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

The 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

Last year, the economic impact from Visitors to Sarasota County was more than $2.9 billion.  Over 2.7 million visitors enjoyed our region in 2017 – a 9.8% increase over the previous year! Our partners-first philosophy means that more than 521 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:

Erin Hurter
Partnership Development Manager
[email protected] 
Office: 941.955.0991 ext 104

Standard Partnership Package: $450/year 

(Excluding Publications, Lodging and Relocation Partners) 
The standard partnership package is the best way for a business on a budget to establish a relationship with Visit Sarasota County and our extensive digital audience for less than $1.25 per day.
• Basic web listing: individual partner page, 5 photos, map location, link to your website
• Video opportunity on listing
• Social media opportunity on listing

Lodging Partnership Package: $660/year**

The "Lodging" package is for the VSC lodging partners. In 2016, more than 1.1 million visitors stayed in paid lodging, a 5.8% increase over 2015. More than 108,000 rooms were booked due to sporting events. 
• Includes Standard Package amenities, plus
• Enhanced website listing with 10 photos
• Leads (specific to category): Lodging, Arts, Sports, Meetings, Groups
**Additional out-of-county annual lodging fee: $400

Relocation Partnership Package: $820/year

• Standard Partnership Package plus weekly relocation leads.

Publication Level

$600/year

Our Current Valued Partners

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Clubhouse
3800 Golf Hall Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240

The Founders Golf Club is an exclusive facility with a limited Membership and no tee times required, providing an unsurpassed golf experience...

3644_640x480.jpg - Join us for an afternoon of golf in this beautiful setting
1454 Gleneagles Dr. Venice
1995 Calusa Lakes Blvd. Nokomis 849 Capri Isles Blvd. Venice
Venice, FL 34292

Semi-Private Championship Courses:

Capri Isles - 18 holes: The superb condition, affordable pricing, and challenging holes make Capri Isles one of the...

Community Pool
645 Cedars Ct.
Longboat Key, FL 34228

Cedars Tennis Resort, a luxury vacation rental on Longboat Key offers world-class facilities, magnificent beaches and tropical sunsets that are daily occurrences....

The Women's Exchange
539 S Orange
Sarasota, FL 34236

DID YOU KNOW… EVERY PURCHASE YOU MAKE HELPS SUPPORT ARTS RELATED PROGRAMS & SCHOLARSHIPS WITHIN OUR COMMUNITY?

The Woman's Exchange, now doing...

Club Logo - The Founders Golf Club Logo
3800 Golf Hall Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240

The Founders Golf Club is an exclusive facility with a limited Membership and no tee times required, providing an unsurpassed golf experience...

Tatum Ridge Golf Links - Listing Image
421 Tatum Rd N
Sarasota, FL 34240-8945
Welcome to Tatum Ridge Golf Links, Sarasota’s Fun Course to Play! A Scottish-style links course with preserved wetlands and 11 lakes in...
2888_717x480.jpg - Ed Smith Stadium, Southern Home of the Baltimore Orioles
2700 12th St.
Ed Smith Stadium
Sarasota, FL 34237

CREATE MEMORIES THAT LAST LONGER THAN NINE INNINGS. When you host your special event at Ed Smith Stadium, you'll enjoy All-Star amenities...

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