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Blog| Apr 7, 2010
NBWA distributor members should have received the 2010 Compensation and Benefits Survey by mail. This short survey should not take long to finish, and the results serve as an invaluable tool to help all beer distributors assess their compensation packages. Your participation is crucial to making this a successful study! As a part of America’s beer industry, we all know that behind every successful business is a team of motivated employees. However, managing employee compensation packages is becoming increasingly complex. NBWA’s 2010 Compensation and Benefits Study will provide timely...
Press Releases| Apr 4, 2010
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and the Brewers Association (BA) are seeking nominations for the Fourth Annual Craft Beer Distributor of the Year award. The award recognizes an American beer distributor who actively markets, sells and promotes craft beer. The award will be presented September 18, 2010, at the Great American Beer Festival, hosted by the BA, in Denver, Colorado. America’s beer distributors and craft brewers can nominate any distributor they believe is deserving of the award. Nominations will be accepted until July 20, 2010 . To nominate a...
Press Releases| Mar 30, 2010
Highlight Effective Role of State-Based Alcohol Regulation ALEXANDRIA, VA – Throughout the month of April, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) will be recognizing Alcohol Awareness Month, as designated by the U.S. Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), to raise awareness about the problem of alcohol abuse. “Alcohol is a unique product that is not for everyone,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “National Alcohol Awareness Month is a great time to recognize that alcoholic beverages need to be effectively regulated so they are...
Blog| Mar 23, 2010
The Oklahoma Malt Beverage Association (OMBA), which represents licensed, independent beer distributors in Oklahoma, has launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) urging sports fans to be responsible when they consume alcohol during the NCAA basketball tournament and NBA action. The ad, featuring Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, is airing on radio stations statewide this spring. It asks Oklahomans to designate a driver if they are drinking, and it also reminds fans that it is illegal to consume alcohol if they are under age 21. Click here to listen to the radio ad...
Blog| Mar 23, 2010
The 2010 Legislative Conference is quickly approaching, so register today to be on Capitol Hill April 18-21 . This year's conference will offer a new, exciting lineup of events and speakers. The agenda will highlight the most pressing issues facing the beer industry as well as the changes in the political landscape in Washington and across the nation. Like previous years, the 2010 Legislative Conference provides one of the best opportunities to bring everyone in the beer industry together for conversation, insights and, of course, a cold beer. NEW This Year: 1. The “How to be a Beer...
Blog| Mar 23, 2010
The deadline for submitting Education Seminar proposals for NBWA’s 73rd Annual Convention has been extended to Friday, April 2, 2010! NBWA Associate Members can be a part of NBWA’s 73 rd Annual Convention, which will be held in Chicago, Illinois, on October 3-6, 2010. You are invited to submit a proposal to be a part of the Convention Education Seminar Program. NBWA’s Education Seminar Program offers Associate Members the opportunity to have quality face-to-face time with countless members of the beer industry from across the country. More than 1,500 distributors, brewers and associate...
Blog| Mar 23, 2010
NBWA distributor members should have received the 2010 Compensation and Benefits Survey by mail. This short survey should not take long to finish, and the results serve as an invaluable tool to help all beer distributors assess their compensation packages. Your participation is crucial to making this a successful study! As a part of America’s beer industry, we all know that behind every successful business is a team of motivated employees. However, managing employee compensation packages is becoming increasingly complex. NBWA’s 2010 Compensation and Benefits Study will provide timely...
Blog| Mar 23, 2010
By: Robert Vetter, Director of Training, IVES Training Group No other device in history has been integrated into so many facets of human endeavor as much as the computer. But is the computerized way always better than the way we had, particularly in the arena of powered industrial equipment operator training? Here are some pros and cons of computer based training (CBT) to consider: Pros: Convenient – CBT programs are usually recorded onto a CD or are Web-based and available whenever the trainee is, so planning and coordinating training is easy. Accessible – Trainees at different sites can...
Press Releases| Mar 17, 2010
Congressional Hearing Spotlights Interest in Alcohol Policy ALEXANDRIA, VA – NBWA was pleased that the Courts and Competition Policy Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee held a hearing today regarding “Legal Issues Concerning State Alcohol Regulation.” The hearing featured testimony from a wide range of sources – including a state regulator, a former regulator, a state’s attorney and constitutional expert, an antitrust expert, a beer industry member as well as several members of Congress. There was a robust discussion about the issues related to alcohol deregulation and the problems...
Blog| Mar 9, 2010
Fahr Beverage, Inc. of Waterloo, Iowa, recently hosted its third annual “Beers to You and Gourmet Too” food and beer tasting event. More than 600 people flocked to Waterloo’s Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center to be a part of the event which featured samples of more than 40 beer flavors and styles – including imports, craft beers and specialty beers – paired with gourmet small-plate offerings prepared by the top restaurants and chefs in the Cedar Valley area. Guests also had the opportunity to view a cooking demonstration by five of the featured chefs. Streeter McClure, author of The...

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