The 80th Annual National Beer Wholesaler Association’s convention and trade show took place last week in Las Vegas at Caesar’s Palace. Beer distributors and industry suppliers gathered to talk business and network. Below our photos from our attendance of NBWA2017.
Robert Garcia, Regional Market Manager at Founders Brewing Company, accepting the Growth Brands Award for All Day IPA from Beverage Dynamics editor Jeremy Nedelka.
Jim Matesich, President and CEO of Ohio’s Matesich Distributing Co. (and incoming NBWA Chairman of the Board) with Beverage Dynamics editor Jeremy Nedelka.
Bryan Ferschinger, VP National Craft and Innovation, accepting the Growth Brands Awards for the MillerCoors Company.
CEO Matt Fisher and Tina Fisher of Good Ass Beer Company from Forest Lake, Minnesota.
Tatsuro Ire of Asahi Beer USA in Torrance, California.
Jack Edwards, Sr. VP Sales of Diageo Beer Company USA, pouring a pint of Guinness.
Roxanne Rodrigue and Stephanie Duncan of Sazerac Company providing samples.
Beverage Information Group’s Bruce Kostic and Pete Coors of the MillerCoors Company sampling a Coors Banquet beer.
Beverage Information Group’s Bruce Kostic and Jim Koch, co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company.