COSE’s Mission Statement:
COSE’s mission is to serve, advocate and lead on behalf of the small business community.
Serve our members by understanding the needs of our market and providing superior programs, services, information and benefits.
Advocate the interests of small business to influence public opinion and policy and promote the important role of smaller enterprises on our economy.
Lead through innovation, expertise and actions.
The efforts of COSE, the GCP’s small business partner, support the region’s small businesses and provide them with resources to achieve growth and success.
The Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) is the small business partner of the Greater Cleveland Partnership. COSE is the region’s largest small business support organization and provides cost-effective group purchasing programs, advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues, and networking and educational resources to help Northeast Ohio’s small businesses grow.
With more than 14,000 members, COSE is a driving force in advocating for the priorities of Northeast Ohio’s small businesses. COSE has a long history of fighting for the rights of all small business owners, whether it’s through group purchasing programs in healthcare, workers’ compensation and energy or advocating for specific changes in legislation or regulation.
Today more than ever, COSE is positioned to take charge and fight for small business rights throughout our region, the state and across the nation.