Visit Sarasota County Receives Five ADDY® Awards for Three Marketing Campaigns

February 26, 2020

SARASOTA, Fla. (February 26, 2020) – Visit Sarasota County (VSC), in partnership with its advertising agency of record, Miles Partnership, and local production company, MakSchu LLC, was awarded five ADDY® Awards at the recent Tampa Bay Advertising Federation’s Annual Award Ceremony.

Conducted annually by the American Advertising Federation (AAF), the local Ad Club phase is the first of a three-tier, national competition. Concurrently, across the country, local entrants vie to win ADDY Awards - recognition as the very best in their markets. At the second tier, local ADDY winners compete against winners from other local clubs in one of the 15 district competitions. District winners are then forwarded to the national stage of the American Advertising Awards.

VSC submitted three campaigns, which received awards in the following categories:

  • VSC Inclusive Campaign in conjunction with Miles Partnership
    • AMY AWARD, Print Advertising: Magazine Advertising – Full Page or Less
      • The AMY AWARD is the award for Best in Category
    • SILVER ADDY, Print Advertising: Magazine Advertising – Full Page or Less
    • SILVER ADDY, Online/Interactive: Banner Ad
  • VSC Glass Truck Campaign in conjunction with Miles Partnership
    • GOLD ADDY, Out-Of-Home & Ambient Media: Out-Of-Home Campaign
  • VSC Get Outdoors in 2020 Campaign in conjunction with MakSchu LLC
    • SILVER ADDY, Film, Video, & Sound: Film/Video/South Branded Content, More Than :60 Seconds

About Visit Sarasota County

Visit Sarasota County leads and supports the tourism industry in Sarasota County by providing the highest quality, and most innovative, marketing programs and promotions to ensure the continued growth of tourism and travel from visitors around the world. It is the mission of VSC is to make Sarasota County the must experience destination on Florida’s Gulf Coast. To learn more, visit