2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

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RVs Move America Economic Impact Study was released June 3, 2019 at the RVIA annual meeting.

It revealed the RV industry has an overall economic impact on the US economy of $114 billion, supports nearly 600,000 jobs, with more than $32 billion in wages, and pays more than $12 billion in federal, state, and local taxes.

The announcement was made by Garry Enyart, RVIA chairman, and Onan/Cummins Director of Mobile Generator Sales & Coach Care.

For more information on the $114 billion total economic impact and what it includes, click here.

RV Events Rank Among Top Trade Shows

Thu Mar 28, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155377966924637.pngTwo of the biggest RV shows made the top 10 of an annual list of the nation’s best trade shows compiled by The Trade Show News Network (TSNN).

The Florida RV SuperShow in Tampa, Fla., held by the Florida RV Trade Association, came in at No. 8 on TSSN’s rankings, followed by America’s Largest RV Show in Hershey, Pa., conducted by the Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA). Both shows have made previous TSNN lists.

TSNN ranks the top 250 trade shows each year in terms of number of attendees, number of exhibitors and square footage of exhibit space.

The two RV shows join some trade show heavyweights in the top 10, including top-ranked consumer technology show CES and the International Manufacturing Technology Show, the second-place finisher.

“We appreciate their recognition of our industry,” says Lance Wilson, (right in photo) executive director of the Florida RV Trade Association. “We are pleased with the ranking and I see that Hershey is right behind us.”

Wilson says the Florida SuperShow has been on TSNN’s top 10 list “for at least 10 years.”

PRVCA Executive Director Heather Leach (left in photo) says having two RV shows in the top 10 is indicative of the industry’s strength.

“We are excited about being ranked in the top 10,” Leach says. “Florida is on it too, so that’s good for the industry.”