Momentum Building for American Beverage Licensees Annual Meeting in San Antonio…Register Today!

April 25, 2024 — BETHESDA, MD – Momentum is building for the 2024 ABL Annual Meeting in San Antonio with speakers and sponsors jumping aboard and joining the program.  Taking place on July 27-29, 2024 at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, attendees of ABL’s signature event are also invited to attend the Texas Package Stores Association (TPSA) Trade Show and other hospitality events taking place as part of the 77th Annual TPSA Convention & Trade Show.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Sarah Barrett, Executive Editor of Wine & Spirits Daily, a leading daily publication with original reporting covering a host of issues on the wine and spirits industry;
  • Craig Purser, President & CEO of the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) which represents America’s 3,000 independent beer distributors;
  • Harry Schuhmacher, Publisher & Owner of Schuhmacher Publishing Company which publishes the influential Beer Business Daily.

Meeting attendees will also hear from NielsenIQ’s beverage alcohol practice who will share their perspectives on industry trends.  More speakers will be announced soon.

The conference will feature signature hospitality events, including those hosted by the American Distilled Spirits Alliance and Molson Coors Beverage Company.  ABL is also pleased to announce a growing group of beverage alcohol brands and companies that will be featured at the ABL Brand Showcase tasting event on Monday, July 29.

Confirmed brands include: Balcones Distilling, Beam-Suntory, Brown-Forman, Campari Group, Diageo, Dripping Springs Distilling, Edrington, Garrison Brothers, Infinium Spirits, Lalo Spirits, Luxco, Luxury Spirits, Milestone, Moet Hennessy USA, Pernod-Ricard USA, Remy Cointreau, Sazerac Co., and Serralles, USA.

Registered ABL attendees are invited to join TPSA at events throughout the weekend including the Cork Pull, Trade Show, and AfterGlow Party.  ABL and TPSA are also holding a joint General Session on Monday, July 29 with engaging speakers that will lead-in to the ABL Brand Showcase Monday afternoon.

Registration is now open for the annual meeting, and attendees can book their stay today at San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk at a nightly rate of $199 + applicable taxes and fees.  ABL’s room block is limited, and reservations are offered on a first-come, first-served basis, with the room block scheduled to close on July 5, 2024.

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