Our National Government Affairs Conference (NGAC) brought together in person for the first time in two years more than 180 beverage company representatives. Addressing challenges and opportunities for our industry, the meeting was a resounding success.

Beverage Association of Tennessee President and CEO Greg Adkins (far right) discusses environmental collection policy with ABA staff and state association officials.

ABA President and CEO Katherine Lugar gives insight into our industry’s year ahead.

NGAC attendees tour the local materials recovery facility to learn more about how our recyclable beverage bottles are collected and sorted.

Niagara Bottling, LLC’s Derieth Sutton engages with conference panelists.

ABA Board Chair Matthew Dent (right) and ABA’s Kevin Keane (left) welcome conference attendees with a discussion on critical industry issues.

Public Opinion Strategies’ Bill McInturff shares the latest on political polling and industry trends.

ABA’s Bill McManus (left) and Sandra Grance (right) join Democratic Governors Association’s Noam Lee (middle right) and Republican Governors Association’s Dave Rexrode (middle left) for a panel on the 2022 gubernatorial races.


Values Partnerships’ Josh DuBois speaks to attendees about collaborative solutions to help address health disparities.