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PDR CPAs & Advisors offers accounting, audit, tax and consulting services.  At PDR, we know what’s important to you – keeping your finances strong, and your business moving forward.  

PDR’s experience & training  help protect your business and provide reliable accounting & tax information so you can make well-informed business decisions.  We leverage our industry expertise to develop insights that produce enhanced operational efficiency, clear financial reports, valuable tax planning and ultimately, a more profitable business.   

Contact: Ann Paxton | 727-785-4447 | apaxton@pdr-cpa.com | www.pdr-cpa.com

JMI RESOURCE recruits trusted professionals in a variety of different fields. JMI will analyze your business and then develop a customized solution for you. We enlist only those who understand that as a core part of your company they need to be goal oriented and driven. It is our promise to deliver you professionals of character, who will help your organization to grow beyond your expectation.

Between our core values and great people, we rest assured that our personnel, whether representing our own company or yours, will be nothing short of hardworking and extraordinary. We feel that the Lord has given us a purpose, and that purpose is exemplified through our eight standards of living and serving our community. It is our goal to ensure that we, as a company, are living by these eight standards, to help bring you, both employer and employee, the best service available.

Contact: Christina Davenport 813-909-9466 | christina@jmiresource.com | www.jmiresource.com

CLEARWATER GAS SYSTEM (CGS) is an enterprise utility owned by the City of Clearwater. CGS operates over 850 miles of underground gas main and handles the supply and distribution of both Natural and Propane (LP) gas throughout northern & central Pinellas County and western & central Pasco County. As a "full service" gas utility, CGS provides gas appliance sales and service, construction and maintenance of underground gas mains and service lines, and 24 hour response to any gas emergency call within the service area. Since 1923 CGS has provided clean, safe, reliable, economical gas service to the Florida Suncoast Community. At a time when the utility business is marked by corporate mergers, and outsourcing of many customer support functions, CGS is proud to be a vibrant, community-based, full-service energy provider. CGS offers a basic line of gas appliances for sale and has an installation staff as well as a service & repair staff with trained technicians to install and maintain residential and commercial gas equipment.

Clearwater Gas System prides itself in being a competitive and public service - minded utility, making economical and environmentally-friendly gas available in our community for many homes and businesses in our service area, with special focus on the residential customers who make up nearly 77% of our customer base.  www.clearwatergas.com

From traditional labor issues and employment litigation, to workplace safety and employee benefits, Ogletree Deakins has experienced professionals in all areas of labor and employment law who provide efficient, client-focused service. We represent employers of all industries and sizes, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies. Whatever your workplace legal needs, we’ll help find a solution. At Ogletree Deakins, our more than 850 lawyers in 53 offices across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs.

Contact Grant Peterson | grant.petersen@ogletree.com | www.ogletree.com

MONIN GOURMET FLAVORINGS was founded in Bourges, France in 1912 by Mr. George Monin and remains a 3rd generation family owned and operated business. With over 100 years of experience, Monin is the premium flavor choice for coffeehouse and foodservice operators around the world. Monin offers more than 200 gourmet flavors, available in over 145 countries, with thousands of creative recipe applications. The company’s first slogan was “La Passion de la Qualite”, which is French for “Passion for Quality”. This slogan still acts as the company’s focus, as they go to great lengths to ensure the best quality products and services to all customers. Through innovation, quality, and passion, Monin Gourmet Flavorings continually strives to be the single source provider for all of your flavoring needs.Monin Gourmet Flavorings, headquartered in France, is a worldwide leading producer of premium flavored syrups, gourmet sauces, fruit purees, fruit smoothies and concentrated flavors. With over 200 products made from premium natural ingredients, Monin ensures ultimate taste and ultimate creativity for successful specialty beverage solutions in restaurants in over 150 countries.

Monin has four manufacturing plants; USA (Clearwater, FL), France (2) and Malaysia. A fifth plant is being built in China. Florida operations include the manufacturing plant in Clearwater and a distribution center in Largo. As of August 2016, there are 93 employees at the Clearwater manufacturing plant. The balance of the 143 USA employees is split between Largo distribution center staff and sales people geographically based across the United States. Monin’s core competencies include beverage and culinary innovation, product development, customer service, market research, quality assurance and manufacturing efficiency.         

Contact: Mike Brewster | MBrewster@monin.com  |  www.monin.com

Synovus Bank, Part of Synovus Financial Corp., a financial services company based in Columbus, Georgia with approximately $29 billion in assets, Synovus Bank is one of the largest financial institutions in the Southeast providing commercial banking, retail banking, investment and mortgage services to customers through divisions in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee and South Carolina. Synovus Bank of Florida locally serves clients through 20 locations in Pasco, Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee, Sarasota, Lee and Collier counties.
Contact: Ruth Darretta
 | Ruthdarretta@Synovusbankfl.com | 727-568-6503 | www.synovus.com

Duke Energy One collaborates with businesses to provide comprehensive energy infrastructure solutions for mission-critical processes. We invest resources, processes, and capital in new and existing energy infrastructure systems to help you reach peak performance. Duke Energy One will proactively engineer, manage, maintain, and repair energy systems which enables you to focus on your higher return core business.

Every day, we help businesses optimize energy systems, improve their financial position and achieve sustainability goals. We offer a complete array of innovative services to thousands of companies across the United States including college campuses, municipalities, large facilities and Fortune 500 companies.

Testimonial from a sponsor: As an industry leader in the air conditioning / mechanical contracting industry that specializes in Industrial / Manufacturing we recognize the importance of supporting Bay Area Manufacturing Association. The value the manufacturers receive through best practices and open dialogue is invaluable.  As an associate member I am able to meet with existing and potential clients in a relaxed environment.Our sponsorship helps our visibility and creates market awareness which we believe, as a result, leads to new opportunities.


If your market is Tampa Bay Area manufacturers, we offer sponsorship opportunities to gain visibility throughout the year. 

Pleas contact our office for Sponsorship Opportunities for the following events:

  • Dinner Programs - $500

  • Annual Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Tournament (April) - Many Opportunities Available

EMAIL USClick the link below to download the BAMA Sponsorship Package for the following events:

  • Annual Corporate Partner Sponsor - $1500

  • Annual Awards Dinner (June) - $500


Click the link below to download the BAMA Lunch and Learn Program Request form: 

Lunch 'n Learn Programs / Breakfast Meetings - Cost of event only


For more information, contact BAMA or our sponsorship chair :
Ann Paxton, PDR Certified Public Accountants, 727-785-4447, apaxton@pdr-cpa.com


Bay Area Manufacturers Association | 727-536-5809

1936 Bruce B. Downs Blvd | Suite 248 | Wesley Chapel | Florida | 33543

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