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AMBASSADORS OF EXCELLENCE 2011
The 2011 Ambassadors of Excellence program continues to focus on both means and results that drive excellence at retail, while recognizing and rewarding Wholesalers who implement key business processes and initiatives to deliver exceptional results.

The Final Means Evaluation for 2011 is now available for Wholesalers to access via ABMarketing.com. With a due date of October 31, Wholesalers should begin the process of completing their AOE Evaluation with their District Manager now.

Visit the 2011 Ambassadors of Excellence Site.



WHOLESALER REGISTRATION CLOSES TOMORROW - 2011 SALES AND MARKETING COMMUNICATION MEETING
Wholesalers, don't miss the chance to join A-B Senior Leadership, Sales and Marketing Management, and your Wholesaler peers in Dallas, TX November 7-8 for the 2011 Sales and Marketing Communication Meeting. Please register by COB Wednesday, October 5.

Register Now

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Also This Week:
Tools to help you sell
New Account Level Selling Support Materials
The Top 10 Most Recently Added and Updated Mobility Sell-Ins are now listed on the home page of Account Level Selling Support.

Bullet New! Bud Light® 8-oz. Cans Sell-In
Bullet New! Bud Light Lime® 8-oz. Cans Sell-In
Bullet New! Budweiser® 8-oz. Cans Sell-In
Bullet New! Michelob ULTRA® 8-oz. Can Sell-In
Display Builder
Coming Soon! Display Builder will be available in 3D. Now you can check out your displays from every angle. Look for the new Display Builder to be unveiled October 10.
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LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCEMENTS
WIL is changing to ABU (Anheuser-Busch University). On October 19, ems.budweiser.com will no longer be available. Starting October 24, a new Learning Management System for all your training and development needs will be available at ABU.BUDWEISER.COM. Be sure to finish any in-progress courses on ems.budweiser.com by October 19. Additional ABU information will be made available in the coming weeks.
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Additional News
Bud Light Introduces 16-oz. Can 18-Packs
Bud Light 16-oz. cans are now available in a new 18-pack configuration! This new package configuration offers the perfect opportunity to hit key price points and maintain a competitive advantage. Bring new news to the retailer and consumer with this unique package.
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COMING UP
Fall Wholesaler Panel Meeting - October 2011 : 10/12-10/14/2011
NBWA 74th Annual Convention and Trade Show : 10/16-10/19/2011
STR - Alexander Keith's® Variety Pack : 10/17/2011
SAVE THE DATE
STR Ends - Bud Light 2011 NFL Packaging : 10/24/2011
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