— The Ocean County Commerce Coalition which is comprised of regional chambers including Brick Township, Greater Toms River, Lakewood and Southern Ocean Chambers of Commerce will be attending the February 2017 Congressional Dinner hosted by the New Jersey State Chamber in Washington DC. The group held its first event on January 12 featuring Opportunity NJ to over one hundred businesspeople and are working to continue momentum into the year.
The Greater Toms River Chamber Chairman, Jeremy Grunin, their CEO Noelle Carino and Southern Ocean County Chamber CEO Lori Pepenella will be traveling to network with stakeholders from throughout the state. In addition, they will be meeting with government and legislative leaders to discuss the local economic situation with the state’s Congressional Delegation and national media.
The purpose for the coalition’s attendance is to identify resources that can be made available to businesses throughout the county with the focus on growth that may bring new jobs and opportunities for the community.