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 Nov 6, 2017
RESTON, Va. – RVIA announced New York Times bestselling author and award-winning innovation expert, Jeremy Gutsche, as the keynote speaker during Outlook 2018. The annual event will be held at 7:00 a.m., Nov. 28 at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville. RVIA says the event is attended by more than 1,000 RV manufacturers, dealers and industry representatives, and is recognized as the place where the industry can receive key insights on trends and opportunities.
“We’re excited to present Jeremy Gutsche to attendees of the National RV Trade Show,” said Liz Crawford, RVIA senior VP of trade shows and events. “The 2017 theme is 'Are You Ready to Sell More RVs?' With Jeremy’s insights in spotting trends, our attendees will leave well-equipped to showcase innovation in their own businesses and capitalize on the robust RV market.”
Jeremy Gutsche is the CEO of Trend Hunter, a trend firm with 3 billion views from 150 million visitors. Over 500 brands, billionaires and CEOs have relied on his innovation keynotes and consulting firm to accelerate innovation within their organizations, including Disney, Coca-Cola, IBM and others.
Attendee registration for the 2017 National RV Trade Show is now open. Members of the industry, including recreation vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and campground managers, are invited to attend. To register for the National RV Trade Show, visit RVIAshow.org.