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 .

Dometic to Debut New Products at Open House

Thu Sep 1, 2016

Dometic, a provider of comfort and convenience products for the recreational vehicle (RV), industry, today announced it will hold an event for dealers, distributors, OEMs and the media during the Elkhart RV Open House on Monday, Sept. 19 from 4-7 p.m. During the cocktail reception, Dometic will showcase its new and improved product assortment while providing food, drinks, entertainment and prizes.

The event will take place at Dometic’s facility at 2320 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart, Ind., followed by tours of the state-of-the-art refrigerator factory on Tuesday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Individuals planning to attend either day should visit www.dometic.com/openhouse16 and submit your information, which will enter you for the chance to win an iPad Mini simply by RSVPing.

“Last year we had such a great turnout, which combined the previous years’ Atwood and Dometic events into one, that we knew that we should hold it again this year,” says Trey Miller, Director of Marketing. “The Monday evening festivities allow us to meet with partners and associates in a fun, social environment and it offers us the opportunity to discuss our new products and receive feedback on future needs in the market.”