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 .
Wed Sep 12, 2018
The Supplier Showcase in Elkhart, Ind. will feature 17 RV suppliers. It takes place from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 25-26.
Brands attending the event include: Thetford; Norcold; ADCO Products, BAL RV Products (Norco); Bulldog; Demco Towing Products; Equal-i-zer Hitch and Fastway Trailer Products (Progress); Fleming Sales/Outdoors Unlimited; Icon; MORryde; Outdoors Unlimited; Reese; Samlex Solar; Tekonsha; Torklift; and Winegard.
Elkhart Open House attendees can enter a Grand Prize drawing for a $1,300 gift card, as well as participate in giveaways, lunch and refreshments. Norcold is providing an ice cream truck with complimentary frozen treats during lunch hours.