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Press Releases| Sep 29, 2014
Day One Focuses on Regulatory, Commercial and Economic Value of Distributors NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked off the first full day of its 77th Annual Convention today at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans. NBWA’s outgoing Chairman of the Board Greg LaMantia spoke about recent changes in the industry noting, “Change can be good. That’s exactly why today’s state legislatures can – and do – change state alcohol laws if needed. All progress comes through change, but not all change is progress.” LaMantia warned against attempts to make detrimental changes to...
Press Releases| Sep 29, 2014
Life Service and Industry Service Awards Presented at NBWA 77th Annual Convention NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) honored several industry leaders today during NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention taking place September 28 – October 1 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. The NBWA Life Service Award is presented to beer distributors who have dedicated a lifetime of service to the industry, community and fellow distributors. The first NBWA Life Service Award was presented posthumously to Mike Hopkins, Sr. , former executive director of the...
Press Releases| Sep 29, 2014
Premium Beverage Sales Employee Wins Trip to NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention NEW ORLEANS, LA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce that Rick McAmis of Premium Beverage Sales in Springfield, Missouri, is the winner of the Second Annual Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees. McAmis was recognized on stage today during the general session of NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention taking place in New Orleans, Louisiana. NBWA’s Second Annual Share Your Story Contest invited beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention to...
Press Releases| Sep 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 77th Annual Convention will take place September 28 – October 1, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s convention offers attendees two ways to stay connected and engaged – the NBWA Convention mobile app and NBWA-TV. “In addition to an exciting lineup of general session speakers, 20 education seminars and more than 130 exhibitors participating in the Product Demonstration Showcase, NBWA is excited to offer additional features that will enhance the experience of convention attendees,” said...
Press Releases| Sep 17, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, America’s beer distributors join citizens throughout the country in commemorating Constitution Day, which celebrates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “NBWA raises a glass in celebration of our nation’s Constitution, including its role in establishing the effective state-based alcohol regulatory system that we have in America today. Alcohol is the only product in commerce with two constitutional amendments of its own. The...
Press Releases| Sep 16, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – Today, America’s beer distributors join citizens throughout the country in commemorating Constitution Day, which celebrates the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “NBWA raises a glass in celebration of our nation’s Constitution, including its role in establishing the effective state-based alcohol regulatory system that we have in America today. Alcohol is the only product in commerce with two constitutional amendments of its own. The...
Press Releases| Sep 15, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 77 th Annual Convention will take place September 28 – October 1, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the general session on Tuesday, September 30, President of G&M Distributors, Inc. Adam Vitale will moderate the panel, “Main Street Fueling Wall Street.” Participants include: Mike Mazzoni , Former President, Barton Beers, Ltd. and Senior Partner, SEEMA INTERNATIONAL Benj Steinman , Publisher and Editor, Beer Marketer’s INSIGHTS, Inc. Trevor Stirling , Analyst, Sanford C. Bernstein...
Press Releases| Sep 8, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association ’s (NBWA) 77 th Annual Convention will take place September 28 – October 1, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. During the general session on Monday, September 29, President of Gretz Beer Company and NBWA Communications and Public Affairs Committee Chairman Mike Gretz will moderate a panel of representatives from four breweries of various sizes. Participants include: John Bryant, Co-founder, No-Li Brewhouse Steven Crandall, Founder, Devils Backbone Brewing Company Tom Long, CEO, MillerCoors LLC Tony Magee...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2014
Groups Aim to Increase Electronic Payments in the Beer Industry ALEXANDRIA, VA - The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and Fintech today announced a strategic partnership aimed at growing the number of beer industry payments conducted via electronic funds transfer (EFT). As part of the partnership, NBWA member companies are eligible for discounts on their annual fees paid to Fintech and will enjoy quarterly rebates on new business they refer. Additionally, NBWA member companies who join Fintech in the future will enjoy discounts on their initial subscription costs. Qualified...
Press Releases| Aug 26, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, VA – As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the contributions of the men and women of the beer distribution industry whose work positively impacts the nation’s economy. According to the economic impact report America’s Beer Distributors: Fueling Jobs, Generating Economic Growth & Delivering Value to Local Communities , more than 3,300 independent beer distribution facilities directly employ more than 130,000 hardworking men and women in communities across the country, collectively earning $10.2 billion per...

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