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

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 2019! 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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SPEARFISH GRILL, LLC. - Listing Image
1265 Old Stickney Point Rd
Sarasota, FL 34242

Spearfish opened in march 2018 and is located at siesta key marina on siesta key. spearfish has been serving quality interpretations of...

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700 Ben Franklin Dr
Sarasota, FL 34236-2011

Located at the Lido Beach Resort eight stories above Lido Key, The Grille embraces a comfortable West Indies atmosphere with exceptional views of Sarasota...

Restaurant
3434 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34239

Yoder's Restaurant and Amish Village.
Restaurant, Gift Shop, Produce Market, Deli Market

Yoder's, a Sarasota tradition since first opening it's doors in...

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...

Welcome to Baker & Wife
2157 Siesta Dr
Sarasota, FL 34239
A comfortable, casual cafe driven by passion for handcrafted cuisine & cocktails. Inspiration is sourced globally, ingredients locally. Simple delicious and just...
Melange Sarasota - Melange is an award-winning restaurant nestled in the heart of Downtown Sarasota. With a relaxed atmosphere, eclectic menu, and unique craft cocktails, we have been a local favorite for over a decade.
1568 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34236
Melange is an award-winning restaurant nestled in the heart of Downtown Sarasota. With a relaxed atmosphere, eclectic menu and unique craft cocktails,...

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