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 .

SylvanSport Announces 2017 Dealer Award Winners

Mon Jan 15, 2018

SylvanSport, manufacturer of the innovative GO Camping Trailer, have announced dealer awards for 2017 in the categories of “Top Selling Dealer”, “Best Marketing and Promotions” and “Best Customer Satisfaction,” according to a press release from the Brevard, North Carolina firm. Winners were selected from SylvanSport's network of more than 80 dealers..

SylvanSport’s Top Selling Dealer in 2017 is Woodland Travel Center, located in Grand Rapids, MI. Woodland Travel Center has been one of SylvanSport’s top performers since the beginning, says Earl B. Hunter, vice president of sales and SylvanSport.

“With a beautiful facility, a spectacular showroom and a desirable geographic location for a host of outdoor activities, it’s no wonder Woodland Travel Center has been so successful,” Hunter said. “Coupled with a knowledgeable and passionate sales team, we are proud to award Woodland Travel Center our Top Selling Dealer award for 2017.”

Manteca Trailer & Motorhome, of Manteca, California, wins the 2017 “Best Marketing and Promotions” award. By combining a thorough, educational and user friendly website with a host of other promotions - including print, social media, video, radio and television, Manteca Trailer & Motorhome has done an incredible job of sharing the SylvanSport GO with the people of central and northern California, the press release notes.

Vancouver RV Center, of Vancouver, Washington, wins the “Best Customer Satisfaction” award for 2017. From the owner, Tom Lewis, to the unparalleled service and tremendous customer feedback, Vancouver RV Center is a first-class operation and SylvanSport is grateful to be represented by the whole team.

2017 was a year of tremendous growth for SylvanSport and they owe much of that success to the great dealer network that they have created. “Our dealers are on the front lines with our customers everyday,” Hunter says. “We hope these awards let them know how appreciative we are of all of their hard work and energy.”