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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.

Many businesses turn to temporary employees during summers or holidays. From offers to onboarding, check out these eight suggestions to consider when employing temps at your small business.

Don't fall prey to scammers looking to capitalize on bank failures. Stay safe by following these five tips from Better Business Bureau Serving Greater Cleveland.

How prepared are you to answer the question, "What do you do?" Everyone's elevator speech can use an upgrade. Here are six tips to consider before your next networking event (or elevator ride).

Digital Marketing can provide small businesses with a cost-effective avenue for increased brand recognition, lead generation, continued customer connectivity and customer engagement. 

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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