PCA 2020

PCA 2020: The Reckoning is Here

The moment of reckoning has arrived. On Friday, Altadis U.S.A., Davidoff of Geneva USA, Drew Estate and General Cigar Co.—likely the four largest companies in…

Altadis, Davidoff, Drew Estate & General Not Exhibiting at PCA 2020 Trade Show (Update)

Four of the largest cigar companies have announced they will not be exhibiting at the upcoming 2020 PCA Trade Show & Convention, formerly known as…

Tatuaje Edición ERH Teased for 2020

There will be yet another new line of Tatuaje from the Doral, Fla.-based El Rey de los Habanos. Pete Johnson of Tatuaje posted a picture…

Sinistro’s Never Walk Alone Soft Launching This Week

Sinistro Cigars is releasing a limited amount of its newest cigar line this week, called Never Walk Alone. The cigar is a toro vitola that…

PCA Cancels CigarCon 2020, Planned Consumer Day for IPCPR Trade Show

CigarCon 2020 will not happen. The Premium Cigar Association (PCA), formerly IPCPR, has announced that the controversial consumer day for its annual trade show will…

Watch: Charlie Minato on Developing Palates IPCPR Media Recap Show

Last night I was on Developing Palates’ IPCPR Media Recap show with Aaron Loomis and Seth Geise of Developing Palates, Will Cooper of Cigar-Coop and Eric Guttormson of Cigar Dojo….

Poll: 59 Percent of Exhibitors Have Lost Faith in IPCPR/PCA’s Leadership

Over half of the companies surveyed by halfwheel have indicated they do not have faith in the leadership of the IPCPR/PCA to operate and grow the…

Premium Cigar Association (PCA), CigarCon Formally Announced

The IPCPR is officially the PCA and consumers will be coming to the trade show floor in 2020. As we reported last week, the International…

IPCPR Rebranding to Premium Cigar Association, Consumer Day Planned for 2020 Trade Show

Next week, the International Premium Cigar & Pipe Retailers’ Association (IPCPR) will announce major changes for the cigar industry’s largest and oldest trade group, and…

IPCPR 2020 Dates Change, Now July 11-14

The 2020 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show will take place July 11-14, 2020 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nev., two weeks later…

IPCPR Convention & Trade Show Returning to Sands/Venetian in 2019

The IPCPR Convention & Trade Show is heading back to the Sands Expo, located in between the Venetian and Palazzo in Las Vegas, Nev. It…