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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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...

Inside - Another view of the inside of Pixie Dust
1476 Main St
Sarasota, FL 34236
Metaphysical boutique offering jewelry, gifts, crystals, greeting cards, candles, books, intuitive readings, massage therapy, energy healing and more!
3890_640x480.jpg - Carlisle Gifts
3713 Bahia Vista St
Sarasota, FL 34232

While Sarasota is full of excellent shopping opportunities, our Carlisle Gifts is still the place to visit for those hard-to-find items that...

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...

DutchCrafters Furniture Store Exterior
3709 N Lockwood Ridge Rd
Sarasota, FL 34234

The DutchCrafters furniture store in Sarasota displays Amish furniture in the latest styles, wood types and finishes and provides the expertise to...

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...

The outside of The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime - The outside of The Bazaar on Apricot & Lime
821 Apricot Ave (off of 8th Street, one street West of N. Lime Avenue)
Sarasota, FL 34237

Indoor Indie Market filled with a 30+ local vendors selling original art, collectibles, gifts, clothing, furniture, jewelry, succulents, and so much more....

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