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 .
Fri May 19, 2017
Have you registered for your committee meetings and for Advocacy Day yet? In less than three weeks, the RV industry will gather in Washington, D.C., to chart the future of the Association and deliver the inspiring message that “RVs Move America” during Capitol Hill Advocacy Day on Wednesday, June 7. RV industry leaders will meet with members of Congress to raise awareness of the RV industry and issues affecting the industry.
This event makes a critical contribution to RVIA’s federal advocacy efforts, allowing members to meet with elected officials and their staffers, forge relationships beneficial to business and discuss current issues with legislators.
Make sure you review the schedule and sign up for all events you wish to attend:
Sunday, June 4
4 - 6 p.m.: Canadian Coalition Committee
Monday, June 5
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Registration
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Public & Legislative Affairs Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Public Relations Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: RVST Council
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Supplier Committee
12 - 1:30 p.m.: Joint Committee Luncheon
1:30 - 5 p.m.: Go RVing Coalition
1:30 - 5 p.m.: Lawyers’ Committee
1:30 - 5 p.m.: Park Model RV Committee
6 - 7:30 p.m.: Welcome Reception
Tuesday, June 6
7 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Registration
7 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Standards Steering Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Financial Services Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Market Information Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Trade Show & Events Committee
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Membership Committee Meeting
12 - 1:30 p.m.: Joint Committee Luncheon with Keynote Speaker - Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke
1:30 - 5:30 p.m.: Executive Committee Meeting
2 - 5 p.m.: Advocacy Day Training
5:30 p.m.: Shuttle Pick-Up (Shuttles depart around the corner at the Mayflower Hotel on Desales Street)
6 - 9 p.m.: A Capitol Evening at the Observatory at America’s Square
Wednesday, June 7 – Capitol Hill Advocacy Day
7:30 - 9 a.m.: Pre-Advocacy Breakfast
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Advocacy Day Meetings – Capitol Hill
5:30 - 7 p.m.: House and Senate RV Caucus Reception Rayburn Foyer on Capitol Hill
Thursday, June 8
8 a.m. - 2 p.m.: Board of Directors’ Meeting
It’s not too late to sign up to be a part of this important industry event. Register today.