The Iowa ABD is hosting members of the beverage control industry in Des Moines next week at the NABCA Administrators Conference. The event is held each year in the home state of the current president, which for 2015 is Administrator Stephen Larson of Iowa.
StateWays editor Jeremy Nedelka will be at the conference, providing full coverage during and after the event. The full press release from the NABCA is below:
ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 30, 2015) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division, will host more than 250 state and municipal control system officials along with industry, public health and regulatory representatives attending the National Alcohol Beverage Control Association Administrators Conference, October 4-7, in Des Moines.
“This conference has proven to be an excellent opportunity for state officials across the country to come together each year to share best practices in their states and organizations, and collaborate on new initiatives and policies,” said Stephen Larson, administrator of the Iowa ABD and chair of the NABCA Board of Directors. “Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will welcome these officials from the industry as they gather in Iowa to network and learn from each other’s experiences.”
The conference will offer 18 workshops such as, “Distribution Center Modernization”, “Palcohol and Other Emerging Products”, “Modern Merchandising Practices”, “Fake ID’s: A Real Threat”, and more.
“Our members will have the valuable opportunity to exchange ideas and address shared challenges and accomplishments. We are pleased to hold this year’s gathering in Iowa,” said Jim Sgueo, President and CEO of NABCA.