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 .
Fri Oct 27, 2017
Chico, Calif.—RV Rental Connection Inc. operating as RVRentalConnection.com has been notified by the American Business Awards, Stevie Awards for Women in Business that the company will be honored on Nov. 17 at a Gala Award Ceremony for winners and their guests in New York City at the Times Square Marriott Convention and Banquet Hall.
RV Rental Connection has been named a “Finalist” in four categories. Each “Finalist” will win either the Gold, Silver or Bronze award for that category. More than 1,500 businesses worldwide have been judged by more than 170 professionals. The actual awards themselves will be kept a secret until the Gala dinner, but each “Finalist” will be awarded either the Gold, Silver or Bronze award.
RV Rental Connection will be awarded honors in the following categories
• Startup of the Year (Business Services)
• Most Innovative Company of the Year (Business Services)
• Female Entrepreneur of the Year (Business Services)
• Maverick of the Year (Business Services)
Stevie Awards for Women in Business are awarded to Finalist businesses that are at least 51 percent woman owned.
“This is a great honor to be spotlighted and honored for our achievements this year and to rise to the top of a pool of global business nominees,” RV Rental Connection Founder and CEO Bonnie Worthington says. “We are super excited to be chosen to represent U.S. companies among the many international finalists. Our team has worked very hard this year to provide great value to our website RV Rental members. We couldn’t have won these awards without our loyal RV rental owners and dealers who believed in us as a startup and have hung in there with us as we grow and prosper.”
Worthington and RV Rental Connection are slated as exhibitors at the RVDA convention Nov. 6-10 in booth 303.