Illinois Beverage Association Meets with Elected Officials in Springfield During Annual Business Day

May 2019

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Illinois Beverage Association (IBA) members joined the Illinois Retail Merchants Association (IRMA), the Illinois Manufacturers Association (IMA) and other industry leaders with elected officials during the annual Business Day in Springfield, Illinois.

Business Day is an annual opportunity participate in the legislative process and a chance to speak directly with Members of the General Assembly while they are considering legislation that directly impacts the Illinois’ non-alcoholic beverage industry. Illinois Beverage Association members used this time as an opportunity to have discussions with lawmakers about issues directly affecting the non-alcoholic beverage industry including environmental sustainability.

Business Day brings together hundreds of businesses, many with direct connections to the industry, including bottling companies, grocery store companies and shopping center associations. Attending Business Day shows the engagement, relationships and strength of the beverage industry to our lawmakers.