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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 .

NATDA Offering Live Technical Training at Trade Show & Convention

Mon Jun 12, 2017

145279608730370.jpgSt. Petersburg, Florida - To utilize its position to help trailer dealers across the U.S. and Canada to continuously improve, the North American Trailer Dealers Association presents the addition of free, live technical training hosted by LINK Trailer Parts to the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention schedule.

Dexter Axle, CURT Group and B&W Trailer Hitches, will cover a variety of topics, all aimed at improving the parts and service component of each dealership. Each live technical installation will focus on important elements of testing and repairing different products, with the goal of helping improve the quality of work and billable hours technicians produce in their dealership.

“We’re very excited to introduce live, technical training to this year’s lineup again,” NATDA Executive Director Jesse Battle says. “We feel the technical workshops are an important way to increase profits for dealerships at every level by gaining the professional tips and tricks by OEM professionals that dealers couldn’t otherwise.”

FREE Dealer Education has been an integral part of the dealer experience at the annual trade show. NATDA will celebrate its 10-year anniversary in Indianapolis this year and, as such, is thrilled to offer a line-up of leading suppliers in the trailer industry.

The technical training is hosted by LINK Trailer Parts, workshops will be held by Dexter Axle, CURT Group and B&W Trailer Hitches. The trade show is a unique, learning experience that will connect vendors and manufactures directly with dealers. To view the latest 2017 Technical Training schedule, visit www.natda.org/tradeshow/schedule/workshops/.