Become a Vendor at our Monthly Meetings!

If you have a business that sells plants or gardening-related goods and services, consider being a vendor at our meetings.  

Our members appreciate your presence and love to shop the vendors before our meetings.  San Diego Horticultural Society has over 1,000 members with between 150 and 250 people attend each meeting, making this an excellent place for you to bring your business to the attention of an enthusiastic shoppers. 

Meeting Location  Map and Meeting Information

Congregation Beth Israel (CBI)

9001 Towne Centre Drive

San Diego, CA 92122

(near University Towne Center shopping area)

Temporary vendor parking for unloading is located in the fire zone off Golden Haven Drive, then vendor vehicles must be relocated to the adjacent parking lot once unloaded. There is an elevator located there that opens on the meeting room floor.

Meeting Schedule
Meetings are typically held on the second Monday of every month, with the exception of June and December, and when second Mondays that fall on a Jewish holiday. 
5:00 – 6:00   Meeting room setup. Vendor set up is only during this hour; sales may begin at 6PM when doors open.
6:00 – 6:45   Vendor sales are active along with event check-in, a Plant Display table, and possible Speaker book signing. 
6:45 – 8:00   Meeting takes place and vendors break down and load out. 
8:00 – 8:30   Meeting ends and venue closes. 
  • Vendors products/services must be related to horticulture/gardening. Vendors are responsible for collecting their own sales tax.
  • Plant vendors shall hold a current, valid License to Sell Nursery Stock issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
  • Each vendor shall donate one plant or item valued at $10 or more and the donated item will be used as a door prize to a member and during the meeting, with recognition given to the donating vendor. Please include your business card with the donated item.
  • Vendors shall not arrive before 5PM. Temporary parking for unloading is located in the fire zone off Golden Haven Drive, then vendor vehicles must be relocated to the adjacent parking lot once unloaded. There is an elevator located there that opens on the meeting room floor.
  • Upon arrival, vendors shall ask the SDHS vendor coordinator for their table location. Set-up of vendor tables begins as soon as the meeting room is opened at 5PM and set up must be completed by 6PM.
  • Space assignments are made at the discretion of the SDHS. 
  • Meetings are held in the evening the 2nd Monday of each month, with the exception of June and December, and when second Mondays that fall on a Jewish holiday. Sales are allowed from 5-6:45PM; metings begin at 6:45PM. No sales are allowed during the meeting. As a courtesy to others, please refrain from conversation during the meeting. 
  • Vendors must bring tablecloths to protect the tables. Vendors are required to remove all plants, merchandise and debris at the end of the evening and leave the area clean. Vendors should be out of the facility by 8:15PM.
  • Any breech of these guidelines may result in the vendor not being able to sell items at future meetings.
  • All vendors must sign the SDHS Vendor Agreement (see below).  
  • You must reserve your table space at least 7 days prior to the meeting by emailing info@sdhort.org. You must reserve your space for each meeting. If you don't request table space in advance, there may be no space available.
Vendor Agreement
Vendors must sign a vendor agreement.  
Click here to download MSWord version. Click here to download PDF version.
Please sign and bring a signed copy to the meeting.

Our Mission To inspire and educate the people of San Diego County to grow and enjoy plants, and to create beautiful, environmentally responsible gardens and landscapes.

Our Vision To champion regionally appropriate horticulture in San Diego County.


 





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