March 5 - 7, 2009
Smokin ‘n Sparks Pipe Show

John Ascuag’s Nugget Hotel & Casino, Sparks, Nev. Sponsored by Pipe Makers Emporium. Tables, $60. Info: www.smokinnsparks.com.

March 8 - 11, 2009
Tobacconists’ Association of America 41st Annual Convention

CasaMagana Marriott, Cancun, Mexico. Contact: TAA, Email: t-a-a@t-a-a.us, Web: t-a-a.com.

March 18 - 20, 2009
AWMA Real Deal Expo

Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nev. Sponsored by the American Wholesale Marketers Association. Contact: AWMA, Tel: (703) 208-3358, Web: www.realdealexpo.com.

April 29 - 30, 2009
AWMA “Day on the Hill”

Washington, D.C. American Wholesale Marketers Association members meet with elected representatives in Congress to promote industry issues. Contact: AWMA, www.awmanet.org.

May 2 - 3, 2009
Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show

The Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill., sponsored by the Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Clubs (CPCC). April 29 - 30, pipe making seminars; May 1 golf tournament and pre-show buy/sell/trade; May 3 United Pipe Clubs of America national smoking contest. Exhibit tables, $130. Contact: Frank Burla, Tel: (630) 271-1317, Email: fpburla@aol.com, Web: www.chicagopipeshow.com.

May 6 - 7, 2009
Tobacco Plus Expo

New Orleans Convention Center, La. Contact: Susan Reuter, Reuter Exposition Services, LLC, Tel: (888) 737-3976.

May 17 - 19, 2009
TMA 94th Annual Meeting & Industry Conference

Kingsmill Spa and Resort, Williamsburg, Va. Contact: Tobacco Merchants Association, Inc., Tel: (609) 275-4900, michelle@tma.org.

June 18 – 20, 2009
EuroTab 2009

Targi w Krakowie, Krakow, Poland. One-stop European shopping fair for tobacco products and accessories, hosted by Tobacco Products International. Contact: Lockwood Publications, Email: a.christmas@eurotab.com, Web: www.eurotab.com, Tel: (212) 391-2060, Fax: (212) 827-0945.

August 8 - 12, 2009
IPCPR 77th Annual Convention and International Trade Show

Ernest N Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La. Contact: International Premium Cigar & PipeRetailersAssociation, Tel: (706) 494-1143, Email: info@ipcpr.org, Web: www.ipcpr.org.

August 29, 2009
NASPC 2009 Swap/Sell Show

Midwest Hotel & Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the North American Society of Pipe Collectors. Contact: NASPC, Bill Unger, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: bill@naspc.org, Web: www.naspc.org.

August 31 - September 2, 2009
Smoker Friendly Tobacco Festival and Conference 2009

Millennium Harvest House, Boulder, Colo. Smoker Friendly authorized retailers and allied suppliers meet for buying opportunities, educational presentations, and category updates. Contact: Mary Szarmach, (888) 751-2785 ext. 217.

October 2 – 4, 2009
25th Annual CORPS Pipe Smokers’ Celebration & Exposition

Holiday Inn Select, Koger South, Richmond, Va. Contact: Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers, Web: www.corpipesmokers.org.

October 31 – November 1, 2009
1st Annual West Coast Pipe Show

Palace Station Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, Nev. Admission, $10; tables, $75. Contact: Marty Pulvers, (650) 965-7403, mpulvers@aol.com, Web: www.westcoastpipeshow.com.

Announcements are published as space permits. Details should be received four months prior to event. Send to: Editor, Smokeshop Magazine, 26 Broadway, Floor 9M, New York, NY 10004, Fax: (212) 827-0945, Email: editor@smokeshopmag.com.