85th Annual IPCPR Convention & International Trade Show Schedule

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    IPCPR 2017 Show Schedule

    Every year the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers Association holds a trade show and convention which is one of the largest gathering of premium cigar and pipe retailers and manufacturers. This year’s show will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada, from July 10-14, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Tobacco Business will be in attendance at the show, bringing you up to date and live coverage via our website and online. We will also be exhibiting at the show and encourage you to visit us at Booth #2170 where you can learn more about our magazine and the Tobacco Plus Expo (TPE) which will be held in Las Vegas on January 31-February 1, 2018.

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    Here’s a look at the schedule for IPCPR 2017:

    MONDAY, JULY 10:
    9 a.m.–5 p.m. Registration Open

    SEMINARS
    (All seminars will be held in the Westgate Paradise Event Center)

    • 1–2 p.m. Turn New Customers into Repeat Customers
    • 3–4 p.m. How to Survive and Thrive as a Tobacconist Today
    • 5–6 p.m. 2017 FDA Regulatory Compliance Update
    • 6:30–10 p.m. Opening Reception (Westgate Paradise Event Center)

    TUESDAY, JULY 11:

    • 8–9:30 a.m. Opening Breakfast & Annual Meeting w/ Keynote Speaker Rudy Giuliani—Principled Leadership: In the Face of Change and Crisis (Westgate Paradise Event Center)
    • 9:30–10:30 a.m. Trade Show Open for PAC VIPs
    • 10:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Trade Show Open for All Attendees
    • 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch Available (Food Court on Show Floor)
    • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch Time Learning Series—The Welcomer Edge: Unlocking the Secrets of Repeat Business (On Show Floor)

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 12:

    • 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Trade Show Open for All Attendees
    • 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch Available (Food Court on Show Floor)
    • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch Time Learning Series—Retailers Best Practices Panel (On Show Floor)
    • Evening State Association Cocktail Reception (in PAC VIP Booth)

    THURSDAY, JULY 13:

    • 8–9:30 a.m. AMAB Meeting (Room TBD)
    • 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Trade Show Open for All Attendees
    • 11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Lunch Available (Food Court on Show Floor)
    • 12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch Time Learning Series—Cigar Aficionado Manufacturers Panel (On Show Floor)
    • 7–10 p.m. IPCPR Cigar Bash (The Light Nightclub at Mandalay Bay)

    FRIDAY, JULY 14:

    • 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Trade Show Open for All Attendees
      Day 4 $10,000 Prize Drawing (Lunch Time Learning Theater on Show Floor)

    [Schedule subject to change. Visit ipcpr.org for the latest schedule, and download the IPCPR App on iTunes and Google Play.]

    This story first appeared in the July/August 2017 issue of Tobacco Business magazine. Members of the tobacco industry are eligible for a complimentary subscription to our magazine. Click here for details.

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