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John Bodnovich

Executive Director

American Beverage Licensees

John Bodnovich is Executive Director of American Beverage Licensees (ABL) and a leading advocate for America's beer, wine and spirits retailers. He works closely with ABL�s state and regional affiliates representing on- and off-premise beverage licensee members on matters of concern to beverage alcohol retailers. His work includes managing ABL�s federal government affairs portfolio, grassroots advocacy, and strategic communication efforts between ABL and its affiliates, industry trade associations, alcohol suppliers, wholesalers and importers, as well as social responsibility organizations and other industry stakeholders. During his time with ABL, John has led a number of association initiatives including membership and responsibility campaigns, and public awareness efforts addressing alcohol issues. John holds a B.A. in Government & International Relations from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master's degree in Political Management from The George Washington University.

Alcohol Industry Trends During COVID

Sociable city interviews

John Bodnovich, Executive Director, American Beverage Licensees describes that the nighttime economy is an important part of the hospitality culture and while it may not “go back to normal,” it is crucial for [hospitality] associations to reevaluate and understand what it is that their members value.

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