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 .

Green Country RV Show Kicks Off July 21

Tue Jul 11, 2017

149978711121507.jpgTulsa, Oklahoma - The Green Country RV Show is coming to Tulsa July 21-23 at the River Spirit Expo at Expo Square from 12-9 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 12-6 p.m. Sunday. Although the show has been going on for 40 years and counting, this show will have more to see and more to do at the Expo Square featuring the top RV dealers in the area.

This year’s show will again feature hundreds of brand new RVs on display with a huge selection of towable and motorized, by Tulsa’s top RV dealers. And with manufacturers’ representatives on hand, special deals and low show prices will be in play as the dealers compete head-to-head to earn show goers business. Also, as a special addition, the show will feature Powersports products including new ATVs, UTVs, motorcycles, trikes, scooters and bunkhouses. And, a great display of tow vehicles will be on hand featuring new Chevrolet/Nissan trucks and SUVs.

Next, there will be more than 45 lifestyle vendors in the show with all kinds of items and goodies to see, test and buy. And with three days of browsing and family entertainment, activity abounds at this show. Kicking off, attendees will thoroughly enjoy for free “The Dream Camper Show” by Deputy Boots and Sheriff Britches as they entertain and play songs about life on the lost highway. Come enjoy the great music, originally written lyrics and see the 1923 Ford Dream Camper, the world’s first RV — a colorful piece of RV history and relive the adventure.

Kid’s attractions are a must and will feature the ever popular Dino Bounce, a bounce house for kids and adults alike (weather permitting). And in addition to the free ride, there will also be face painting, balloon animals and Frisbee art for the kids at no charge all three days.

A special addition to the show will include a chance for cash to be had at the Green Country RV Show this year. Introducing to all show attendees, they will get an opportunity to win money by playing the Vendor Scavenger Hunt. Simply visit designated vendors to receive stamps on a card to be entered into a drawing for $1,000 cash. Every show attendee will get a chance to play and the winner is drawn after the show closes on Sunday.

This year, show tickets are $9 for adults. Kids 12 and under are free and Expo Square parking is also free. $2 off coupon is available online or at the following show sponsor locations: Comfort Suites at 8039 E. 33rd St., Pilot Flying J at 121 North 129 E. Ave. as well as Jim Glover Auto Family at I-44 and Memorial and I-44 and Arkansas River. For more information, hours and directions, visit the official website at www.greencountryrvshow.com.