September 8 – 10, 2008
Smoker Friendly 12th Annual Tobacco Festival and Conference

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 8 – 11, 2008
2008 AWMA Summit & Business Exchange

Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas, Nev. Convenience distributors and trading partners networking, educational, and trading event. Contact: AWMA, Tel: (703) 208-3358, Email: info@awmanet.org, Web: www.realdealexpo.com.

September 9, 2008
New York Pipe Club’s 12th Annual International Pipe Swap

Wyndham Newark International Airport Hotel, Newark, N.J. Sat., 10am–5pm. Retailer and collector exhibitor tables available. Contact: NYPC, www.newyorkpipeclub.com.

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 – 5, 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 4 – 7, 2008
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show

McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill. Over 23,000 attendees visiting 1400 exhibitors including the new "Congreenience" Store addressing and sustainability; 33 educational workshops, sessions, events, and networking opportunities addressing improving customer loyalty, enhancing efficiency, and increasing profitability, among other topics. Contact: NACS, Tel: (703) 684-3600, Web: www.nacsonline.com, 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.


May 6 – 7, 2009
Tobacco Plus Expo

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

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

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

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.