About Us


Sarasota Magazine has for more than 35 years shared an intimate bond with readers, advertisers, organizations and the community at large. With extremely high editorial, advertising and distribution standards, Sarasota Magazine has received more than 100 awards for publishing, writing and design excellence, most recently bringing home a record 21 awards from the Florida Magazine Association as well as several from the Society of Professional Journalists Florida’s Sunshine State Awards.

Sarasota Magazine also publishes Biz(941), the award-winning business magazine of Sarasota and Manatee counties, Venice Magazine, St. Armands MagazineSEE Magazine, Sarasota Health, Southwest Florida Guide to the Arts, Sarasota Magazine’s Home Buyer, The Ringling Museum Calendar and program books for the Sarasota Orchestra, Van Wezel and Asolo Repertory Theatre.

Heavily engaged in every facet of the market, including support for numerous nonprofit organizations, Sarasota Magazine and its family of publications have deep roots in the community.

Gulfshore Media LLC, headquartered in Sarasota, also operates Florida Home Media LLC, a company Dan Denton created for publishing Homebuyer magazines and ancillary products in Orlando as well as city/regional magazines Orlando Life and Winter Park Magazine. Dan Denton founded Sarasota Magazine in 1979.