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|Sun., April 27|
|Noon - 6:00 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|4:00 - 5:30 p.m.||Seminar: The Perfect Pitch: Selling the Value of Alcohol Laws (NBWA Distributor Members, State Association Executives and Retained Professional Consultants Only)|
|6:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Welcome Reception||Hyatt Regency Ballroom|
|Mon., April 28|
|7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|7:30 - 8:30 a.m.||Breakfast|
|8:30 a.m. - Noon||General Session||Conversation with Industry Leaders (John Bodnovich, American Beverage Licensees; Dolf van den Brink, Heineken USA; Sam Calagione, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Inc.; Greg LaMantia, L&F Distributors, LLC) and Political Pundits Panel (ABC News Political Director Rick Kelin, The Washington Post's Jackie Kucinich, POLITICO's Anna Palmer)|
|Noon - 1:30 p.m.||Networking Luncheon|
|2:00 - 4:00 p.m.||Distributor Member Meeting (NBWA Distributor MembersOnly)|
|4:00 - 5:00 p.m.||State Delegation Meetings|
|5:30 - 7:00 p.m.||Distributor Reception||Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill - Article One|
|Tues., April 29|
|7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.||Registration Desk Open|
|7:00 - 8:00 a.m.||Breakfast|
|8:00 - 9:00 a.m.||Final Legislative Briefing and Political Speaker||House Speaker John Boehner|
|9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.||Capitol Hill Visits|
|5:30 - 6:30 p.m.||NBWA PAC Chairman's Circle Reception (By Invitation Only)||The National Portrait Gallery: The Luce Foundation Center of American Art, 8th & F Streets NW|
|6:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Cheers! A Celebration of Beer & Food (Conference Registration or RSVP Required)||The National Portrait Gallery: Kogod Courtyard Atrium, 8th & G Streets NW|
|Wed., April 30|
|7:30 a.m. - Noon||Registration Desk Open|
|8:00 a.m. - Noon||Employee Benefits and Safety Workshop|
|9:00 a.m. - Noon||Capitol Hill Visits|
Registration for members of the “working press” (reporters and editors actively covering the event for a recognized news gathering organization) is complimentary for up to two registrants per publication. Read media guidelines and event information here.
To request press credentials and a complimentary press registration for the NBWA Legislative Conference, contact NBWA Communications Assistant Gabrielle Gosselin at email@example.com. Please provide your name, publication, title and contact information. Requests for media credentials and registration must be made no later than Monday, April 21.
Each year, the Legislative Conference provides a great opportunity for distributors to hear from industry leaders and to educate members of Congress about the importance of effective state-based alcohol regulation, the role of beer distributors and the regulatory, economic and commercial value that distributors bring to their communities.
View photos from the 2013 NBWA Legislative Conference below.
For further information, please contact the Membership and Meetings Department at 800-300-6417.