The Boutique Cigar Association is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit trade association. The association is an organization of boutique cigar makers.  The BCAA are joined by members of the allied trade, cigar wholesalers, retailers, individuals, other associate members and the Boutique Cigar Association staff to make up the Boutique Cigar Association.

Boutique Cigar Association Purpose

To promote and protect small boutique cigar makers, their cigars and the community of boutique cigar enthusiasts. 

Core Values & Beliefs

At the Boutique Cigar Association we believe in:

  • Promoting and celebrating the small, independent, traditional and innovative culture of boutique cigars

  • Vigorously defending our industry and proving boutique cigar makers with a unified voice

  • Fostering transparency with our own organization

  • Supporting and encouraging the responsible enjoyment of cigars among legal aged individuals

  • Providing stewardship for more than 300 years of cigar making history

  • Educating boutique cigar makers and consumers about the diversity of tobacco, blends, and quality

  • Improving the economic health of the boutique cigar makers 

  • Working to build a collegial community of boutique cigar makers, brand owners, retailers, and enthusiasts

  • Promoting ethical and legal trade practices

  • Building relationships and collaborating with our industry partners