Connecting you with the people and resources you need to grow and flourish in Greater Cleveland

COSE members receive access to a wide variety of resources and events throughout the Greater Cleveland area that are specifically designed to help small businesses like yours succeed.

We connect you not only to tools that boost your business and make your job easier, but also to other like-minded entrepreneurs who understand the same passions, challenges and triumphs you regularly experience as a small business owner. 

COSE’s opportunities for connection include:

Membership Directory – Discover valuable business connections through COSE’s online membership directory.

Shop CLE– Support local small businesses and set up your own online shop through COSE’s online marketplace.

Events – COSE hosts networking and educational events to keep you connected, informed, and well-positioned within the small business sector.

Peer-to-Peer Groups – Join a COSE Peer-to-Peer Group and receive invaluable support from your fellow entrepreneurs as you grow your small business.

Business Growth Compass – This innovative online tool connects small business owners with technical assistance and economic development resources.

Business Growth Collaborative – A partnership of 11 Greater Cleveland nonprofits, the BGC is a resource ecosystem designed to meet the varying needs of diverse entrepreneurs and small business owners.

The Inclusion Marketplace – This virtual space connects minority-owned and women-owned businesses with procurement opportunities to spur growth.