Our monthly meetings and networking socials are the perfect opportunity to meet fellow business owners within the community. Check out our Events Calendar to join us for our next networking event.


We are an extension of your company’s marketing team and will help to promote your business via our website, by word of mouth, social media accounts, and through charitable association.

Business Development

During our monthly meetings, we feature informative speakers and guests with new ideas. From leadership building to tools that you can use in your business – we have you covered!

EIBA Features

Helping Local Businesses Grow


We have close working relationships with local prominent commercial and financial institutions.

Improving Business Climate

We let business owners get to know one another. Together, we find ways to share resources and unite on important issues.


Our members have immediate access to updates on news or developments that affect your business and the industry.

Competitive Advantage

Being a member of EIBA can help you earn and maintain an edge over non-member competitors.

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30+ Businesses

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300+ Individuals

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50+ Years

in the community

The Emerald Isle Business Association

Our History

The Emerald Isle Business Association has been in existence since the 1970’s. The primary purposes of the Association are:

  • Promote and advertise Emerald Isle as a family-oriented resort area
  • Effect a close relationship with those businesses that are members and to inform and instruct members
  • Maintain a close working relationship with Town of Emerald Isle, Crystal Coast Tourism Authority, the Carteret County Economic Development Council, and the Carteret County Chamber of Commerce


Check the calendar for upcoming events.

Join Us

Become part of the Emerald Isle business community.


See a list of current business members.


From our Members

The Emerald Isle Business Association has helped our business tremendously. It is a great way to meet other businesses in our area and come together to help each other grow. The monthly luncheons are not only informative but an awesome way to network with other local business leaders.

Keith ByrdCo Founder - Transportation Impact

Our Blog

Member Highlights and News

April Lunch And Learn & Membership Drive

Please join us Thursday April 21, 2022, 12pm for our April Meeting and Membership Drive at the Town Board Meeting Room at 7500 Emerald Drive. You will not want to miss it!  It is open to members and interested members. Topic: During this “Lunch and Learn,” Town Manager Matt Zapp will present the town’s approved […]

EIBA February Monthly Meeting & Membership Drive

Please join us Thursday February 17, 2022, 5pm for our February Meeting and Membership Drive in a beautiful oceanfront setting.  3703 Ocean Drive, Emerald Isle, NC 28594 This is the year’s first networking event you will not want to miss!  It is open to members and interested members. Join us for a happy hour networking […]