March 30 – April 3, 2008
Tobacconists’ Association of America 39th Annual Convention

CasaMagna Marriott, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Annual convention for retail and associate members of the TAA. Contact: TAA, Tel: (812) 479-8070, Email: t-a-a@t-a-a.com, Web: www.t-a-a.com.

April 5, 2008
New York Pipe Club 16th Annual Pipe Convention

Wyndham Newark Airport Hotel, Elizabeth, New Jersey. Contact: Richard Esserman, 238 Aycrigg Ave, Unit D, Passaic, N.J. 07055.

April 23 - 25, 2008
Tobacco Plus Expo

Las Vegas Convention Center. Contact: Reuter Exposition Services, Toll-free: (888) 737-3976, Fax: (203) 483-5778, Email: marilene@reuterexpo.com, Web: www.tobaccoplusexpo.com.

May 3 – 4, 2008
Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show

The Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Illinois, sponsored by the Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Clubs (CPCC). April 30, May 1 pipe making seminars; May 2 golf tournament and pre-show buy/sell/trade; May 4 United Pipe Clubs of America national smoking contest; May 5 post-show last chance buying morning. Exhibit tables, $130. Contact: Frank Burla, Tel: (630- 271-1317, Email: fpburla@aol.com, Web: www.chicagopipeshow.com.

May 18 – 21, 2008
TMA 93rd Annual Meeting & Conference

Kingsmill Resort and Spa, Williamsburg, Virginia. Pre-conference golf tournament, cocktail reception; annual meeting dinner. All-industry and public health conference focusing on both global trends in tobacco production and consumption as well as alternative forms of nicotine consumption, including pharmaceutical devices and focuses on the consumer. Contact: TMA, Tel: (609) 275-4900, Web: www.tma.org.

June 23 - 26, 2008
EuroTab 2008 Exhibition

Warszawskie Centrum Expo XXI, Warsaw, Poland. One-stop shopping fair for tobacco products and accessories sponsored by Tobacco International magazine. Contact: Analia Christmas, Tel: (212) 391-2060, Email: a.christmas@lockwoodpublications.com, Web: www.eurotab.com.

July 13 - 17, 2008
76th Annual IPCPR Convention & International Trade Show

Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Cigars, specialty cigarettes, pipes, RYO, accessories, OTP manufacturers and distributors. Contact: International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association, Tel: (706) 494-1143, Email: info@rtda.org, Web: www.rtda.org.

July 26, 2008
MAPS Annual Pipe Show

Milwaukee Area Pipe Society. Contact MAPS, Web: www.milwaukeeareapipesociety.com.

August 21, 2008
NASPC 2008 Swap/Sell Pipe Show

Sponsored by the North American Society of Pipe Collectors. Contact: NASPC, Bill Unger, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: bill@naspc.org.

September 19 – 21, 2008
Inter-tabac 2008

Westfalenhallen, Dortmond, Germany. 30th Annual International Trade Fair for Tobacco products and smokers products. Contact: Inter-tabac, Tel: +(49) (231) 12-04-586, Fax: +(49)(231) 12-04-678, Email: inter-tabac@westfalenhallen.de, Web: www.inter-tabac.de.

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