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Videos| Apr 27, 2017
Some of the 135,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry – from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and administrative personnel – explain why they love working in the industry.
Blog| Apr 27, 2017
By: Laurie Knight, NBWA Executive Vice President, Government Affairs Thank you for taking the time to attend the 2017 NBWA Legislative Conference to advocate for the independent beer distribution industry. The 115 th Congress is off to a fast start, with Republicans in control of the House, Senate and White House for only the third time in history. It is extremely timely for you to be on Capitol Hill. Comprehensive tax reform is a key priority for both the Administration and Congress, and the House and Senate have begun work on what is anticipated to be the most comprehensive business and...
Beer Route| Apr 26, 2017
Read the 2017 NBWA Legislative Conference issue , which provides a look at the activities of the National Beer Wholesaler Association and updates from the beer distribution industry. Learn about what's happening in Congress ; new NBWA resources to help beer distributors tell their story, the launch of NBWA's @FollowYourBeer Instagram account and the winner of NBWA's Share Your Story contest . Don't miss the latest economic update from NBWA Chief Economist Lester Jones, which looks at how mergers and industry changes are impacting the beer industry, along with a column by NBWA President &...
Videos| Apr 17, 2017
Did you know that the foamy head on a glass of beer can impact the beer-drinking experience? NBWA asked Certified Cicerone Joe Shipley, craft & import sales manager for Frank Beer Distributors, Inc. in Wisconsin, why foam is important to beer. Watch his response from Cask & Ale in Madison, Wisconsin, and visit @FollowYourBeer on Instagram for more beer tips. If you are an employee of a beer distribution company and a Certified Cicerone, please contact Communications Director Kathleen Joyce at kjoyce@nbwa.org to participate in the Ask a Beer Expert video series.
Press Releases| Apr 5, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is seeking nominations for the Third Annual Brewer Partner of the Year Award. The award recognizes the brewer who does the best job producing great beer; building strong partnerships; providing valuable education; and offering support to their distributor customers in order to grow their brands and get their beers to market. The award will be presented during NBWA’s 80 th Annual Convention and Trade Show , October 8 – 11, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nevada. NBWA distributor members and brewers are invited to nominate any brewer they...
Press Releases| Mar 31, 2017
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...
Press Releases| Mar 28, 2017
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) , which represents the interests of America’s more than 3,000 licensed, independent beer distributors, applauds America’s craft brewers for their continued growth and entrepreneurial spirit, which adds excitement to the American beer industry. The Brewers Association (BA) released data today showing that craft brewers, as defined by the BA, continued steady growth last year as American craft beer production volume increased 6 percent on a comparable base – representing 12.3 percent market share by volume of the overall beer...
Press Releases| Mar 28, 2017
Farrell Distributing Employee Wins Trip to NBWA’s Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C. ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce Guy Badeau of Farrell Distributing in Burlington, Vermont, as the winner of NBWA’s Share Your Story Contest . The contest was launched to highlight some of the 135,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry – from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and administrative personnel. Beer distributor employees who have never attended...
Videos| Mar 14, 2017
St. Patrick's Day is a great time to enjoy a pint with traditional Irish dishes, so NBWA asked Dan Doherty, Certified Cicerone and training and development coordinator for Burke Distributing in Boston, to recommend a few food and beer pairings for the occasion. Watch his response from The Field Pub in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and visit @FollowYourBeer on Instagram for more food and beer pairing suggestions. If you are an employee of a beer distribution company and a Certified Cicerone, please contact Communications Director Kathleen Joyce at kjoyce@nbwa.org to participate in the Ask a Beer...
Blog| Mar 9, 2017
By: Craig Purser, National Beer Wholesalers Association President and CEO America’s independent beer distributors love their independent retailer customers. In many markets, small and independent retailers and beer distributors are some of the last family-owned and local businesses operating on Main Street. When independent retailers and local beer distributors are united on building brands, delivering consumer choice or advocating before the state legislature, great things happen. Independent beer distributors are dedicated to the brewers of the beers they distribute. This includes brewers...

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