Our Chamber is a voluntary nonprofit organization made up of New Jersey businesses and professionals, working together to build a healthy economy and to improve life in our community. The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce has been active in the Lakewood community since 1917. The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce services not only businesses in Lakewood, N.J., it serves businesses in all of Ocean and Monmouth counties, N.J., and beyond. New Jersey businesses can profit from the many benefits the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce offers.
The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce takes special interest in many community programs, such as the business mentoring program for Lakewood High School students. Each year we offer scholarships to Lakewood High School students. Our Annual Awards Dinner honors our outstanding community leaders.
A strong, healthy Chamber of Commerce generates a better return for everyone's business, and contributes to the professional and industrial development of its membership. The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce can do a better job if its members give their good will, donate some of their time, and add their individual expertise and "push" to the tasks at hand. Your investment in the Chamber of Commerce pays big dividends.
Benefits of Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Membership
Why Join? Whether you're looking to meet your next client or business partner, promote your services or products through networking events, increase awareness through social media, or staying up to date on business and community issues, we offer many opportunities to help you succeed. The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce boasts a wide diversity of membership that spans the best of private, public, and nonprofit industries and organizations, including a minor league baseball team. Lakewood is home to the second largest industrial park in New Jersey and it is well represented within the Chamber. We offer rare access to the decision makers in local government, including the Urban Enterprise Zone, the Foreign Trade Zone, the Lakewood Development Corporation, and the Lakewood Industrial Commission. Be sure to take advantage of all the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce has to offer!
Chamber Events: Receive invitations to dozens of events throughout the year, including networking events, educational breakfasts, “Business After Hours”, and Business Expos, just to name a few!
Networking: Each of our events has time allotted for networking and getting to know other Chamber members and friends.
Event Sponsorship: Increase your visibility by sponsoring one of our Signature Events, such as the Comedy Show, Citizen of the Year Awards Dinner, and our Holiday Celebration. We also have sponsorship opportunities available for our other events. All of the Chamber’s events are widely marketed and well-attended!
Referrals: Each week the Chamber receives inquiries asking to be referred to a business which will meet their needs. The Chamber will only recommend their Members!
Advocacy: The Chamber advocates on behalf of our membership. Members have access to lawmakers and elected officials in Lakewood, Ocean County, and Trenton.
Brochure/Business Card Display: Display your brochure and/or business card at the Chamber Office, at no additional charge.
Membership Directory: Our website provides a comprehensive listing of our Member businesses. Use the directory, which lists Chamber businesses both alphabetically and categorically, to find business partners, prospects and suppliers.
Member Discounts: Members enjoy discounted attendance at all networking and educational events!
Promotion Packages: Select from our Members-Only Promotion Packages and enhance your visibility! The Chamber has a vibrant social media presence to help your business succeed.
The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce is always looking for and implementing new and exciting ways to help N.J. businesses improve their bottom line and increase awareness. There is a true measurable return on your investment with every Lakewood Chamber of Commerce membership. Join the hundreds of other N.J. businesses that have experienced the benefits and value of membership today!