Connect and Collect Through NABA

A Touch of History 

The National Association Breweriana Advertising (NABA) is a nationwide breweriana collectibles organization dedicated to the preservation and study of American brewery advertising. Founded in 1972, we have more than 1000 members.

If you are interested in collecting beer-related items or just knowing more about them, please consider joining NABA. Our full color, quarterly magazine, "The Breweriana Collector," is chock full of great pictures and stories about brewery history, breweriana and our members who collect it.

Please look around this website to learn more and consider joining our group! For just $35 per year ($90 for three years), you’ll receive the quarterly magazine, a printed directory of fellow members and information on various breweriana collector shows, auctions and events throughout the year, including NABA’s annual Convention.

Next year, we'll be celebrating our 51st anniversary with our biggest convention ever, in Pittsburgh, PA. from August 2nd to 6th, 2022.  We invite you to join NABA and attend!

1st Board - September 1972

Read about NABA's 1st Convention Here: Convention 1

Founder’s Award

Given for Distinguished Service and Contributions
to NABA and to the Breweriana Hobby


2012 - Bob Kay

2014 - George Baley

2015 - James Kaiser

2017 - Helen Haydock

2018 - John Ferguson

2019 - John Stanley

2020 - Dave Alsgaard

Bob Kay Writer's Award

For outstanding contributions to The Breweriana Collector magazine


2018 - Rich La Susa

2019 - Larry Moter

NABA Presidents

2021-Current: Ken Quaas

2015-2021: John Ferguson

 2011-2014: George Baley

2007-2010: Larry Moter 

2003-2006: George Baley

1999-2002: Norm Jay

1997-1998: Jim Shoulter

1993-1996: Phil Graf

1989-1992: Peter Blum

1983-1988: Bob Chapin

1977-1982: Dave Matthews

1976: William Ross

1974-1975: Herb Haydock

1972-1973: John Murray

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