NBBQA Press Kit

Founded in 1991, the National Barbecue & Grilling Association (NBBQA) was established as a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit organization

We are dedicated to bringing all interests of the barbecue industry together to share, connect, celebrate and educate.

From restaurateurs, caterers, and suppliers to competitors and the public at large. The NBBQA's goals are to promote the image of the industry, facilitate networking events, foster new business opportunities, and educate the public about the art and enjoyment of barbecue.


   530+ Barbecue industry members

19,000+ Facebook followers

8100+ Twitter followers

2,340+ LinkedIn group members

6,900+ recipients of The NBBQA News (bi-weekly e-newsletter)

400+ TikTok followers

4500+ Instagram followers.

* Numbers as collected 08/11/2023


Managing Partners
Kell Phelps and Janet Phelps
Managing Partners
(800) 385-0002

General Contact:
NBBQA Headquarters
336 Phelps Road
Douglas, GA 31533