May 14-15, 2005
Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show

The Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, Charles, Ill. Fri., May 13th pre-show (buy/sell/trade), 9am-5pm; golf tournament, 8:30am. Show hours Sat., 10 am-5 pm, Sun., 9 am-5 pm. United Pipe Clubs of America (UPCA) national smoking contest, Sun. May 15, 1 pm. Exhibit tables, $120. Contact: Mike Reschke, mwreschke@ameritech.net or Frank Burla fpburla@aol.com; Web: www.chicagopipeshow.com.

May 28, 2005
New York Pipe Show

Ramada Inn Hotel, Newark International Airport, Newark, N.J. Contact: Rich Esserman, 238 Aycrigg Avenue Unit D, Passaic, NJ 07055. Email resserman@unicefusa.org.

July 16, 2005

Resorts International, East Chicago, Ind. Trade/consumer buying event. 11am - 4pm. Contact: Laurie Silverman, CX2 Productions, Tel: (724) 657-7130. Email: cigarluver@aol.com.

July 23, 2005
MAPS 5th Annual Pipe Show/ Swap

Pistol Pete's Neighborhood Grill, Brookfield, WI, 10:00am - 4:30pm. Admission, $3.00; sale/display Tables, $35.00. Contact: Milwaukee Area Pipe Society, Attn: Tom Pellowski, P.O. Box 174, Elm Grove, WI 53122-0174, Email: tpellowski@wi.rr.com, Web: www.milwaukeeareapipesociety.com.

August 6-10, 2005
73rd Annual RTDA Convention & International Trade Show

Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, La. Contact: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, Tel: (410) 928-1674, Fax: (410) 628-1679, Email: info@rtda-org.

August 27, 2005
NASPC 2005 Pipe Collectors Swap/Sell Show

Ramada Plaza Hotel, Columbus, Ohio. Dealer tables, smoke shops, pipe makers exhibiting. Contact: Bill Unger, NASPC, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: bill@naspc.org.

September 3, 2005
New York Pipe Show

Ramada Inn Hotel, Newark International Airport, Newark, N.J. Contact: Rich Esserman, 238 Aycrigg Avenue Unit D, Passaic, NJ 07055, Email: resserman@unicefusa.org.

September 12 - 15, 2005
AWMA Distribution Summit & Business Exchange

Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans. Event brings together convenience distributors and their trading partners to learn, network, and conduct business. Business sessions, roundtables, and Business Exchange scheduled meetings. Contact: Bob Pignato at 800-482-2962, ext. 642, or Email: robertp@awmanet.org.

October 1 - 2, 2005
21st Annual CORPS Exposition & Celebration

Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Conference Center, Richmond, Va. Contact: Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers, P.O Box 34023, Richmond, VA 23234, Tel: (804) 342-0761, Email: conclave@corpipesmokers.org.

October 29 - 30, 2005
Kansas City Pipe & Tobacco Show

KCI-Expo Center, Kansas City, Mo. Pre-show activities, Friday, Oct. 28th. Show hours: Sat., Oct. 29 9am - 5pm; Sun., Oct. 30, 9am - 3pm. Single exhibit table, $80. Features the 3rd Annual UPCA Central Region Pipe Smoking Contest. Contact: Greater Kansas City Pipe Club, Email: info@gkcpipeclub.com, Web: www.gkcpipeclub.com.

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