RVIA Economic Impact Study

The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association commissioned an Economic Impact Study on the RV industry, released on June 7, 2016. The study found that the RV industry contributes about $49.7 billion in economic output or 0.28 percent of the Gross Domestic Product. Through its production and distribution linkages, the industry impacts firms in 426 of the 440 sectors of the United States economy.

Nationwide, the industry is responsible for 216,170 jobs, both directly and inderectly, creating an economic impact of $37.5 billion. The full study results, along with each individual state and congressional district's economic impact is available on the website by clicking here .

Campers Inn RV Opens Myrtle Beach Location

Tue Jun 28, 2016

145262068631749.pngMYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina — Campers Inn RV, the nation’s largest family-operated RV dealership, has announced it will host a ribbon cutting ceremony along with RV service and parts provider, Camping Connection, for their new stores in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on June 29 at 2 p.m.

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce will join the dealership for the event and the ribbon cutting will feature food, entertainment and guest speakers from Campers Inn RV corporate management.

"We are honored we could share this important milestone with the Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce,” Campers Inn General Sales Manager Jason Hoyle says. “We look forward to being an active member of the Myrtle Beach business community and we are thrilled to meet all the RV lovers who will visit this amazing vacation destination.”

"The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is excited for the grand opening of Campers Inn RV of Myrtle Beach," MBACC Membership Retention and Services Manager Shannon Furtick adds. "We want to welcome Campers Inn RV to the area and your chamber is looking forward to working for and with you."

Opened in May 2016, the Myrtle Beach store is Campers Inn RV’s 14th location, and it is sharing a facility with Camping Connection, which offers RV service, parts and accessories. To help celebrate, the dealership will be grilling hot dogs, and it has brought in Tim the Balloon Man to make balloon animals and DJ Cecil Chandler to provide music. Chief Operating Officer Ben Hirsch will give a speech along with additional corporate managers and representatives from Camping Connection.

Campers Inn RV operates 15 RV dealerships throughout the eastern United States. For more information about Campers Inn RV, visit www.CampersInn.com, like Campers Inn RV on Facebook or follow @CampersInnRV on Twitter.