The South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA) has held the distinction of being the #1 resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961 – saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. Below is a list of pertinent resources for our members..
Manufacturers Association of Central Florida
- Serving manufacturers in Central Florida (Orange, Osceola, Lake, Seminole and Brevard counties)
- Sherry Reeves, Executive Director
- E-mail: MACFHQ@MACF.BIZ
South Florida Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in the Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Saint Lucie, Okeechobee, Monroe and Indian River counties.
- Matthew Rocco, President
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bay Area Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in the Tampa Bay region, including Pinellas, Hillsborough and Pasco counties
- Beth Galic, Director
- E-mail: email@example.com
Manufacturers Association of the Space Coast
- Serving manufacturers in Brevard county
- Elizabeth Huy
- E-mail: EHuy@spacecoastedc.org
First Coast Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in the Jacksonville area (Nassau, Duval, Clay, Putnam, and Saint Johns counties)
- Lake Ray, President
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hernando County Manufacturers Association
- Hernando, part of Pasco
- Duane Chichester, Ex. Director
Mid-Florida Regional Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in the Marion, Levy, Alachua, Citrus and Sumter counties
- Kathleen Crowley, Executive Director
- E-mail: Kathleen.MRMA@gmail.com
Manufacturing & Supply Chain Alliance of Mid Florida (formerly, Polk Manufacturing Association)
- Serving manufacturers in the Polk County area
- Patti Gander, Director
- Email: email@example.com
Northwest Florida Manufacturers Council
- Serving manufacturers in the Northwest Florida area
- Paul Miller, Executive Director
Sarasota Manatee Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in the Sarasota area
- Peter Straw, Executive Director
- E-mail: Pstraw@sama-fl.com
Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association
- Serving manufacturers in Southwest Florida
- Neil Kagan, Membership Director
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Treasure Coast Manufacturers Association
- Serving Martin, St. Lucie, Indian River and Okeechobee counties
- Pete Tesch, President St. Lucie County EDC
- Email: email@example.com
Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA)
- Serving manufacturers in Volusia and Flagler counties and surrounding areas
- Jayne Fifer, President/CEO
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
STATE OF FLORIDA
Enterprise Florida – This public/private partnership agency is Florida’s state economic development agency. EFI provides assistance to businesses looking to locate or stay in Florida.
Florida Sterling Council – To increase your competitive edge, learn more about the Sterling performance improvement system.
Manufacturing Site at Enterprise FL – This site tracks manufacturing information relevant to the State of Florida.
Directory of State and Local Government Sites – Detailed listing of local and government websites
US Bureau of Labor Statistics – Labor data, inflation, unemployment, pay data
Dept. of Labor – Compliance assistance, small business resources
Dept. of Labor – OSHA – Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Dept. of Commerce – Compliance assistance, small business resources.
Career Source Broward – A federally-funded, locally-controlled organization providing numerous services to employers and job seekers in Broward County
Career Source Palm Beach – A federally-funded, locally-controlled organization providing numerous services to employers and job seekers in Palm Beach County
HR.com – One of the largest online community for human resources professionals featuring articles, news, webcasts, events, white papers, discussion forums.
Monster – Search for jobs, read career advice from Monster’s job experts, and find hiring and recruiting advice.