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 .

NATDA Sees 35 Percent Increase to Trade Show Registration

Wed Aug 17, 2016

146661222938406.jpgSaint Petersburg, Florida – The North American Trailer Dealers Association (NATDA) will be presenting the ninth annual NATDA Trade Show in the coming weeks, where almost 600 dealerships have registered to attend. This year’s show is set to be the biggest one yet, thanks to a 35 percent increase in dealership registrations.

“Dealers are still registering to come to our show,” Executive Director Jesse Battle says. "Which only reaffirms that our efforts to grow the trade show has been impactful on the trailer industry.”

The 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention will feature exhibitors from more than 200 companies. The focus of the trade show continues to be relationship building between manufacturers, vendors and dealers of the industry, as well as providing top dealer education seminars, technical workshops and the first look at the season’s new products.

At the trade show, dealers are eligible for the following:
•Free admission to the 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention
•Free dealership education at the 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention
•Free dealer receptions and parties in Nashville, Tennessee
•Free show specials and giveaways at the 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention
•Free floorplan financing at the 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention

If your dealership is interested in attending this impactful event, make certain to register online at www.natda.org/tradeshow/dealer-registration or call 727-360-0304.

The 2016 NATDA Trade Show & Convention will be held Sept. 8-10 at the Music City Center in Nashville. The NATDA Trade Show & Convention caters specifically to trailer dealers and is not open to the public.