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 .
Thu Nov 3, 2016
Fairfax, VA—A free RVDA Convention app and convention onsite program are available for dealers before they arrive in Las Vegas for the 2016 RV Dealers International Convention and Expo slated for Nov. 7 to 11. The program is a PDF and the app is available for phones and tablets from the Android and Apple app stores.
Links to the program and the app are on the RVDA convention website. Registration to the convention and expo remains open and will continue at Bally’s during the convention. Dealers who have registered at least one person at discounted rates can still register more people at the early bird or advanced rates and can also bring staff to attend vendor training plus on Monday and Tuesday for $215 per person. Registration information is on the convention website.
The onsite program, a combined issue of RV Executive Today and RV Compass magazines, includes detailed information about the convention schedule, speakers, exhibitors, and events. Registrants will also find articles by selected presenters, a list of dealers and associate members celebrating anniversaries of their RVDA membership, and large maps of the expo halls and the meeting rooms.
App users can create a personalized schedule for the convention, from which exhibitors to meet with to the best education sessions to attend. Session evaluations can be completed in the app, eliminating the rush to complete paperwork between sessions.
Additional Information: www.rvda.org/convention