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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 Comprehensive Sales Course Deadline Approaching

Tue Oct 3, 2017

149280278339170.jpgTacoma, Wash. – Sobel University has issued a statement reminding dealers of the deadline to enroll in upcoming training courses. The best-selling Comprehensive Sales Course is scheduled Oct. 9-13 in Tacoma, Washington. Dealers looking to enroll students must call as soon as possible as there are only a few seats available.

“The October class is perfect for salespeople who wish they would have helped more people during the season,” Sobel University President Randy Sobel says. “They’ll learn the skills they need to survive the winter and how to better help today’s modern buyers.”

Sobel University’s last class of the year is an advanced course scheduled for Dec. 4-8 and is only open to those who have successfully completed the entry level exams.

The Comprehensive Sales Course is a "boot camp" for new and experienced salespeople and managers. Students can expect a challenging eight hours of classroom instruction with homework every night and exams every day. Students are also put into role playing situations which helps sharpen their skills. Dealers have reported a drastic increase in sales volume upon their staff’s successful completion of this class. With five experience levels, salespeople can expect a challenge whether it is their first attendance or their 15th.

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