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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 .

Fourth Annual NRVIA Conference Returns to Heber Springs, Ark.

Tue Aug 1, 2017

The Fourth Annual NRVIA Conference is returning to Heber Springs, Arkansas from Oct. 20-23 conveniently following the Workamper News Rendezvous event.

The conference will kick off on Oct. 20 with an event hosted by NRVIA President Terry Cooper. The opportunity to reconnect with others, honor the 2017 NRVIA Award recipients and dig into some barbecue will be hard to pass up, according to an association press release.

Saturday and Sunday will be held at the Heber Springs Community Center, like years past, and will be full of technical sessions taught by Level 2 Certified RV Inspectors. Vendor Sessions will also be held during these days. Register for a bonus day of training with Aqua-Hot’s Certified Training class. This class is typically taught in Colorado, but special arrangements have been made for the company to come to the NRVIA Conference and host a special class just for NRVIA. Registration for this course is available at this website. The class is $200 per person and has limited seating.

Certified RV Inspectors and those dreaming of becoming a Certified RV Inspector or those just looking to learn more about NRVIA and its program, the dynamic speakers and technical presentations will provide people with the most current information and training they need to succeed in an RV Inspection business.