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.

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.

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, mnoguera@czf.com.ni.


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: marilene@reuterexpo.com.

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: awma@jspargo.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: t-a-a@t-a-a.us, Web: t-a-a.com.

April 15 – 17, 2010
EuroTab 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: a.riley@eurotab.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: fpburla@aol.com.

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