The Wire Association International (WAI), Inc., founded in 1930, is a worldwide technical society for wire and cable industry professionals. Based in Madison, Connecticut, USA, WAI collects and shares technical, manufacturing, and general business information to the ferrous, nonferrous, electrical, fiber optic, and fastener segments of the wire and cable industry.
WAI hosts trade expositions, technical conferences, and educational programs. It publishes the Wire Journal International (WJI), HardWIRED, the annual WJI Reference Guide, and technical products available through the WAI Store. Highlights are below; see "Resources" for all offerings.