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Educational Resources

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WAI offers a host of educational opportunities and career-building solutions. Webinars, courses, panel discussions, production solution demonstrations—all are avenues that focus on best practices, innovation, and operational excellence. The monthly Wire Journal International magazine features educational technical articles and the WAI Forums unite experts and newcomers in an online information exchange. The WAI Store offers educational handbooks, DVDs, guides, and technical products.

Financial resources are also available through WAI Chapter scholarship programs and The Wire Link Travelling Scholarship program. 



Book of Terms

WAI has an answer to your first 5,000 questions about wire and cable. Check out this glossary of wire and cable terms; the perfect resource for those new to the industry.

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WAI's community has access to the latest technical and practical manufacturing innovations from the wire and cable industry's top luminaries who speak at annual conferences. Ask about upcoming programs, past conference proceedings, or archived papers in WAI's database that date back to 1926.

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Expand your knowledge of the wire and cable industry conveniently and cost-effectively through WAI's webinar program. Stay current with brief webinar broadcasts that are tailored to industry specific topics. Participate in a dynamic and concentrated informational session. Free to WAI members.

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Wire Link Travelling Scholarship

Each year, the Wire Link Traveling Scholarship provides an individual in the wire industry with the unique opportunity to travel to the United States or the United Kingdom to learn about and report on the country's wire industry.

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WAI Forums

The WAI Forums comprise an online arena where industry professionals can exchange technical information on issues related to the manufacture of wire and cable.

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WAI Store

Browse the WAI Store and choose from dozens of technical books, videos, and our archive of more than 5,500 technical articles

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Wire Journal International

This official publication of the Wire Association is issued monthly to international subscribers in 100 countries. It is written for executives, engineers, technical and sales professionals in the wire and cable industry. It is available in print and digital formats.

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WAI Awards

WAI honors individuals who contribute to the technical, manufacturing, and business information it collects and disseminates. Top honors include the Mordica Memorial Award and the Donnellan Memorial Award.

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The Wire Association Int.

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Madison, CT 06443-2662

P: (203) 453-2777