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Blog| May 29, 2019
This past weekend, Americans marked Memorial Day by honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country and ushered in the unofficial start of summer. From parade-side to seaside and at backyard barbecues across the country, adults stocked coolers and toasted our fallen heroes with America’s beverage — a frosty cold beer. It’s the perfect time for the release of the Beer Serves America report. Commissioned by the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association, Beer Serves America documents the $328 billion in positive economic impacts made by this unique industry. The...
Press Releases| May 28, 2019
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Following the passing of TTB Administrator John Manfreda, National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement: “John was a true gentleman with countless professional accomplishments. He understood the importance of the 21st Amendment and always administered the law fairly. I learned a lot from John; he was the consummate, effective professional and regulator. And John was one of those government officials who understood the importance of relationships. As passionate as he was in his support for TTB, he was very committed to...
Press Releases| May 21, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Beer Institute and the National Beer Wholesalers Association released their Beer Serves America economic report on the nation’s beer industry just ahead of Memorial Day, which marks one of the top beer selling holidays of the year and the start of the summer beer-selling season. The study found the U.S. beer industry supports more than 2.1 million good-paying, local jobs in a wide range of industries, including farming, manufacturing, construction and transportation in every community across the country. America’s beer industry contributes more than $328 billion...
Blog| May 13, 2019
During National Small Business Week, NBWA President and CEO talked with John Tucker of the Bloomberg Small Business Report. Purser shared the story of America's 3,000 independent beer distribution companies that are delivering quality local jobs to 141,000 hardworking men and women in small towns and big cities across the country. 5.13.19 Small Business Week Bloomberg Radio Small Business Report.mp3
Press Releases| May 13, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for April 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The April 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 59.3 for total beer rose well above the April 2018 index of 53.5. This marks the fourth month in 2019 that the BPI has surpassed readings from recent years, suggesting the industry is in slightly better health...
Press Releases| May 10, 2019
Recognize the successful system separating production, distribution and sales of beer, wine and spirits and prioritizing state-based alcohol regulation WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America (WSWA) President and CEO Michelle Korsmo and National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President and CEO Craig Purser today released the following statement applauding the introduction of H. Res. 285. This bipartisan resolution recognizes 85 years of successful state-based alcohol regulation following the creation of an effective independent distribution system for beer, wine and...
Blog| May 8, 2019
This week is National Small Business Week and an excellent opportunity for all Americans to celebrate the backbone of the U.S. economy – small businesses. Throughout the country, small businesses are the centerpiece of their communities and, undoubtedly, the engine that keeps our economy driving forward. For more than 85 years, one sector of small business has worked behind the scenes to help quench the thirst of millions of Americans – independent beer distributors. With more than 3,000 beer distribution companies nationwide, these family-owned businesses operate in every state and...
Press Releases| May 6, 2019
Alexandria, Va. – In honor of National Small Business Week from May 5 - 11, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is highlighting the small businesses that work behind-the-scenes to quench the thirst of millions across the country—America’s independent beer distributors. 141kJobsGraphic.jpeg “Small businesses are the engines that keep our economy driving forward, and America’s beer distributors are critical to this momentum,” said Craig Purser, president of NBWA . “Beer distributors are staples within their communities, and their work goes far beyond delivering beer. These...
Beer Route| Apr 25, 2019
Check out the 2019 Legislative Conference Beer Route, which gives the latest on the beer distribution industry and provides an update on recent activities going on at NBWA. Download
Press Releases| Apr 11, 2019
Today, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) released the Beer Purchasers’ Index (BPI) for March 2019. The index surveys beer distributors’ purchases across different segments and compares them to previous years. A reading greater than 50 indicates the segment is expanding, while a reading below 50 indicates the segment is contracting. The March 2019 Beer Purchasers' Index at 53.8 for total beer rose well above the March 2018 index of 48.8. In each month of 2019, the BPI has beaten last year's reading for the same time period. Looking across the segments: ​ The index for imports...

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