Greg Gerber

A journalist who has covered the recreation vehicle industry since January 2000, Greg Gerber founded RV Daily Report on April Fool's Day in 2009. He also serves as the editor of the publication and website. As an Eagle Scout, he has enjoyed camping for decades and has visited every state except Hawaii. A DODO -- Dad of Daughters Only -- to three young women, he has two grandchildren as well. He currently splits his time between Wisconsin, Texas and Arizona. Greg can be reached at

Created for technicians and service and parts managers, the hands-on training sessions offered comprehensive training on troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing and replacing RV components.

The seminar will be of interests to people who have compliance responsibilities, wish to learn more about safety and recall issue processes, or are involved in identifying potential issues that may need to be elevated to a safety committee and/or superior, RVIA noted.

With a background in trial law, Smerconish is a nationally-syndicated radio host, CNN host, newspaper columnist and New York Times best-selling author.

The updated Pilot Flying J app features a streamlined onboarding that allows users to self-select their driver profile and then customize the home screen and features to meet the drivers’ needs based upon geographic location, preferred stops and amenities.

I’m all for contests. They are great ways to generate enthusiasm for a company or a product. It’s also a fun way to attract attention, build a database of contacts and encourage people to visit a business. But, if done poorly, the promotion risks generating a backlash of negative publicity.

RVDA webinar addresses creating effective job postings; Four Elkhart Open House supplier booths remain at RV/MH Hall of Fame; Canadian inflation rate returns to 2%; NTP-Stag carries Harold Import kitchen accessories; Heartland steps up effort to serve dealer network; and Pacific Coachworks to include In-Command system in fifth wheels

This week’s guest is Roger Krinic, an engineer with Micro-Air, who helped design the EasyStart system that starts RV air conditioners even on a limited power source, like a portable generator or inverter. He explains how the EasyStart works and describes how the device makes it possible for RVers to enjoy air conditioning, even in boondocking situations. The device is also helpful in starting two RV air conditioners on a 30-amp power supply.

The conference will feature a variety of valuable educational sessions and group “cracker barrels,” all designed to provide RV park and outdoor hospitality owners and operators with the information they need to run a successful and profitable business, said Cornwell.

Murray will cover important points from his popular seminars at RV shows, and he’ll answer questions pertaining to preparing RVs for use after being stored all winter.

SkyMaxx features a manual lift with various open positions, a pleated screen and shade that allows full sun, full shade or partial sun and shade into the RV.

A mere 5 percent of respondents admitted to lying on resumes and applications. However, millennials were twice as likely to fib at 11 percent. Older baby boomers aged 65 and older were the most honest on their resumes, with only 2 percent admitting to putting down false information. Isn’t this to be expected?

“They think they’re selling products or services that magically turn into revenue and light up accounting software with lots of green, shiny graphs,” Denning wrote. “Until they know what they’re selling, sales leads won’t help.” Businesses sell to people, not robots.

Tents for Troops is making 10 new 30-foot travel trailers available to host RV parks and campgrounds in Kentucky, Tennessee and West Virginia. Ted Davis, at Airstream Adventures Northwest, has provided funding to outfit three of these trailers with full hook up packages.

Faludy to direct strategic development for Lippert Components; REV Group adds staff to bolster dealer support; Flexsteel partners with Revolution Fabrics; Torklift partners with Genesis Supreme RV; Historic Stonewall Motor Lodge to open RV spaces June 3; Lance Camper training videos to feature Lippert, HappiJac products; and and Darby Communications to provide PR services for 360 Adventure Collective

Through the online version of the guide, dealers can filter search queries by company name, trailer type and state to streamline search results for more than 100 different manufacturers.

Rapido Group, owner of the Westfalia brand, signed a binding letter of intent last Friday to acquire substantially all of the assets related to the Roadtrek RV brand, Erie News Now reported.

“Optronics’ Purilite Light-Shield is the first technology to transcend simple surface-oriented decontamination methods and move toward cleansing the entire interior environment of a vehicle, including the air,” said Johnson.

On Monday, the province’s Erwin Hymer action center will launch in partnership with the local United Way two months after Erwin Hymer Group North America went into receivership and terminated all 850 workers in Cambridge and Kitchener.

Linkner’s presentation is set to deliver practical tools that can be used immediately to increase creative output and deliver bottom-line results, said Sisk. It will focus on channeling imagination to create game-changing drivers of growth and innovation.

Initially done administratively under the provisions of Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act, the program was converted into legislation by inclusion in the Natural Resources Management Act, which was signed into law in March. All entrance fees will be waived during National Park Week April 20-28.


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