2019 RVIA Economic Impact Study

RVs Move America infographic

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.

Airstream Celebrates Top Dealers

Thu May 23, 2019
Author: RV News Staff

155862311216953.pngAirstream, Inc., revealed its top dealer rankings based on retail units sold between May 2018 and May 2019. The manufactured honored dealers during its annual International Dealer Meeting in Boston last week.

Colonial Airstream in Lakewood, N.J., was named the Top Airstream Single Dealer, with the highest sales for towable and motorized combined. Airstream says Colonial Airstream is known for its exceptional sales support and customer service. Out-of-Doors Mart in Colfax, N.C., was named the top parts dealer.

“Airstream’s success is possible in part because of the efforts of our incredible dealer network,” says Airstream President and CEO Bob Wheeler. “We are pleased to recognize these dealers and award their hard work and contributions.”

Below is a complete list of this year’s winners:

Top Parts Dealer:
• Out-of-Doors Mart – Colfax, N.C.

Top Motorized Dealer:
• Airstream of Tampa – Dover, Fla.
• Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, N.J.

Top Towable Dealer:
• Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, N.J.

Top International dealer:
• Roka Airstream Germany – Mengerskirchen, Germany

Top Single Dealer:
• Colonial Airstream – Lakewood, N.J.

Top Motorized Dealers (U.S.):
• East No. 5 – Airstream of Chicago
• East No. 4 – Arbogast RV
• East No. 3 – Airstream of South Florida
• East No. 1 TIE – Airstream of Tampa
• East No. 1 TIE – Colonial Airstream
• West No. 5 – Schumacher European
• West No. 2 TIE – Camper Clinic II
• West No. 2 TIE – Airstream Los Angeles
• West No. 2 TIE – Airstream of DFW
• West No. 1 – Airstream Adventures Northwest – Seattle

Top Canadian Motorized Dealer:
• Can-Am RV Centre – London, Ontario

Top Towable Dealers (U.S.):
· East No. 5 – Airstream of South Florida
· East No. 4 – Airstream of Virginia
· East No. 3 – Airstream of Columbus
· East No. 2 – Airstream of Tampa
· East No. 1 – Colonial Airstream

· Central No. 5 – Lazydays - Minneapolis
· Central No. 4 – Airstream of Chicago
· Central No. 3 – Windish RV Center
· Central No. 2 – Airstream of DFW
· Central No. 1 – Camper Clinic II

· West No. 5 – Airstream Los Angeles
· West No. 4 – Airstream of Scottsdale
· West No. 3 – Airstream Adventures Northwest – Portland
· West No. 2 – Bay Area Airstream Adventures
· West No. 1 – Airstream Adventures Northwest – Seattle

Top Canadian Towable Dealer:
• Can-Am RV Centre – London, Ontario

The Five Rivet Program is an Airstream dealer program that identifies and rewards dealers providing the best customer experience and support in the categories of branding, sales, delivery, service, and loyalty. Dealers qualifying as a Five Rivet Dealer have met stringent requirements to improve the customer experience from the time the customer becomes interested in a product, though the sales process, delivery, warranty period, and beyond. Winners will be indicated on www.airstream.com with the Five Rivet status logo.

“The Five Rivet program is now heading into its third year of existence,” says Airstream Vice President of Sales Lenny Razo. “We will continue to improve the program requirements over time with the goal of offering the best customer experience from beginning to end. “Every year we honor our top selling dealers. Airstream will now also begin rewarding dealers that meet or exceed the Five Rivet Dealer standards.”

Five Rivet Dealers East:
Airstream of Columbus
Airstream of South Florida
Can-Am RV Centre
Colonial Airstream
Pete’s RV
Southland RV

Five Rivet Dealers Central:
Airstream of Chicago
Airstream of DFW
Airstream of New Mexico
Bill Thomas Camper Sales
Chilhowee RV
Foley RV

Five Rivet Dealers West:

Airstream Adventures Northwest - Boise
Airstream Adventures Northwest - Portland
Airstream Adventures Northwest - Seattle
Airstream Los Angeles
Airstream of Spokane
Airstream of Utah
Bay Area Airstream Adventures