Introduced in 1981, Interwire is the largest and longest-running wire and cable marketplace in the Americas. It is an international trade event that includes exhibiting companies, speakers, and attendees from more than 50 countries around the world. The show crosses dozens of vertical industries including automotive, construction, aerospace, transportation, and communications, among others.
The Wire Association International, Inc., founded in 1930, is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals dedicated to the promotion, collection, and dissemination of technical, manufacturing, and general business information and trends in the industry. Throughout the year WAI organizes events such as Interwire and the WAI Operations Summit & Wire Expo trade shows, technical workshops and symposiums, an online trade show, and annual International Technical Conference. Its publications and technical products include Wire Journal International (WJI) and the annual WJI Reference Guide as well as a host of technical handbooks, webinars, and DVDs.