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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 .

Sobel University Surpasses 300 Online Courses

Fri Sep 15, 2017

149996299339333.jpgTacoma, Washington – Sobel University has added courses to its online training school, which now surpasses 300 online courses that are currently available.

“These courses range from techniques on meet and greet all the way through write-up and close,” University President Randy Sobel says. “Our online courses also include tools for show selling, objection handling, building a client base and product presentations.”

As many of these courses were recently recorded, Sobel says that his material is current and relevant. Many segments are tied to handling internet and phone shoppers and addressing the increase in millennials looking for an RV.

“Dealers have told us that they are using these for sales meetings to boost interactive training,” Sobel says. “Other dealers have expressed that they are using online training to help salespeople who are struggling in specific areas to correct profit leaks.”

To learn more about training opportunities offered by Sobel University, visit www.sobeluniversity.com or call 253-565-2577 to enroll.