Annual Convention


86th Annual Convention & Trade Show

October 8 – 11, 2023 | Las Vegas, NV

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. Don’t miss the Trade Show Floor — a one-stop-shop to learn about the next hottest beverages and what services will help your company grow. This year’s show will feature over 180 companies showcasing new beer and beverages, exciting new technology and products that will help distributor companies save money!

Registration is now open!

World-class content, unparalleled networking and a whole lot of beer! The industry’s biggest Trade Show for new products and fresh ideas is returning to Las Vegas and you won’t want to miss the action. Don’t forget our tiered registration packages — the more employees you register, the more you save!


  • Two total employees: 1st and 2nd employees are $749 each
  • Four total employees: the 3rd and 4th employees are $649 each
  • Five and more employees: the 5th, 6th, etc. employees are $599 each
  • Spouse/guests: $250 each
  • State Executives/Government Officials: $250

Register for NBWA Convention and Trade Show

Cancellation and Refund Policy:

All requests for refunds must be made in writing to

  • A 100% refund will be made on registration cancellations received in writing by September 15, 2023.
  • A $100 administrative fee per person will be charged on registration cancellations received in writing September 16 through October 1, 2023.
  • No refunds will be made for registration fees after October 1, 2023.

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2023 Agenda at a Glance

In addition to the sold-out Trade Show floor, dynamic industry speakers, and opportunities to network with over 3,000 beer industry professionals, NBWA’s Annual Convention features 20 educational seminars that help you enhance your business skills and see new possibilities for the road ahead.

View the 2023 Education Seminars

Sunday, October 8

1:00 – 2:45 p.m. Education Seminars
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Distributor Member Meeting
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Welcome Reception

Monday, October 9

8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Education Seminars
9:30 – 12:00 p.m. Opening General Session
12:00 – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Floor Open
Evening Supplier Hospitalities

Tuesday, October 10

8:00 – 9:15 a.m. Education Seminars
9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. General Session
12:00 – 4:30 p.m. Trade Show Floor Open
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. BREW and Alliance for Women in Beer Welcome Reception
Evening Supplier Hospitalities

Wednesday, October 11

8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. BREW and Alliance for Women in Beer: Making Moves

Raise a Glass to Our World-Class Speakers

Gavin Hattersley

President & CEO, Molson Coors Beverage Company

Kevin Johnson

Former NBA All-Star, Mayor of Sacramento, and owner of Oak Park Brewing Company

Jon Dorenbos

Former NFL Pro-Bowler and Professional Magician

Kristen Soltis Anderson

Political Polling Expert and Co-founder of Echelon Insights

Dan White

Chief of New Revenue Streams, Coca-Cola North America

Gordon Green

Chairman of NBWA Board, President-General Manager of Capital Distributing, LLC

James C. Fabiano II

Vice-Chairman of NBWA Board, CEO, Fabiano Brothers Inc.

Craig Purser

President and CEO of NBWA

2023 Alliance for Women in Beer and BREW Meeting: Making Moves

Reception: October 10 | 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Event: October 11 | 9:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join leaders from across the industry for a day of inspiring, empowering and connecting Women in Beer! The group’s second annual in-person event will feature keynote speakers, industry panels, and plenty of networking opportunities. Registration for this additional event is $200 for NBWA Distributor Members attending the convention.

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How to Register?
Select the meeting on the “Sessions” tab while registering to add it to your checkout.





Caesars Palace Las Vegas | 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV

Discounted Group Rate: $237 plus taxes and resort fee per night
Room Block Closed on Monday September, 18 2023

All hotel reservations must be made directly through the hotel, do not book through third parties. Please be aware, the NBWA guest room block can sell out prior to the deadline. Once the block is sold out, discounted group rates cannot be guaranteed.

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Connect With the Beer Distribution Community

2023 Trade Show

Join our Trade Show Floor to share your innovative products and services with over 1,800 beer industry leaders from across the country.

Reserve a Booth

2023 Sponsor Opportunities

Get more exposure and visibility at the convention with our sponsor packages!

Learn More About Sponsorship

NBWA Convention and Trade Show By The Numbers


Sq. ft of Trade Show Floor


Exhibitors of Breweries and Vendors


Attendees Representing 50 States


Education Seminars

2023 Trade Show

The NBWA Trade Show is a one-stop-shop for beer industry leaders to learn about the next hottest beverages and services to help their company grow. Over a hundred exhibitors are excited to connect with attendees to share their innovative products and services. The showcase features new beer and beverages, exciting new technology and products that will help distributor companies save money!


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