BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, August 18, 2022The following is a joint statement issued by David Bergman, WHMA Executive Director, Joe DeMan, WHMA Board Chair and Gustavo Farell, WHMA Board Chair:

For the past few weeks, WHMA/IPC has been closely monitoring a variety of health, safety, economic and travel concerns relative to M-EXPO Wire Processing Technology Expo 2022. As a result, WHMA/IPC has decided to postpone the event.

WHMA/IPC remains committed to the cable and wire harness manufacturing industry and looks forward to reconnecting with attendees, exhibitors, presenters and show partners, next year.

For any questions regarding this news, please contact IPC’s Senior Director of Tradeshows and Events Alicia Balonek at


About WHMA

The Wiring Harness Manufacturer’s Association (WHMA) was established in 1993 to serve and dedicate their resources to the global cable and wire harness industry. WHMA is the ONLY trade association exclusively representing the cable and wire harness manufacturing industry including manufacturers, their suppliers and customers. (

 About IPC

IPC ( is a global industry association based in Bannockburn, Ill., dedicated to the competitive excellence and financial success of its 3,000+ member companies which represent all facets of the electronics industry, including design, printed board manufacturing, electronics assembly, and test. As a member-driven organization and leading source for industry standards, training, market research and public policy advocacy, IPC supports programs to meet the needs of an estimated $2 trillion global electronics industry.