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 .

RVDA of Alberta Hosting Annual General Meeting Oct. 1-2

Thu Jul 20, 2017

RVDA of Alberta will be hosting its annual general meeting on Oct. 1-2 at the Coast Canmore Hotel and Conference Centre in Canmore, Alberta.

Each year, the Annual General Meeting offers education, information and relaxation for its association members, and last year's AGM was no exception. This was an opportunity for the industry professionals to get together to discuss the future of the association, as well as to join in socializing. This year's RVDA of Alberta's AGM will begin with a delegate's reception on the evening of Oct. 1 following a scheduled golf game at Canmore Golf and Curling Club (dependent on the weather.)

The 2016/2017 RVDA of Alberta Board of Directors are: Neil Friedenberg – Past President, Clayton Phillips – President, Dale Hopkins - Vice President, Ella Johnson - Treasurer, Scott Vanderwerff - Director, Jim Mochulsky – Director, Darcy Turgeon – Director, Trevor Smolski - Director and Brian Gronberg - Director. The Board looks forward to the coming year and hearing from all the Association members, according to a press release.

Sponsors for the Annual General Meeting are the following:

ATB Financial, Dalton Timmis Insurance, Federated Insurance,

First Canadian Group of Companies, ia/SAL, Northpoint Commercial Finance

NTP-Stag Coast Canada, RBC Dealer Finance, SAIT Polytechnic

Scotiabank Western Dealer Finance Centre, TCF Commercial Distribution Finance

Wells Fargo Commercial Distribution Finance

TD Auto Finance will also be sponsoring the golf game.