June 24 – 28, 2009
Casa de Tobacco 2009

Shanghai, China. Designed to provide cigar smokers across China with an opportunity to taste a wide variety of premium cigars that are currently not available to them, bid on fine cigars and accessories donated by the attendees, and attend tastings and cigar dinners. Web: www.casadetabaco.com

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.

September 12, 2009
13th Annual Int’l. Pipe Swap

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

September 18 - 19, 2009
1st Annual Cigar Conference (Cig-Con) West 2009

Robert Hall Winery and River Oaks Pavilion, Paso Robles, Calif. Cigar conference and festival; Sep. 19 main event ($75) includes cigars, accessories, cigar rolling demonstrations, seminars, live entertainment, food, libations. Optional VIP dinner ($150) Sep. 18. Contact: David Diaz, doc@cigarconference.com ; vendor inquires, Francisco Curiel, francisco@cigarconference.com, Web: www.cigarconference.com.

September 18 - 20, 2009
Inter-tabac 2009

Westfalenhallen, Dortmond, Germany. 30th Annual International Trade Fair for tobacco 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 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 20 – 23, 2009
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV. Expo featuring over 1300 exhibitors divided into six major shopping areas; 60 educational workshops; and networking events. Contact: NACS, Tel: (703) 684-3600, Web: www.nacsonline.com.

October 23 - 25, 2009
61st Annual IAPSC World Pipe Smoking Contest & Show

Maple Leaf Convention Center, Shepherd, Michigan, sponsored by the MTSOK Pipe Club. Contact: International Association of Pipe Smokers Clubs, David Edel, david.edel@sbcglobal.net, www.iapsc.net, or Dave Sprunger, Smoker’s Club, Tel: (989) 775-8536.

October 31 - Nov. 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.

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