Craft Beer Panel Participants Announced for NBWA’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade ShowSeptember 26, 2011
ALEXANDRIA, VA – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) is pleased to announce the lineup for a panel discussion highlighting craft beer’s exciting growth that will take place during NBWA’s 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show Oct. 16-19 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
A panel entitled “Growing through Distribution: Craft Brewers on the Move” will feature:
· Nikos Ridge, Ninkasi Brewing Co.
· Bob Sullivan, Boulevard Brewing Co.
· Rod Tod, Allagash Brewing Co.
· Dick Yuengling, D.G. Yuengling & Son Co.
This panel of craft brewers will be moderated by Bump Williams of Bump Williams Consulting. The craft brewing industry is growing at tremendous rates. What challenges do breweries face as they move from state-wide to regional to national? How can brewers keep up with present demand, yet look forward to adding new territory? What should independent beer distributors be doing to help them grow? The panel will tackle these questions and more.