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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 .

Airstream Announces Top Dealers of 2017

Thu Jun 1, 2017

Jackson Center, Ohio - Airstream Inc. has announced its top dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2016 and May 2017. The awards were announced at the company’s annual dealer meeting in San Antonio, Texas.

Airstream Adventures Northwest, with locations near Portland, Seattle, Boise and San Francisco, was named the Top Airstream Dealer Group. Airstream Adventures Northwest is a dedicated, Airstream-exclusive dealer group. The focus on Airstream allows the dealership to provide industry-leading sales support and exceptional continued service after a sale.

The group’s Bay Area Airstream Adventures store in Fairfield, California was named the Top Single Dealer overall for the Travel Trailer, Touring Coach and Basecamp model.

“Airstream feels strongly that in the next five to 10 years the road to success for this industry will not be through improved sales alone, but also through improved customer experiences,” Airstream President and CEO Bob Wheeler says. “The introduction of our Five Rivet dealer standards program during our National Dealer Meeting is a significant step here at Airstream in support of this goal. These awards are very important for Airstream as they recognize those dealers who have set a higher standard for service and parts excellence over the past year – we’d like to congratulate all of our honorees and look forward to big things in the years to come.”

A full list of winners is below:

Top 10 Airstream Dealers ranked by travel trailer retail units sold:

1. Bay Area Airstream Adventures – Fairfield, California
2. Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, New Jersey
3. Airstream Adventures Northwest Portland – Gladstone, Oregon
4. Airstream Adventures Northwest Seattle – Covington, Washington
5. Airstream Orange County – Westminster, California
6. Airstream Dallas – Ft. Worth – Dallas, Texas
7. Airstream Los Angeles – San Gabriel, California
7. Tied for 7th – Windish RV – Lakewood, Colorado
9. Camper Clinic II – Buda, Texas
10. Tampa RV – Dover, Florida

Top 10 Airstream Dealers ranked by touring coach retail units sold:

1. Arbogast RV – Troy, Ohio
2. Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, New Jersey
2. Tied for 2nd – Airstream Adventures Northwest Portland – Gladstone, Oregon
4. Airstream Adventures Northwest Seattle – Covington, Washington
5. Bay Area Airstream Adventures – Fairfield, California
6. Airstream of South Florida – Fort Myers, Florida
7. Airstream Orange County – Westminster, California
8. Holiday World of Houston – Katy, Texas
8. Tied for 8th – Windish RV – Lakewood, Colorado
10. Airstream Dallas – Ft. Worth – Dallas, Texas
10. Tied for 10th – Airstream Los Angeles – San Gabriel, California

Top 10 Airstream Dealers ranked by basecamp retail units sold:
1. Airstream Adventures Northwest Seattle – Covington, Washington
2. Airstream Dallas – Ft. Worth – Dallas, Texas
3. Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, New Jersey
3. Tied for 3rd – Airstream Orange County – Westminster, California
3. Tied for 3rd – Windish RV – Lakewood, Colorado
6. Airstream Adventures Northwest Portland – Gladstone, Oregon
6. Tied for 6th – Camper Clinic II – Buda, Texas
8. Airstream Adventures Northwest Boise – Caldwell, Idaho
9. Bay Area Airstream Adventures – Fairfield, California
9. Tied for 9th – Airstream of Virginia – Thornburg, Virginia
9. Tied for 9th – Airstream Los Angeles – San Gabriel, California

Top Basecamp Dealer - Canada
Can-Am RV Centre - London, Ontario

Top Travel Trailer Dealer - Canada
Can-Am RV Centre - London, Ontario

Top Touring Coach Dealer – Canada (Tie)
Traveland RV - Langley, British Colubmia
Can-Am RV Centre - London, Ontario

Top International Dealer
Roka Airstream Germany - Mengerskirchen, Germany

“All of our top dealer winners are among the most distinguished in the RV industry,” Airstream Vice President of Sales Justin Humphreys says. "From the sales process to the service support of their customers, each of these dealers go above and beyond the call of duty to support Airstreamers. We’d like to personally congratulate each of them on a job well done.”

In addition to the recognition of the top selling retailers, Airstream also honored dealers for service and parts excellence.

Service Excellence

Airstream of Dallas Ft. Worth – Dallas, Texas
Colonial Airstream - Lakewood, New Jersey
Bay Area Airstream Adventures – Fairfield, California

Top Parts Dealer

Airstream Adventures Northwest Portland - Gladstone, Oregon