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Press Releases| Aug 26, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place October 11 – 14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the general session on Tuesday, October 13, President of Gretz Beer Company and NBWA Political Action Committee Chairman Mike Gretz will moderate a panel of leaders from five breweries and importers that partner with independent beer distributors across the country. Participants include: Ronald den Elzen, President and CEO, Heineken USA Ken Grossman, Founder, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Bill Hackett,...
Press Releases| Aug 20, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – “White Hat Hacker” Jayson Street will take part in the general session program at the National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show to be held October 11 – 14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. News stories involving data breaches, identify theft and hacking of sensitive information have become commonplace. And they all center around one common theme – computers and cyber security. As a professional hacker who works to protect people and businesses by identifying vulnerabilities and exposing risk, Street will reveal...
Press Releases| Aug 13, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place October 11 – 14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Award-winning journalist Candy Crowley, former chief political correspondent for CNN, will speak during the General Session, where she will share insights on the current political environment. She also will discuss trends and issues that most likely will affect voters in the upcoming elections. As CNN’s chief political correspondent and the host of its Sunday morning talk show State of the Union with Candy...
Press Releases| Jul 30, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place October 11 – 14, 2015, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The general session will feature an exciting lineup of speakers, including Captain Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger who is known for the “Miracle on the Hudson” on January 15, 2009. US Airways flight 1549 had just taken off from LaGuardia Airport with 155 people on board when a flock of Canada geese flew into both engines, leaving the plane without power. Descending at a rate of two floors per second, Capt...
Press Releases| Jul 29, 2015
Winner to Receive Free Trip to NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention & Trade Show ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is accepting entries until August 10 for 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...
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...

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