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 .

National RV Show Will Have More Than 1 Million Sq Ft Exhibit Space

Thu Sep 21, 2017

145072659275994.jpgRESTON, Va. – The 2017 National RV Trade Show, scheduled for Nov. 27-30 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky, will feature more than 1 million square feet of exhibit space filled with all the top manufacturer and supplier brands in the RV industry. Beyond being able to connect and engage with key industry stakeholders, this year’s show will be bigger and better than ever before with new outdoor industry exhibitors from verticals including camping and lifestyle accessory brands.

“The entire RV industry has come together to support the National RV Trade Show,” RVIA Senior Vice President of Trade Shows and Events Liz Crawford says. “Dealer attendees will be able to check out the full line of products from all the top brands on the market in one place. Being able to comparison shop what’s best for their local and regional consumers will help dealers sell more RVs.”

Attendees will be able to visit more than 300 exhibitor booths featuring products including motorhomes travel trailers, campers, park models, RV parts and accessories and more.

Exhibitors at the 2017 National RV Trade Show include:

• Erwin Hymer
• Airxcel
• Alpha Systems
• Forest River
• Aqua-Hot Heating Systems
• Demco
• Gulf Stream Coach
• Arterra Distribution
• Winegard Company
• Jayco
• ASA Electronics
• Dometic Corp
• Lance Camper
• Blue Ox
• Fiamma
• Newmar
• Carefree of Colorado
• Cummins
• REV Recreation Group
• Thetford Corp
• Truma
• Thor Industries
• Norcold
• International Thermal Research
• Tiffin Motor Homes
• Furrion
• Firefly Integrations
• Winnebago
• Lippert
• Horizon Global
• Curt Group
• Westland Sales
• Girard Systems
• Crane Composites
• Midwest Sales & Service
• Fleming Sales Company

In addition to the list of exhibitors, RV Industry Week includes a jam-packed schedule featuring the RV Industry Awards, Outlook 2018, the Top Tech Challenge, along with a wide range of RV dealer sales and marketing training, technician training, service training and more.

Attendee Registration for the 2017 National RV Trade Show is now open and can be accessed by visiting the National RV Trade Show website.