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 .

Harter Honored with Bravo! Entrepreneur Award

Fri Sep 14, 2018
Author: RV News Staff

Paul Harter, president and CEO of Aqua-Hot Heating Systems, is the winner of the 2018 Bravo! Entrepreneur Award. The award is presented by BizWest magazine and has been presented since 1998.

Aqua-Hot Systems is a manufacturer of hydronic heating systems for the RV, off road/highway, fleet and heavy truck industries.

The prestigious honor recognizes the achievements of Northern Colorado business leaders who have built a legacy of entrepreneurial success.