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 .

RVIA Announces First Annual 40 Under 40 Awards

Thu Jul 27, 2017

145072659275994.jpgRESTON, Va. – The RV Industry Association has announced the first annual “40 Under 40” Awards, which will identify current and future leaders in the RV industry who are under 40 years of age. Nominations are now open at RVIAShow.org. The final group, selected by members of the RVIA Trade Shows and Events Committee, will be recognized during the National RV Trade Show, held Nov. 27-30 in Louisville, Kentucky.

“RVIA is proud to salute the achievements of those who exemplify leadership at their companies, show a sense of community, inspire others and help support the industry through their efforts,” RVIA Senior Vice President of Trade Shows and Events Liz Crawford says. "This program will showcase individuals who strive to better themselves, their companies or groups within our growing industry.”

Candidates for the “40 Under 40” Awards must be under the age of 40 prior to Nov. 30 and currently employed by an RV industry manufacturer, dealer, supplier, media company or other industry member. Candidates can be anyone within the industry, at any level of the organization, and do not need to be in a management position within a company. Selected finalists will be announced prior to the National RV Trade Show.

To nominate someone for the “40 Under 40” Awards, visit RVIAshow.org/40under40 to fill out the nomination form. Self-nominations will be accepted.

Attendee registration for the 2017 National RV Trade Show will open on Aug. 15. The event features the largest concentration of recreation vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, dealers and campground managers in the world. It’s where the RV industry gathers each year to celebrate and showcase the RV lifestyle, discover new products and engage with key stakeholders and corporate leaders. The National RV Show is the single, most credible source for product innovation, dealer sales and marketing training, technician training, service training and more.