Southern Ocean Chamber Recognized for Assisting Area Businesses

The Board of Directors and Staff of Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce was recognized by the Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders for their unshakable commitment to the business community of the Long Beach Island Region. Freeholder Director Joseph Vicari, who chairs Ocean County Tourism & Business Development presented the certificate at the chamber’s […]

2020 NJ Conference on Tourism Goes Virtual Dec 2 & 3

The state’s annual tourism conference will be held online December 2 & 3 this year due to COVID19 restrictions. The New Jersey Tourism Industry Association, the statewide organization that represents members that make up every aspect of New Jersey’s $38 Billion tourism sector, announces its distinguished and exciting line up for the annual New Jersey […]

Unwrapping Plans for Dec 5 Ship Bottom Christmas Parade

PLEASE NOTE IN PERSON PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELED, Please visit HOLIDAY GUIDE AND CALENDAR FOR UPCOMING EVENTS Join us and ring in the holiday season with a 41 year tradition, the Annual Ship Bottom Christmas Parade. The event will take place on Saturday December 5 stepping off at 1pm along Long Beach Blvd from 5th […]

Local Experts for Every Season Highlighted in our Buy LBI Region Year Round

Long Beach Island Region is filled with more than memorable moments. The local professionals, small and micro businesses provide a tremendous resource that makes time here even more valuable. Since 1914, our chamber has represented the regional business community from Lacey, Waretown, Barnegat, Stafford, Eagleswood, Tuckerton, Little Egg Harbor on the mainland and all of […]

Our Holiday Guide to the LBI Region Packs in A Season Worth of Celebrating

The 2020 Holidays are a long awaited finish to a very unusual year. It is time to find the things that bring comfort and joy to your harvest and holiday gatherings. With social distancing still in place throughout the Long Beach Island Region, there are several ways to shop small business and support local experts […]

Buy LBI Region Campaign Holiday Shop Small Kicks off with Freeholder Vicari on 11/11

Strategic planning, Ocean County Business updates, local holiday campaign kick off all part of an in person business event happening November 11. Join us as we host Freeholder Director Joseph Vicari to discuss small business and Covid-19 recovery as well as announcements for holiday and 2021 strategies at The Mainland with breakfast check in beginning […]

Haunted Happenings Around the Region

Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce picks the top Halloween events to celebrate the spooky and spectacular within the Long Beach Island Region. It is time to clear the calendars and schedule in a harvest of unique October full moon fun. These event organizers have put safety protocols in place to align with COVID-19 precautions. […]

Come Out to Innovate and Caffeinate Nov 11

In time for strategic planning into 2021, join us for an in person business event! The region’s chamber hosts Freeholder Director Joseph Vicari to discuss small business and Covid-19 recovery as well as announcements for 2021 strategies at The Mainland with breakfast check in beginning at 8am. The presentation will feature an informative overview from […]

Fall Non Profit Forum Building Bridges to Inclusion

Join us and our partners at the Ocean County Cultural and Heritage Commission to bring the latest initiative: Building Bridges Fostering Inclusion to the Long Beach Island Region. This virtual forum will be held on October 22 at 4pm via zoom. There is no cost to attend. The Building Bridges program encourages institutions to develop […]