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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 .

RVDA Announces Forest River As Bronze Partner for Convention/Expo

Thu Jul 20, 2017

150056571218497.jpgFairfax, Va. – RVDA has announced that Forest River is a Bronze Partner for the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. The convention/expo will take place Nov. 6-10 at Bally’s in Las Vegas, sponsored by RVDA – The National RV Dealers Association, RVDA of Canada and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

“Dealers are fortunate to have strong educational support from key industry leaders like Forest River," says Convention Expo Chair Ron Shepherd of Camperland of Oklahoma. "Their commitment to affordable education for dealers makes all of our jobs easier and we all benefit from their contributions and continued support. Our convention partners are the key to producing a world-class education event that serves to improve the level of performance in dealerships all across North America.”

The 2017 theme is “Gear Up for Success” and the RVDA Convention/Expo Committee is working to provide a variety of workshops and networking events that will help dealers build on both an expanding market and interest in RVs and RV travel.

The convention will also feature an expo of the RV industry’s top companies offering products and services to help dealers enhance profitability. Companies interested in partnership and sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information can contact Julie Newhouse at 703-364-5518 or send an e-mail to jnewhouse@rvda.org.

Visit www.rvda.org/convention for regular updates as the convention approaches. You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.