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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 .

Grand Design Is Newest Sponsor for RVSEF

Thu Jul 6, 2017

149936559991515.jpgMerritt Island, Fla. — Grand Design has become the newest sponsor of the annual RV Technical, Education and Safety Conference according to Walter Cannon, Executive Director of the RV Safety & Education Foundation, (RVSEF), the leading advocate of RV safety for all recreational vehicles.

As a 2-Star sponsor of the popular RV Technical, Education & Safety Conference, produced annually by RVSEF, Grand Design joins Diamond Sponsor Newmar Corporation and 4-Star Sponsor Jayco, in support of the Conference, which will be held Oct. 1-5 in Elizabethtown, Kentucky.

“We are quite pleased to have Grand Design as our newest sponsor,” Cannon says. "It is encouraging to see RV manufacturers join us in promoting safety practices, as well as RV-owner education through our Foundation. Sponsorships are still available and we welcome those from other segments of the industry, such as from the supplier ranks, as well.”

Skaggs RV Country in Elizabethtown has been named the Host Dealership once again and will welcome attendees with a dinner, as well as a tour of the dealership during the conference. Attendees will also be able to take advantage of special accessory pricing in their retail store.

The 2017 Conference consists of training classes regarding RV technical, driving and other safety related topics, taught by a faculty consisting of RVIA-award winning educators and authors that include Cannon, the RV Doctor Gary Bunzer, Randy Biles, Gary Motley and RVIA Vice President Bruce Hopkins.

Additional Information: http://rvsafety.com/articles/press-releases/142-2017-conference-grand-design-new-sponsor