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Blog| Jul 11, 2016
Beer bloggers, journalists and beer industry writers gathered at the 2016 Beer Bloggers and Writers Conference July 8-10 in Tampa Bay, Florida, to meet, learn, taste and share. The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) served as a sponsor of the seventh annual conference, with NBWA staff on hand to interact with nearly 150 beer writers and communicate the role of independent distributors in delivering their favorite beers to store shelves and bar taps across the country. Beer Economics With NBWA’s Lester Jones NBWA Chief Economist Lester Jones set the stage for industry discussions the...
Blog| Jul 5, 2016
With nominations open for the Second Annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award , the National Beer Wholesalers Association recently checked in with Straub Brewery of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, the recipient of the inaugural Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award . The NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year 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. NBWA talked to Straub Brewery President/CEO William...
Press Releases| May 26, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – As Memorial Day weekend approaches, America’s more than 3,000 independent beer distributors are helping retailers stock up for the start of the summer beer selling season by delivering an unprecedented variety of beer brands. “Over the course of the year, beer distributors across the United States deliver nearly 3 billion cases of beer to more than 600,000 retail establishments – including restaurants, pubs, convenience stores, bottle shops, grocery stores, ballparks and concert venues,” said National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) Chief Economist Lester Jones. “And, on...
Press Releases| May 16, 2016
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – America’s more than 3,000 licensed, independent beer distributors are celebrating the excitement that new, entrepreneurial brewers bring to the beer industry and consumers across the country during American Craft Beer Week , May 16-22, 2016. During the week, the culture and contributions of local breweries across the United States will be highlighted. According to data released this March by the Brewers Association (BA), craft brewers – as defined by BA – enjoyed continued growth during 2015 as American craft beer production volume increased 13 percent. The data indicated...
Blog| May 13, 2016
With nominations open for the Second Annual NBWA Brewer Partner of the Year Award , the National Beer Wholesalers Association recently checked in with No-Li Brewhouse , the recipient of the inaugural NBWA 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. No-Li Brewhouse has been in operation since 2012 in Spokane, Washington, with 20-year craft brewery veteran...
Blog| May 3, 2016
By: Dave Mac Isaac, Freeaire Businesses running commercial refrigeration spend more than 50 percent of their total electricity bill on refrigeration. What owners don’t realize is that they can spend less and achieve the same results. At Freeaire, we see hundreds of business owners who are completely unaware of how much energy their refrigeration systems consume. The reality is that, although the products remain cold, the refrigeration units are exerting way more energy than needed, which forces business owners to waste money without even realizing it. Through our extensive research and work...
Blog| May 2, 2016
By: Rebecca Spicer, NBWA Senior Vice President, Communications and Public Affairs Beer distributors take pride in building solid relationships with industry partners, including brewers and retailers. Beer distributors also establish meaningful relationships with elected leaders, including members of Congress. After all, that’s why hundreds of distributors travel to the nation’s capital every spring. And now, beer distributors are developing relationships with members of the media as well. The good news is that reporters love beer! They love to taste new brands, and they love learning about...
Press Releases| Apr 29, 2016
America’s Independent, Licensed Beer Distributors Celebrate Independent, Licensed Taverns ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Throughout May, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will recognize the 63 rd Annual Tavern Month, a celebration of the many licensed bars and taverns that help fuel excitement in the beer industry and enrich America’s social culture. Bar and tavern owners have heavily invested in securing and maintaining valuable licenses for the privilege to serve consumers beer at retail. As fellow Main Street businesses, bar and tavern owners partner with America’s more than 3,000...
Photos| Apr 25, 2016
Independent beer distributors representing all 50 states traveled to Washington, D.C., April 10-13, 2016, for the 2016 National Beer Wholesalers Association Legislative Conference to educate members of Congress about how competition in the U.S. beer market thrives because of open and independent distribution.
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Blog| Apr 21, 2016
NBWA is excited to host members of the NBWA Next Generation Group at the Fourth Annual Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference , August 8-9 in Nashville, Tennessee. The NBWA Next Generation Group brings together future leaders in the beer distribution industry and helps members learn more about the beer business, get more involved with the association and network with other distributors from all areas of the country representing all brands. NBWA Next Generation Group Chairman Bud Dunn said, “As leaders we are always pushing our teams to learn and become stronger, but, in order to do...

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