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 .

SylvanSport's Vast Among The Reveal Winners

Wed Mar 13, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155250939217893.pngSylvanSport’s new Vast travel trailer won in the Outdoor Adventure category in The Reveal at RVX: The RV Experience in Salt Lake City.

The Brevard, N.C.-based company says the Vast’s journey has been one of disciplined design and engineering.

“It’s gratifying and humbling for the VAST to be honored as the best in the outdoor adventure category right out of the gate,” SylvanSport CEO and founder Tom Dempsey says. “Our roots in the outdoor gear industry give us the perfect experience to create the ultimate outdoor adventure vehicle.”

SylvanSport’s vice president of sales Earl Hunter says, “We are honored to offer another award-winning product to the industry. Three years ago, we introduced RV dealers to the award-winning GO Camper. At 840lbs, the GO is a camper, gear hauler and utility trailer, all-in-one. Now, we are proud to offer the SylvanSport Vast. The Vast is clearly one of most impressive travel trailers ever.”