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Hear about the latest local holiday shopping program initiative, top customer service trends and what representatives from businesses across the region have planned as the holiday season kicks off with Shop Local initiative at The Mainland/Holiday Inn Manahawkin with morning chamber meeting. Reserve your seat in advanceclick here

Help the business community get ready for the holiday shopping season with the kick off of Shop Small Saturday and Holidays Redefined Shopping program with new technology and contests to get retail, restaurants and services into the mix! Our November 13 Innovate and Caffeinate breakfast meeting begins at 815 am with networking, breakfast buffet and program. The event takes place at The Mainland located at 151 Rt 72 E Manahawkin and will recognize the impact of Small Business in our region.

The popular Holiday Redefined Shopping program was created to generate extra exposure for retail and restaurant businesses who are offering addition services and extended hours for holiday shoppers. Launched in 2017, the Holidays Redefined Shopping Program shared updated blogs and social postings featuring participating members who are open, as well as in store specials and holiday happenings with new mapping technology. It all begins with us continuing our championing Shop Small Saturday November 30 throughout the holiday shopping season. Click here to register your business to participate in the Holidays Redefined Shopping Program. Ocean County College Business Engagement will share the latest tips and trends for holiday customer service to boot!  The cost to the event is $25 per person, with advance RSVP to the chamber office or $30 at the door.

Shop Small Saturday & Holidays Redefined Program


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