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Press Releases| Dec 8, 2015
Ensuring Competition Remains on Tap: The AB InBev/SABMiller Merger and the State of Competition in the Beer Industry Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights Hearing December 8, 2015 Chairman Lee, Ranking Member Klobuchar and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, on behalf of the nation’s independent beer distributors (wholesalers) and their 130,000 employees, thank you for the opportunity to testify today. I am here to discuss the proposed acquisition of SABMiller (SAB) by Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABI) – the number one and number two brewers in...
Press Releases| Nov 11, 2015
ALEXANDRIA, VA – National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) President & CEO Craig Purser issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement of the terms for Anheuser-Busch InBev’s acquisition of SABMiller: “NBWA is analyzing the terms of the acquisition released today to determine the potential impact on America’s 3,300 independent distributors, the competitive marketplace and American consumers. The Boston Consulting Group has described America’s unique system of independent beer distribution as ‘open, freely competitive and driven by consumer choice.’ NBWA will continue to...
Blog| Oct 30, 2015
By: Craig Purser, NBWA President & CEO Big news for the global beer industry broke while the U.S. beer distribution industry was gathered at the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 78 th Annual Convention and Trade Show , held October 11-14 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was announced that the world’s top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller, had agreed in principle to one of the biggest mergers in corporate history after SABMiller accepted a buyout offer worth more than $100 billion. Together, the two global brewers have more than 400 labels of beer in their portfolios –...
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
Members of NBWA's Next Generation Group gathered at NBWA's 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, held October 11-14, 2015, to share ideas and best practices and learn more about the beer distribution industry.
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
NBWA's 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show , held October 11-14, 2015, in Las Vegas, showcased around 500 labels of beer from nearly 100 breweries. Among those brewers on the Trade Show Floor was SweetWater Brewing Company of Georgia, who shared how independent distributors like Star Distributors and A. Gallo & Company in Connecticut and Manhattan Beer Distributors in New York are helping the brewery get their brand to new markets and build their business.
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
Watch this video to learn about the economic and commercial contributions made by independent beer distributors across the country.
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
Gretz Beer Company President Mike Gretz led a panel discussion with leaders from five brewers and importers that partner with independent beer distributors across the country. Participants included Ronald den Elzen, president and CEO of Heineken USA ; Ken Grossman, founder of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. ; Bill Hackett, president of Constellation Brands Beer Division; Gavin Hattersley, CEO of MillerCoors LLC ; and João Castro Neves, zone president North America for Anheuser-Busch InBev . The brewery industry leaders discussed the many changes taking place in the beer industry, including global...
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) announced No-Li Brewhouse of Spokane, Washington, as the recipient of the inaugural NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award . The award was presented during the general session of NBWA’s 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show, held place October 11 – 14 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Straub Brewery of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, was recognized with the Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award, and Dust Bowl Brewing Co. of Turlock, California, was presented the Brewer Partner Marketing Innovation Award.
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
Watch NBWA-TV's coverage of day three of NBWA's 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hear from a panel of brewery industry leaders , and find out more about the 2015 Brewer Partner of the Year Award . Learn about the Center for Alcohol Policy's Alcohol Law and Policy Conference , and hear about NBWA Public Affairs Award recipient Mims Distributing Company and its innovative communications initiatives. Meet the TEAM Coaltion ; get a peek at the safety training videos NBWA offers distributors; and learn about the winner of NBWA's 2015 Share Your Story Contest , Bryan...
Videos| Oct 15, 2015
At NBWA's 78th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas, Vice President of Atlas Sales, Inc. Bud Dunn moderated a “Four Under 40” panel discussion including Jay Ducote, Food Network Star finalist and founder of Bite and Booze ; Daniel “D.H.” Harrison, co-owner and general manager of Country Boy Brewing ; Ryan Lake, vice president at First Beverage Group ; and Kurt Strickmaker, president and “Better Beer Guy” at BountyBev . As a new generation comes into management and leadership positions, the panel of next generation leaders shared their views on what’s happening in the beer industry...

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