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Exhibitor space available for 2015 RVDA convention

Exhibitor space available for 2015 RVDA convention (March 6, 2015) -- The 2015 convention prospectus contains information on exhibiting, partnerships, sponsorships, advertising, Vendor Training +Plus, and exhibitor registration. RVDA’s convention attracts more than 1,200 industry professionals from across North America. Read More »

New $15 million Go RVing program helps tie-ins

New $15 million Go RVing program helps tie-ins (March 6, 2015) -- Dealers in the tie-in program are receiving strings of bright Go RVing pennants to use in their lots, visually linking their dealership to the successful national campaign that is funded at $15 million, the highest level of funding for the industry’s promotional outreach since 2007, the release noted. Read More »

Jainoor to manage marketing, training for JVC

Jainoor to manage marketing, training for JVC (March 6, 2015) -- In his new position, Hazim Jainoor will manage the brand's public relations and marketing efforts. He will also develop and implement training procedures to enhance retailer and distributor sell-through of JVC Mobile products. Read More »

Oregon RV dealer moves 32 units in three days

Oregon RV dealer moves 32 units in three days (March 6, 2015) -- “Attendance was great throughout the show,” said Benson. “We had a steady stream of real buyers coming through. They were all local to our area, and they were focused on purchasing travel trailers and fifth wheels, with some high interest in toy haulers as well." Read More »

Drew Industries director sells 2,301 shares of stock

Drew Industries director sells 2,301 shares of stock (March 6, 2015) -- Drew Industries Director Leigh J. Abrams sold 2,301 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 3 for a total of $138,060. Read More »

Boulder startup takes RV decorating cross country

Boulder startup takes RV decorating cross country (March 6, 2015) -- Grasshaven Outdoors, Dawn Bitz’s Boulder-based car camping and RV supply retailer, is expanding around the U.S. with 40 new kiosks in RV dealerships from New Hampshire to Idaho. Read More »

Airstream continues to post strong numbers

Airstream continues to post strong numbers (March 6, 2015) -- Sales at the Shelby County-based RV manufacturer were up about 7 percent for its second quarter, which ended in January. Future sales look promising as well. Read More »

New TV spot, microsite highlight 2015 Go RVing plan

New TV spot, microsite highlight 2015 Go RVing plan (March 6, 2015) -- "The new microsite will be the ideal complement to GoRVing.com. It is going to be very content heavy with RV adventure videos and pictures sourced from real RVers talking about why they love the RV lifestyle," said Ashurst. Read More »

Employment numbers jump higher in February

Employment numbers jump higher in February (March 6, 2015) -- "Our expectation is that businesses will continue to remain sufficiently confident about the growth outlook, which has been helped recently by the slide in oil prices, to continue to take on more workers at a solid pace," said Ferley. Read More »

RV Insurance Solutions is subject of Podcast 45

RV Insurance Solutions is subject of Podcast 45 (March 5, 2015) -- RV Insurance Solutions is celebrating its 10th anniversary and both men describe how the company came about how it has grown over the years. Although relatively small in size, the firm has a growing footprint and is looking to expand into other areas. Watters and Ballard also discuss the various types of insurance products dealers should be offering to specific customers. Plus, they explain why RV owners should purchase certain types of insurance protection just for their RVs rather than relying upon other types of insurance, like auto or homeowners policies. Read More »

Thor Industries announces improved Q2 sales

Thor Industries announces improved Q2 sales (March 5, 2015) -- In addition to the better weather, many of our subsidiaries took advantage of the seasonally slower winter months to increase production during a time when they typically have excess capacity. As a result, we saw very strong performance in both sales and profitability," Martin added. Read More »

TriMas to present at annual ROTH Conference

TriMas to present at annual ROTH Conference (March 5, 2015) -- TriMas Corporation today announced that TriMas management is scheduled to present at the 27th Annual ROTH Conference on Tuesday, March 10 at 9:30 a.m. PT in Dana Point, Calif. Read More »

RV Care launches RV Care Approved program

RV Care launches RV Care Approved program (March 5, 2015) -- "The RV Care Approved program brings together a recognized quality product or service with the recognized brand of the RV Care Network of dealers. The approval and co‐branding of the product provides added confidence for consumers,” said Paterson. Read More »

Winnebago’s newest motorhome passes drop test

Winnebago’s newest motorhome passes drop test (March 5, 2015) -- In this aptly named “drop test,” Winnebago dropped the coach from three feet above the ground onto an even concrete surface. While not legally required (and not a test for safety issues), the drop test provides insight into the structural integrity of the coach, and ensures that interior fittings, like cabinetry, stay put under the test conditions. Read More »

RVIA appoints committee chairs for 2015

RVIA appoints committee chairs for 2015 (March 5, 2015) -- “The work done by the committees under their leadership is critically important to RVIA’s efforts to advance the RV industry. We are very appreciative for their willingness to serve," said Bontrager. Read More »