June 26, 2004
cigarBQ Wine Country

Rodney Strong Vineyards, Healdsburg, Calif. California's largest cigar and wine event to benefit the Rotary International Youth Exchange. Tickets, $125. Vendor tables showcasing cigars, wine, beer, and food available at $100 each. Contact: Hans Dippel, cigarguy@earthlink.com.

July 10, 2004
Third Annual CAPS Washington DC Pipe Show

Washington Dulles Holiday Inn, Saturday, 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM. Pipe show and swap sponsored by The Capital Area Pipe Smokers. Contact: Randy Evans, Email: raevans@outdrs.net, Web: Caps_pipe.tripod.com.

July 24, 2004
MAPS 4th Annual Pipe Show/Swap

Pistol Pete’s Neighborhood Grill, Brookfield, Wi., sponsored by the Milwaukee Area Pipe Society, Ltd. Admission, $3.00; sale/display tables, $35. Contact: Robert Schrap, Email: rschrap@aol.com, Web: milwaukeeareapipesociety.com.

July 26 - 29, 2004
72nd Annual RTDA Convention & International Trade Show

Sands Expo Center & Venetian Hotel, Las Vegas, NV. Contact: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, Tel: (410) 928-1674, Fax: (410) 628- 1679, Email: info@rtda-org.

August 28, 2004
NASPC Pipe Collectors Swap/Sell Pipe Show

Ramada Plaza Hotel, Columbus, Oh. Dealer tables, smoke shops, pipe makers exhibiting. Hourly fundraising raffles with prizes. Hospitality suite Friday night, Aug. 27 with complimentary food, drink. Table fees, $50. Contact: Bill Unger, NASPC, Tel: (614) 252-2904, email: bill@naspc.org.

September 10 - 12, 2004
Inter-tabac 2004

Messe Westaflenhallen Dortmund, Dortmund, Germany. International trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories. Over 120 specialists traders, wholesalers and retailers exhibiting products; 4,000 trade visitors restricted to trade. Info: www.westfalenhallen.de.

September 27 - 30, 2004
AWMA Distribution Summit

The Ritz-Carlon, New Orleans, LA. Information sessions tailored for convenience distributors and their trading partners. New this year, AWMA Business Exchange, one-on-one meetings for manufacturers, distributors. Contact: AWMA, Web: www.awmanet.org.

October 1 - 3, 2004
CORPS Pipe Smokers Exposition & Celebration

Holiday Inn Select, Koger South Conference Center, Richmond, Va. Sponsored by the Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers.

November 13, 2004
7th Annual Northern California Pipe Show (NCPS VII)

Co-sponsored by the Sacramento Pipe Collectors' Assembly, the Fresno Pipe Club, and the Peninsula Pipe Club. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Clarklift Team Power, Sacramento, Calif. Smokers, private collectors, estate pipe dealers, smoke shop retailers and manufacturers' reps. displaying estate pipes, new pipes, tobaccos and accessories. Dealers, retailers, and collectors tables, $25-$40. Contact: Gary Malmberg, Tel: (916) 442-6027, email: gmalmberg@earthlink.net.

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