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WAI’s Interwire: April 23-25, 2013

Leading wire and cable businesses in the Americas with return to Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Interwire logo.GUILFORD, Connecticut, USA – October 11, 2012 – The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc. reports that it has sold more than 90% of its allotted 104,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space for Interwire 2013, which will return to the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, where the flagship trade event originated in 1981.

In a show of support for Interwire, exhibiting companies representing more than 24 countries have contracted space. Exhibits will feature wire and cable manufacturers, machinery, supplies, and ancillary equipment. New to the exhibition floor in 2013 will be a China pavilion comprising several different wire and cable companies and representative agencies; organizers expect two additional country pavilions from Austria and Italy to be confirmed and announced shortly.

"Some exhibitors like to get closer to the show to sign up for floor space, but there is not a lot of space left at this point," said WAI's Sales Director Bob Xeller. Remaining space can be contracted by contacting the WAI This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at (001) 203-453-2777.

Program content for the concurrent WAI 83rd Annual Convention is being organized presently by a new 12-member committee led by co-chairmen Bill Avise of Leggett & Platt and Richard Miller of Southwire, both also WAI officers. The group is responsible for securing conference presentations including technical papers, operational presentations, panels, and guest speakers. Preliminary topics include green initiatives, cost reduction, health and safety issues, and human resources. WAI will accept abstract submissions from speakers interested in presenting a technical paper at Interwire through November 5, 2012. Contact WAI's This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

The conference schedule will be posted online as details become available.

Interwire is held biennially and is the largest trade show of its kind in the Americas for the wire and cable manufacturing industry. Initiated in 1981, Interwire offers an anticipated and timely meeting point for suppliers, manufacturers, buyers, researchers, and industry luminaries from around the globe. It is a forum for global industry experts to share insights on the latest trends and developments in wire and cable, including those related to fiber optic, electrical, fastener, ferrous, and nonferrous disciplines.

The Wire Association International, Inc., founded in 1930, is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals. WAI is dedicated to the promotion, collection and dissemination of technical, manufacturing and general business information and trends in the industry. It organizes events such as the Interwire and Wire Expo trade shows, technical webinars, and annual International Technical Conferences. Its publications and technical products include Wire Journal International (WJI) and the annual WJI Reference Guide as well as a host of technical handbooks, reports, and DVDs.

Media Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.?subject=Press%20Inquiry">Janice Swindells at Tel.: 001-203-453-2777, ext. 117.

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