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 .

NATDA Registration for Trade Show & Convention Now Open

Wed Mar 22, 2017

149019861741476.jpgSaint Petersburg, Florida – The North American Trailer Dealers Association has announced registration is now available to industry-related dealers to attend the 10th annual NATDA Trade Show & Convention. The trade show will be held Sept. 7-9 at the Indiana Convention Center.

The annual NATDA Trade Show & Convention is a must-attend for any dealership selling, distributing, servicing, renting or considering carrying trailers in any capacity, according to a press release. Hundreds of vendors and manufacturers in every segment – cargo, truck beds, concession, race car, horse, marine, dump, flatbed and toy hauler – are represented during the show’s three days.

“This is the big event for dealers," NATDA Executive Director Jesse Battle says. "They have an opportunity see the latest products, network and attend free educational seminars. On top of that, they have a good time.”

A first for the association, NATDA will be offering hands-on technical service and management training. Each live technical installation will focus on the most important elements of testing and repairing specific to trailers. This training will improve the quality of work and billable hours technicians produce in their dealership. Free dealer education has been an integral part of the dealer experience at the annual trade show. NATDA will be offering a line-up of leading suppliers in the trailer industry.

The 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention is designed for dealers and will not be open to the public. For 10 years, dealers have attended the show for the perfect opportunity to network with leading industry professionals. For a limited time, dealers who register for the upcoming tradeshow will be eligible for the following:

• Free admission to the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention
• Free dealership education at the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention
• PLUS: discounted hotel accommodations, special floorplan financing opportunities and admission to the hottest dealer-only receptions/parties in Indianapolis.

To register for the trade show, visit www.natda.org/tradeshow/dealer-registration or call 727-360-0304. To learn more about the trade show, visit www.natda.org/tradeshow.