Since the Valley Indoor Swap Meet opened its doors in 1986, it has been home to many successful businesses and has served millions of customers every year.
At the Valley Indoor Swap Meet, the business owner has the opportunity to quickly and inexpensively establish a prosperous business in a great location. Typically, many businesses spend lots of money on high advertising costs that do not guarantee a great return. For the cost of running a small ad in the local newspaper, you can secure a space for a four-week license.
Here are some of the many great advantages of opening a business at the Valley Indoor Swap Meet:
Therefore, there is less risk and a higher chance for success when you open a business at the Valley Indoor Swap Meet. When you add up all the benefits, the decision is simple.
Your next step would be to come to the Swap Meet to talk to one of our managers, fill out an application, and be added to the waiting list for a space as it becomes available.
Pomona - 24 days (Wed-Mon 10am-6pm, Tues closed)
Secure a booth for a four-week license* (no long-term lease) at the following rates per term:
*Must have City of Pomona Business License. City of Pomona Business License is $113 (subject to change).
Q: I am
interested in becoming a Vendor; what is the process?
A: In order to become a Vendor at the VISM, visit our on-site management office and fill out an application. You should also bring samples of your merchandise to show us exactly what you plan to sell.
Q: Do I
have to sign a long-term lease?
A: No. The Swap Meet operates within four-week time periods, and all spaces are filled according to this schedule. Spaces will be filled once every four weeks from vendors on the waiting list. Renewal notices are handed out on the third week of each four-week block. At that time, you may renew your contract for another 4 weeks.
What are the hours of operations?
A: Vendors shall remain open for business at all times that the Swap Meet is open for business, Monday through Sunday 10 am - 6 pm (closed on Tuesdays). Vendors shall not open late or close early. Swap Meet days may vary during holidays and promotion events.
do you select vendors?
A: We select vendors with merchandise we feel best suits the Swap Meet and the available space. We also select vendors based on their experience. We will make every attempt to locate you in an area that complements your merchandise.
I need any license to sell merchandise at the Swap Meet?
A: You are required to have a valid Resale Permit from the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (https://www.cdtfa.ca.gov/). A business license from the City of Pomona is also required.
What merchandise items am I restricted from selling?
A: You may not sell food items, guns, pornography, or any illegal items. You may only sell the items that are listed in your contract and have been approved by the management. Counterfeit merchandise is strictly forbidden.
When can I fix up the booth and load the merchandise?
A: The Swap Meet is open for loading, unloading, and booth construction one hour prior to opening to the public. Also, each booth can be customized to fit your style, theme, product, and taste. If more time is needed for booth construction, we will work with you.
the end of the day, do I have to remove my merchandise?
A: Since it's an indoor swap meet, vendors can leave their merchandise in the building. Sellers secure and lock up their booths at the end of each day.
I take a space, may I transfer to another space if one becomes available?
A: We generally try to accommodate the requests of our existing sellers before offering a space to someone on the waiting list.
Pomona - Valley Indoor Swap Meet
For leasing and availability, please contact the Swap Meet directly at: (909) 620-4792
1600 East Holt Boulevard
Pomona, CA 91767
OPEN DAILY Mon.-Sun. from 10:00am - 6:00pm
For general questions, please email email@example.com