Who can be a vendor at the Chicago Winter Bike Swap?
Anyone can be a vendor. Vendor spaces can be purchased in various configurations depending on how much space you need and what you are selling. Please see the Vendor Information page for more details.
Will vendors be able to purchase items from other vendors before the bike swap opens to the public?
Yes. All registered vendors will be free to browse the selection of other vendors before the bike
swap is open to the public. Please be courteous and allow vendors to complete set up before
inquiring about products.
Do vendors pay a separate admission fee?
No. Admission fees for vendors are included in the cost of the vendor spaces. Please refer to the vendor information page for the number of staff allowed entrance for each vendor.
I don't wish to reserve a vendor space. Can I still distribute information at the bike swap?
No. Only registered vendors may distribute information. Anyone else distributing information for their business/ride/cause etc. will be asked to cease their activities and leave the bike swap. Distribution of information or solicitation is not allowed in the parking lot of Harper College.
I don't wish to reserve a vendor space. Can I still sell my stuff at the bike swap?
No. Only registered vendors may sell their products. Anyone else attempting to sell any product will be asked to cease their activities and leave the bike swap.
Is the Chicago Winter Bike Swap indoors or outdoors?
The bike swap is completely indoors, including the waiting area outside the entrance to the bike
Is it possible to register as a vendor on the day of the bike swap?
No. All vendors must register prior to the day of the bike swap. Registration must be received by the Chicago Winter Bike Swap by January 27, 2017.