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: email@example.com, Web: www.ipcpr.org.
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, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.westcoastpipeshow.com.
December 3 – 4, 2009
Sabor y Aroma de Nicaragua (Taste & Aroma of Nicaragua)
1st Annual Cigar Fair, Hotel Los Arcos, Estelí, Nicaragua. Sponsors: Asociatión Nicaraguense del Puro. Contact: Manina Nogera, email@example.com.
February 14 - 19, 2010
3rd Annual ProCigar Festival
La Romana/Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Factory and farm tours, dinner parties, golf tournament, seminars, excursions. Contact: ProCigar, www.procigar.org.
February 22 - 29, 2010
12th Festival de Habano
Havana International Conference Centre, Havana, Cuba. Sponsored by Habanos S.A. Corporation and Tabacuba Business Group. Meeting place for distributors, retail specialists, and enthusiasts of Cuban-produced cigars; Trade Fair and the International Seminar; Habanosommelier Contest; annual awards and gala dinner.
March 3 – 4, 2010
Tobacco Plus Expo 2010
Las Vegas Convention Center, New Orleans, La. Contact: Reuter Exposition Services, Toll-free: (888) 737-3976, Web: www.tobaccoplusexpo.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
March 10 – 12, 2010
AWMA Real Deal Expo 2010
Las Vegas Hilton Center. Sponsored by the American Wholesale Marketers Association. Contact: Tel: (703) 631-6200, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.realdealexpo.com.
March 21 – 25, 2010
TAA 42nd Annual Convention
Caribe Hilton, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Contact: Tobacconists’ Association of America, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
April 15 – 17, 2010
Targi w Krakowie, Krakow, Poland. One-stop European shopping fair for tobacco products and accessories, hosted by Tobacco Products International. Contact: Lockwood Publications, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.eurotab.com, Tel: (212) 391-2060, Fax: (212) 827-0945.
May 1 - 2, 2010
Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show
The Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Ill. Sponsored by the Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Club. April 28 - 29, pipe making seminars; April 1, pre-show buy/sell/trade; May 2, UPCA national smoking contest. Contact: Frank Burla, Tel: (630) 271-1317, Web: www.chicagopipeshow.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.