Member Advantage


We know that knowledge is power and we keep a vigilant eye on the industry, not only in Colorado but throughout the United States.

As an affiliate of the American Beverage Licensees, we have access to issues, answers and people who make things happen for our industry in the DC Beltway.

Supplying our members with information is an important service we provide through weekly newsletters, blogs and updates delivered right to their inbox and here on our website.

Additionally, the CLBA has answers to any questions our members have about licensing and regulation on any level. With over 50 years of experience in the industry, the CLBA knows our liquor laws inside and out and if we can’t answer the question, we definitely know who can.

ABL Membership

CLBA members also belong to the American Beverage Licensees (ABL).  This national organization is the premier service organization for the independent retailers of alcohol beverages in the United States.  Annual meetings provide members the educational opportunities to business successes.

Certified Alcohol Sales Training - CAST

CLBA has provided responsible vendor training for members and their employees for several years and with each participant, we know that fewer minors have successfully purchased alcohol. CLBA urges all members to mitigate the risk and damages associated underage sales. A trained sales staff is the best offense against sales to minors.  Contact CLBA to schedule a CAST session.

ID Checking Guides

Make sure your staff has all the tools necessary to ensure IDs they encounter from other states and countries reflect the correct features.  We offer them at a preferred price and shipment and delivery costs are included.  Order your booklet(s) today.

Legislative, Regulatory and Election Issues

Members stay abreast of the latest challenges whether they be  Legislative, Regulatory or Ballot Proposals Updates on the activities of government or the private sector are a cornerstone of the services we provide.

Industry News

Members stay up-to-date with the state of the industry though access to:

  • ABL monthly newsletter
  • CLBA bi weekly newsletter
  • National publications

Research, Data, Studies


Guidance to CLBA in advocating for policies and practices that benefit our members can be found in the plethora of industry information available.  We save members’ time and resources by maintaining a library of data, studies, industry statistics and more.

Member Benefits

Bulletin Boards

Business Savings

News & Publications

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