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 .
Wed May 17, 2017
Saint Petersburg, Florida - The North American Trailer Dealers Association has announced that more than 40 first-time exhibitors, manufacturers and vendors alike, will participate in the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention.
Ranging from trailer hitch assistants and four-post lifts to cargo and utility trailers, the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana will be one of the largest in the association’s history.
“We’re very excited about the lineup this year,” NATDA President and Founder Andy Ackerman says. "This is going to be a massive opportunity for our dealers to really meet everyone in the industry.”
For the first time as part of the NATDA, the following vendors will be exhibiting at the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention: Aeromotive Services, Affiliated Resources, AGWS, Automotive International, Inc., BlackPurl Technologies, Bob Clements International, Botkin Lumber Company, Bullington Lumber & Treating, Cargo Equipment Corp., Choice Axle, Engineered Components Company, Foshan Shunde Shili Automotive Accessories Co., LTD, Hendrix Thread Protector, Henkel, H-I-S Coatings, HitchGrip by LMD Products, Inc., Icon Technologies, Ideal Computer Systems, Intradin (Shanghai) Hardware Co., Ltd., JetStar Tire and Wheel, LaVanture Products Company, Ningbo Jingyi Machinery MFG Co., Ltd., Ormandy Software, Pierce, Ready Jack For Trailers, REDARC Electronics, Renegade Transport, LLC, RJ Lock, Rodrock Auto Parts Mfg. Co., Ltd., Rumber Materials, Titan Lifts. TK Trailer Parts, Trailer Makers Insurance, Tuson RV Brakes, LLC, Ultimate Linings Polyurethane Systems, Vanguard Manufacturing, Xiamen Wondee Autoparts Co., Ltd. and Yuyao Kary Co., Ltd.
The following manufacturers will also be exhibiting for the first time: Barrett Trailers, LLC., Chevrolet, Foldtrailer, LTD, Futura Trailers, Inc., Imperial Trailer Mfg., MVM7, Nation Tank and Trailer, Pratt Industries, Salvation Trailers, Sharp Mfg., Stehl Tow, TetraPOD, Triton Trailers and Wilson Trailers.
To learn more about the show and its exhibitors, visit www.natda.org/tradeshow or call 727-360-0304.