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 .

Brown & Brown Insurance is Bronze Partner for RVDA Expo

Wed Aug 2, 2017

150056571218497.jpgFairfax, Va. – RVDA has announced that Brown & Brown Insurance is a Bronze Partner for the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo. For seven consecutive years, Brown & Brown Insurance continues to provide financial backing for the premier dealer education event of the year.

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.

“Brown & Brown Insurance is the kind of industry partner we can count on to back our education programs at the convention expo year after year," says Convention Expo Chair Ron Shepherd of Camperland of Oklahoma. "Their commitment to education is a huge benefit to our industry. We count on our partners to support the most important dealership education event of the year and they always come through.”

“Brown & Brown is thrilled to once again be part of the 2017 RVDA Convention as a Bronze supporter,” Brown & Brown of Kentucky Executive Vice President Mike Neal says. "Brown & Brown is celebrating our 77th year – That’s a lot of experience. We all here at Brown & Brown strive every day to help our dealers achieve their best potential. We had tremendous internal growth these last few years and are excited to share with dealers what we can offer them. Our team will be on the convention floor as well, showing dealers in depth what makes Brown & Brown the leader in the RV Finance Product Division.”

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 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.