Deadline for NBWA “Share Your Story” Submissions Set for August 1

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is accepting entries until August 1 for the Second Annual Share Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention. The contest is intended to highlight many of the 130,000 men and women who make up the beer distribution industry, from truck drivers, inventory specialists and graphic artists to sales representatives, warehouse workers and receptionists.

“The American beer distribution industry is strong because of the amazing people who work in it and the passion they have for the work they do in communities across the country,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. “It’s incredible to hear their personal stories that make all of us proud to be a part of this great system, and NBWA is looking forward to sharing those stories.”

To enter the contest, beer distribution employees will submit a short video entry (no longer than two minutes) that explains why they love working in the beer distribution industry, what they do, how long they have worked in the industry and how their career began. Details may also include how their company positively impacts their hometown, how new products and technology have changed their jobs over time, and any colorful stories that paint a picture of the vibrant jobs in the beer distribution industry.

Entries may be submitted via the online entry form at until August 1, 2014. Please contact NBWA Communications Assistant Gabrielle Gosselin at or 703-683-4300 with any questions.

The winner will be notified mid-August and will receive a complimentary trip to NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 28 — October 1, 2014. The winner will be recognized during the convention’s general session and also will be prominently featured on ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿For more information on the Share Your Story Contest, visit


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 For additional updates from NBWA, follow @NBWABeer on Twitter, watch NBWA videos on and visit

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