BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, November 28, 2023 — Neil Shah, senior technical director at alliantgroup, a tax and business consultancy, will present a technical education workshop, “Strategic Practices for Success: Outpacing Competitors, Optimizing Bids and Nurturing Top Talent,” on February 13, 2024, from 3:00-5:00 pm, at WHMA’s Annual Global Leadership Summit in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Shah will lead an interactive discussion on trends in the industry and provide practical advice on practices that manufacturers can implement immediately. He will detail recent legislative updates to powerful credits and incentives that have helped WHMA members claim millions in federal funds. Shah will explain how these changes apply to wire harness manufacturers and how they can benefit from these lucrative federal programs.

“In today’s competitive market, businesses must be strategic in their approach to remaining competitive, lowering bids, and retaining skilled workers,” said David Bergman, WHMA executive director. “We look forward to learning how the alliantgroup, can help company owners in the cable and wire harness industry take full advantage of federal and state tax credits, incentives, and deductions in order to successfully compete both in the U.S. and abroad.”

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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 3,200+-member company sites 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. IPC maintains additional offices in Washington, D.C.; Atlanta, Ga.; Miami, Fla.; Munich, Germany; Brussels, Belgium; Bangalore and New Delhi, India; Bangkok, Thailand; and Qingdao, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Chengdu, Suzhou and Beijing, China.