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Greater Cleveland’s small business expert – your business growth engine resource


About COSE

The Council of Smaller Enterprises is your one-stop-shop for all of your small business needs. 

With a COSE membership you can unlock the tools necessary to take your business, your skills, your team and the small business community as a whole to the next level.

Is it possible that the customer isn't always right? Despite your best efforts, there may be times when it's best to part ways with a customer or client. Make it as painless as possible with these tips.

Cash flow is the life blood of business as it supports operations and future growth. Check out tips from Cleveland SCORE for periodically assessing your cash flow strategy, which is important to the ongoing health and success of the business, as well as upcoming webinars.

Business owners must take steps to protect their businesses from cyber-attacks. These attacks can cause proprietary information to be leaked and businesses to close. Here’s how to approach cybersecurity for your business and protect your information.

The risk of doing business online has never been greater due to the number of scams and data leaks. Learn why an unsecure website is bad for business.

Grow With Us

Member Benefits

Grow your small business and improve your bottom line with products, services, and programs exclusive to COSE members and their employees.


Our wide variety of networking events and tools will not only connect you to other local entrepreneurs for insight and camaraderie.

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COSE works with policymakers and other key stakeholders to foster a positive environment for small businesses to grow and thrive.


Read articles from COSE’s online publication, Mind Your Business, written for and by small business owners.

Small Business Caucus Quarter 4 Meeting

Small Business Caucus Quarter 4 Meeting

Greater Cleveland Partnership, 1240 Huron Road East
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Unlock the Future: Dive into the impact of Ohio's recreational marijuana legalization. Be in the know as we break down the game-changing State Issue 2 and its implications for small …

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12 December 2023
Coffee with COSE – Setting your 2024 Business Goals

Coffee with COSE – Setting your 2024 Business Goals

Ready, Set, Coffee, 7306 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102 United States
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We are just weeks away from the start of the New Year!  Have you started developing your goals, envisioning the future, and putting plans in place?  Well, whether you have …

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20 December 2023
COSE Annual Meeting and Networking Night

COSE Annual Meeting and Networking Night

Ariel Pearl Center, 4175 Pearl Rd
Cleveland, OH 44109 United States
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Join us for a fun evening as we bring small business owners and entrepreneurs together to toast the past year and look forward to an even more successful 2024.  The …

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18 January 2024

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