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, Web: www.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.

October 3 – 3, 2008
24th Annual CORPS Pipe Smokers Celebration & Exposition

Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Conference Center, Richmond, Virginia., sponsored by the Conclave Of Richmond Pipe Smokers. Contact: CORPS, www.corpipesmokers.org, Email: conclave@corpipesmokers.org, Tel: (804) 342-0761.

October 17 – 18, 2008
60th World Pipe Smoking Contest

Lost Arrow Resort, Gladwin, Michigan, sponsored by the MTSOK Pipe Club. Contact: David Edel, david.edel@sbcglobal.net or Dave Sprunger, Smoker’s Club, Tel: (989) 775-8536.

November 8, 2008
2008 TSPTC Pipe & Tobacco Show

Post 330 American Legion Hall, New Haven, Ind., sponsored by the Tri State Pipe & Tobacco Club. Contact: Andy Spencer, TSPTC, Tel: (260) 747-5726, Email: agspencer@comcast.net, Web: www.tsptc.org.

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