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 14, 2017
Pauls Valley, Oklahoma - Covercraft Industries, LLC has announced plans to exhibit at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, March 24-26 in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
“Covercraft is excited to join the 2017 GEICO Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods and the opportunity to showcase our full custom seat cover product line to the fishing industry’s most influential retailers from around the world," Covercraft Manager of eCommerce and Marketing Jeff Jegelewicz says. "This event gives Covercraft the chance to demonstrate the value of protecting your truck or SUV seats with custom-fitted covers manufactured from some of the most durable fabrics on the market today.”
Before the opening of the Expo, media, B.A.S.S. Life and Nation members are invited to an exclusive preview on Friday, March 24 and Covercraft will showcase its Carhartt Duck Weave and Carhartt Realtree Xtra Camo seat covers to influential bass fishing professionals and VIP retailers. Also on display will be Covercraft’s original SeatSaver polycotton and waterproof polyester fabric seat covers.
The Expo is one of the main attractions of the Bassmaster Classic, which annually draws attendance in excess of 100,000 to its venues. It has grown into one of the largest fishing consumer shows in the country and many manufacturers have chosen to introduce their new products for 2017 at the Expo. Fifty-two of the world’s best bass anglers will be competing for more than $1 million in this, the 47th world championship of bass fishing. The competition will take place on Lake Conroe, Texas, with weigh-ins being held in Minute Maid Park, home of the Astros, each afternoon on March 24-26.