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 28, 2017
Fairfax, Va. – RVDA has announced that Bank of America Merrill Lynch 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.
“Bank of America Merrill Lynch continues to have a strong relationship with dealers and an outstanding commitment to an educated and professional industry,” RVDA Convention/Expo Committee Chairman Ron Shepherd says, who also is the president of Camperland of Oklahoma. "We are thankful for their continued support. When our partners prioritize education, they support prosperity and growth for the industry.”
"With a commitment to the industry spanning more than four decades, Bank of America appreciates the critical role that RVDA plays," Bank of America Senior Vice President of Dealer Financial Services Teri Coker says. "Building on our history, we look to being an integral part of the continued success and growth of the industry and RVDA."
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 aid dealers in building on 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, as well as exhibitor information, can contact Julie Newhouse at 703-364-5518 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit www.rvda.org/convention for regular updates as the convention approaches. You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.