SRMA presents Manufacturer of the Year Awards luncheon

Tickets are now on sale for the Manufacturer of the Year Awards and Networking Event, presented by the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association (SRMA) at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10 at KJ’s Fresh Grill, 10950 South Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers. Theo Etzel of Conditioned Air will serve as keynote speaker.
The event will recognize premiere manufacturers in Southwest Florida and celebrate the synergy created through the network of the SRMA. Awards will be presented to Manufacturers of the Year, categorized by size of business by number of employees. New this year will also be awards for a Supplier, Distributor and Logistics Vendor of the Year. New members, association sponsors and Manufacturers Association of Florida Award nominees will also be recognized.
As CEO of Conditioned Air Corporation of Naples Inc. since 1995, Theo Etzel has grown the $2.7-million residential market operation to a $45-million organization in the residential and light commercial market with emergency service, contracts, production housing, retro-fit and custom design-build construction. He is also the author of the book “Invest Your Heartbeats Wisely,” (Greenleaf Book Group Press) released in April of 2016. The book’s focus on practical, philosophical and principled leadership concepts for business and life will inform Etzel’s dynamic address to attendees of the Manufacturers of the Year event.
Tickets include lunch and are $20 for members, $40 for nonmembers. Tickets can be purchased at
To discover the many benefits of membership in SRMA for manufacturers and affiliate businesses, visit or contact Executive Director Peter Bagwell at or (239) 689-3649.
About the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association

The purpose and objective of the Southwest Regional Manufacturers Association is to bring together manufacturers to encourage the economic development of Southwest Florida through manufacturing, and to act as a forum for the expression and exchange of ideas and information among its members. The SRMA provides the platform to promote the general welfare of our members in relation to economic, civic, and educational challenges. We encourage the cooperative interchange of information and assistance in all matters of mutual interest, fostering social relationships and community involvement among our membership. Visit for more information.
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