American Beverage Licensees Announces Dates for 15th Annual Meeting

Bethesda, MD – October 4, 2016 – American Beverage Licensees (ABL) announced today that it will return to Las Vegas, NV for the 2017 ABL Annual Meeting, taking place March 26-28, 2017. The March annual meeting will be held at the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino, and will include informational sessions, product demonstrations, and various networking opportunities for meeting attendees.

The 2017 annual meeting will mark ABL’s 15th anniversary and bring together beer, wine and spirits retailers from across the country – as well as representatives from the three tiers of the beverage alcohol industry.

“ABL is extremely excited to return to Las Vegas for our 15th Annual Meeting,” said ABL Executive Director John Bodnovich. “The last time ABL was in Las Vegas was in 2012 for our 10th Annual Meeting, so it is only fitting that we return to the Entertainment Capital of the World to celebrate our 15th anniversary.”

Additional information – including registration and room rates, presenters, schedules, and social events – will be announced in the coming months. For the latest annual meeting updates and information, be sure to visit the ABL website. You can also get the latest updates by following the #ABL2017 hashtag on Facebook and Twitter.



American Beverage Licensees is the preeminent national trade association for beverage alcohol retailers. Direct retail beverage alcohol sales in the United States generate as many as 1.77 million well-paying jobs. ABL’s thousands of on-premise and off-premise licensee members are independent and often family-owned establishments.  The beverage retailing industry pays over $19.3 billion in federal taxes and $16.9 billion in state and local taxes. To learn more about ABL, visit