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 .

Elkhart County Fairgrounds Host for Many RV Rallies in Next 6 Months

Mon May 1, 2017

The Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds has been an important area for residents of northeastern Indiana for some time, for fairs, activities, events and a myriad of other gatherings.

Over the next six months, the fairgrounds are going to be an important location for many large RV rallies and gatherings as the industry continues to see record months and strong sales.

The fairgrounds have 347 camp sites with 30/50 amp electric, sewer and city water.

The following is the 2017 RV Rally Schedule. Other groups and rallies are still pending and haven't been made official. Check back at 4hfair.org/rv/rvrallies/ for more information as it is added to the schedule.

May 5-10 - Holiday Rambler Pusher Chapter 419 Rally

June 13-18 - Heartland Rally

June 19-22 - Passport America Rally

June 25-29 - Coachmen Rally

Aug. 6-11 - FROG Rally

Aug. 21-25 - Suite Owner's International Travel Club Rally

Aug. 27 - Sept. 1 - Grand Design Rally

Sept. 11-14 - ROADTREK Rally

Sept. 20-26 - Montana's Owner's Group Rally

Oct. 1-5 - Thor Diesel Rally

Oct. 14-21 - RVing Women Rally