Connecting Expertise

Welcome to IWMA – we’re here to support you and all your activities within the global wire industry.

With a mission to promote new technology, education and growth worldwide, we’re dedicated to giving our members access to the insights and expertise they need. We also provide a proactive platform for sharing technological advances and best practices through a comprehensive range of events, conferences and publicity opportunities.

Founded in 1970 as a non-profit association, IWMA is the world’s largest and most influential corporate association for the wire and cable industries.

We welcome member companies of all sizes, with all specialisms. Join our well-connected global network today!

Members Benefits

Take advantage of fantastic networking opportunities at regularly organised IWMA events.

Seek the business expertise you need and make new contacts by exploring our IWMA Directory.

Use our extensive media channels to promote your company news and see what others are up to.

Tap into available professional and financial support for individuals in education across the industry.

Access dedicated support to showcase your offer at some of the industry’s biggest international exhibitions.

50 Years of IWMA

1970 – 2020

 This year is a major milestone. It all started out very small just a handful of industry leaders, who had the vision to see that wire and cable was an under-represented sector of a growing industry. But today, we are a global organisation representing member companies worth billions of dollars that literally connect the modern world.

COVID-19 Event Changes

We have put a pause on our IWMA events schedule until we have a clearer view of what will be happening the rest of this year, for health and financial reasons, which is why there aren’t any events to view on this page just yet. Meanwhile we are here – in spirit and at the end of a phone or web conference, rather than in person – for any enquiries, concerns, or information you need.