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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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...

Building front
707 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236

Four Galleries exhibiting local, regional, and international artists.

Free and Open to the public Mon-Sat 10am-4pm.

Art Center Sarasota’s mission is to provide...

UTC_Main
7978 Cooper Creek Blvd
University Park, FL 34201

University Town Center (UTC) is Sarasota’s premier destination for shopping, dining, fitness and entertainment. Conveniently located at I-75 and University Parkway, the district...

Tervis - Logo
201 Triple Diamond Blvd.
928 S Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229 319 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34236
Venice, FL 34275

Did you know Tervis was made here in Florida? They even have two local locations where you can find thousands of designs...

La Blanca Swim 2019 - LA BLANCA ONE PIECE MOMENT OF ZEN CROSS-BACK MIO
50 N. Tamiami Trl.
Sarasota, FL 34236

Swim City offers the best selection of designer swimwear, resort wear & beach accessories in Florida. Established in 1968 and known for...

Estero Island - "The beaches of Florida are among some of the most beautiful in the world. Our heart-felt and economic appreciation of our beaches should necessitate our involvement in protecting their environment. PLEASE don’t let anyone put oil wells offshore of Florida. I am from Southern California where one has to take paint remover to the beach in order to remove the oil waste from soles of our feet. Let’s make sure that doesn’t happen to our beautiful Florida beaches." -Clyde Butcher
237 Warfield Ave, Venice, FL 34285
55 S Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota, FL 34236 52388 Tamiami Trail, Ochopee, FL 34141
Venice, FL 34285-4640

Clyde Butcher's galleries feature a large selection of his award-winning, limited edition, hand-printed B&W photographs. Books and gifts also available for purchase....

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