Meetings and Conventions

December 1933

21st Amendment Ratified, Prohibition Ended


December 5, 2017 marks 84 years since the United States ratified the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and paved the way for the modern three-tier beverage alcohol system.

Throughout the year, WSWA hosts a number of events and meetings for wholesaler members, including the January Executive Committee Meeting, Fly-In and "Toast to Congress," CLD Meeting, Fall Membership Meeting, and State Policy Conference.

76th Annual Convention & Exposition

March 31, 2019

The WSWA Convention & Exposition is where distributors seek out new and exciting beverage products for U.S. consumers, meet with existing portfolio partners and look for services to enhance internal operations. This event will provide you with THE opportunities you need to introduce new products or simply grow your brands, products or services in the U.S. marketplace. 76th Annual Convention & Exposition Grande Lakes Orlando, FL March 31 - April 3,209

2019 CLD Leadership Skills Conference

July 14, 2019

CLD Leadership Skills Conference (CLD) is WSWA’s annual executive training program for the next generation of industry leaders. It was developed to help build an educational foundation of crucial legislative, public policy, marketing and trend information needed to advance careers in the beverage alcohol industry. The conference also helps to develop connections among the wholesalers as well as suppliers and service providers, peers and current industry leaders. For more information, contact Kari Langerman. The 2019 CLD Leadership Skills Conference will take place July 14-16, 2019 at the Omni Hotel Louisville, KY.

Upcoming Meetings and Conventions

April 21, 2020

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2019 Fall Membership Meeting

October 14-15, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC

Washington, DC

77th Annual Convention & Exposition

April 21-23, 2020

Caesars Palace

Las Vegas, NV