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 .
Fri Jul 14, 2017
The National RV Trade Show was recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trade Shows of 2016” by the Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100. This is the second year in a row to be recognized as a Top 100 Show by the Trade Show Executives, a group that honors the shows that set the Gold Standard for the trade show industry.
The Gold 100 Awards & Summit is an annual forum that attracts the leaders from a broad cross-section of both the public and private industries ranging from CEOs, presidents and managers in the United States and abroad. Experts in the industry convene to celebrate those events blazing the way in the industry and unite to explore new strategies, partnerships, innovation and technology.
The NRVTS was also recognized by the Trade Show News Network’s Top 250 List and ranked No. 17 on its annual listing. Both of these recognition programs are highly coveted designations in the trade show world, according to RVIA Today Express.
Traditionally held in late November at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, the National RV Trade Show provides dealers, store owners and campground operators the opportunity to come together to process orders, conduct marketing discussions, network and learn. The 2017 National RV Trade Show will be held Nov. 27-30.