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

The 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 more than 521 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

Standard Partnership Package: $464/year 

(Excluding Publications, Lodging and Relocation Partners) 
The standard partnership package is the best way for a business on a budget to establish a relationship with Visit Sarasota County and our extensive digital audience for less than $1.25 per day.
• Basic web listing with unlimited updates, individual partner page, 5 photos, map location, link to your website
• Video opportunity on listing via Youtube link
• Rack cards (4x9) distributed at Visitor Center

Lodging Partnership Package: $680/year**

The extended package is for the VSC lodging partners. In 2016, more than 1.1 million visitors stayed in paid lodging, a 5.8% increase over 2015. More than 108,000 rooms were booked due to sporting events. 
• Includes Standard Package amenities, plus
• Enhanced website listing with 10 photos
• Leads
 

Relocation Partnership Package: $845/year

Standard Partnership Package plus weekly relocation leads

Publication Partnership Package: $618/year

Publications distributed at Visitor Center

**Additional out-of-county annual lodging fee: $400

Our Current Valued Partners

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Community Pool
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Cedars Tennis Resort, a luxury vacation rental on Longboat Key offers world-class facilities, magnificent beaches and tropical sunsets that are daily occurrences....

Chaz 51 Steakhouse
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Chaz 51 Steakhouse is a foodie destination offering high-end cuisine to challenge even those with the most discerning tastes. We invite you to...

Hotel Indio Sarasota Exterior
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Inspired service, intriguing design, invigorating atmosphere: Hotel Indigo is a trendy refreshing alternative, perfect for business and leisure travel. Situated on the...

Metz Culinary & Catering - Metz Culinary & Catering
1540 Northgate Blvd
Sarasota, FL 34234

Metz Culinary Management has been providing restaurant-inspired and chef-driven cuisine for more than two decades. Specializing in large-scale catering, corporate catering and private...

Tiki Time - Siesta Tiki 1 is all cleaned up and ready to go for the next FUN tour!!
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#211
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Cruisin' Tikis Sarasota offers a variety of fun sightseeing cruises from 90 minutes to 4 hours including Fun Tiki cruises, Sunsets, Sandbar/swim,...

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