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 .

RV Learning Center/KPA Webinar Will Cover Workforce Planning and Staff

Mon Mar 5, 2018

151561852680247.pngAn RV Learning Center/KPA Webinar will cover workforce planning and staffing from 1 to 2 p.m. EST Thursday, according to a Learning Center press release.

Register for the event by CLICKING HERE.

“One of HR's most vital functions is ensuring the right mix of employees to help move your organization forward,” the release states. “How are your workforce planning and management efforts going? Feeling rusty? Looking for best practices? “

Attendees will learn:

• About workforce planning
• How to assess today and plan for tomorrow
• Tips for developing a staffing plan
• How to keep momentum going
• Frequently asked questions

Brianna Stashak, who will host the webinar, is a KPA HR consultant and has six-plus years of experience in HR management consulting. Before joining the KPA team, she specialized in healthcare HR. Brianna works closely with KPA clients, ranging from small businesses to large national companies, to successfully implement their KPA HR management system and help them with compliance. She holds a bachelor’s in workforce psychology and SHRM-CP certification.

Dealers who cannot attend the event can register and receive links to the materials for later viewing. Dealer webinars are provided by RVDA’s strategic partner KPA as part of the array of educational offerings available through the RV Learning Center.

If you have any questions or feedback, please contact Allyson Lewis at Alewis@kpaonline.com 866-356-1735 or Karin Van Duyse at the RV Learning Center at kvanduyse@rvda.org703-591-7130.

RVDA, the National RV Dealers Association, is the national association representing RV retailers. The association's members include RV dealers, RV rental operators, and RV aftermarket sales and service locations. For more information, visit www.rvda.org.

KPA is an RVDA endorsed provider of environmental health and safety and human resource management software and consulting services. As an endorsed provider, KPA offers RVDA members a 5 percent discount on endorsed products and services purchased by RVDA members. KPA provides business services for more than 6,000 automotive, truck and equipment dealerships, and service companies. To learn more, visit www.kpaonline.com, or call 866-356-1735.