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 .
Wed Feb 8, 2017
ABBOTSFORD, British Columbia - Starting on Feb. 16, the Tradex in Abbotsford will be transformed into a RV lover’s hub. The Earlybird RV Show and Sale, British Columbia’s biggest spring RV show is opening its doors to fans who will see the ultimate display of RVs, destinations and products.
The RV Seminar Stage will be home to industry professionals, who will be on-site to prepare the RV community for the upcoming season, providing the latest information and tips to get ready for an exciting summer. New to this year’s event, representatives from the Northeast BC Tourism Region will be on hand to talk all things North East British Columbia and give you the best tips to ensure you have an incredible once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Tickets to the 2017 Earlybird RV Show will be available at the door and start at $8 for adults and children under 12 are free. Net Proceeds go to charity, and to date MTD Promotions has raised more than $1.4 million for charities and foundations they work with.
EVENT: 2017 EARLYBIRD RV SHOW & SALE
DATES: Thursday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Friday, Feb. 17 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 18 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
LOCATION: TRADEX Trade & Exhibition Centre, Abbotsford
ADMISSION: Adults - $8
Seniors - $6 (60+)
Youth - $5 (13-19)
Children - Free (Kids 12 & Under)
Family Pack - $20 (2 Adults & up to 4 Youth)
Multi-Day Pass - $10 (Adults and/or Youth)
For more information, call 604-870-4678 or visit www.rvshowsbc.com.