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 .
Tue Jun 20, 2017
Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety & Education Foundation, has announced that Jayco Inc. has taken a spot as a 4 Star Preferred sponsor of the upcoming RV Technical, Education & Safety Conference.
“Sponsorships range from one to five stars and top level Diamond, we are very pleased that the fine folks at Jayco have elected to help sponsor our 2017 Conference," Cannon says. "We’ve enjoyed a long relationship with Jayco and look forward to their continued support.”
Sponsorship of the conference is another way for Jayco to show its support of the RV lifestyle. Perspective attendees are encouraged to go to www.rvsafety.com to learn more about the RV Technical Education & Safety Conference and more about the RVSEF.
The 2017 Conference in Elizabethtown Kentucky will be held Oct. 1-5 and will feature instruction covering RV technical, driving and safety related topics, including a “hands-on” component, taught by a faculty consisting of RVIA-award winning educators and authors including Cannon, Executive Director of RVSEF, the RV Doctor Gary Bunzer, Randy Biles, Gary Motley and RVIA Vice President, Bruce Hopkins.
The conference is designed for everyone from full-time and experienced RVers, those new to the RV lifestyle and those yet to purchase their first RV. The RV Technical, Education & Safety Conference is the only learning event where personnel from manufacturing, dealer networks, aftermarket service providers and education all convene in one location to promote the RVing lifestyle. Additional sponsorships are available and RV manufacturers and suppliers are encouraged to follow the lead of Newmar (Diamond level) and Jayco (4 star) by contacting the RVSEF to inquire about remaining opportunities. RVSEF is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization based in Merritt Island, Florida. RVSEF is neither a consumer nor an industry advocate and is not sponsored by any particular RV industry entity. Interested sponsors should contact RVSEF at 321-453-7673 or visit www.rvsafety.com for further information.