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 .
Thu Dec 21, 2017
The deadline to register for hotel stays for the 2018 RV Leadership Conference in Friday, Dec. 22.
The RV Leadership Conference will be held Jan. 14-15 at the Marriott Waterside Hotel in Tampa, Florida.
The conference will host several speakers providing insights on the economy, trends and innovation within the RV industry. Some of these speakers include economist Peter MOrici, Josh Linkner, who will speak about harnessing innovation and reports from James Ashurst, Chairman Bob Parish, Treasurer Kevin Phillips and President Frank Hugelmeyer from RVIA.
Morici is an economist, emeritus professor of business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the University of Maryland and a national columnist. His views appear regularly in MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones, the Washington Times, other major metropolitan dailies throughout the United States and Canada, and on the website of Fox and others. Morici will discuss the leading trends that will define the global economy over the next decade, key elements of the Trump Economic Program, the likely course of Federal Reserve Policy and economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. These will include tax, immigration, trade, health care and other regulatory policies, and their consequences for economic growth and key variables of interest to the RV industry including oil/gas prices, interest rates, inflation and the pace of retail sales.
Linkner is an internationally-recognized thought leader, New York Times Bestselling Author, and top-rated keynote speaker on innovation, creativity, reinvention and hyper-growth leadership. As the founder and CEO of five tech companies, Linkner built his businesses from a blank page into a combined value of more than $200 million. As a hyper-growth CEO of more than 20 years, he’s used innovative approaches to topple competitors, fight through adversity, and achieve at the highest levels. His presentation delivers practical tools that can be used to increase creative output and deliver bottom-line results.
To register for the Leadership Conference, click here.