31st Annual Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law and Regulation

March 10, 2024 - March 12, 2024


Dates
Sunday, March 10, 2024 - Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Time
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Early Bird Discount Deadline

Friday, February 16, 2024

Registration Deadline
Thursday, March 07, 2024

Location

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NABCA’s 31st Annual Symposium on Alcohol Beverage Law & Regulation is scheduled for March 10-12, 2024, at The Ritz-Carlton in Arlington, VA.

REGISTRATION
Please register for the Annual Symposium on Alcohol Law & Regulation by Thursday, February 15th. Late registration fees will apply after this date. If you encounter any difficulties or have questions during registration, please contact Fran Ligon at fran.ligon@nabca.org or 703-824-3360.

Unable to attend in person? You can still participate via our LIVE WEBCAST. Sessions can be accessed online and questions submitted in real time. Please check with your CLE provider(s) to see if online credits can be accepted.

Cancellation Policy: A refund, less an administrative processing fee of $25.00, will be remitted for all cancellations made in writing to NABCA by FRIDAY, March 1st. No refunds after March 1st unless due to an emergency. Contact meetings@nabca.org.

TRAVEL INFORMATION
Airport(s):
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is approximately 7 minutes (3 miles) from The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City. Commercial air carriers serviced by DCA include AirCanada, AirTran, American, Delta, Fly Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, and United. For more information, please visit http://www.flyreagan.com/dca.

TAXI SERVICE: Taxi Service is located near the Arrival (baggage claim) exits of each terminal for approximately $21 one-way including tip.

METRO: Metrorail stations are connected to the concourse level of terminals B and C at Reagan National Airport. Metrorail fare cards may be purchased at machines located at all entrances to the Airport Metrorail station. The Blue line will stop at the Pentagon City Metro located in front of the hotel.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is approximately 35 minutes (26 miles) from The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City. Commercial air carriers serviced by IAD include AirCanada, AirTran, American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, and United. For more information, please visit https://www.flydulles.com/.

TAXI SERVICE: Taxi Service is available at the lower level of the Main Terminal for approximately $71 one-way.

METRO: The Metrorail station is connected to the main terminal by an indoor pedestrian tunnel with moving sidewalks. Metrorail fare cards may be purchased at machines located at all entrances to the Airport Metrorail station. Take the Silver Line to Largo and transfer to the Blue line at the Huntington Station. The Blue line will stop at the Pentagon City Metro located in front of the hotel.

Rental Car:
For rental car information, please check with your preferred carrier.

Weather & Attire:
Dress is business casual throughout the Symposium. Average Arlington, VA temperatures in March range from 56° F to 38° F with a precipitation rate of 3.5 inches.

Registration Fees

Early Registration for TTB Employees
$295.00
Government (Member) - Late
$345.00
Government (Non-Member) - Late
$345.00
Industry (Member) - Late
$645.00
Industry (Non-Member) - Late
$945.00
One Day Registration for TTB Employees
$100.00
Speaker/Press/Special Invitee
$0.00
Staff
$0.00
State Representative
$0.00
Webcast: Government (Member)
$395.00
Webcast: Government (Non-Member)
$395.00
Webcast: Industry (Member)
$795.00
Webcast: Industry (Non-Member)
$1095.00

Agenda

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE:

SUNDAY, 3/10
04:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Registration
06:00 PM – 07:00 PM
Networking Reception
MONDAY, 3/11
07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
07:30 AM – 05:00 PM
Registration
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
Trade Practice, Trade Associations & TTB Comments
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM
Break
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM
The Growing Frontier for Supplier Advertising:
E-Commerce
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
To Speak or Not to Speak: What Marketing Needs to Know
12:00 PM – 01:15 PM
Lunch
01:15 PM – 02:15 PM
Concurrent Afternoon Sessions:
* Alcohol Delivery in a Post-COVID World
* Going Global: Import-Export Law & Compliance
02:15 PM – 02:30 PM
Break
02:30 PM – 03:30 PM
Concurrent Afternoon Sessions:
* Compliance in the Era of College & Celebrity Sponsorships
* Unpack(ag)ing the Various Sustainability Developments Impacting Beverage Packaging
03:30 PM – 03:45 PM
Break
03:45 PM – 04:45 PM
Governmental Ethics & Alcohol
04:45 PM – 05:00 PM
First Day Closing Remarks and Announcements
05:30 PM – 06:30 PM
Networking Reception
TUESDAY, 3/12
07:30 AM – 08:30 AM
Continental Breakfast
07:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Registration
08:30 AM – 09:30 AM
Brand Equity: Where Marketing Meets Legal
09:30 AM – 09:45 AM
Break
09:45 AM – 10:45 AM
Inter-tier Interests: A Look Back & Ahead
10:45 AM – 11:00 AM
Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Litigation Landscape: From Retailer Delivery to SCOTUS
12:00 PM – 12:15 PM
Closing Remarks and Adjournment

Speakers

Name Organization

Sponsors

Continuing Education

Hotel

The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
1250 S Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: (703) 415-5000

Room Rates:
State Room Rate (State Representatives ONLY):
$242.00 + 14.25% tax
To Book Online, click here

Industry Room Rate:
$302.00 + 14.25% tax
To Book Online, click here

  • Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel and travel arrangements. Please be aware that NABCA may view your reservation information via a group rooming list.
  • NABCA will ensure you book in the correct block. If you book in the wrong block, you will be moved to the correct one.
  • NABCA’s room block will be held until the cut-off date, Thursday, February 15th. After the cut-off date, reservations received will be accepted on a space available basis. Please make your reservations as early as possible, as the hotel anticipates being at full capacity over our dates.
  • All reservations must be accompanied by a first night’s room deposit or guaranteed by a major credit card.
  • An early departure fee of one night’s room and tax will apply if checking out prior to the confirmed check-out date.
  • Check-in begins at 4:00 PM and check-out is at 11:00 AM.
  • Hotel cancellation Policy: 3 days prior (72 hours) to arrival. 1 night room penalty if canceled within a 72 hour window of arrival
Hotel Parking:
Overnight valet parking, $59 per day
Daily valet parking, flat rate of $34 for up to 8 hours
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