NBBQA Press Kit

Founded in 1991, the National Barbecue & Grilling Association (NBBQA) is 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

14,000+ Facebook page fans

7,100+ Twitter followers

2,340+ LinkedIn group members

4,000+ recipients of The NBBQA News (bi-weekly e-newsletter)

* Numbers as collected 6-7-2018


President: Patrick Murty
President Elect: Barbara Latimer
Past President:  Mark Lambert
Treasurer: Ken Phillips

General Contact:
NBBQA Headquarters
1901 Central Drive, Suite 300
Bedford, Texas 76021