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 .

RVDA of Canada Renews Partnership With Federated Insurance Company

Mon Mar 5, 2018

151551687751691.pngThe Recreational Vehicle Dealer Association of Canada announced it has renewed its long-standing gold endorsement partnership with Federated Insurance Company of Canada.

“The partnership with Federated began in 2003 and the current products and overall customer service offered continue to be unparalleled,” RVDA of Canada states. “As such, the National Board was pleased to be able to renew the agreement.

“The health and well-being of the Canadian RV industry benefits tremendously from partnerships like these. Federated Insurance not only provides innovative products, such as property and casualty insurance, as well as, a group benefit program to the RVDA of Canada member body, it also contributes to the financial viability of the provincial/regional and national RVDAs.”

In addition to providing general insurance coverage, Federated Insurance assists clients by providing in-depth risk assessment solutions. It has a unique legal assist program available to clients as well, and provides comprehensive cyber insurance, according to information from RVDA of Canada. Federated Insurance also often contributes educational content in the association's newsletters to help guide members through common business concerns.

“We are delighted to continue this partnership. It is a great fit for both the association and our dealer members” says Jean-François Lussier, chairman of RVDA of Canada. “We truly value Federated Insurance’s continued support of the Canadian RV industry.”

Wayne Budge, manager of association partnerships at Federated, says he is pleased to continue the partnership.

“At Federated Insurance it is our great pleasure to continue to partner with the RVDA Canada. We are extremely proud of the endorsement and it is our privilege to work with the national and provincial/regional RVDAs” says Budge. “Our dedicated association partnerships team of Mauro Di Tullio, Reza Kamrani and I, remain committed to helping bring value to membership.”

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.