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 .
Mon Oct 9, 2017
The New England RV Dealers Association is partnering with Ally Financial for a legal awareness and compliance dealership training, taking place from Nov. 14-15.
This 2 1/2-hour class will cover everything from advertising/marketing, sales, desking, F&I and after-sale engagement. Dealership members will get a better understanding of how their current day-to-day sales and finance processes can be exposing the dealership to risk.
The training also will include discussions on job duties for each employee and action items for each to ensure that each employee is aware of his or her role in dealership compliance. Trainees can receive Ally’s Equal Credit Opportunity Awareness Certification and the Certificiate of Class Completion.
Each day will feature two classes. While exact locations have not been established, the first date will be in the Hartford, Connecticut/Springfield, Massachusetts area, while the second date will be along 495 North between Marlboro, Massachusetts and the New Hampshire border.