Cigar Trade Show Begins

Posted: August 9, 2010

The 78th annual International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers trade show (formerly known as the RTDA) opens today in New Orleans, Louisiana. The show brings together nearly all of the companies that make and sell cigars for the American market, the largest market for premium cigars on the planet.

The trade show is the traditional venue for cigar companies to unveil their latest cigars to the retail trade. Today’s lineup consists of seminars—the trade show proper opens on Tuesday, and concludes on Friday.

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Log in if you're already registered.

Or register for Cigar Aficionado today—it's free.

Registration allows you to:
  • Keep track of your favorite cigars in your personal humidor.
  • Comment on all our stories.

Forgot your password?

Ratings & Reviews

Search our database of more than 17,000 cigar tasting notes by score, brand, country, size, price range, year, wrapper and more, plus add your favorites to your Personal Humidor.