Leadership in the Village of Oswego is dedicated to making Oswego a business-friendly community, and economic development is one of the Village’s highest priorities. The Village of Oswego offers resources including technical assistance, incentives, existing business outreach, and innovative partnerships that support entrepreneurs and businesses from small, home-based start-ups to large-scale light manufacturing who demonstrate a commitment to the community.
The Economic Development Department promotes a vibrant local economy by removing barriers and offering resources to help businesses open and grow in Oswego to create high-quality economic opportunities and a better quality of life for our residents.
Just getting started? Join us for an Oswegrow workshop. Topics include marketing, taxes, business planning and more, plus get connected to mentors and research databases at the Oswego Public Library. Find out more at www.oswegrow.org.
Illinois Small Business Development Center at Waubonsee
Find essential management, marketing and financial coaching for prospective and existing small business owners, including free one-on-one coaching and low-cost events and workshops. Find out more at www.waubonsee.edu/community-offerings/illinois-small-business-development-center-waubonsee.
Aurora Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
Does your business offer an attraction or amenity for out-of-town visitors? Ask how our unique marketing partnership can drive customers your way.
Oswego Economic Development Commission
The Economic Development Commission is a sounding board for business concerns and advises on economic development strategy. More information is available on its page.
Business Retention and Expansion
Oswego's future is built on its existing businesses. Our business retention and expansion program collects qualitative and quantitative data to learn how we can resource businesses and remove barriers to doing business in Oswego. Call or email us to schedule a face-to-face outreach visit with us to talk about how you make your Oswego business thrive.
Real Estate Searches
Looking to create a brick-and-mortar location in Oswego? Our team can help you assess your needs and has access to detailed available property databases to find the perfect location to launch or expand. Call or email us to learn more.
Our staff can review your business plan, help you strengthen a loan application, connect you with business mentors in the community and much more. Contact us to start a conversation about your needs.
Economic Development Director