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The Alliance of Beverage Licensees

BC’s Alliance of Beverage Licensees (ABLE BC) is the leading voice of British Columbia’s private liquor and cannabis retail industries.

Our membership includes pubs, bars, nightclubs, private liquor stores, hotel liquor licenses, and various agents, industry suppliers, and benefit providers.

Following the federal legalization of recreational cannabis in October 2018, our membership also includes licensed non-medical cannabis private retail stores in British Columbia.

On behalf of our over 1,000 members we advocate for thriving and sustainable private liquor and cannabis industries.

What We Do


ABLE BC is a positive and professional advocate for BC’s private liquor and cannabis retail industries. We work to protect your investments, enhance private sector opportunities, and secure regulatory certainty for the future of your businesses.

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Learn more about our top policy priorities, advocacy work, and exclusive member benefits on our website or download our current Member Handbook.

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Stronger when we work together. Join over 1,000 licensees and support the work ABLE BC does on behalf of your industry. Sign-up for your membership today!

BC Hospitality Summit 2020 Postponed

In light of the global COVID-19 outbreak, and the need for our hospitality leaders to manage their businesses in this difficult time, the BC Hotel Association and the Alliance of Beverage Licensees announced on March 12 that we are postponing our upcoming 2020 BC Hospitality Summit.

The BC Hospitality Summit was scheduled to take place April 6 and 7 at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort. The conference will be rescheduled for fall 2020. We will share the new conference date with you as soon as possible.

All delegate registrations will be automatically refunded within the next two weeks. Read our full announcement.


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