Downtown Sarasota Alliance
The DSA is the unified voice and guiding force for a vital downtown making Sarasota the greatest place in America to live, play, and do business. Their mission is to provide a unified voice of the merchants, residents, property owners and businesses to promote and enrich downtown Sarasota.
The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota
The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County is a successful public/private partnership focused on growing and diversifying the economy of Sarasota County, while enhancing the county’s unique natural and cultural environments. The EDC is the catalyst for creating a vibrant economy that is sustainable and globally competitive.
Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association
The Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association (SHRA) is affiliate chapter #0139 of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 210,000 individual members, the Society’s mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available.
Society of Human Resource Management
Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management.
Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance
The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance was founded by 3 local businesses who felt the need to unify the local businesses and to create a “voice” for them. They also felt it could be used to bridge the gap between Manatee and Sarasota Counties (Lakewood Ranch is a combination of both counties)