Conventions

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Former Governor Bill Richardson Added to WSWA Convention Speaker Lineup   March 30, 2011

The Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America has added Bill Richardson, former Governor of New Mexico, to its lineup of keynote speakers at the WSWA 68th Annual Convention & Exposition.More>>

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Gemini Named 'Importer of the Year' at World Spirits Competition   March 29, 2011

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition held its 11th annual competition March 18-20. This year’s panel of 33 judges tasted and scored a record number of entries: 1,106 products from 61 countries. More>>

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State-Based Alcohol Regulation Highlighted at 2011 NBWA Legislative Conference    March 29, 2011

U.S. beer distributors recently arrived in Washington, D.C., to advocate for effective state-based alcohol regulation and educate members of Congress about the important role of independent beer distributors as part of the 2011 Legislative Conference hosted by the National Beer Wholesalers...More>>

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Wide Spectrum of Beer Distribution Industry Members to Participate in NBWA 2011 Legislative Conference   March 14, 2011

Hundreds of America’s beer distributors and others from the beer industry, including representatives of suppliers and licensed retailers, will join in Washington, D.C., for the 2011 Legislative Conference March 27-30. More>>

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Partnership Launched to Expand Educational Offerings at WSWA Convention & Exposition    March 14, 2011

The WSWA has incorporated a newly expanded educational track to its upcoming 68th Annual Convention & Exposition April 10-13, 2011, in Orlando.More>>

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Repeal Day Parties, Manhattan Fellowships and Tales on the Road   November 30, 2010

Repeal Day parties are planned in Seattle, New York, DC and SF, while the Manhattan Cocktail Classic takes shape, and Tales of the Cocktail ventures beyond the Big Easy.More>>

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Inaugural Ultimate Cocktails, Spirits & Wine Blast a Success in NYC   October 25, 2010

Guests enjoyed the sounds of a live jazz band and roamed more than 55 tables and five cocktail lounges that featured tastings of more than 250 spirits, 75 cocktails and 60 wines.More>>

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Portland Cocktail Week, BarSmarts Ireland and Tanqueray 10/10/10   October 19, 2010

Portland holds its own cocktail week Oct. 20-24; bartending hopefuls attend first BarSmarts outside U.S.; and Tanqueray No. 10 celebrates 10 years on 10/10/10.More>>

VIBE Article
Meet the VIBE Advisory Council   October 18, 2010

We at VIBE pride ourselves in creating a conference event that truly meets attendees’ needs, and the only way to accomplish that is by listening closely to those who participate. More>>

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National Beer Wholesalers Association Announces 2010-2011 Board of Directors Officers   October 6, 2010

Texas beer distributor Larry Del Papa to lead association efforts on behalf of America’s 2,850 licensed, independent beer distributors.More>>



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