Participate in Chowderfest 2020

Due to restrictions currently in place, the 2020 Chowderfest will bring chowder tasters directly to the source by supporting local restaurants and retailers. As the organizers of the 32 year event, we recognize that this is an opportunity to keep the community safe and keep this popular event on the 2020 calendar. The ChowdeRestaurant & Merchant Month […]

Chowderfest 2020 pivots to Soup up the Local economy

The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce members responded to COVID 19 safety issues by creating a dynamic ChowderMonth, to support local businesses that will launch Labor Day Weekend Due to restrictions currently in place this year’s Chowderfest  will bring chowder tasters directly to the source by supporting local restaurants and retailers.  As the organizers […]

Southern Ocean Chamber partners with SBA to Bring Updated Loan Forgiveness Webinar Aug 5

Join us for a livestream session for businesses ready to submit their Paycheck Protection Program loan forgiveness information to their lender. The region’s chamber will present “SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Webinar ll – New Information on the Forgiveness Process and working with your Lender” on Wednesday August 5 at 11am through the Zoom […]

Moving the Vision Forward

Southern Ocean Chamber Strategic Plan Announcement Our chamber has been approved in to the TAPinto News Network. Downtown Driven Program expands to an Accredited NJ Press Association Network. We are excited to launch this dedicated space to connect town, activities, and community news. With trusted sources harder to find, we are proud to bring a network of […]

Summer Beautiful Campaign Asks All To Be Part Of the Community By Helping to Take Care of It

The region’s chamber and The Sandpaper are working to engage visitors, residents and businesses to pitching in to keeping LBI Beautiful this summer with anti litter campaign launch the first week of July The Covid19 pandemic had driven many to shore points before the season officially started. Now that Summer is here,  the Long Beach […]

Celebrate Summer with Music and More!

Heading to the outdoors to socially distance and take in great entertainment is everyone’s new favorite past time. With new scheduling and rearranging this summer is shaping up to offer plenty of talent and ways to safely enjoy it. The Long Beach Island Region redefines beach culture through art and music; it is only fitting […]

Redefining Beach Culture Safely with our Museums, Art and Performances

Everyone is invited to spend the summer rediscovering the tremendous cultural assets that our region holds. For families coming to visit, the Passport to LBI is a customized itinerary of a collection of heritage and educational non profits located throughout the island. As museums reopen, plan a trip to the NJ Maritime Museum & Gift […]