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 27, 2017
St. Petersburg, Florida - For the first time in the association’s history, the North American Trailer Dealers Association will introduce the President’s Breakfast hosted by Waymire Distribution, Dexter Axle and Taskmaster Components to the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention event schedule.
NATDA is hosting this special event to thank all exhibitors and attendees for their participation and support over the past 10 years, according to a press release. This breakfast is a great chance for dealers, vendors and manufacturers to meet, mingle and network over a free breakfast before the show opens on Friday, Sept. 8.
“We really wanted to do something special for our 10-year anniversary,” NATDA President Andy Ackerman says. "What better way is there than to celebrate with all of our attendees and honor those that have supported our association since the beginning. Without all of them, our show wouldn’t happen.”
The President’s Breakfast hosted by Waymire Distribution will feature a small ceremony and Keynote Speaker in former U.S. Navy Seal David Rutherford. After serving eight years in the Naval Special Warfare Community, Rutherford now motivates people around the world as a top motivational speaker, author for kids and adults, radio show host, behavioral training specialist, YouTube personality and more.
To learn more about this and events happening at the 2017 NATDA Trade Show & Convention, visit www.natda.org/tradeshow.