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 Jan 18, 2018
The RVDA of Canada has announced it has renewed its long-standing platinum endorsement partnership with iA-SAL, a division of Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services, according to a release from the association.
“Due to iA-SAL’s unsurpassed commitment to the industry as well as the line of quality products represented, the RVDA of Canada Board of Directors approved the renewal of the ongoing partnership,” the release states.
As the association’s longest-standing endorsement partner, dating back to 1994, iA-SAL continues to offer a comprehensive suite of finance and insurance products and services to the industry including the following endorsed products:
• Group Creditor Insurance
• SAL Protection Plan Warranty (SPP)
• Diamond-Kote Appearance & Protection Products
• Silent Sentinel Traceable Theft Deterrent
According to the release, the health and well-being of the Canadian RV industry benefits tremendously from the partnership. iA-SAL not only provides innovative products that the RVDA of Canada can promote to its member body as a benefit but also contributes to the financial viability of the provincial/regional and national RVDAs.
“We are delighted to continue this partnership. It is a great fit for both the association and our dealer members” states Jean-François Lussier, RVDA of Canada chairman, “We truly value iA-SAL’s continued support of the Canadian RV industry.
“iA-SAL is committed to providing dealers with products that will help enhance their customers’ buying experiences at the dealership level,” says Luc Samson, senior vice president of iA Dealer Services. “We are delighted to receive the RVDA of Canada’s Platinum Endorsement and look forward to our continued relationship with Canadian RV dealerships and their clients.”
The Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) of Canada is a national, volunteer federation of provincial and regional RVDA associations which exists to protect and promote the interests and welfare of RV Dealers across Canada in order to enable the industry to maximize its potential.
For more information, please contact the RVDA of Canada at 604-718-6325.