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 Jan 16, 2017
Given the growth in RV sales last year, six RV dealers in the Jacksonville, Florida area are expecting strong attendance at the upcoming 2017 Jacksonville RV MegaShow.
The annual four-day event is set for Thursday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, Feb. 12, at the Jacksonville Equestrian Center.
Rob Rothenhausler, general manager of Ocean Grove RV Supercenter in St. Augustine, says there’s every indication that the strong RV sales seen in 2016 will carry over into 2017.
Additional Information: http://jacksonville.com/autos/2017-01-13/area-dealers-planning-attendance-bump-rv-show#