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 Jan 12, 2018
RV industry leaders are converging in Tampa, Florida in advance of the Super Show to look back at the successes from 2017, recognize champions of the industry and gather insights on the current and future business environment.
The 2018 Annual RV Leadership Conference will begin at the Marriott Waterside Hotel when executives and future leaders of the RV industry will meet on Sunday, according to a story in RVIA Today. Members will also laying out visions for 2018 and developing strategic initiatives.
“Attendees will hear from economist Peter Morici on Monday morning, sponsored by Dentons, as he outlines the leading trends that will define the global economy over the next decade and key elements of the Trump Economic Program with an economic outlook for 2018 and 2019,” the story states. “Morici is an 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, the Washington Times, other major metropolitan dailies throughout the United States and Canada, and on the website of Fox and others.”
A second keynote Josh Linkner, sponsored by Dometic will discuss innovation, creativity, reinvention and hyper-growth leadership, on Monday. , will take the stage. The internationally-recognized thought leader and New York Times Bestselling author was the founder and CEO of five tech companies, building businesses from a blank page into a combined value of over $200 million.