Wire & Cable India 2014 and the concurrent fairs Tube India International 2014 and Metallurgy India 2014 were opened by the organizers Messe Düsseldorf India and Messe Düsseldorf GmbH on 28 October 2014 at the Bombay Convention & Exhibition Center, Mumbai.

The esteemed industry partners supporting the fairs, International Wire and Cable Exhibitors Association (IWCEA), International Wire & Machinery Association (IWMA), Italian Wire Machinery Manufacturers Association (ACIMAF), Wire and Cable Industry Suppliers Association (WCISA), Steel Wire Manufacturers Association of India (SWMAI) and the International Tube Association (ITA) joined together for opening the show.

The dignitaries from the left were (picture attached): Dr. Gerhard Bartz (VDKM), Dr. Kurt Eder (VÖDKM/AWCMA), Peter Byroslawsky (ITA), Rahul Sachdev (WCISA), Erhard Wienkamp (Messe Düsseldorf), Steven Rika (IWMA), Jörg Dübelt (Messe Düsseldorf), Krishnendu Sanyal (TATA Steel Ltd. – Wire division), Udo Schürtzmann (Messe Düsseldorf India), Prashant Ursekar (TATA Steel Ltd. - Wire division), Stephen Loynes (ITA) , Sachin Warang (TATA Steel Ltd. - Wire division), Lunia (SWMAI), Tinthankar Banerjee(SWMAI).

At this event, 388 exhibitors from 25 countries are participating in an exhibition space of 18,000 sqm.