The History of the Bay Area Manufacturers Association
The Pinellas Manufacturers Association was formed with a small group of 10 industries
in the Tyrone Industrial Park area of St Petersburg.
Industrial exhibitions were co-sponsored by PMA with the Pinellas County Industry Council.
The name was changed to Pinellas Industries Association.
The By Kravetz Scholarship was established.
PIA was instrumental in the formation of the Florida Manufacturers Association.
The Distinguished Service Award was established.
The Joseph Schiereck Scholarship was established.
PIA changed its name to the Bay Area Manufacturers Association.
BAMA held its first Scholarship Golf Tournament.
BAMA initiated its website.
BAMA hosted the first Made in Tampa Bay Expo
BAMA held it's first Clay Shoot for Veteran's Education
BAMA became part of the FloridaMakes Network
BAMA celebrates it's 60th anniversary!