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 .

Sioux Falls RVer Wins Motorhome

Mon Nov 7, 2016

145434773794726.pngLincolnshire, Ill.—Camping World has announced that Elwood and Janet Grabenbauer of Sioux Falls, South Dakota are the grand prize winners of a new 2016 Thor Class A motorhome in the Camping World and Good Sam Golden Giveaway.

The Grabenbauers were selected randomly from the online registrants of the Golden Giveaway promotion and were to claim the motorhome, valued at $140,000, from a dealership in Mesa, Arizona on Saturday.

The give-away was part of the 50th anniversary celebration for Camping World and Good Sam, in which up to five new Coleman travel trailers were to be given away plus a grand prize of a 2016 Thor Class A motorhome valued at $140,000. Five million dollars in free camping was also part of the promotion.

"We congratulate Mr. Grabenbauer and his family on being our grand prize winners, and most importantly, we thank them for being loyal Camping World and Good Sam customers," says Marcus Lemonis, Chairman and CEO of Camping World and Good Sam and host of CNBC's The Profit.

Other events included monthly special promotions at Camping World SuperCenters, special sales and low prices on select products, service and installation specials, and a huge birthday celebration in July at Camping World SuperCenters nationwide.