Corporate Members

Large Corporate Members


The Herald-Tribune Media Group was founded in 1925 with the mission to be the most trusted and valued source of news and information in the Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice market. The Herald-Tribune offers the most comprehensive local daily reporting in the region through print and digital products. With the daily paper reaching more than 260,000 readers each week and viewers absorbing nearly 10 million pages each month, Herald-Tribune products capture the attention of an educated, dynamic audience.


Miles markets destinations and hospitality businesses by creating innovative, forward-thinking, integrated online, mobile, email and print content marketing solutions that result in increased visitation, industry participation and measurable results.


Ringling College of Art and Design is a private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering the Bachelor's degree in 14 disciplines: Advertising Design, Business of Art & Design, Computer Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Fine Arts, Game Art & Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Motion Design, Painting, Photography & Digital Imaging, Printmaking and Sculpture. It is recognized as being among the most innovative visual arts colleges in the US and a leader in the use of technology in the arts.


Medium Corporate Members


For nearly 25 years, Clarke Advertising and Public Relations now C•Suite Communications has provided insight-driven marketing communications for its clients – locally, regionally and nationally. Our one focus is to give our clients the confidence to believe in the power of great ideas.


Emerging new media and disruptive mediums have been an ever-present force in our 42-year history of the Observer Media Group. From our first-hand experience, which encompasses eight newspapers, six websites, social media, video channels, mobile applications and more throughout the state of Florida, comes the new full service agency Digital Observer Media. You. Your brand. Your audience.


Based in Sarasota, Grapevine Communications is the area's most award-winning advertising, marketing and public relations agency serving diverse clients nationwide. Our full-time staff delivers fresh, bold and intelligent multi-media solutions to set a spark of life and bring a tangible boost to any business. Since 2002, our services have earned a reputation for making things happen - from dazzling design, copywriting and website development, to effective brand launches, media planning and buying, public relations and more.


Small Corporate Members


Abacus Web Services was established in 1999 in order to pursue our passion of giving clients the good value of a professionally built website. As technology has evolved, so have we and we now provide web based business solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s business world. We are committed to providing our clients with one-on-one attention resulting in an understanding of their business needs, while maintaining that personalized touch that all businesses desire. We recognize what our clients require to be successful in getting their message, service and products out to the market. Our attention to detail means we strive to continually meet the demands of a fast paced and continually changing web economy.


100 years new and exclusive to Florida, nobody knows the Florida lifestyle like Bealls Department Stores. We are constantly adapting and changing to continue to bring you everything you want and need for everything that makes you you. For workers, weekenders, tailgaters and beach bums. For the active, the busy, the adventurous and everyone in between, there’s something for everyone. With great brands for your home and your family, including Tervis, Salt Life, Columbia, Guy Harvey, Reel Legends and many, many more, no matter how you enjoy Florida, we’ve got you covered.



Always fresh, our creative gets results. With 14 years in business and a team of 50, our high-energy strategists, planners, designers, digital developers and project managers implement branding, advertising and interactive marketing programs that really make a splash. From the Blufish Florida office in Bradenton, our seasoned agency professionals build lasting relationships that deliver both short-term wins and long-term success for our clients.

Studio BCC

Creative Solutions Designed for Business Results. Helping businesses grow and profit, for over 20 years with creative solutions that transcend the ordinary. From creating inspired brand strategies to crafting unique customer experiences at every imaginable point of contact, you can expect breakthrough ideas and exacting execution. Branding, Marketing, Advertising, Web. Studio BCC: Do Better.


Paper Pennant are people who love helping clients take their ideas from a simple thought to a well designed brand, with our creative thinking we craft epic experiences through identity, print, web, environment and packaging design.