Connecting expertise worldwide

If you work within the wire, cable and wire product industries anywhere around the world, you need to be part of IWMA. If you’re not a member, you’re missing out – because we exist to promote and support your business.

As the world’s largest and most influential corporate association for the global wire industry, our well-connected global network offers ongoing opportunities for our members.

We’re dedicated to promoting best practice, new technology, education and growth for all sizes of company, in all countries.

International events

IWMA organises a regular programme of events and conferences every year. Designed to appeal to member companies of all sizes, they’re held in many different countries around the world. Our events offer an industry-wide forum for technological advance and best practice – and a great opportunity to make and build valued business connections.

World-class exhibitions

As a proud wire industry partner of international trade fair organiser Messe Düsseldorf, IWMA has many years of experience in providing expert exhibition support services for our members – at leading trade shows all around the world. We provide comprehensive advice and support to help make attending and exhibiting at major trade events easy, effective and rewarding.

Educational opportunities

IWMA actively encourages the gaining of new skills and experience by members. We offer opportunities and recognition for newcomers and future rising stars within the global wire and cable industry through both our IWMA Educational Trust Fund and its Wire Education Awardee scheme.

Our history and heritage

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. With a thriving and well-connected network of corporate members of all sizes in all countries, we’ve evolved from humble beginnings to become the go-to community for the global wire industry.

Our team works for you

IWMA is dedicated to supporting you and your business. So our expert team is always available to help you explore new opportunities, make new global connections and showcase your expertise to other members of the global wire industry around the world.