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 .
Tue May 17, 2016
TAMPA, Fla. – Founded in 1976, Lazydays, The RV Authority and world’s largest RV dealership, announces its arrival in Colorado with the grand opening of three RV retail showrooms and service centers. Lazydays will celebrate by hosting grand opening sales events Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21 at the Loveland/Johnstown and Aurora locations from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. These events mark the company’s continued growth and recent expansion into the Rocky Mountain region, with the acquisition of RV America and Discount RV Corner dealerships in the Denver metro and Northern Colorado areas.
The three Lazydays RV locations in Colorado include the world’s largest indoor RV showroom in Loveland/Johnstown (previously RV America), as well as retail showrooms in Aurora (previously RV America) and Longmont (previously Discount RV Corner). At Lazydays, customers will discover a true one-stop-shop experience for everything RV-related – with an unmatched selection of RV vehicles, on-site servicing, financing, and insurance options, as well as parts and accessories.
In particular, the Lazydays RV Service Center in Loveland offers an extensive service and maintenance program for all RV makes and models, including chassis, collision, paint, and more, with 20 service bays available in a 54,600 square foot service facility and a 15,000 square foot collision center.
Lazydays VP Western Region, Chris Trapeni, will be on site at the Loveland location on Thursday, May 19 to host an official ribbon-cutting ceremony and media event. “This is a really exciting time for everyone here at Lazydays, and we are thrilled to bring Colorado the nation’s selection of top RV brands,” said Trapeni. “We’re committed to providing these wonderful communities with the best RV sales, service and ownership experiences possible – we want our customers to be lifelong customers.”
Grand Opening Event Highlights
Below is a schedule of activities at the Lazydays Loveland and Aurora locations:
Anyone who pre-registers online to attend the grand opening sales event will receive a $15 Target gift card upon arrival
The first 500 people to show up will receive a free Lazydays/Broncos-branded cooler
Free refreshments daily, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Loveland, CO location Thursday, May 19, 11 a.m: ribbon-cutting ceremony with Lazydays VP Western Region, Chris Trapeni, and a representative from the Loveland Chamber of Commerce
May 19 through 21: visitors and fans will get the chance to climb aboard and take photos with a customized, one-of-a-kind Denver Broncos-branded RV
Saturday, May 21, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m: Miles the Mascot appearance – photo-ops and special giveaways of signed Broncos memorabilia
Aurora, CO location
Thursday, May 19, 11 a.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony
Lazydays Teams Up with the Denver Broncos As part of its new presence in the Colorado community, Lazydays has signed a multi-year sponsorship of the beloved Denver Broncos, which encompasses a variety of co-sponsored promotional events, including the “Ultimate RV Tailgate Experience” at all Broncos home games.
The company recently sponsored the Salute to Fans tour, where the Broncos showed fans their appreciation by visiting cities throughout Colorado. Lazydays provided the team with a customized Denver Broncos-branded RV to travel to each of the stops. Lazydays also hosted a three-day event – the Lazydays RV Stadium Event at Sports Authority Field at Mile High (April 28-30) – featuring the greatest selection of RVs for the ultimate tailgating experience, and family fun activities on the field.
Coming this summer, RV and adventure enthusiasts can look forward to Lazydays RV’s return for a third season of Travel Channel’s "Big Time RV,” where viewers get an exclusive look inside America's largest RV destination and resource. While touring and testing every make and model of RV available, the expert sales force and first-rate customization centers work together to satisfy the demands of RV lovers looking to buy or rent the most fitting, and sometimes most over-the-top RVs on the market today.
Over the past 40 years, Lazydays has continued to grow and now offers:
The nation’s largest selection of RV brands including more than 2,500 motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, toy haulers and campers
The nation’s largest selection of luxury diesel RVs
Up to $7,000 in exclusive Lazydays benefits with every RV purchase
The most experienced and knowledgeable RV professionals in the industry providing unparalleled customer service
More RVIA/RVDA certified techs than any dealership in the US
The largest selection of RV parts and accessories
Driver confidence course and educational resources