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Press Releases| Jul 28, 2015
Beer Serves America Reveals Beer’s Broad Impact on U.S. Economy and State-by-State Employment and Economic Impact WASHINGTON – A new economic study released today highlights how the U.S. beer industry – from brewers and beer importers to beer distributors to retailers – generates nearly $253 billion in economic activity, produces $48.5 billion in tax revenue and supports 1.75 million jobs. Economic impact figures, tax contributions and job data for each state can be found here www.BeerServesAmerica.org . The Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will release the...
Press Releases| Jun 25, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding the introduction of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903) by Rep. Erik Paulsen (MN) and Rep. Ron Kind (WI): “NBWA commends the efforts of Reps. Paulsen and Kind who understand that proposals to reform beer excise taxes should reflect current industry structure and apply to all brewers and importers. The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act (H.R. 2903) reflects the intent of the Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform...
Press Releases| Jun 12, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding the introduction of S. 1562, The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, by U.S. Senator Ron Wyden (OR): “NBWA appreciates Sen. Wyden's leadership and effort on The Craft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act, S. 1562. This legislation is a step in the right direction as it recognizes that excise tax reform should reflect current industry structure and apply to all brewers and importers. Sen. Wyden and his staff are to be commended for recognizing the...
Press Releases| Jun 10, 2015
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention & Trade Show ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce the return of the Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention & Trade Show . The contest is intended to highlight some of the 130,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry, from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and receptionists. “The American beer distribution industry is...
Press Releases| May 20, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association, the trade association representing America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors, has launched a new, mobile-friendly website at www.nbwa.org . NBWA Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer said, “This new website aims to better serve distributor members, while promoting the commercial, economic and regulatory value of America’s independent beer distributors and today’s state-based regulatory system to policymakers, the media and the public.” “As the public face of the association and the beer...
Press Releases| May 8, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that new, entrepreneurial brewers bring to the beer industry and consumers across the country during American Craft Beer Week , May 11-17, 2015. During the week, the culture and contributions of local breweries across the United States will be highlighted. According to data released this March by the Brewers Association (BA), craft brewers – as defined by BA – enjoyed continued growth during 2014 as American craft beer production volume increased 18 percent. The data suggested that craft...
Press Releases| Apr 30, 2015
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize the 62 nd Annual Tavern Month, a celebration of the many licensed bars and taverns that help fuel excitement in the beer industry and enrich America’s social culture. As fellow Main Street businesses, bar and tavern owners partner with America’s 3,300 independent, licensed beer distributors in communities across the country to contribute to local economies; support hundreds of thousands of jobs; invest in...
Press Releases| Apr 27, 2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Beer distributors from all 50 states arrived in Washington, D.C., this week for the 2015 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference to advocate for effective state-based alcohol regulation and to educate members of Congress about the regulatory, economic and commercial value that independent beer distributors deliver. NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser shared new data from a survey of NBWA distributor members that revealed: 92% of distributors carry products from at least one local, in-state brewer 96% of those distributors carry multiple brands...
Press Releases| Apr 7, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – On Tuesday, April 7, America’s beer distributors will join beer consumers in raising a glass and celebrating the anniversary of the date when legal beer sales returned to the United States after national Prohibition. On April 7, 1933, beer taps opened in 19 states, allowing beer to flow legally for the first time in 13 years. Just after midnight on April 7, 1933, a beer truck headed to the White House with a delivery for President Roosevelt who later sent the beer to the National Press Club. A couple weeks earlier, President Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act, amending...
Press Releases| Mar 31, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month , as highlighted by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about alcohol abuse. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Alcohol Awareness Month is an appropriate time to recognize that alcoholic beverages need to be effectively regulated to help combat abuse and to ensure they do not end up in the hands of those...

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