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Interwire WAI Operations Summit
& Wire Expo
International Technical Conference
Introduced in 1981, Interwire is the largest and longest-running wire and cable marketplace in the Americas. Hosted biennially, Interwire is an international trade event that includes exhibiting companies, speakers, and visitors from more than 50 countries.
When industry professionals look for new wire and cable technology, supplies, and equipment they choose Interwire, the benchmark for wire business in the Americas.

Information is exchanged at Interwire. Machinery is debuted, reviewed, and sold at Interwire. And the promise of international networking on the Americas’ stage continues to excite visitors to this vital forum. The show crosses dozens of vertical industries including automotive, construction, aerospace, transportation, and communications, among others.  Interwire is held in conjunction with WAI’s Annual Convention. Read more.

WAI Operations Summit & Wire Expo is organized by WAI and is held biennially in a different industry hub within the U.S. for the wire and cable manufacturing industry. The event incorporates technical paper presentations, a comprehensive exhibit, on-floor production solutions demonstrations, networking activities, and more. Wire Expo originated in Boston in 1990 and has since been hosted in the following locations: Louisville, Kentucky; Detroit, Michigan; Charlotte, North Carolina; Cleveland, Ohio; Nashville, Tennessee; Chicago, Illinois; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Dallas, Texas. Read more.

Each year WAI hosts an educational conference in a different country to unite industry experts from around the world who share the latest research findings in a particular segment of the wire and cable industry with their peers and colleagues. Usually scheduled over a two- to three-day period, the International Technical Conferences include white paper presentations—which are typically offered with simultaneous translation—a tabletop exhibition, plant tours, guest tours, and social functions. Read more.