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The Economic Development Corporation’s priority is to provide the most up-to-date, impactful business information available during these uncertain times. We understand that the COVID-19 Pandemic has put enormous strain on many of our local businesses. The EDC wants your business to endure minimal interruption and be back up and running as soon as possible. This website is updated daily, check back often for COVID-19 business resources.

Reopening Sarasota County

EDC_quote-iconThese are challenging times for businesses across the country and in our own community. Through the Coronavirus (COVID-19), and as always, the EDC is here to support our valued employers and employees.- Dave Bullock, Interim CEO, EDC of Sarasota County

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Chairman’s Advisors

CareerSource Suncoast
Wells Fargo
University of South Florida
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
FCCI Insurance Group
Sarasota Bradenton International
Sarasota Memorial Hospital
Schroeder Manatee Ranch
Ringling College
Premiero Community Bank
PNC Bank
PGT Innovations
Michael Saunders & Company
Lakewood Ranch Commercial
Herald Tribune
Florida Power & Electric
Comcast Business
CenterState Bank
Benderson Development
Bank of Tampa
Coldwell Banker
Baltimore Orioles
Sarasota magazine
Teco Peoples Gas