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 .

RVIA Slates Linendoll to Moderate Panel at RVX

Thu Jan 10, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154713767568022.pngTelevision personality Katie Linendoll will host a panel of expert executives discussing the dangers of not moving at the speed of innovation and why being on the front edge of change can be advantageous to growing a business. The session will be held March 14 at the RVX show in Salt Lake City.

According to a recent report by Accenture, a global management consulting firm for technology and digital strategy, 63 percent of businesses are currently experiencing some form of disruption. While many businesses and industries find it difficult to adapt to change, it also comes with opportunity and the excitement to try new things.

Winner of an Emmy award, Linendoll is recognized by a wide range of audiences for her reporting and frequent appearances as an expert contributor for major media outlets including NBC’s “TODAY” show, “Rachael Ray Show” and numerous other shows on CNN, HLN, FOX News, The Weather Channel, Popular Science and more. During her career, Linendoll has hosted more than a dozen shows and series focusing on technology and innovation, and has also been named a special correspondent at major tech conferences including Comic-Con, the Consumer Electronics Show, E3, Toy Fair and Maker Faire. Linendoll is frequently booked as an emcee and moderator at major corporate events to help forward-thinking organizations and industries become “future proof,” by understanding how to remain competitive amid constant disruption and evolving technology.