VIBE Conference Names 2016 Supplier Awards Winners

SAN DIEGO, CA – VIBE Conference, the premiere on-premise beverage conference for chain beverage executives, recognized the top adult beverage suppliers at the 2016 Supplier Awards during its annual conference held at Hilton San Diego Bayfront. 

For the past six years, the VIBE Supplier Awards has invited beverage operators to rate their respective supplier companies on key attributes including business-building support as well as service and support performance through an online survey. To ensure efficient, fair and unbiased balloting and analysis, survey results were analyzed by research and consulting food industry firm Technomic Inc. Based on company size, winners were then selected in four categories including beer, wine, spirits and non-alcohol beverages.

This year’s VIBE Supplier Awards category winners included:


  • Large company: Anheuser-Busch
  • Medium company: The Boston Beer Company
  • Small company: Craft Brew Alliance


  • Large company: E. & J. Gallo Winery
  • Medium company: Ste. Michelle Wine Estates
  • Small company: Terlato Wines International


  • Large company: Bacardi USA
  • Medium company: William Grant & Sons
  • Small company: Rémy Cointreau USA

Alcohol Free:

  • Large company: Red Bull
  • Medium company: Monin Gourmet Flavorings

We want to remind 2016 VIBE Conference attendees that they can receive a complimentary pass to the 2016 Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show by contacting Rachael Ricci at [email protected]. VIBE readers receive a discount of $30 on any 2016 Nightclub & Bar Show pass by entering the code SAVE30VIBE when registering online.

About Technomic
Only Technomic, A Winsight Company, delivers a 360-degree view of the food industry. We impact growth and profitability for our clients by providing consumer-grounded vision and channel-relevant strategic insights. Our services range from major research studies and management consulting solutions to online databases and simple fact-finding assignments. Our clients include food manufacturers and distributors, restaurants and retailers, or other foodservice organizations, and various institutions aligned with the food industry. Visit us at

About VIBE Conference
VIBE Conference, a division of Boston, Massachusetts based Nightclub & Bar Media Group, is the premier event for chain and hotel adult beverage executives and suppliers. The top on-premise conference is held annually and involves high-level content, tastings and networking opportunities. The 2016 conference was held at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront, Jan. 19-20. In conjunction with VIBE Conference is a bi-weekly newsletter covering the latest industry trends, insights, news and more. ( Keep up with the latest VIBE Conference news via Facebook.


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