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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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...

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...
Sarasota Art Museum 2020 - Sarasota Art Museum - Front exterior, side view
1001 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236

Anchoring the Ringling College Museum Campus, the Sarasota Art Museum has 15,000 square feet of dedicated exhibition gallery space, Bistro, Shop, auditorium...

Peanut Butter Pie - Peanut Butter Pie
3501 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34239
  • First-run movies and independent films
  • Convenient, reserved seating available online or at our Concierge desk
  • Ultra-luxurious, roomy high-back leather rocking or
  • ...
J.D. Hamel Park
199 Bayfront Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236

"In loving memory of the valiant of Sarasota County who gave their lives to preserve for their loved ones and you the...

Grab the family and get out on the water! - Enjoy boating at Freedom Boat Club!
990 Laguna Drive
Venice, FL 34285

Nation's oldest and largest boat club with 16,000+ members in 30+ states and Canada and a 1600+ boat national fleet. We have...

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