NBWA Announces Third Annual “Share Your Story” Contest


ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is excited to announce the return of theShare Your Story Contest for beer distribution employees who have never attended the NBWA Annual Convention & Trade Show. The contest is intended to highlight some 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. “NBWA is looking forward to sharing their powerful stories that make all of us proud to be a part of this great system.”

To enter the contest, beer distribution employees will submit a written entry (approximately 200 to 250 words) explaining why they love working in the beer distribution industry. Details may include what they do, how long they have worked in the industry and how their career began. Other details may include how their company positively impacts their community and any colorful stories that paint a picture of the vibrant jobs in the beer distribution industry. Entrants also will submit one or more high-resolution, on-the-job photos showcasing their work at their company, in their market or in their community.

Entries may be submitted via the online entry form at www.nbwa.org/contest until August 10, 2015. Please contact NBWA Editorial Assistant Sara Nieman at snieman@nbwa.org or (703) 683-4300 with any questions.


The winner will receive a complimentary trip to NBWA’s 78th Annual Convention & Trade Show at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada, from October 11-14, 2015, will be recognized during the convention’s general session and will be featured on www.nbwa.org. The winner will be notified by September 1, 2015.

For more information on NBWA’s Share Your Story Contest, visit www.nbwa.org/contest.


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.