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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Tours at Various Locations
2055 Siesta Dr, Ste 25042 Unconditional Surrender Statue Sarasota Bayfront
Sarasota, FL 34277

Casual bicycle tours in Sarasota's Downtown area and two barrier islands. Siesta and Lido Key tours include kayaking. All tours are 7-10 miles...

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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...

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5555 N Tamiami Trl
PO Box 1714,
Sarasota, FL 34243
Sarasota's leading presenter of world-renowned classical musicians, offering two distinctive series. The Great Performers Series brings internationally renowned symphony orchestras, chamber orchestras,...
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6018 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34231

Fishing, Kayak sales and rentals, Paddleboard sales and rentals, swim gear, snorkeling and accessories. Large selection for sale and rent. Live bait....

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2 Marina Plz, E Dock /Slip 20
Sarasota, FL 34236

New, modern, comfortable, roomy, all weather, exceptionally clean & safe vessels that sail flat. No getting cold & wet, no hanging on! Our convertible all...

Male get wax too! - 50% Off your first service
8475 Cooper Creek Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34201

Body & Facial waxing studio for men and women. Head to toe and everything in between including tinting. New clients get 50%...

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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...

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