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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587_672x480.jpg - Marina Jack Patio-open daily for lunch & dinner
2 Marina Plz
Sarasota, FL 34236
A waterfront location on the Downtown Sarasota Bayfront, offering superior food and service along with an excellent view. Featuring four restaurant concepts...
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1435 2nd St
Sarasota, FL 34236

When our owner recognized a need for artisan tacos paired with something different than tequila-(bourbon)-Circo was realized!
Circo is a spot for rare...

Antoine's
1100 N Tuttle Ave
Sarasota, FL 34237

Antoine's offers elaborate seafood specials along with an elegant continental menu. Everything is handmade and prepared in house and served in a...

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202 N Tamiami Trl
8th Floor
Sarasota, FL 34236
Bridges Restaurant features a modern menu with organic and fresh local ingredients being used. This is a stunning restaurant located on the...
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
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