SFMA offers many opportunities throughout the year for our members to network with each other. For a schedule of all current events, click here.
South Florida Manufacturers Association hold it’s Annual Meeting each Fall. It is chance for members, service providers to display their products, meet other members and learn what the local manufacturing community makes right here in South Florida. Check the events page for schedule information.
Plant tours are held at companies who have won the SFMA Manufacturer of the Year award. Tours are generally held during the last quarter of the year – October, November and December. Attendance is at no cost and any SFMA member is eligible to attend. Spots are very limited and based on a first come, first served basis. All Non-Members will be placed on a wait list and may attend only if SFMA members have not filled all spots.
Come on out and meet your fellow SFMA Members! This informal gathering gives the opportunity to come and mingle with manufacturers, service companies and Board Members. Socials are held every other month, in different locations each time. Free for SFMA Members! $50.00 for Non-Members.
RECOGNITION OF EXCELLENCE BANQUET
The Recognition of Excellence Banquet, the SFMA’s most formal and prestigious event of the year, is held each March. This awards banquet showcases companies and employees. Manufacturing and Supply Chain companies, compete against the SFMA Criteria to be named Manufacturer of the Year. Employees, nominated by their employer, will be named Employee of the Year within their respective field. The banquet introduces all finalists and winners will be announced by previous year’s winner.
SCHOLARSHIP GOLF TOURNAMENT
Golf to support manufacturing education! Each May, the SFMA hosts the Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the tournament go towards the funding of an intern at an SFMA Member company. Two scholarships will be awarded to those companies that submit an application. Winners are announced at the September Annual Meeting & EXPO.