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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Downtown Venice
101 W. Venice Ave.
Suite 23
Venice, FL 34285

Beautiful, historic downtown Venice dates back to the 1920s and captures the charm of old Florida, with its moss-covered oaks and swaying palms...

388_644x480.jpg - Keith's Seafood Tacos is one of the most popular items on the menu.  Choose from Grouper, Mahi, Shrimp or local Fresh catch!
5238 Ocean Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34242-3309

Siesta Key Oyster Bar, or “SKOB” as the locals call it, is a true "Landmark" in the world famous Siesta Key Village.  SKOB is the...

Main Picture - The Nave and Chancel of Church of the Redeemer, host of the Great Music Series.
222 S Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236
Great Music in Great Space. The longest running concert series in Sarasota. In residence: Chopin Project, Chamber Orchestra of Sarasota and Bach...
1013_640x617.jpg - The Blue Rooster
1525 4th St
Sarasota, FL 34236

Using the freshest ingredients, Blue Rooster is devoted to creating deliciously new twists on simple, classic comfort food recipes grounded in our...

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