No WCISA Outing at Wire Expo 2008 in Pittsburgh.
to the reasons listed below, the WCISA Board of Directors has voted
not to hold a WCISA networking outing on the eve of the opening of
the Wire Expo 2008 exhibits in Pittsburgh, PA, USA;
non-endorsement of Wire Expo 2008.
request of the WAI (Wire Association International) to cancel future
Wire Expo events.
Expo exhibits open at 12:45 PM on Monday, June 9, so many exhibitors
will arrive late Sunday night or Monday morning.
WAI has scheduled a 5K Road Race for Charity (Sponsored by Leoni Wire
Inc.) at 5:30 PM on Sunday night, June 8, 2008 (as part of Wire Expo).
Wire Expo 2008 exhibits are open June 9-11, 2008. Hardcopies
of the WCISA Member Directory and Product Listing, 2008 Edition, will
be distributed at the show from booth 722.
WCISA® will be exhibiting in booth 503 of the exhibit portion of
the IWCS Conference™ in Providence, RI, USA, November 10-12, 2008,
www.iwcs.org. WCISA will distribute copies of the 2008 edition of the
WCISA Member Directory & Product Listing, and 33 individual WCISA
member Companies will also be exhibiting on their own.
WCISA will not organize a WCISA-hosted outing at IWCS for the following
open in the afternoon on Monday, November 10, so many WCISA members
will not be in town on Sunday, November 9.
WCISA Member company Cable Components Group LLC, www.cablecomponents.com,
is hosting a Monday Night Football party on November 10, 2008, for all
IWCS Conference attendees.
60 years, the IWCS has organized a technical symposium in which the
latest developments in wire and cable technology, materials and systems/applications
have been presented. In later years, the forum has expanded to include
an Executive Forum program for industry general management, and a Suppliers’ Exhibition
where industry suppliers present their latest products and services.
In 2008, the IWCS Conference will include more than 100 technical papers,
an exhibition with nearly 150 exhibition stands and eight Professional
Development Courses. WCISA is a Supporting Associate of the IWCS Conference.