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Enhance Education

A trained and educated populace is the foundation of any thriving economy.

strong relationships

We ensure our elected and appointed officials are aware of our members’ needs. 

Broaden our base

Fostering a healthy business climate attracts new economic growth initiatives.

Members First

We’re Open and Ready to Serve

From planning networking events to advocating for Carteret County in Washington D.C., the chamber works for our members day in and day out. As our county continues to grow and change, it is imperative that the business community is in constant communication with decision-makers.

What We Offer

In addition to advocacy, the chamber offers many direct perks for our members. Explore the ways in which we can help your business or organization thrive.

Networking opportunities

Face to face connections are a must. We do the heavy lifting, you just have to do the hand-shaking.

Marketing & visibility

From email marketing to event sponsorships, we offer dozens of ways for members to put themselves out there.

Referrals & Business Services

Our phones are always ringing, and chamber members are the only businesses we refer. 

Education & Training

Professional development programs focus on leadership, local issues and basic business training. 

How to get the most out of your Chamber of Commerce

Every member has individual needs, but every member can benefit from putting these four simple things into practice.

Attend Events

Attending Business After Hours, ribbon cuttings, & other networking events connect you with future customers, and it’s fun too!

sponsor programs

Strapped for time, but have some cash? Program and event sponsorships put your logo front and center, and show you care about our community.

display your membership

The easiest way to get a boost from membership? Show off your decal on-site and online. Our community trusts its chamber.

Send us your good news

Did you win an award? Is your business expanding? Are you putting on an event? We’ll make sure people know about it!

Let’s do business together!

Our Staff

Tom Kies


Julie Naegelen

Director of Membership

Taylor McCune

Marketing & Program Development Manager

Tessa Falcetta

Administrative Services Manager

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