Southport Trading Company Moves to Moore Street

on 04/25/2019 - 04:43 pm

Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new location Southport Trading Company at 105 East Moore Street, Southport. Southport Trading Company is the one-stop-spot for the nautical lifestyle lovers everywhere. Offering a wide range of stylish t-shirts, sweatshirts, art, jewelry, pet gear, unique odds & ends, beach and tropical decor, outdoor items, nautical decorations, gifts, glassware, linens and much, much more!Owners Kay & Taylor Jolliff are joined by associates Elaine Morris, Christine Roger & Casey Cunningham; City of Southport Alderman Rick Pukenas; members of the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce including Ambassa ...

Faces of Commerce Replaces Carpool

on 04/22/2019 - 04:50 pm


The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce held its last It’s Worth the Drive Go Local Carpool on April 4th in anticipation of the opening of the G.V. Barbee Bridge to Oak Island.   The Carpool was one of the Chamber’s activities that encouraged residents to make the extra effort to support local businesses during the temporary closing of the bridge.   The Carpool also served as a fun, informative way to showcase the products and services offered by our business community while trumpeting the good work of community organizations. In May, the Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce will replace the Worth the Drive Carpool with Faces of Commerce.& ...

Cassidy Wins March Worth the Drive Drawing

on 04/22/2019 - 04:35 pm




Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center monthly It's Worth The Drive Go Local Passport Drawings was held on March 1st. Rita Cassidy of Oak Island won the March Drawing for $100. The last of the drawings will be held on May 1st. To enter the drawing, simply stop by the Chamber’s Welcome Center (4433 Long Beach Road) Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm and show receipts from purchases in April from ten different businesses.

LaPolina B&B Hosts Coffee with the Girls

on 04/22/2019 - 03:26 pm



The ladies of the Southport Oak Island Chamber of Commerce-Welcome Center met at LaPolena Bed & Breakfast Inn in Southport for the April Coffee with the Girls networking event. After a short welcome by innkeeper Suzanne Foster, the ladies began networking and touring the inn located at 201 River Drive, Southport.





The next Coffee with the Girls will be held on May 21st at 8:00am in the new Hampton Inn & Suites (4820 Port Loop Road). Speaker Ilene Evans will discuss "How to Market to Your Tribe".