The Southern Ocean County Chamber of Commerce was founded in 1914 and has been serving businesses, visitors and residents ever since. Representing hundreds of businesses, the regional chamber spans from Little Egg to Forked River and all over Long Beach Island.

Serving as the Official Destination Marketing Organization, we operate a fully staffed year-round visitor center at the gateway of LBI, we present the world-famous Chowderfest Weekend and provide business development programming and networking.

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What is the Southern Ocean Made accreditation?

Get recognized for products that you design or produce in our area. Your business will have the opportunity to use the certification seal to help increase the visibility of your business and our community. Become a part of the destination experience as we assist in showcasing your products to new consumers, assist with the NJ STEP Grant process, get featured on the Southern Ocean Made specific website, and out of box marketing.