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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Casual Waterfront Dining on our Patio
509 N Tamiami Trl
At historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina
Venice, FL 34285

Casual Waterfront Dining & Authentic Florida Charm at Venice's historic Fisherman's Wharf Marina. Fresh seafood, fresh frozen libations, classic and craft cocktails...

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220 Sands Point Rd
Longboat Key, FL 34228-4010

Luxury four-diamond beachfront resort. 226 luxury suite accommodations, five restaurants and lounges, 45-holes of championship golf, award-winning Tennis Gardens, 291 deep-water slip marina, spa...

Tripletail Seafood & Spirits - Open for cocktails & dinner! Tripletail Seafood & Spirits joins the Gecko's Hospitality Group family of restaurants. Freshest seafood from the bays, Gulf & ocean and a spirits-forward cocktail lounge in the restaurant serving the classics & handcrafted libations.  Happiest Hours every day from 3:00-6:00 pm with small bites, big flavors & wine lists and cocktail menus to accompany every meal with flourish.  And of course, the Gecko's Hospitality Group brand of exceptional hospitality which makes us a favorite of Local's and visitors alike.
4870 S. Tamiami Trail
At the Landings
Sarasota, FL 34231

Cocktails & dinner! Tripletail Seafood & Spirits joins the Gecko's Hospitality Group family of restaurants. Freshest seafood from the bays & ocean...

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1949 Ringling Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34236

When you are in the mood for something special for dinner tonight, look no further than The Melting Pot in Sarasota, Florida....

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