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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 .

Protective Asset Protection is Gold Partner for RVDA Convention/Expo

Wed Apr 26, 2017

148700543448595.jpgFairfax, Virginia – RVDA has announced that Protective Asset Protection is the Gold Partner for the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. The company has been a major sponsor for 21 consecutive years and continues to provide high-level financial backing for the premier dealer education event of the year. The convention/expo will take place Nov. 6-10 at Bally’s in Las Vegas, sponsored by RVDA – The National RV Dealers Association, RVDA of Canada and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

“Protective Asset Protection once again demonstrates its support of dealer education as a Gold Partner for the 2017 Convention/Expo,” Convention Expo Chair Ron Shepherd says, who also serves as the president of Camperland of Oklahoma. “Our convention partners, through their generous support, allow us to take this event to new heights each year. They succeed in meeting dealer needs for affordable education and exceed expectations for excellence. We greatly appreciate our friends at Protective and their continued support.”

"The Convention is a great opportunity to connect with old friends and learn a thing or two," Protective Asset Protection Vice President of Specialty Products Bill Koster says. "We especially look forward to this year's convention as we continue to celebrate our 25-year relationship with RVDA."

The 2017 theme is “Gear Up for Success” and the RVDA Convention/Expo Committee is working to provide a variety of workshops and networking events that will aid dealers in building on an expanding market and interest in RVs and RV travel.

The convention will also feature an expo of the RV industry’s top companies offering products and services to help dealers enhance profitability. Companies interested in partnership and sponsorship opportunities, as well as exhibitor information, can contact Julie Newhouse at 703-364-5518 or send an e-mail to jnewhouse@rvda.org.

Visit www.rvda.org/convention for regular updates as the convention approaches. You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.