October 8 - 11, 2006
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) Show

Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. The most comprehensive annual gathering of retailers and suppliers in the global convenience and petroleum retailing industry featuring over 1,400 exhibitors and a wide array of educational workshops and networking functions. Contact: NACS, Tel: (703) 684-3600, Web: www.nacsonline.com.

October 15 - 17, 2006
AWMA Distribution Conference & Summit

Georgia International Convention Center, College Park, Georgia. Contact: AWMA, 2750 Prosperity Ave., Suite 530, Farifax, VA 22031, Toll-free: (800) 482-2962, Fax: (703) 573-5738, Email: info@awmanet.org, Web: www.awmanet.org.

October 28 - 29, 2006
Kansas City Pipe & Tobacco Show

KCI-Expo Center/Holiday Inn at the Expo Center. Hosted by the Greater Kansas City Pipe Club. Friday night barbeque buffet, October 27; Saturday night dinner banquet; UPCA-sanctioned pipe smoking contest. Exhibitor tables, $95 for both days. Contact: GKCPC, secretary@gkcpipeclub.com.

November 4, 2006
Northern California Pipe Show IX

Firehouse Brew Pub & Restaurant, Merced, Calif. Co-sponsored by the Sacramento Pipe Collectorís Assembly, Fresno Pipe Club, and the Peninsula Pipe Club. Dealerís tables, $25 prior to Sept. 1; $40 after. Contact: Mike Siegel, ki6pr@elite.net or visit www.secondhandsmokes.com.


February 21 - 23, 2007
AWMA Real Deal Expo

Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada. Convenience distributors trade show. Contact: AWMA, Tel: (703) 208-3358, Email: info@awma.org.

April 26 - 27, 2007
Tobacco Plus Expo

Las Vegas Convention Center. Contact: Reuter Exposition Services, Toll-free: (888) 737-3976, Fax: (203) 483-5778, Email: marilene@reuterexpo.com, Web: www.tobaccoplusexpo.com.

August 5 - 8, 2007
75th Annual RTDA Convention & International Trade Show

George C. Brown Convention Center, Houston, Texas. Cigars, specialty cigarettes, pipes, RYO, accessories manufacturers and distributors. Contact: Retail Tobacco Dealers of America, Tel: (706) 494-1143, Email: info@rtda.org, Web: www.rtda.org.

August 25, 2007
NASPC 2007 Swap/Sell Pipe Show

Midwest Hotel & Conference Center, Columbus, Ohio. Sponsored by the North American Society of Pipe Collectors. 9 am - 5 pm, free admission. Contact: NASPC, Bill Unger, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: bill@naspc.org.

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