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 .

RV Dealer Shows Scheduled in Next Two Months

Fri Aug 5, 2016

Several RV dealer shows are scheduled to debut over the next few weeks, with chances for RV businesses and enthusiasts alike to check out the new offerings and trends in the industry.

A list of a few of the upcoming dealer shows is outlined below.

What: Cal Expo RV Show with Leisure Travel Vans
When: Aug. 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Cal Expo in Sacramento, California with La Mesa RV
Details: Free parking and admission. The show is in climate controlled air conditioned Cal Expo where attendees can get a look at the new Serenity.

What: Phoenix Convention Center with Leisure Travel Vans
When: Aug. 11-14 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Where: Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona with La Mesa RV.
Details: The show offers free admission. The attendees can get inside, out of the heat, to enjoy looking at the Unity MB and Wonder inside the Phoenix Convention Center.

What: North Carolina RV Dealers Show
When: Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Aug. 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Howard RV Center in Wilmington, North Carolina

What: Hershey RV Show
When: Sept. 14-18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Giant Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Details: See the entire 2017 line-up at one of America's largest RV shows.

What: The Great American RV Show in Colorado Springs
When: Sept. 29-Oct. 1 starting at 8 a.m.
Where: Intermountain Coach in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Details: See the Unity TB, Unity IB and Unity MB over the three-day run of the show.