Thank you for your interest in membership with the Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA). BAMA is the top resource for manufacturers in Tampa Bay, saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. For more than 60 years, BAMA’s mission has been to provide Tampa Bay’s manufacturing community with quality educational and training programs, events with high take away value and forums for information exchange.
BAMA is the only resource for manufacturers in the Tampa Bay Area, saving its members time and money through Workforce Development, Networking, Education, Advocacy, and Technology. Become a Member Now!
BAMA membership offers many benefits.
BAMA partners with local universities and trade schools to establish curriculums to prepare students for careers in STEM related fields. BAMA also provides on-site or off-site training, an on-line job board and annual job fair. BAMA gives scholarships to STEM students, supports local robotics teams and science fair participants.
Business networking is a valuable way to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others and establish relationships with other professionals in the industry. BAMA offers a variety of networking events such as tours of manufacturing facilities, lunch & learns, roundtable discussions and sporting events.
Memberships run for one year from date of approval by the board of directors. We offer memberships for both manufacturers and associates, companies who provide services to local manufacturers. 70% of our membership consists of manufacturers.