Become a Member

Boost your visibility, connect with customers, and grow your professional network.

Explore Member Benefits


Members will have their business advertised through several channels; the area’s leading top online and mobile business site, through our social media channels, and in person through our year round recommendation center.

Radio Show

Benefit from the reach of the LBI Region Report which airs on WBNJ 91.9 FM on Monday mornings at 9 am and relays at 6 pm. As a member you will have an opportunity to be interviewed on this show and discuss your business.


Be a star in the official resource booklet for our area. Land & Sea Guide- The region’s most popular guide to Southern Ocean County; highlighting local business and sharing regional stories, events, and attractions.

Google DMO Partner

Members will have their business advertised through several channels; the area’s leading top online and mobile business site, our social media channels, and in person through our year-round recommendation center.

Chamber Programs

As a member you will be eligible to participate in any of our award-winning programs. These programs benefit your business directly by raising awareness, educating about emerging trends, and bringing customers to our region.

DMO Marketing

Becoming a member offers access to marketing services to enhance tourism in the LBI region. Learn more about our history as a DMO and impact year over year by downloading our DMO 2022 sheet.

An Investment in Your Business and Your Team

When you join the chamber, the return on your investment starts with an immediate on boarding and welcome for your business and staff. Once you are a member, your organization will receive:

  • Customized Business Profile added to the dynamic business directory
  • Option to join iconic marketing campaigns that promote reasons for consumers to connect with you
  • Expand your business growth potential by extending professional learning opportunities to your organization and staff
  • Join the ranks of LBI Region local experts that was established in 1914
  • Provide your organization access to a full range of marketing and resource solutions
  • Attend Business and social events for any employee in your organization
  • Receive Preferred member pricing on publications and packages
  • Invitation to have a guest spot on our award winning radio show/podcast
  • Exclusive opportunity to display material at our visitor center, attend special events and participation in member surveys
  • Feature your business and staff achievement on our website and digital platforms
  • Receive our Chamber Newsletter packed with informative articles of both timely and practical information on local issues as well as After Hours and upcoming social events
  • Participate in the region’s largest consumer outreach events Chowderfest Weekend, Wedding Road Show Party Planning Tour and LBI Region Shop Small Saturday.

No matter what your business is and your role, a membership in the Chamber can help you thrive.

As a Professional

  • Increase your visibility
  • Network and build purposeful relationships
  • Utilize the Southern Ocean Chamber community to access local talent and collaboration
  • Enhance your community involvement
  • Take part in dozens of free chamber events annually

As a Business Owner / Manager

  • Build an authentic promotional package for current and potential consumers
  • Free opt in marketing support through our Fanfare and Business Boost Box Outreach tools
  • Confidential crisis communication assistance for issues that could impact your business
  • Participate in Google Live Stream and Trusted Verifier Services
  • Opt in award winning programs and services
  • Learn from world class key note speakers during our Innovate & Caffeinate Meetings and member events

As a Not for Profit, Academic, or Government Leader

  • Gain access to local research and analysis
  • Connect with similar interest groups
  • Build relationships with the region’s successful business community
  • Participate in seasonal Non Profit Forums with curated keynote topics
  • Receive event and announcement call to action promotion for key activities