Grow With Google Livestream: Summer School

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, from 12:00 PM –  1:30 PM Discover Google tools that can help business owners work and manage their business during this time of uncertainty. Plus, get insights on more online and timely resources for small businesses. July 22nd Livestream – Now Live Choose from the classes and/or quick help videos below. Class #1 […]


OCEAN COUNTY has partnered with the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) to provide $10 million in grants to small businesses in Ocean County affected by the coronavirus pandemic. “We are pleased to be able to provide this funding to our businesses here in Ocean County,” said Ocean County Freeholder Director Joseph H. Vicari. “Our […]

Southern Ocean Chamber presents Guide to SBA Loan Forgiveness Webinar June 25

Paycheck Protection Program provided critical funding to businesses during the uncertainty of COVID19 shut down. Join the region’s chamber and the Small Business Administration in getting best steps towards repayment forgiveness beginning 11am Our Chamber and the US Small Business Administration are partnering on Thursday June 25 in bringing LBI region businesses closer in learning […]

LBI Region Welcomes Salon and Spa Reopening June 22

Personal Care Services may resume in shop services on Monday June 22. As the region’s chamber, we are thrilled to have our fellow businesses back doing what they do best, putting our self care first. Please note that services will be by appointment only, and that personal protective equipment are required by clients as well […]

Southern Ocean Chamber Visitor Center Opens Information Window for Direct Assistance

Our office has several ways to help visitors, businesses and residents by utilizing services at 265 W Ninth Street in Ship Bottom and online The Visitor & Commerce Center is fully stocked and ready to help all consumers and visitors connect with local experts. With everyone’s safety in mind here there are several ways the […]

Local Farmer Markets 2020

A bumper crop of Jersey Fresh produce, baskets of baked goods, pasta, cheeses, fresh fish and handcrafts will fill your summer table at our local farmer’s markets happening weekly! Find the schedule here: Surf City Farmer’s MarketSurf City Volunteer Fire Company and EMS. 713 Long Beach Blvd, Surf CityMonday June 29-Monday Sept 28 from 9AM-12PM […]

LBI Region Welcomes Outdoor dining and Indoor Shopping Beginning June 15

Stay at Home Orders are lifted, and Southern Ocean County Chamber Members are welcoming guests by Land & Sea to help ring in Summer 2020 It has been a long spring, but with summer comes the promise of reconnecting and enjoying some time away from home. We have been promoting and anxiously awaiting the arrival […]

Southern Ocean Fourth Annual Home Town Security Seminar an Informative Success

Our June 3 collaboration with the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell, New Jersey State Police, US Department of Homeland Security, and FEMA was held online with dozens in attendance. This annual event brings together experts from Federal, State, County and local authorities to discuss with business and community leaders the importance of security […]

Explore your summer in the Long Beach Island Region with Our CEO

Navigate the many things to do as Southern Ocean Chamber and Stockton University co host a complimentary webinar on June 10 at 11am There is plenty to see and do in Southern Ocean County, and the business community welcomes residents and visitors alike as the state enters Phase 2 allowing more restrictions to lift. Explore […]