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Press Releases| Feb 25, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 2016 Legislative Conference will take place April 10 – 13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Bill Hackett, chairman of Constellation Brands Beer Division , will take part in a conversation about the state of the beer industry on Monday, April 11, during the general session. “As the beer industry continues to change, strong relationships and real partnerships are critical to future success,” said NBWA President and CEO Craig Purser. “One consistent partner over the past 30 years has been...
Press Releases| Feb 18, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The 2016 National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Legislative Conference will take place April 10 – 13, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Top political reporter Amy Walter, the national editor of The Cook Political Report , will speak on Monday, April 11, during the general session. She will share her analysis of the unprecedented presidential elections; the culture in Congress; and the Washington political scene. Walter, who previously served as political director at ABC News, often provides inside analysis on NBC’s Meet the Press...
Press Releases| Feb 11, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – In response to industry requests for clarification, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) issued general guidance concerning promotional activities commonly associated with category management programs and whether or not those activities are lawful. National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement in response to the TTB guidance : “The Tax and Trade Bureau’s ruling to address recent tied house activities related to category management, shelf plans and shelf schematics is a positive step toward providing...
Press Releases| Feb 4, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA – As Americans prepare to watch this year’s Super Bowl, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is recognizing the men and women of the beer distribution industry who deliver a wide selection of beer to licensed retailers for consumers to enjoy. “From familiar domestic brands to intriguing imports and exciting new products from local and small craft brewers, America’s beer distribution employees are working in overdrive to make sure the marketplace offers an unparalleled variety of beer for consumers to enjoy during the big game,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig...
Blog| Jan 20, 2016
At NBWA’s 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show , attendees heard from a white hat hacker who shared how identify theft, data breaches and hacking sensitive information have become commonplace. Attendees said they needed more information and more solutions! NBWA members are invited to participate in a webinar, "Cyber Risk: A New Perspective on an Old Problem,” on Tuesday, February 2, from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST. The webinar is sponsored by Northwestern Mutual and will be presented by Jim Bourie of Nisos Group LLC . Cyber risk is not only a security issue, it is a business risk. Cyber attacks...
Blog| Jan 19, 2016
By: Paul Pisano, NBWA Senior Vice President, Industry Affairs and General Counsel As of January 1, 2016, any company in the United Kingdom that sells alcohol to another business will need to apply to register for the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS). This law was introduced by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to tackle alcohol fraud. The failure to pay alcohol taxes and wide-scale illegal production and counterfeit operations have plagued the U.K. in recent years. Increasing reports of lethal fake alcohol highlight the concerns of a black market. Some reports have shown that up to...
Press Releases| Jan 13, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, VA - National Beer Wholesalers Association President & CEO Craig Purser today announced the promotion of Dave Christman to vice president, state affairs. Christman joined NBWA in 2001 and has served in a variety of positions for the association. Most recently, he served as senior director, state and industry Affairs. In that role, he strengthened relations with state associations; expanded relationships with state legislative leaders; and increased NBWA’s visibility in national organizations of state officials, including being elected in 2015 to serve as a national officer of...
Blog| Jan 11, 2016
By: Ginger Johnson, Women Enjoying Beer Facts: Women make between 75 to 85 percent of all purchasing decisions, across categories, in America. Females make up more than 50 percent of the global population. Everyone who sees the plentiful market share to be gained when marketing to women will experience more robust sales, more engaged clientele and a deepened market base. One of three largest segments of the population – baby boomer women – can be foundational to your future success. Do boomer women drink beer? Do they buy it? “Yes” is the resounding answer, and more baby boomer women will buy...
Press Releases| Jan 7, 2016
Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Agriculture released the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans . This new edition of the Dietary Guidelines includes, for the first time, significant language which recognizes that all drinks are not created equally, noting that, “Packaged (e.g., canned beer, bottled wine) and mixed beverages (e.g., margarita, rum and soda, mimosa, sangria) vary in alcohol content. For this reason it is important to determine how many alcoholic drink-equivalents are in the beverage and limit intake.” “The new version of...
Videos| Jan 4, 2016
NBWA is raising a glass to America’s beer distributors and celebrating a great year. This year in review video captures some of the highlights from 2015.

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