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Enhancing Client Leases Cleveland, Ohio

Whether you are a business looking for new space currently, or a tenant with years left on your lease, join COSE, the Cleveland 2030 District, and the Institute for Market Transformation to learn how to work with your landlord to reduce energy expenses.

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COSE WebEd Series: Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media

This presentation will provide a deeper look into the importance and effectiveness of why email marketing with social media engagement can drive action. At the heart of small business marketing are the campaigns that drive action – collections of marketing activities that help a small business or organization to achieve its goals and objectives. Newsletters and announcements have become a core component of those campaign choices. Email is more important than ever – to the communication efforts of businesses and nonprofits everywhere; and to the customer, donor, client or supporter of those organizations. This session will reveal some simple but effective best practices and considerations for the small business or nonprofit seeking to make their email newsletters more effective.

Join us and learn some great new strategies to help your email and social media efforts be more effective components of one of the core campaign types, newsletters and announcements.

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Chamber Business After Hours Kent, Ohio

Join us for an event unlike any other!13 Chambers are coming together with a potential gathering of over 300 business professionals and a GUARANTEE that you WILL MEET NEW BUSINESS CONTACTS! We’ll make the plans, you mark your calendar and bring your business cards.

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Doing Business in Canada Cleveland, Ohio

Canada, the United States largest trade partner-offers significant opportunity for Ohio companies looking to expand their markets. With a business culture that isn’t all together different from ours, and an international border that is geared toward the free flow of commerce, your sights should be set on Canada.

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Art 101 with the Bonfoey Gallery Cleveland, Ohio

The Bonfoey Gallery is hosting a COSE exclusive event.  Enjoy the evening with a cocktail reception followed by a private tour of the magnificent art works that live at The Bonfoey Gallery.  A Bonfoey Gallery Art Consultant will teach you about the gallery’s various contemporary and traditional pieces.  The tour will focus on how to differentiate a range of art styles, and what makes the pieces unique and notable.

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CEO Meetup with Rachel Talton Cleveland, Ohio

Join us at our CEO MeetUP Series, presented by 10,000 Small Businesses Alumni, and get expert advice from small business owners like you. Build a network of growing businesses to leverage partnerships and opportunities and learn more about the 10,000 Small Businesses program. These events are FREE, fun and informative.

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Small Business Boot Camp: Marketing & Branding Cleveland, Ohio

The COSE Small Business Boot Camp series gives you five opportunities in 2015 to focus on major areas of your business that need attention and help. You will walk away armed with tools, strategies and ideas that can immediately be put into action to help you be an even better business owner.

Our Boot Camp events will feature business owners who have walked in your shoes.  They will share their stories on challenges, successes, and growth. They will help you learn from their mistakes and their achievements. Then, it’s your chance to go a level deeper. During the second half of the event, you will have the opportunity to sit down with small business categorical experts who will dig into your specific questions, issues or initiatives.

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Business Pitch Finale Cleveland, Ohio

Entrepreneurship is alive and well in Cleveland!  Join us for our 5th annual business pitch competition as 4 local businesses battle for $40,000. Our business pitch competition is the grand finale of a week long celebration of national small business week. 

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COSE Day at the Capitol

Calling all small business owners!  Would you like direct access to members of the Ohio General Assembly and public policy staff? Join us in Columbus for COSE Day at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 12 where you will have the unique opportunity to meet with policymakers and discuss ways in which we can work together to enhance the small business climate in Ohio. 

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Great Lakes Beer School 5.14.15 Cleveland, Ohio

Join fellow members and friends for another valuable COSE community experience! Guests will have an opportunity to take an extensive tour of a Cleveland staple, The Great Lake Brewing Company. While there, guests will also learn more about their brewing process and enjoy tastings of their beer.

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