convention city in the country by the Trade Show Exhibitors Association. Las Vegas was selected as the favorite convention city based on votes that about 5,100 industry professionals cast on the association’s Web site. “Not only will NBWA’s 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show be held...
Press Releases| Aug 2, 2009
Notable Public Relations Industry Publication Recognizes her Outstanding Career Success ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce that Vice President, Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer has been named as one of PR Week Magazine’s ’40 Under 40,’ which recognizes public relations professionals who have made tremendous achievements in the industry before the age of 40. Recognized for her diverse background, advocacy abilities and volunteerism, she joins other PR leaders from a wide array of industries in receiving this prestigious designation. “During...
Press Releases| Jul 20, 2009
Don’t Miss the Beer Industry’s Premier Event Featuring an Insightful Speaker Line-up, New Trade Show Floor and Distributor Only Meeting ALEXANDRIA, VA – Registration is now available for the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show to be held September 22-25 at an exciting new location – Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Register online now! “It’s certainly been an active year since we last met for the NBWA Convention in San Francisco,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “With all the changes and developments in the beer industry, you do not want to...
Press Releases| Jul 15, 2009
ALEXANDRIA, VA – On July 15, the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision in TFWS v. Franchot, ruling against the state of Maryland. "We are disappointed, but not surprised, about this ruling given the tortured ten-year history of this case,” said Craig Purser, president of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA). “Obviously, the challenges to state-based alcohol regulation remain as intense as they have been, and NBWA, the states and others continue to fight for sound, state-based alcohol regulation as required by the 21st Amendment." ### The National Beer Wholesalers...
Press Releases| Jul 8, 2009
Congress asks for Alcohol Regulation to Remain Strong and Effective ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, 113 members of Congress sent a powerful message to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urging for him to “maintain and safeguard the current federal and state regulatory systems that have been effective at protecting Americans for over 75 years.” The letter asks for the Treasury Department – whose Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) regulates alcohol – “to reinforce the primary role of the states’ authority in the regulation of beer and other alcoholic beverages,” in accordance with the Federal Alcohol...
Press Releases| Jun 30, 2009
America’s Beer Distributors Applaud Second District Court of Appeals’ Decision ALEXANDRIA, VA – In a clear and convincing win for the 21st Amendment and for state-based alcohol regulation, the Second District Court of Appeals today ruled in favor of the existing, effective laws of New York State in Buy Rite, Inc. v. Boyle. Buy Rite is an Indiana-based retailer seeking to ship alcohol direct to residents of New York. The Court ruled that New York’s laws “do not discriminate against out-of-state producers in violation of the Commerce Clause." “The Second Circuit’s decision upholds the current...
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). “...

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