Energy Assistance Information

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Federal and state energy assistance programs are available to eligible New Jersey residents who need help paying their bills.

Networking Event at SCIA

January 20, 2022 from 4:30 pm – 6pm. Hosted & Sponsored by Salem County Improvement Authority. See post for details.

October Distinguished Citizen of the Year Banquet

Although the event has grown and changed over the years, one thing that has stayed the same – this event is special because it’s our way of recognizing a valued community volunteer. An individual who has made a significant impact on Salem County through leadership, volunteerism and all around dedicated and consistent works.

Business Education Workshop – How To Refine Your Business Plan

November 18, 2022 from 8:00 am – 10am Virtual Via Zoom The Business Education Committee is still working on securing a presenter for this topic. The idea came from several Chamber Members through the recent survey. We’ll keep you posted but wanted to send along...

November 9 Port of Salem Press Conference

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U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) announced $9 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to expand and improve services at the Salem Marine Terminal, one of the oldest ports on the East Coast. The announcement comes as President Biden prepares to sign the $1.2 trillion infrastructure package that the House of Representatives passed last week.

NJEDA and PSEG Sign 78-Year Lease for NJ Wind Port, Establishing NJ as Hub for Clean Energy Economy

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and PSEG have signed a lease allowing for a term of up to 78-years on land that will be home to the New Jersey Wind Port in Salem County, New Jersey, further positioning the state as a hub for clean energy and the U.S. offshore wind industry. The port will provide a location for essential staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore wind along the East Coast.
The Wind Port is located adjacent to PSEG’s nuclear generating site, which today provides more than 90% of New Jersey’s carbon-free electricity, and together, offshore wind and nuclear energy will deliver powerful support for our state and national clean energy ambitions.

Chamber Hosts NJEDA for LAC Wind Port Update

Wind Port Update presented by The NJ Economic Development Authority on 8/4/21.

Currently New Jersey and New York states own the most offshore wind sites.  When considering locations for wind turbine marshalling (assembly) and manufacturing locations, Senate President Steve Sweeney championed the Lower Alloways Creek site as the perfect location for a number of reasons. Please see the post for full notes and links.

The Best of Salem County 2021

The Best of Salem County 2021

We thank our 2021 Best of Salem County event sponsors and congratulate the winners!

Please see post for the complete list.

Reopening Of Pre-Registration For Phase 4 Of The Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program

NJEDA Announces Reopening Of Pre-Registration For Phase 4 Of The Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program

Small businesses and non-profits that missed previous deadlines to apply have another chance as the NJ Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) reopened pre-registration for Phase 4 of its Small Business Emergency Assistance Grant Program on May 26, 2021.

In line with his commitment to a stronger and fairer economic recovery, Governor Phil Murphy recently announced the allocation of $200 million in additional funds to help fulfill Phase 4 grant applications. Small business owners and non-profits that have not previously applied for Phase 4 grants may pre-register as a preliminary step toward applying for grants of up to $20,000.

With COVID-19 Numbers Trending Decisively in the Right Direction, Governor Murphy Announces Additional Easing of Restrictions

With COVID-19 numbers trending decisively in the right direction and New Jersey progressing toward its adult-age vaccination goals, Governor Murphy announced an additional easing of restrictions, including a removal of all percentage capacity limits for indoor and outdoor businesses, a lifting of the prohibition on indoor bar seating, and an end to the outdoor gathering limit.

Chamber Offices Relocating

Chamber Offices Relocating

The Chamber Offices are relocating to Salem Community College’s Main Campus! Our permanent location is in transition so we’ll be temporarily housed in Tillis Hall, Room 102 (first floor).

Our telephone number will remain 856-351-2245 and our mailing address will remain PO Box 71, Salem, NJ 08079.

We may still be reached via email at

Uniqu Electronics’ “Winning Wednesday” Video Promotion Series

What the heck does the chamber of commerce do anyway and why should I care, I don’t own a business! Join me today for our #WinningWednesday business segment as Executive Director Jennifer Jones and I chat about why the Salem County Chamber of Commerce is important to both businesses and residents alike and how you can get the most of it.