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Palm Beach Tech & South Florida Manufacturers form Strategic Partnership

on February 27, 2020 / by Joe Russo ,


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WEST PALM BEACH, FLA – The South Florida Manufacturing Association (SFMA) and the Palm Beach Tech Association (PBTA) signed a new partnership to promote the growth of the manufacturing and tech industries in South Florida.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishes a collaboration to provide greater interaction and effectiveness between the two organizations to heavily promote manufacturing and technology companies in South Florida. The partnership comes from a shared desire for a dedicated effort to build membership and grow the mutual impact in both organizations.

Matthew Rocco

The SFMA advocates for manufacturers across the South Florida Region covering 8 counties that include: Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, and Indian River. This territory serves over 6,000 manufacturers.

“We are so proud of all our manufacturers throughout South Florida”, said Matthew Rocco, President of the South Florida Manufacturers Association. “It’s a testament to the strength of manufacturing in Palm Beach County.”

 

Joseph Russo

Palm Beach Tech’s mission is to build South Florida into a Tech Hub, by working with software, engineering, digital, and information technology companies. South Florida has over 150,000 technology oriented jobs in the tri county area.

“I’m excited to join forces with Matthew Rocco in building South Florida into a Tech Hub,” said Joseph Russo, CEO of Palm Beach Tech Association. “Technology and Manufacturing exponentially drive our economy, and our collaboration will pay dividends for our members and our region.”

 

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About the South Florida Manufacturers Association (SFMA): The SFMA has held the distinction of being the dedicated resource for manufacturers in South Florida since 1961 saving its members time and money through advocacy, networking and resources. SFMA prides itself on being member driven – creating new products and services as members’ needs change. The mission of the SFMA has remained constant though out its history: To Serve Manufacturers. The SFMA advocates for manufacturers across the South Florida Region covering 8 counties that include: Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, Martin, Okeechobee, and Indian River.  This territory serves 6,000 manufacturers. For more information, please visit www.sfma.org.

About the Palm Beach Tech Association (PBTA): The PBTA is a non-profit 501(c)6 membership association building South Florida into a Tech Hub. They work with software, engineering, digital, and information technology companies throughout Palm Beach County. As a countywide trade association, Palm Beach Tech promotes industry growth by working with educational institutions, government entities, and business groups to support the goals of member companies. Our core focus is fixed on producing long-term economic impact by attracting new business, supporting startups, and building the talent pool.

Palm Beach Tech & South Florida Manufacturers form Strategic Partnership