Village of Oswego
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Economic Development

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.

Oswego’s Economic Development Department is responsible for attracting and retaining business in the Village of Oswego, and offers several programs and services to assist entrepreneurs and investors who demonstrate a commitment to the community.


Corinna Cole

Economic Development Director



Join us Mar. 5 to scale up your business in 2019

The Village of Oswego is committed to providing resources to small businesses like yours to help you thrive in our community. With this in mind, the Oswego Economic Development Commission would like to invite you to join us for Scale Up 2019: A Small Business Resource Fair from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in the Community Room at the Oswego Fire Protection District Station 1, at 3511 Wooley Road.

Scale Up 2019: A Small Business Resource Fair includes a brief presentation followed one-on-one time with representatives from a variety of organizations within our community that can help you build and expand your business in 2019.

You’ll meet locally based banks and organizations that specialize in:

  • Small Business Association loans
  • Business banking and project finance
  • Permitting
  • Economic incentives
  • Workforce development

Scale Up 2019: A Small Business Resource Fair is free and includes light breakfast. No registration is required. Meet with lenders offering SBA loans like Allied First, Byline Bank, First National Bank and more. Understand the permitting process and incentive programs with representatives from the Village of Oswego and various utilities. And get information on programs and services to help market and manage your business from the Illinois Small Business Development Center, the Oswego Chamber of Commerce and other non-profit organizations. For a full list o participating organizations, check out the event flyer and find updates on the OsweGROW Facebook page.