Our Partners

Welcome Partners! Thank you for your support and passion for our tourism industry. Let us help you make the most of your partnership.

COVID-19 - Florida’s Plan for Recovery – Phase 2

Effective June 5, Florida entered Phase 2 of Governor DeSantis’ Plan for Recovery, known as Safe. Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step. This phase is regulated by Executive Order 20-139.

To assist businesses in navigating Phase 2 limitations, Governor DeSantis prepared a list of Frequently Asked Questions.

Visit Sarasota County has gathered a variety of resources that provide guidance and assistance to local businesses relative to COVID-19. View the COVID-19 business resources here

Join VSC for Partner Coffee!

**VSC partner coffees and orientations are halted until further notice. We are looking at virtual solutions, and will be in touch with additional information soon.**

Partner Portal

Please take note of our Partner Portal and make sure you have access to your account. All leads, web listings, visitor guide listing, partnership-exclusive information will be updated regularly in our extranet. If you do not have access, please contact Erin Hurter immediately.

Tourism University

Review the latest Tourism University presentation, from our sales, PR and content staff, for tips and tricks to help maximize your VSC partnership.

Partner Advertising Opportunities

Have you met Jerod Fuchs yet? Jerod is your representative to learn more about advertising opportunities with Visit Sarasota County. Get qualified leads and place valuable messaging to capture travelers' attention at the perfect time and place. More than one million visitors explore www.VisitSarasota.com each year in search of tourism information, make sure your business is stands out through deals, display advertising, email marketing, featured listings, commercial-grade video content and much more!

  • For details about partner advertising with Visit Sarasota County, contact Jerod Fuchs at 941-342-2347, or email [email protected].

2019-2020 Partner Co-Op Advertising

Additional Partnership Opportunities

• Add your own events to our VisitSarasota.com calendar.

Email us today for consideration of a signature event.

• Obtain a Visit Sarasota County Partner Badge to display on your own site.​

• Check out the latest brand, sales and sports updates.

• Watch the webinar “Leveraging Google in Red Tide Recovery” and learn how to make the most of Google My Business features and improve engagement and conversion with customers who may be concerned about Red Tide. 

• Review the “Leveraging Google Presentation” to understand how your business, and all of Sarasota County, benefit when you optimize your Google My Business Listing.

• If you missed the lunch and learn with Miles Partnership and Google, watch this recording, “Leveraging Google – Live Session.” It provides an in-depth lesson on optimizing your Google My Business Listing as well as a Q&A conversation with local businesses who attended.

Our Brand is Your Brand

Visit Sarasota County wants to help our partners in promoting Sarasota County, so we’ve made our resources available to you! That includes a variety of assets like images, videos and branding tools. Visit our Brand Toolkit to learn more and to share the Sarasota County brand.

Contact Us

Erin Hurter 
Partnership Development Manager
[email protected] 
Office: 941.955.0991 ext 104 
Your contact for more information about becoming a partner.

Jerod Fuchs 
Travel Media Sales & Marketing Executive
[email protected] 
Direct: 941.342.2347 | Office: 800.683.0010 ext 2347
Your Contact for partner digital and guide sales

Sarasota County’s Brand Images

Family at Siesta Beach
Couple at Ringling
Family picnic on Siesta
Family at Orioles Game
Boomer Couple at Beach
Family Kayaking