Businesses Can Capitalize from Consumer Centered Programs

Southern Ocean Chamber virtual, social and in person information sites promote local services and activities

Summer has begun, and with it many reasons to promote products, services, activities and special events to the thousands of visitors, as well as new residents that will be spending time in Southern Ocean County.  Since 1914, the Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce has been representing businesses to new and returning customers. The chamber has a variety of methods to spotlight our community in the few short weeks when messaging in crucial to success. 

Theofficial websiteis available with a virtual visitor center that assists 24/7. Most consumer requests come from digital assets, messages and phone calls. Getting your information listed in the directory or linked to a featured article online can increase demand.

Raise awareness by scheduling fanfare on social media platforms through @southernoceanchamber @LBIRegion and various FB Groups.  Fanfare promotion is a popular way to announce:

  • Openings & Seasonal Hours – Share that you are open for business
  • Award Recognition – From voters choice awards to your industry recognition
  • Business Transitions – Under New Management or Retirement Announcements
  • Ribbon Cutting – Videos, photos, and promotional coverage. To schedule a ribbon cutting, find the online form on this page. 

The chamber’s consumer newsletter hits over 11000 mailboxes each month, information is always welcome to be included in the calendar or feature. To view a June 2024 edition, please visit here. 

Calendar of event listing consumer facing programs, events and festivals.  View calendar  and submit at no cost. 

Broadcasting each Monday on 91.9 FM, and released on a weekly podcast, the LBI Region report has in depth discussion with community leaders, merchants and many more. Launched weeks after Super Storm Sandy this award-winning radio program continues to connect our region with a wide audience in and outside of our geographic area. To listen to previous shows, visit here.

Drop off colleterial, posters and other information to chamber building at 265 W Ninth Street in Ship Bottom. Office is open and staffed Monday through Friday 10 am to 4pm. Porch loaded with information all weekend for quick pick up. 

For more information on how to make the most of Southern Ocean Chamber membership, please call 609 494 7211 or contact Kate @ or Samantha @ . is sponsored in part from a grant from NJ Division of Travel and Tourism.