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Videos| Oct 15, 2014

NBWA/WBAE Three-Tier System Education Video

This video explains the history of America's state-based regulatory system, the three-tier system and the regulatory, economic and commercial value of independent beer distributors in promoting public safety and access to market for all brewers of all sizes.
Videos| Oct 14, 2014

The Three-Tier System: Public Health and Safety Benefits

The three-tier distribution system and the role of independent distributors help guarantee beer safety for American consumers, ensuring purchases are made only from licensed brewers and importers and sales are made to only licensed retailers. This closed, licensed distribution system prevents the invasion of counterfeit or black market products from making it onto store shelves and into the hands of consumers, a problem many other established countries around the world deal with on a frequent basis. The current regulatory structure has fostered a competitive, yet responsible alcohol...
Videos| Oct 14, 2014

The Benefits of Beer Franchise Laws

Beer franchise laws support consumer choice, brewer access and public safeguards. To protect consumers and strengthen distributor independence many states began enacting laws in the 1970s known as beer franchise laws. These regulations ensured, among other things, that distribution agreements between brewers and distributors could not be unfairly terminated. If brewers could unfairly terminate a beer distribution agreement it would likely coerce the beer distributor into taking any number of undesirable actions, such as violating liquor laws, not carrying competing brands or only serving...
Videos| Oct 14, 2014

The Three-Tier System: Benefit to Craft Brewers

The current explosion of the craft beer industry in the U.S. is based in large part on the access to market it gets from independent beer distributors free to handle and help build their brands, along with the tremendous financial investments those distributors make. For craft brewers in particular, independent beer distributors are indispensable in getting their smaller brands to the widest number of retail outlets in a cost efficient manner, so their products can be priced competitively and their sales can grow.
Videos| Oct 14, 2014

What is the Three-Tier System?

Following the repeal of Prohibition, states created a three-tier alcohol distribution system which strikes a careful balance between control and access of this socially important but potentially harmful product. In this system, brewers sell their beer to distributors, and distributors market, sell and safely deliver those beers to retailers. Independent beer distributors are the indispensable buffer between brewers and retailers, preventing dangerous practices, while delivering unprecedented consumer choice, variety and safety.
Videos| Oct 1, 2014

America's Beer Distributors: Building Relationships, Growing Brands

This video features Timmy Hawkins, craft brand manager for Louisiana beer distributor Eagle Distributing of Shreveport, who attended NBWA's 77th Annual Convention and walked the Product Demonstration Showcase meeting brewery representatives and sampling their products. He discusses how distributors work with new brewers to help them build their brands and reach new markets.
Videos| Sep 30, 2014

America's Beer Distributors: Building Beer Brands

This video goes behind the scenes with Bounty Bev in Nashville, Tennessee to show how the beer distributor is working with small independent breweries to build awareness for their brands and help them grow.
Videos| Sep 30, 2014

America's Beer Distributors: Hiring Veterans

Military representatives were on site at NBWA's 77th Annual Convention in New Orleans to discuss how America's beer distributors can help provide veterans with the opportunity to work.
Videos| Sep 30, 2014

NBWA Public Affairs Award: Pennsylvania Beer Alliance

Learn how the 2014 NBWA Public Affairs Award recipient Pennsylvania Beer Alliance used video and other communication tools to launch a public affairs campaign to educate elected leaders, the media and the public about the value of independent beer distributors and the current system to local Pennsylvania communities.
Videos| Sep 30, 2014

Main Street Fueling Wall Street Panel Discussion: NBWA's 77th Annual Convention

At NBWA's 77th Annual Convention in New Orleans, President of G&M Distributors, Inc. Adam Vitale moderated a panel of beer industry experts and observers – ranging from a Wall Street analyst to an advocate of Main Street beer distribution businesses – who discussed “Main Street Fueling Wall Street.” Participants included Mike Mazzoni, senior partner of Seema International Ltd.; Benj Steinman, president of Beer Marketer’s Insights; Trevor Stirling, European beverages analyst for Sanford C. Bernstein Limited; and John Williams, executive director of the Beer Industry League of Louisiana.

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