NBWA Introduces Mobile App and NBWA-TV

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 76th Annual Convention and Trade Show will take place September 29 – October 2, 2013, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year’s Convention offers attendees two new ways to stay connected and engaged – the NBWA Convention and Trade Show mobile app and NBWA-TV.

“In addition to an exciting lineup of General Session speakers, 23 education seminars and more than 280 exhibitors on the Trade Show Floor, NBWA is excited to offer new features that will enhance the experience of Convention and Trade Show attendees,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser.

With the NBWA Convention mobile app, attendees can:

  • ·         Personalize their attendee profile
  • ·         Network with fellow attendees
  • ·         Customize their schedule of seminars and events
  • ·         Plan their Trade Show experience with an interactive map and exhibitor listings
  • ·         Receive the latest updates from NBWA
  • ·         Follow the #NBWAVegas conversation on social media
  • ·         Share event photos in the photo gallery

To download the mobile app, iPhone and Android users can visit the App Store or Play Store on their phone and search “NBWA.” Or, for all Web-enabled devices: Entering http://m.core-apps.com/nbwa2013into the device’s mobile browser will direct users to the proper download for their device.

NBWA Convention and Trade Show attendees also can tune into Channel 22 while in their room at Caesars Palace to watch NBWA-TV newscasts featuring stories on distributors hiring veterans, NBWA’s Next Generation Group, beer distributors’ economic contributions and more.

“The NBWA-TV team has been busy interviewing distributors across the country and preparing stories that showcase the economic and commercial value that distributors deliver,” said NBWA VP, Communications and Public Affairs Rebecca Spicer. “NBWA-TV reporters also will be scouting the Convention and Trade Show covering all the excitement and growth in the beer industry today.”

Online registration for NBWA’s 76th Annual Convention and Trade Show remains open through Thursday, September 26. Visit the NBWA Registration Desk on site at Caesars Palace or email NBWA Sr. Manager, Registration Diane Mahoney at dmahoney@nbwa.org to register after that date.

About The National Beer Wholesalers Association

The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) represents the interests of America’s 3,300 licensed, independent beer distributor operations in every state, congressional district and media market across the country. Beer distributors are committed to ensuring alcohol is provided safely and responsibly to consumers of legal drinking age through the three-tier, state-based system of alcohol regulation and distribution. To learn more about America’s beer distributors, visit www.AmericasBeerDistributors.com. For additional updates from NBWA, follow @NBWABeer on Twitter, watch NBWA videos on www.youtube.com/NBWABeer  and visit www.facebook.com/NBWABeer.