Event Partners

  1. Sharon

    Sharon Skeele-Hogan

    Director of Inverness Event & Visitors Bureau
    Phone: 352-726-2611 x 1304

The City of Inverness Event & Visitor Bureau (IEVB) exclusive Event Partner program is an all-inclusive package for business interested in sponsoring City events. It is a 12-month program that includes all IEVB events and festivals. These event partners are a part of the area’s hottest and largest festivals. This partnership brings a positive impact to the City and reaches a sizeable audiences throughout the year.

Acentria Insurance
Acentria is the premier insurance agency, committed to excellence, innovation, and growth. Partnered with the City in the fall of 2019.

Cricket Wireless
Why Cricket? A Nationwide 4G LTE network, simple plans at low prices, exceptional customer service, and 10 million smiling customers!

Cattle Dog Coffee Roasters
More than coffee, this award winning chef and restaurant has placed fourth in the World Food Championships. Open for breakfast and lunch with locations in Inverness, Citrus Hills, Lecanto with more coming.

Apopka Marine
This local business has been supporting city event since 2015, and festival-goers will see Apopka Marine's boats on display at many festivals throughout the year. This event partner has been instrumental in the Inverness Big Bass Classic and has made this a fantastic tournament for the public and anglers alike.


Duke Energy
Joined forces with the City of Inverness events in 2016 to enhance education and environmental outreach. Duke Energy has provided hundreds of trees to residents at the Friday Night Thunder Goes Green event each April in celebration of Arbor Day, and provides energy efficiency educators.


Grand Living at Citrus Hills
Catch the cooling breezes off the Gulf of Mexico and Crystal River just miles away from our location atop Florida’s Central Ridge. Rolling hills, nearby state parks, multiple lakes and rivers enhance the beauty of our Hernando, Florida location. Offers independent living, assisted living and memory care services in well-appointed services. Joined the City as an event partner in August 2018.


Insight Credit Union
Partnering with the City of Inverness since 2013, and is often found volunteering at the City's events and festivals ensuring that things run smoothly. The Insight Credit Union team takes volunteering to the next level and is often seen at many City festivals lending a hand in anything from helping families onto the Christmas train ride or supporting information tables at City events.


Nick Nicholas Ford
Partnering with the City of Inverness since 2013, and make sure to check out their Ford displays at the City festivals.

Sellstate Realty
Sellstate Realty's Inverness office is conveniently located in downtown Inverness at 119 E. Dampier Street near the Inverness Visitor Center. This is a one-stop real estate website for all your home buying and selling needs in Marion, Lake, Sumter, and Citrus Counties.  Contact us if you'd like more information on finding your dream home or preparing to sell your home.  And if you need to get  pre-qualified for a mortgage loan, we can help you with that too.  


Team Cone
This local distributor provides enjoyable products that enrich people’s lives, and has been an event partner since 2017. Enjoy these products at City events such as the Pine Street Jam and Cooter Festival.


Waste Management
Supporting City events since 2015, and providing pick-up and dumpsters to festivals.