America’s Beer & Beverage Distributors

NBWA provides leadership which enhances the independent beer and beverage distribution industry; advocates before government and the public; encourages the responsible consumption of alcohol; and provides programs and services that benefit its members.


About Distributors

Independent beer distributors get bottles, cans, cases and kegs from beverage suppliers to your favorite store, local restaurant or neighborhood bar through a safe, transparent and regulated system.

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Upcoming Events

87th Annual Convention & Product Showcase

Held each year in the fall, the NBWA Annual Convention provides valuable education programs for the beer industry and introduces distributors to new products, technologies and vendors needed to run their operations. Save the date for the 87th Annual Convention and Product Showcase, taking place Sept. 29 - Oct. 2, 2024, in San Diego, CA.

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12th Annual Next Generation Success in Leadership Conference

The NBWA Next Generation Group brings together rising 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. Each year, the Success in Leadership Conference helps member develop leadership skills, foster new relationships and learn more about the industry and NBWA.

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BREW & Alliance for Women in Beer: Making Moves

Join colleagues from across the beer industry for a day of inspiration, empowerment and connection! The groups' third annual in-person event will feature insightful speakers, dynamic panels on industry topics, and plenty of networking opportunities.

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Our Priorities

NBWA educates local and federal officials and regulators on the value of state-based alcohol regulations, as well as the economic and regulatory issues that impact America’s beer distributors, who are local family-owned businesses that service every state and congressional district throughout the United States.

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Member Benefits

Membership has its perks. NBWA brings together the full beer and beverage industry from distributors to suppliers and product vendors to service providers. Join the network of over 5,000 engaged distributor leaders plus trusted vendors from across all 50 states. Being a member provides you and your company with unique opportunities to build and foster strong relationships with all of the partnerships that help get America’s favorite beverages to consumers. Check out our membership packages to find the right membership level for you!

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