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 .
Thu Jun 30, 2016
Seven RV shows stretching all the way from California to North Carolina are scheduled over the next few months. Here's a list of the shows featuring new models and other enticing entertainment:
The Vogt RV Pre Fourth of July
June 20-July 2 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in Fort Worth, Texas
See the Unity TB, CB and MB during the sale
The Sleep Train Arena RV Show with La Mesa RV California on July 7-10, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Sacramento, California.
See the Serenity up close and in person. The show offers free parking and admission.
The Phoenix Convention Center RV Show with La Mesa RV Arizona on July 7-10 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Phoenix. See the Serenity up close. The show offers free admission.
The SOlano County Fairgrounds RV Show with La Mesa RV California on July 14-17 from 9 a.m. to dusk in Vallejo, California.
See the Serenity in person. The show offers free admission and parking.
The WestWorld in Scottsdale RV Show with La Mesa RV Arizona on July 23 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. in Scottsdale, Arizona. See the Serenity up close. The show will be inside the new air conditioned NOrth Hall and offers free admission.
The North Carolina RV Dealers Show with Howard RV Center on Aug. 26-28 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, in Wilmington, North Carolina.
The Great American RV Show in Colorado Springs with Intermountain Coach on Sept. 29-Oct. 1 starting at 8 a.m in COlorado Springs. The show features the Unity TB, Unity IB and Unity MB.