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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 .

RVDA to Host Webinar on F&I Compliance Oct. 17

Fri Oct 13, 2017

145072686053695.jpgFairfax, Va. – Performing regular internal reviews are crucial to your dealership’s F&I compliance. At a growing number of dealerships, general managers are taking the responsibility of reviewing deal jackets to minimize the risk of fines and penalties. On Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 1 p.m. EST, dealers can attend a free webinar on the topic.

Attendees will learn:

- What to look for when conducting an F&I Audit
- How to effectively manage documents, including deal jackets
- Ways to use new tools and technologies to scan and store thousands of vital documents

“What Do Your Deal Jackets Say About Your F&I Compliance?” will be presented by Terry Dortch and Mark Brower.

Dortch is the founder of Automotive Compliance Consultants, now a KPA company, and has more than 35 years of automotive industry experience. Brower is the COO of DealerDocx, a company that specializes in secure end-to-end cloud-based document management solutions and scanning for the Automotive Industry.

Can't attend the live event? Register anyway by clicking here and you will receive links to the materials for later viewing. Dealer webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center. If you have any questions or feedback, contact Allyson Lewis at Alewis@kpaonline.com or by phone at 866-356-1735 or Karin Van Duyse at the RV Learning Center at kvanduyse@rvda.org or by phone at 703-591-7130.