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 .

Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo Returns Oct. 13-16

Tue Oct 4, 2016

147559741450478.jpgOklahoma City, Oklahoma – The Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo is back for its 47th year in Oklahoma City. Held Oct. 13-16 and spread out over the Cox Pavilion, the Centennial Building and the Oklahoma Expo Hall out at State Fair Park, attendees will “Fall in Love with Great Deals," according to a press release.

This year’s show will again feature hundreds of brand new RVs on display, indoors and outdoors, by Oklahoma City’s top RV dealers. And with manufacturers’ representatives on hand, special deals and low show prices will be in play as the dealers compete head-to-head to earn show goers business. Also, as a special addition, the show will feature Motorsports products by Mud Dawg Motors and Maxey's Motorsports. And, a great display of tow vehicles will be on hand featuring new Chevy trucks and SUVs from Bob Howard Chevrolet.

Next, there will be more than 56 lifestyle vendor booths in the show with all kinds of items and goodies to see, test and buy. And with four days of browsing and family entertainment, activity abounds at the show. Kicking off and back by popular demand, attendees will thoroughly enjoy the free “Racecar Experience” by Roelandt Racing Systems. featuring a full motion race car simulator, come fill the need for speed and be entertained for all to see on a big screen.

Kids attractions are a must and will again feature the ever popular double slide inflatable slide plus a large bounce house for kids and adults alike (weather permitting). And in addition to the free rides, there also will be face painting and balloon animals for the kids at no charge all four days.

There will be special chances for cash to be had at the Fall RV Show & Bargain Expo this year. Back by popular demand, all show attendees will get an opportunity to win money by playing the popular Vendor Scavenger Hunt. Simply visit designated vendors to receive stamps on a card to be entered into a drawing for $1,000 cash. Every show attendee will get a chance to play and the winner is drawn after the show closes on Sunday.

This year, show tickets are $9 for adults. Kids 12 and under are free and State Fair Park parking also is free. A $2 off coupon is available online or at the following show sponsor locations: Comfort Inn & Suites at 5921 SW 8th Street, all three Pilot Travel Center locations in Oklahoma City as well as Bob Howard Chevrolet. Free admission for Police, Firefighters and other First Responders with ID.

For more information, hours and directions, visit the official website at www.okcrvshows.com.