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 .

SylvanSport and RV Trader Partner for Website Inventory

Tue May 2, 2017

147732590938283.jpgBrevard, North Carolina - RV Trader, a division of Dominion Enterprises, and SylvanSport have partnered to feed current dealer inventory from RVTrader.com directly to SylvanSport.com, allowing consumers to easily view available inventory and request more information without ever having to leave the OEM’s website.

When a prospective buyer uses the “Find a Dealer” tool on the SylvanSport website, current online inventory from RV Trader will display, along with product photos and advertised prices. Manufacturers like SylvanSport use this tool to easily display their dealers’ units for sale on their website, giving interested buyers, particularly those still in the research phase of their path to purchase, the information they need.

“SylvanSport places a great emphasis on providing every tool possible to set our dealer-partners up for success," SylvanSport Vice President of Marketing Kyle Mundt says. "This live inventory technology from RV Trader makes it easier than ever for customers to see exactly what their local dealer has in stock. We’re very excited to partner with RV Trader on this innovative tool.”

“Our dealer tool is a simple way for OEMs to provide consumers with a comprehensive shopping experience on their sites,” RV Trader Vice President Paige Bouma says. "By showing their listings to buyers, they can effortlessly find the unit they are searching for and contact the dealer without ever leaving SylvanSport.com.”

Current SylvanSport dealers on RV Trader are already displaying on SylvanSport.com and SylvanSport dealers who are not RV Trader customers can call 877-354-4068 or contact their local RV Trader representative to learn more about the program. Manufacturers interested in integrating the dealer tool onto their homepage can contact affiliates@rvtrader.com for more information.