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 .
Thu Oct 5, 2017
TAMPA, Fla. – Lazydays has announced it is sponsoring the American Cancer Society’s upcoming Tampa Bay Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising event. As a supporting contributor, Lazydays RV is sponsoring the event stage for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Hillsborough Walk at Amalie Arena in Tampa on Saturday, Oct. 28. Last year’s Tampa Bay event had more than 22,000 participants and raised more than $800,000.
“This is our second year as a sponsor of the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraising event, and we couldn’t be more proud to support this worthy cause,” Lazydays Chief Marketing Officer John Lebbad says, who also serves as the chair of the Tampa Bay Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Event. “All of us at Lazydays RV are committed to raising awareness and funds to help fight the battle against breast cancer. We hope our involvement in this event will help make a meaningful difference in the lives of those who are impacted by breast cancer.”
The Lazydays-sponsored arena plaza main stage will host the event’s opening ceremony, as well as music and dancing with a live DJ and other family-fun activities. Lazydays RV will also have a 36-foot type A motorhome on display and open for browsing. Participants can sign up for the walk at the Lazydays display and purchase commemorative items from the adjacent Making Strides Against Breast Cancer store.
In addition to its role as main stage sponsor, Lazydays RV is sponsoring a team of participants at the event. Lazydays will be donating more than $14,000 for the Tampa walk. Lazydays RV has also contributed to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer silent auction, donating a four-day RV camping getaway at the Lazydays RV Resort.