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 Professional Certification Week in March

Tue Feb 12, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

154990432391375.pngThe Mike Molino RV Learning Center announces the week of March 17-23 has been designated RV Professional Certification Week.

“This week is about recognizing your certified professionals by celebrating their achievements and encouraging others to begin the process of certification through the RVDA-RVIA Tech Certification Program or the RV Learning Center’s parts and service management certification programs,” said RVDA President Phil Ingrassia.

Fixed‐ops professionals can earn certifications as parts managers, parts specialists, service writers/advisors, service managers and warranty administrators through the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

The center’s credentials were developed by experts at The Ohio State University’s Center for Education and Training for Employment and a team of top‐performing, demographically diverse working professionals. Suppliers, distributors, dealer owners and manufacturers were also involved in developing the programs. For more information about professional certification and fixed operations training opportunities, please visit click here.