Annual Chamber Events

Annual Chairman’s Awards

This event celebrates the chamber's success for the previous year and several membership awards are given. Nominations are taken in the fall each year and announced in December. 

Home & Garden Show

The Brunswick County Home & Garden show displays products and servcies for the home and garden including landscaping, gardening, pool and spas, windows, outdoor grills, home decor, utilities, real estate and financial services, and recources for home contruction or imporvement. 

General Admission is $5.00 per person. Kids 8 and under are admitted free!    

North Carolina Oyster Festival
The next NC Oyster Festival is held the 3rd weekend in October! The beach center becomes a walking district that offers something for everyone: local cuisine, arts and crafts, children's activities, live music and the Oyster Shucking Contest. Events away from the crowds 5K, 10K Road Race and 1 Mile Fun Run. The NC Oyster Festival is made possible by the Brunswick County Chamber of Commerce and the support of many generous area businesses and a wonderful group of volunteers and, most importantly, the weekend's dedicated revelers. Come join us for the 34rd Annual NC Oyster Festival and find out for yourself why the oyster is so treasured by Brunswick 

County natives.
Hours: Saturday, 9am-6pm and Sunday, 10am-5pm 
Admission: $5 for adults, free for kids 5 and under
Location: on the island of Ocean Isle Beach between 2nd Street and 3rd Street

Muddy Oyster Mud Run
Muddy Oyster Mud Run 5k Challenge
Low Country Sports | 44 Indigo Flats Rd East, Tabor City, NC

The dirtiest thing you will ever do is participate in this invigorating and challenging obstacle mud course. Obstacles include, but are not limited to, climbing over walls, carrying heavy objects, traversing bodies of water and crawling under barbed wire. Many obstacles are similar to those used in military training, while others are unique to obstacle racing and are employed throughout the course to test endurance, strength, speed and, dexterity.

The Muddy Oyster will be the finishing event in a series of races held throughout the summer culminating in this final challenge.                                                                                        

Future 10 

Future 10 will annually profile 10 area young professionals that are presently growing & excelling in their respective fields and positively influencing the growth, prosperity & quality of life in Brunswick County NC.

Top 10 Young Professionals chosen will demonstrate to Brunswick County though Civic & Business involvement.

Monthly/Quarterly Events

Business After Hours
Held every 4th Thursday of the month from 5:30 to 7pm.
There are many opportunities for you to make more business connections. Each month, the Chamber conducts a Business After Hours, a monthly Power Hour, and Ribbon Cuttings. Business After Hours is the premier networking event for business professionals, giving you the opportunity to discuss and share ideas while learning about other local businesses. It is a relationship-building experience held in a relaxed setting that benefits you and your company through added contacts and resources. Business After Hours events take place once a month in a location designated by a sponsor company. Please note: this event is free for Chamber members, but registration is required.

See Calender of Events for locations

Women In Business
The Women In Business program meets quarterly at various locations. The activities include, Round Table discussions related to women's issues, a Seminar, Mini Expo for women owned businesses and a Panel Disussion.

Power Hour
These one hour seminars are designed to provide trending information that will help your business grow and prosper.  Topics may include Public Relations, Taxes, Accounting, Going Green, Social Networking and Customer Service Tips.

Ribbon Cuttings
A great way to welcome a new business and anniversaary, or new product/service. Schedual yours today. 

Member Orientation
For new + long standins Members, this event provides the ongoing Chamber activities. Learn how to maximize your Chambers  experience. 

Thursday Perks
The Brunswick County Chamber is pleased to announce our new program Thursday Perks sponsored by OIB Surf & Java. Thursday Perks will provide a forum for the exchange of business to business leads and referrals among our chamber membership.  Not only will referral group members be potential customers for each other, but they will be encouraged to find referrals for other members.

Meets the 1st Thursday each month at the Chamber office. 



Sponsors for Home & Garden Show