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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Register for Shop Small Business Saturday and Buy LBI Region Campaigns

Small Business Week is the perfect time to start preparing for doing business this Holiday Season.  Since 2010, our members have championed Shop Small Business Saturday and expanded it to include creative and exciting ways to drive business for the weekend and the rest of the year. 2020 Shop Small Saturday is another fantastic opportunity to promote what […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Champion of ChowderMonth announced

Thank you to everyone who responded to support local restaurants, merchants and keep the spirit of the 32 annual Chowderfest alive and well during the COVID 19 pandemic. The focus in 2020 was to raise awareness for the important role that local dining and in person shopping plays in the community as well as to […]