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 Apr 24, 2017
Later in the week, the wheels will roll for the National African American RVers Association Eastern Region rally.
Members will start pulling into town Sunday to help with preparations for this 17th annual rally, May 4-7 at Lakewood Camping Resort, 901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, South Carolina. Families in 150 to 200 recreational vehicles are expected, according to a story by Myrtle Beach Online.
With its national headquarters based in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Eastern cluster comprises members from Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
Additional Information: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/news/local/article146276324.html