Commerce and Cocktails mixes networking, prize drawings and ADP Season Start Up Lounge March 23

Do you like your networking shaken or stirred? The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce March meeting turns happy hour as we welcome new members and catch up with our business community as we prepare for the upcoming season. The event will be held in the private Terrace Room at The Mainland Manahawkin from 5 to 7pm. Learn about the upcoming season events and latest programs as we gear up to celebrate our 108th summer. ADP will be onsite with their Season Start Up Lounge where businesses can informally meet for seasonal hiring best practices, updates on state Paid Time Off and other information for a smooth start.

The menu was customized to enjoy while networking, to feature cheese and charcuterie displays filled with imported cheese, cured meats and flatbreads. Farmer’s vegetable display with dips and seasonal fresh fruit and berry table add assorted sandwiches that include ham, turkey roast beef, roasted veggie wraps and homemade chips. The event will have a private cash bar as well as custom coffee station.

In addition to networking, drawings throughout the evening include Jetty Flagship Store Grand Opening Giveaway, color ad in the Sandpaper Memorial Day Issue as well as business featured on Visitor Center mobile billboard during peak summer season. If its time to update your professional headshot for digital profiles or printed colleterial, we have your covered. Priceless Photo & Video will be on hand throughout the evening ready to assist. Members may RSVP for early bird price of $35 per person or $40 at door, by contacting the office at 609 494 7211 or emailing Come out meet, greet and eat and connect with local businesses.