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 .

PRVCA Releases Upcoming Training Dates

Tue Nov 15, 2016

146643919183999.jpgCamp Hill, Pennsylvania – The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association is hosting free Pre-Delivery Inspection Training to its members.

The Pre-Delivery Inspection Training will be held Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Tom Schaeffer's Camping & Travel Center in Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania. Lunch will be provided. This hands-on training seminar will detail five crucial steps to the pre-delivery inspection, suggested PDI equipment, PDI warranty form and correct paperwork and documentation. The training also will cover what you need to know when conducting a PDI on the propane, electrical and plumbing systems, as well as the generators, appliances, interior, exterior, fire and life safety devices, expandable rooms and stabilizing jacks. Motorized, towables and truck campers will be covered.

The registration deadline is Nov. 28. Training qualifies for six re-certification hours.

This is free training for PRVCA members - a $200 value. A $50 fee will be applied for no-shows.

Upcoming training for 2016 - 2017

Dec. 6: Pre-Delivery Inspection training with Gary Motley at Tom Schaeffer’s Camping & Travel Center, Shoemakersville, Pennsylvania

Dec. 13-15: Dometic/Atwood Mobile Products at Keller Marine & RV, Port Trevorton, Pennsylvania

Jan. 10, 2017: Pre-Delivery Inspection training with Gary Motley at Oil City Conference Center/Days Inn, Oil City, Pennsylvania

Jan. 12, 2017: Lippert Components at Stoltzfus RV, West Chester, Pennsylvania

Feb. 14, 2017: Xantrex/Marshall at the Oil City Conference Center/Days Inn, Oil City, Pennsylvania

Feb. 16, 2017: Xantrex/Marshall at the Comfort Inn, New Stanton, Pennsylvania

Feb. 23, 2017: Cequent Performance Products at Stoltzfus RV, West Chester, Pennsylvania