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North Port is an up-and-coming community of 73,000 people. Located in Sarasota County on Florida’s Gulf Coast, midway between Tampa and Ft. Myers, it is one of the state’s fastest growing and largest cities. This thriving young community has the assets that make it an attractive location for new business and quality city living. 

The Economic Development Division helps spur economic activity within the City through several programs for small businesses. These include: The Entrepreneurial Academy; the Lunch and Learn Workshop Series; and the Revolving Loan Guarantee Fund. These programs aim to assist new and existing businesses flourish in the City. The Ambassador Program is a  program for volunteers to help promote the city in a unique and positive manner.
Housing Choices in North Port
Ambassador Program flyer

Sarasota County Fast Facts
Print Ads
To help spread the word about North Port being a great business location, various ads have been placed in business and airline magazines, such as Florida Trend, Trade and Industry, Go Magazine, Air Tran’s in-flight publication; and Sky Magazine, Delta’s in-flight publication. 

Air Tran's Go Inflight Magazine April Issue
Air Tran's Go Inflight Magazine May Issue
Delta's Sky Magazine June Issue
Delta's Sky Magazine July Issue
Florida Trend October 2010 Issue
Florida Trend January 2011 Issue/Florida Trend Economic Yearbook 2011
Building Official Association Trade Show 2011
CNBC Magazine (London) March 2011 Issue 
Gulfshore Business/Biz 941 Magazine - North Port December 2010
Trade and Industry Magazine - North Port March-April 2011

Airport Ads
North Port businesses value the community they are located in, appreciate the efficiencies derived from technology and synergy, and work with local partners to grow.  Since today's smart decision makers travel frequently, therefore, airports are a logical location for North Port ads. The following ads have been marketed in various airports around Florida, including Miami International Airport, Orlando International Airport, Sarasota Bradenton International Airport, and the Punta Gorda Airport. 

Punta Gorda Airport – Warm Mineral Springs Ad

Sarasota Airport - Land Your Business Ad 
Sarasota Airport – Business is a Pleasure Ad

Orlando Airport – Business is a Pleasure Ad
Orlando Airport – Business Works Ad
Orlando Airport – Good for Business Ad
Orlando Airport – Take Your Business to a New Direction Ad
Orlando Airport – New in North Port Ad
Orlando Airport – Seize the Moment Ad
Orlando Airport – North Port is a Smart Choice Ad 
Orlando Airport – North Port is Where You Want to Be Ad

Miami Airport – Land Your Business Ad 
Miami Airport – Business is a Pleasure Ad
Miami Airport – Our Incentives Speak for Themselves Ad
Miami Airport – Invest in Your Business Ad
Miami Airport – Mind Your Business Ad
Miami Airport – New in North Port Ad
Miami Airport – Seize the Moment Ad 
Miami Airport – World Class Access Ad 

For more information, please call the Economic Development Division at 941-429-7029