Each year, the Board of The Beverage Forum recognizes a beverage industry executive with its Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is given to an individual who has helped build the beverage industry into what it is today through exemplifying exceptional merit and tremendous skill during his/her lifetime.

2013 Lifetime Achievement Award Honoree
Harold Honickman
Chairman
Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of New York Inc.
& Affliated Companies

Beverage Marketing Corporation and Beverage World magazine will also present their annual awards to the best of the large companies (over $1 billion) and best of the small companies (under $1 billion).

The 2013 Beverage Forum Companies of the Year

Anheuser-Busch InBev
TalkingRain Beverage Company (Sparkling Ice)

 

Past winners include:

2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
(L-R) Hilton Schlosberg, Vice Chairman &
President, Monster Beverage Corporation;
Rodney Sacks, Chairman & CEO,
Monster Beverage Corporation



The Beverage Forum 2012 Companies of the Year
The Coca-Cola Company
D.G. Yuengling & Son, Inc.


2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The Beverage Forum 2011 Companies of the Year
The Boston Beer Company
Nestlé Waters North America

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The Beverage Forum 2010 Companies of the Year

Mike's Hard Lemonade
Dr Pepper Snapple Group


2009 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The Beverage Forum 2009 Companies of the Year

CytoSport/Muscle Milk
Hansen Natural Corporation


2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


The Beverage Forum 2008 Companies of the Year

The Patrón Spirits Company
Molson Coors Brewing Company


2007 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


The Beverage Forum 2007 Companies of the Year
InBev/AmBev
Glacéau

2006 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


The Beverage Forum 2006 Companies of the Year

Grupo Modelo S.A. de C.V.
Hansen Natural Corporation


2005 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient


The Beverage Forum 2005 Companies of the Year

Miller Brewing Company
POM Wonderful


2004 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

Donald R. Keough

The Beverage Forum 2004 Companies of the Year

Cott Corporation
Hansen Natural Corporation


2003 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

August A. Busch III
The Beverage Forum 2003 Companies of the Year

Anheuser Busch, Inc.
Red Bull North America, Inc.