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 .

RVDA of Canada Seeking Nominations for Canadian Dealer of Year

Tue Jun 20, 2017

145858596373129.pngThe RVDA of Canada, in conjunction with Camping Canada’s RV Lifestyle Magazine and Camping Canada’s Dealer News, is inviting nominations from across Canada for the 2017 Walter Paseska Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award.

Established in 1989 by Camping Canada and dedicated to Walter Paseska for his many years of commitment and tireless dedication to the RV industry, this award is given to a Canadian RV acting dealer principal on the basis of the following criteria:

• Long-term dedication to the RV industry and promotion of the RV lifestyle by the acting dealer principal of a recognized full-service RV dealership;
• Commitment and participation in the RVDA at the provincial or national level;
• Recognition by customers and peers as a person with the highest integrity and credibility in both work and personal life; and
• Contribution to the community.

A maximum of three candidates per province/region will be considered for the award. RV Lifestyle Magazine will present this year’s Canadian RV Dealer of the Year Award at the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention, RVDA of Canada Annual Meeting, on Nov. 8.

If you know someone whom you feel deserves to be recognized with this award, please submit your nomination(s) to the national office.

Nomination materials can be mailed, faxed or emailed as a pdf to:

RVDA of Canada
Ste. 145 – 11331 Coppersmith Way, Richmond, BC V7A 5J9
Tel: 604-718-6325 | Fax: 604-204-0154 | Email: Info@rvda.ca

Deadline for submission is July 28.