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 .

Arbutus RV Promotes Jennifer Kennedy to Branch Manager

Mon Oct 16, 2017

150816773788932.jpgArbutus RV & Marine Sales, LTD has announced the promotion of Jennifer Kennedy from sales representative to branch manager.

Arbutus RV Owners Craig and Rose Little announced the promotion.

Kennedy started with Arbutus RV in 2014, at the Nanaimo Location. After her years of RV Sales professionalism, she applied for the position of Branch Manager at a second of Arbutus RV’s five Vancouver Island Locations, in Mill Bay. Although there were many qualified applicants, both internal and external, Kennedy rose to the top and began her RV Sales Management career at the beginning of October 2017, according to a press release.

In addition to a loyal following of RV customers, Kennedy brings with her a wealth of sales, management and PR experience. She spent a number of years in the travel and sports fields. Her focus has always been on forming strong customer relationships and providing top-notch service through collective teamwork. The experience and skills she’s acquired throughout her work life have brought her to where she is now - one of the very few Upper Management women in the RV Sales world.

When not applying herself to her new position, Kennedy pursues her other passions - family, hockey and travel.