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The Alliance of Beverage Licensees

The Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) is the advocacy organization representing British Columbia’s private liquor industry. We are the largest and most effective liquor industry association in BC, with membership including private liquor retailers, pubs, bars, nightclubs, hotel liquor licensees, as well as various agents, suppliers, and benefit providers.

Our Strategy


We serve as a positive and professional advocate to protect and expand business opportunities for the private liquor industry. We negotiate industry-leading member benefit programs; consult regularly with our members to ensure they have a voice; and act as a primary resource for information about liquor industry policies and issues.

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Download our 2016 Policy Priorities for a summary of our current advocacy issues.

Download our Member Benefits and Associate Member Benefits to learn more about our exclusive benefit programs, preferred pricing, and discounts.

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We will only achieve solutions to current industry challenges if we work together as one voice for a united industry. Join ABLE BC today.

buyABLE: ABLE BC's online purchasing portal for private retailers

ABLE BC is pleased to introduce buyABLE: our new online purchasing portal for private retailers.

Benefits for Buyers: collective buying power, access to exclusive product offers and preferred pricing, shortened buying cycle, and higher profit margins.

Benefits for Agents: instant access to 680 buyers in one centralized location, increase agency reach and awareness, and validate demand prior to assuming any cost.

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