The Chamber encourages its members to actively engage and get involved in Chamber networking, activities and events. Consider joining a Committee!
Ambassadors help promote the Chamber, welcome new members, make Chamber events successful and enjoyable for attendees, and look for opportunities to connect them with others who can help their businesses thrive. Key events Ambassador Committee oversees: Alive After 5 monthly networking; ribbon cuttings; Chamber Lights Decorating Contest.
The Foundation works to promote the civic responsibilities of the Chamber by supporting the economic and educational growth of the community. The group works to collect, raise and distribute funds for worthwhile community needs.
As an association of diverse businesses, the Chamber consistently reviews legislative, regulatory, and governmental issues on local, state, and national levels. Working with a professional lobbyist, the group evaluates various issues, considers their overall impact, and outlines possible courses of action for the Board of Directors to take. Where necessary, members may be called upon to attend various governmental meetings/sessions and, in addition, may be called upon to testify on behalf of the Ocean City Chamber of Commerce. This Committee interfaces with local organizations on business-related issues. This committee works to keep the members of the Chamber informed and educated on issues facing the business community.
Special Events Committee members help raise money through Chamber events, brainstorm new event ideas and oversee logistics with Chamber staff, and help to make Chamber events successful and enjoyable for everyone. Key annual events the Special Events Committee oversees: Chamber Awards Celebration; Chamber Golf Tournament; Community Events (such as the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, OC Air Show bar management, etc.)
Summer Work Travel
This team was established to bridge the gap between the seasonal workers and the business community as well as offer assistance and information to the J-1 Visa students in order to make their experience in Ocean City pleasant and rewarding.
The Young Professionals of Ocean City, MD brings together the talents and insights of emerging young professionals (YPs), ages 21-39+, in a dynamic and diverse group of peers with a passion for making a difference, a willingness to learn, the desire to build important relationships, and the energy to get involved in the community.