The Chamber


The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the area and the only Chamber in the region accredited by the Carolina Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (CACCE), the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce is proud to represent our region, including Dare County, Currituck County, and Ocracoke Island. In October of 2016, the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce was named Outstanding Chamber for the Year (700+ member category) for its efforts to bring opportunities for business success to the region.

Not only does the region boast over 120 miles of beaches, but it also home to unique retail shops and opportunities, world-class restaurants serving local seafood, and more, as well as accommodations to fit every need, including long-term and short-term stays. Our community thrives on a tourism-based economy. We are also home to top-of-the-line custom boat builders, commercial fishing operations, light industrial manufacturers, and more.

Our mission is to empower the Outer Banks business community by promoting and developing economic prosperity. The Outer Banks Chamber works hard to connect businesses to resources available to assist them in their planning while offering programs and services that encourage business growth and success.

Often ranked as one of the top beach and tourist destinations in the United States, the Outer Banks region is truly one of the most beautiful places on earth to live, do business, and thrive. Welcome to our slice of heaven.

Karen S. Brown

President & CEO, Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce


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