NBWA Unveils Mobile App for Annual Convention

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) 77th Annual Convention will take place September 28 — October 1, 2014, at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans in New Orleans, Louisiana. This year’s convention offers attendees two ways to stay connected and engaged — the NBWA Convention mobile app and NBWA-TV.

“In addition to an exciting lineup of general session speakers, 20 education seminars and more than 130 exhibitorsparticipating in the Product Demonstration Showcase, NBWA is excited to offer additional features that will enhance the experience of convention 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 Product Demonstration Showcase experience with an interactive map and exhibitor listings
  • Receive the latest updates and industry news from NBWA
  • Follow the #NBWANOLA conversation on social media
  • View 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/nbwa2014 into the device’s mobile browser will direct users to the proper download for their device.

NBWA Convention attendees also can tune in to Channel 54 while in their room at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans to watch NBWA-TV newscasts featuring interviews with beer distributors from around the country, convention highlights and more. The newscasts also will be available through the NBWA Convention mobile app and NBWA’s YouTube channel.

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

Online registration for NBWA’s 77th Annual Convention remains open through Thursday, September 25. NBWA members can visit the NBWA Registration Desk on site at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans or email NBWA Sr. Manager, Registration Diane Mahoney at dmahoney@nbwa.org to register after that date.


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.