Registration Now Open for NBWAas 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Registration is now available for the National Beer Wholesalers Association’s (NBWA) 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show to be held October 16-19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Visit to register today!

“It’s been an eventful year, and there is a lot to talk about, which is exactly why industry members do not want to miss NBWA’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show,” said NBWA President Craig Purser. “NBWA is excited to offer a dynamic program packed with insightful speakers, 23 educational seminars and a Trade Show filled with 250 vendors featuring innovative products and services to assist distributors.”


All beer distributors are encouraged to be a part of the Distributor Member Meeting, which will feature candid, off-the-record conversation among distributor members and NBWA leaders about the most important issues facing the industry. The Distributor Member Meeting will take place Sunday, October 16, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

The General Session will feature an outstanding lineup of speakers including:

· Lee Scott, former President and CEO of Walmart, who will provide his perspective and take audience questions as he discusses the leadership, innovation and business strategies that led Walmart to be the successful retailer it is today.

· Tom Long, President and CEO of MillerCoors LLC, who will discuss supplier-distributor relationships and how to chart growth leveraging innovation despite the challenges facing the U.S. beer market driven by unemployment and consumer spending.

· Eric Greitens – Navy SEAL, award-winning author and noted humanitarian – who will deliver motivational remarks on leadership, team building, overcoming adversity and the benefits of service to others.

With more than 100,000 square feet of exhibit space, this year’s Trade Show offers the opportunity to learn about exciting new services and products from a wide variety of exhibitors. Attendees can discover new resources to help improve business in a relaxed atmosphere, while enjoying a cold beer delivered by America’s beer distributors. Members of every sales and operations team will want to take full advantage of this year's Trade Show. Click here for the most up-to-date list of exhibitors.

Visit and register today! A discounted room rate for NBWA Convention and Trade Show attendees is available at Caesars Palace, and reservations can be made by calling (866) 227-5944. The deadline for the discounted room rates is September 19, 2011. The NBWA guest room block can sell out prior to that date, so don’t delay.

For more details, please visit the Annual Convention and Trade Show Web page at


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