SJ's Largest Business Organization

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.

    CCSNJ is proud to be the first and only Chamber of Commerce in the country to have earned ISO 9001 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 27th year, the program has graduated more than 600 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.

    As a member-driven organization, we strive to provide
    members with the maximum return on their investment.

    CCSNJ hosts 140 events and meetings each year – two to three events per week – where members can increase their visibility, meet decision makers and form key relationships. Our events range from intimate committee meetings with legislative leaders to informal networking events, and from informative seminars to events with noteworthy speakers. Members also have access to the Chamber's team of ambassadors, who supplement Chamber staff efforts in outreach to new members, making all members feel welcomed at Chamber events, and educating members on how to maximize their memberships.

    Members have access to many resources and benefits to enhance their position in the marketplace, including targeted marketing opportunities, mailing lists and specialized publications. Through our Chamber partnerships, members can access superior health, dental, and other insurance services for their employees, outstanding IT services, and discounts provided by member companies.


    As the South Jersey business community's voice in Trenton, CCSNJ has significant clout and is highly regarded by the Legislature, the Governor. and cabinet as a player on issues impacting the business community. CCSNJ works to develop realistic solutions that improve the business climate, protect the business community’s interests, and save tax dollars.