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Press Releases| Sep 22, 2009
Day One Focuses on Industry Changes, Challenges and Opportunities ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) kicked-off Day One of its 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show at its new location, Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. NBWA Chairman of the Board Phil Terry addressed the group about the future for America’s beer distributors. “It’s a dangerous world out there,” Terry said, referring to the challenges threatening to tear down a state’s ability to regulate alcohol. NBWA President Craig Purser talked about the impact recent economic and political changes have...
Beer Route| Sep 22, 2009
For a special edition of NBWA's Beer Route, distributed to attendees of NBWA's 72nd Annual Convention and Trade Show, click here .
Press Releases| Sep 14, 2009
Former Alcohol Regulator, Former Attorney General and Leading Safety Advocate to Discuss Importance of Alcohol Regulation ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce a panel of three experts who will offer insight and perspective about the important role of state-based alcohol regulation during the “Because Alcohol is Different” panel during the General Session at NBWA’s 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alcohol is the only consumer product that is the subject of two amendments to the United States...
Videos| Sep 10, 2009
A behind-the-scenes look at beer distribution in America.
Press Releases| Sep 9, 2009
Beer Distribution Experts to Discuss How “It’s Not Your Father’s Beer Business: How the World Has Changed” ALEXANDRIA, VA - NBWA is pleased to announce a panel of three beer industry experts who will offer insight and perspective about the changes in the business, economy and political environment at NBWA’s 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 22-25 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many of the most significant changes in the beer business since Prohibition have happened in the past 24 months. New ownership, joint ventures, brand transfers, mergers and acquisitions, political changes and...
Press Releases| Sep 1, 2009
Brewer and Founder of the Boston Beer Company to Discuss Past and Future of American Beer Industry ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is proud to announce that Jim Koch, Brewer and Founder of the Boston Beer Company, will speak at NBWA’s 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show, September 22-25, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. “We are excited to add Jim Koch to the lineup of dynamic speakers who will be addressing more than 3,000 men and women in the beer industry during the upcoming Convention,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “Through his entrepreneurial...
Blog| Aug 27, 2009
As many of you likely know, in addition to his career as a beer distributor, Larry Kaminski of B & K Distributing in Steamboat Springs, Colorado, also enjoyed a career as a professional football player. Kaminski played center for the Denver Broncos from 1966-1973. When he started his career with the Broncos, the franchise was just six years old. This year celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the American Football League. To mark this momentous anniversary, the Denver Broncos are selecting a 50 Year Team – a compilation of the greatest players of the last 50 years – and fans can vote to...
Press Releases| Aug 25, 2009
U.S. Has Most Brewers in 100 Years ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) – which represents the interests of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors – commends America’s craft brewers for their entrepreneurial spirit and creative spirit, which adds excitement to the American beer industry. The U.S. now has 1,525 registered breweries – more breweries than any other country in the world – according to a new report issued by the Brewers Association (BA). “It’s amazing to think that the United States has more than 1,500 breweries today, when there were...
Press Releases| Aug 24, 2009
Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench and Business Expert Jason Jennings Headline this Year’s General Session ALEXANDRIA, VA – Two extraordinary individuals who have achieved great success throughout their tremendous careers – Hall of Fame baseball player Johnny Bench and renowned business expert Jason Jennings – will speak during the General Session at the upcoming National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 72nd Annual Convention & Trade Show September 22 -25 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Johnny Bench has been called “the greatest...
Blog| Aug 16, 2009
Blue Ridge Beverage Company, Inc., based in Salem, Virginia, is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Although the company began business in 1938, the Archer family has led Blue Ridge since 1959, working with Blue Ridge’s hardworking employees to deliver choice and value to consumers throughout its Virginia territory. “Over the years, no matter how large we were, we have been blessed with good people who have shared in our vision and worked very, very hard to make it a reality,” reflected Blue Ridge Beverage President and CEO Robert "Bob" Archer. Blue Ridge started with just ten employees and...

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