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 .
Mon Oct 17, 2016
The Route 66 Network gathered in Colorado Springs, Colorado from Oct. 3-5 for its annual rally, where it honored Ron Shepherd from Camperland of Oklahoma with the Larry Coker Commitment Award.
During the event, the Route 66 Network also named the 2016-17 Advisory Board and heard presentations from its partners, including NTP-Stag, Bank of America and Assurant Solutions.
To view the video of the Larry Coker Commitment Award, visit the link below, which will take you to the RV News Video Library.
Additional Information: http://www.rvnews.com/pages/video_library