February 20 - 22, 2008
AWMA Real Deal Expo

Las Vegas Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada. Trade show geared to convenience distributors including tobacco products, candy, beverages, snacks, foodservice and more. Contact: American Wholesale Marketer’s Association (AWMA), Tel: (703) 208-3358, Email: info@awma.org, Web: www.realdealexpo.com.

February 25 – 29, 2008
10th Habanos Festival

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; new 2008 Habanos launches; Trade Fair and the International Seminar for exchange of knowledge, experiences; Habanosommelier Contest; annual awards / gala dinner.

April 23 - 25, 2008
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.

May 3 – 4, 2008
Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana Show

The Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, Illinois, sponsored by the Chicagoland Pipe Collectors Clubs (CPCC). April 30, May 1 pipe making seminars; May 2 golf tournament and pre-show buy/sell/trade; May 4 United Pipe Clubs of America national smoking contest; May 5 post-show last chance buying morning. Exhibit tables, $130. Contact: Frank Burla, Tel: (630- 271-1317, Email: fpburla@aol.com, Web: www.chicagopipeshow.com.

June 23 - 26, 2008
EuroTab 2008 Exhibition

Warszawskie Centrum Expo XXI, Warsaw, Poland. One-stop shopping fair for tobacco products and accessories sponsored by Tobacco International magazine. Web: www.eurotab.com.

July 13 - 17, 2008
76th Annual IPCPR Convention & International Trade Show

Sands Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada. Cigars, specialty cigarettes, pipes, RYO, accessories, OTP manufacturers and distributors. Contact: International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association, Tel: (706) 494-1143, Email: info@rtda.org, Web: www.rtda.org.

July 26, 2008
MAPS Annual Pipe Show

Milwaukee Area Pipe Society. Contact MAPS, Web: www.milwaukeeareapipesociety.com.

August 21, 2008
NASPC 2008 Swap/Sell Pipe Show

Sponsored by the North American Society of Pipe Collectors. Contact: NASPC, Bill Unger, Tel: (614) 252-2904, Email: bill@naspc.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.