The Chamber of Commerce Southern New Jersey (CCSNJ) is the region’s largest, most active, and influential business organization. CCSNJ started in 1873 as the Camden Board of Trade and has grown to represent the seven counties of Southern New Jersey, Greater Philadelphia and Northern Delaware. Widely recognized as the best Chamber in New Jersey, CCSNJ provides members with:
- opportunities to meet each other and do business
- resources to enhance their position in the marketplace
- a collective voice on public policy issues that impact operations and profitability
CCSNJ is proud to be the first and only Chamber of Commerce in the country to have earned ISO 9001:2008 certification. This system measures how the organization serves valued members ensuring that it delivers services in a consistently excellent manner.
The organization’s commitment to a trained workforce is realized through the operation of a one-of-a-kind program – the South Jersey Summer Institute for Educators. Now in its 22nd year, the program has graduated more than 500 teachers. The Summer Institute provides teachers a better understanding of the businesses that comprise the regional economy, insight into their operations, and the skills and characteristics they need from their workforce.