Welcome to the coverage of the easiest booth to cover at the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show. Ash-Stay is a company that makes an innovative ashtray that features three slots, a covered design and a dishwasher-safe body. The idea is to make it more challenging for both ash and the odors of ash to leave the ashtray.

The product isn’t new—it’s been around since 2014—but there is a new distribution deal with Cigar Oasis and two new colors.

Ash-Stay Coffee & Gunmetal

The two new colors aren’t the most interesting things to photograph, but they do inspire a bit of closer inspection in person. I for one am looking forwarding to testing a unit I purchased on an upcoming trip where the wind will be a factor.

MSRP: $24.95

Production: Regular Production

Launch Date: 2018

Davidoff is the official sponsor of halfwheel's coverage of the 2018 IPCPR Convention & Trade Show.
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Charlie Minato

I am an editor and co-founder of halfwheel.com/Rueda Media, LLC. I previously co-founded and published TheCigarFeed, one of the two predecessors of halfwheel. I have written about the cigar industry for more than a decade, covering everything from product launches to regulation to M&A. In addition, I handle a lot of the behind-the-scenes stuff here at halfwheel. I enjoy playing tennis, watching boxing, falling asleep to the Le Mans 24, wearing sweatshirts year-round and eating gyros. echte liebe.