Interested in a Partnership?

Learn more about becoming a valued Visit Sarasota County Partner

Join Our Tourism Marketing Family

Tourism is a multibillion-dollar industry in Sarasota County—and growing. We welcome Sarasota area businesses looking to partner with us to continue strengthening our destination and the quality of life we all enjoy. Our mission is to make Sarasota the must visit destination on the Gulf Coast.

Who We Are

VSC is the official destination marketing organization for the Sarasota County region, presenting our community as the ideal location for  leisure visits, meetings, reunions, wedding and sporting events.  We provide targeted exposure with regional, national and global audiences, direct sales opportunities, visitor experience opportunities, free educational events and extensive social media endeavors  that feature our partners.

Tourism Matters in Sarasota County: The Regions #1 Economic Impact

Over 2.7 million visitors enjoyed our region in 2019 and the economic impact from visitors to Sarasota County was more than $2.9 billion! Our partners-first philosophy means that over 400 businesses are first in line to welcome those visitors and deliver a destination experience.  Collectively, our tourism efforts mean new money is spent in our community which supports jobs, lowers taxes and improves amenities in our area.

Contact

Kelly Defebo
Director of Sales
[email protected] 
Office: 941.955.0991 ext 106

Our Current Valued Partners

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Pool
700 Ben Franklin Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236-2011

Located directly on the powder white sands of Lido Beach, the Lido Beach Resort sits nestled just three blocks walking distance from...

Cabaret - Florida Studio Theatre's Cabaret Series has seen more than 65 original FST musical revues. Terence Fugate, arts writer for SCENE Magazine says, "If you have never attended a show at [FST's] Cabaret Theatre, you really don't know what you've been missing.
1241 N. Palm Ave.
Sarasota, FL 34236-5602

Founded in 1973,  Florida Studio Theatre (FST) has grown from an alternative touring group into a nationally recognized regional theatre. Hip and historical,...

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1949 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236

When you are in the mood for something special for dinner tonight, look no further than The Melting Pot in Sarasota, Florida....

Pool - Relax at our beachfront pool
4711 Gulf of Mexico Dr
Longboat Key, FL 34228

Enjoy contemporary cool on Longboat Key at the new Zota Beach Resort, located on the Gulf of Mexico. Longboat's newest luxury beach resort...

1115_640x480.jpg - Marina Jack II Sightseeing Cruises daily on Intracoastal Waterway of Sarasota
2 Marina Plz
Sarasota, FL 34236
Escape aboard the Marina Jack II!. Join us for a relaxing sightseeing lunch or sunset dinner cruise through the inter-coastal waters and...
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220 Sands Point Rd
Longboat Key, FL 34228-4010

Luxury four-diamond beachfront resort. 226 luxury suite accommodations, five restaurants and lounges, 45-holes of championship golf, award-winning Tennis Gardens, 291 deep-water slip marina, spa...

587_672x480.jpg - Marina Jack Patio-open daily for lunch & dinner
2 Marina Plz
Sarasota, FL 34236
A waterfront location on the Downtown Sarasota Bayfront, offering superior food and service along with an excellent view. Featuring four restaurant concepts...
SST Logo - Sarasota Suncoast Tours offers Sarasota's most exciting tour experiences with a variety of local tours: food, history, ghosts and murder, family adventure, drinking and more! We also offer private group narrated trolley or mini-bus tours.
1235 2nd St
Sarasota, FL 34236

Sarasota's Most Exciting Tour Experiences! We have offered local area tours since 2015, with over 5000 happy guests, by hosting original tours that are just...

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