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 .
Tue Mar 7, 2017
The 48th Annual RV Super Show is coming to Oklahoma City. Come “Spring Into Savings” March 16-19 at the State Fair Park from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
This show will be in the new Bennett Event Center at the Oklahoma State Fair Park and features the top dealers in the area, according to a press release.
Some of the dealers displaying at the show include:
Lewis RV Center
McClain's RV Superstores
RV General Store, Inc.
Oklahoma RV Center
Prestige RV Center
This year’s show will again feature hundreds of brand new RVs on display with a huge selection of towable and motorized, by Oklahoma City’s top RV dealers. And with manufacturers’ representatives on hand, special deals and low show prices will be in play as the dealers compete head-to-head to earn show goers business. Also, as a special addition, the show will feature Powersports products including new ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles, trikes, scooters and bunkhouses. A great display of tow vehicles will be on hand featuring new Chevrolet trucks and SUVs.
Next, there will be more than 70 lifestyle vendors in the show with all kinds of items and goodies to see, test and buy. With four days of browsing and family entertainment, activity abounds. Kicking off and back by popular demand, attendees will thoroughly enjoy for free “The Dream Camper Show” by Deputy Boots and Sheriff Britches as they entertain and play songs about life on the lost highway. Come enjoy the great music, originally written lyrics and see their 1923 Ford Dream Camper, the world’s first RV — a colorful piece of RV history and relive the adventure.
Kid’s attractions are a must and will again feature the ever popular double slide inflatable slide plus a large bounce house for kids and adults alike (weather permitting). And in addition to the free rides, there will also be face painting and balloon animals for the kids at no charge all four days.
Once again, there will be special chances for cash to be had at the 48th Annual RV Super Show this year. Back by popular demand, all show attendees will get an opportunity to win money by playing the popular Vendor Scavenger Hunt. Simply visit designated vendors to receive stamps on a card to be entered into a drawing for $1,000 cash. Every show attendee will get a chance to play and the winner is drawn after the show closes on Sunday.
This year, show tickets are $12 for adults. Kids 12 and under and First Responders with ID/badge (Police Officers, Firefighters and EMT's) are free and State Fair Park parking is also free. $2 off coupon is available online or at the following show sponsor locations: Comfort Inn at 5921 SW 8th, all three Pilot Travel Center locations in Oklahoma City as well as Bob Howard Chevrolet.
For more information, hours and directions, visit the official website at www.okcrvshows.com.