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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 .

Southaven RV Named Official Outlet for Memphis Raceway

Thu Feb 22, 2018

151933618077522.pngSouthaven RV & Marine has been named the Official RV & Marine Outlet for Memphis International Raceway, according to a press release from the Millington, Tennessee-based track.

“Memphis International Raceway is excited about our partnership with Southaven RV & Marine," says Raceway President and General Manager Pam Kendrick "There is great synergy in our customers. This partnership allows a great opportunity for our racers and fans to work with Southaven RV & Marine and check out their expansive inventory.
Southaven RV & Marine Super Center, located in nearby Southaven, Miss., features the largest indoor RV and Marine showroom in the United States with over 100,000 square feet of inventory and over 500 items in stock. Founded in 1964, Mark and Carlene Hixson have owned the dealership since 1988.

“We want to provide each and every one of our customers with that wow factor. Whether it be in offering parts, service, or a new RV or boat, we’re here to provide an exceptional travel experience! If we stay focused on these specific goals, then our sales, customer referrals and satisfaction will continue to rise. This is recognition that we are focused and reaching our goals as a team”, says Mark Hixson, CEO and co-owner, Southaven RV & Marine.”

Memphis International Raceway™ (MIR) is one of the Mid-South's premier racing destination for racers and spectators alike. The facility is located minutes outside of Memphis in Millington, Tenn., and includes a 1/4-mile drag strip sanctioned by the International Hot Rod Association, a 1.8-mile road course and a NASCAR 3/4-mile paved tri-oval.

“Southaven RV & Marine will be on site for many of our events and it's only fitting that our camping and motorhome areas bare the name Southaven RV since they are the top local dealer for recreational vehicles, parts, service and repairs,” Kendrick says. “They are the best in the business.”

For more information about Southaven RV & Marine visit their website or call (662) 393-9948 or (888) 902-9948.