(Oct. 2, 2017) — Email your tales of fun and excitement on the road for a chance to win VIP tickets to the California RV Show Friday through Oct. 15 at Fairplex in Pomona.
(Sept. 22, 2017) — Anticipation for the launch of the largest RV show in the west is mounting. With just 15 days to go until October 6, preparations for the 10-day celebration of the RV lifestyle, featuring more than 1.2 million square feet of exhibit space, are proceeding at full speed.
(Sept. 22, 2017) — Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) President Frank Hugelmeyer and the Government Affairs Leadership Team of Craig Kirby and Jay Landers met with Vice President Pence’s Deputy Director of Domestic Policy Stephen Pinkos.
(Sept. 13, 2017) — The Introduction to RV Service Course begins September 25 and runs through October 22. The online program, which is run by Northampton Community College and the Pennsylvania RV and Camping Association, allows students to gain an in-depth understanding of recreation vehicle maintenance with intensive, competency-based instruction.
(Aug. 25, 2017) — RVIA’s July survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished at 32,936, an increase of 16.2 percent over the 28,350 units shipped in July 2016.
Aug. 25, 2017) — This anticipated growth would mark the ninth consecutive year of expansion for the RV market, eclipsing the previous record of five years set from 2002-2006.
(Aug. 23, 2017) — The Top Tech Challenge is a new competition coming to the 2017 National RV Trade Show, held November 27-30, 2017 in Louisville, Kentucky.
(Aug. 17, 2017) — RVIA President Frank Hugelmeyer said, “We are pleased that RVAA and RVIA will be uniting as one voice in the RV industry and creating a stronger, louder voice as we pursue our mission to promote and protect the RV industry and ensure a favorable business environment for all of our members.
(Aug. 11, 2017) — RVIA reports this is the perfect opportunity to build upon the relationships established during Advocacy Day by having members of Congress or their staff visit your plant.
(August 9, 2017) — The inaugural RV Industry Awards will bring the RV industry together for an evening of recognition during the National RV Trade Show. The awards are slated for 7:30 p.m., November 29 at the Mercury Ballroom in Louisville, Kentucky.
(August 2, 2017) — Frank Hugelmeyer, RVIA President, stated, “RVIA mourns the passing of our dear friend Roberto Kerkoc, chief executive officer of Tecnoform, an Italian-based supplier of furniture and wood products to the RV industry.”
(August 1, 2017) — According to the Recreational Vehicle Industry Association, RV shipments will reach 472,000 vehicles this year, the highest annual total since data has been collected and a 9.6 percent increase from last year. Projections are even higher for 2018.
(July 28, 2017) — The RV Industry Association has announced entries are now open for the first annual Top Tech Challenge, held during the 2017 National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Kentucky, November 27-30.
(July26, 2017) — The RV Industry Association is lauching the first annual “40 Under 40” Awards, which will identify current and future leaders in the RV industry who are under 40 years of age.
(July 26, 2017) — “This opportunity to boost investment in outdoor tourism through public-private partnerships is a turning point for keeping America’s parks open for business and building even more American-made RVs and boats,” said Congresswoman Jackie Walorski.
(July 25, 2017) — RVIA’s June survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished above 40,000 units for the fourth consecutive month.
(July 20, 2017) — Although Zinke had requested a list of only 10 projects, RVIA, along with its ORIR partners, provided nearly 30 opportunities for immediate private investment on public lands totaling more than $80 million.
(July 14, 2017) — While that’s great news for manufacturers and dealers, it also exposes long-building issues: the need for more camp sites and for enhancements to customer support, especially in parts and warranty. It’s hard to say which is the biggest challenge right now, but they could be termed problems 1 and 1A.
(July 14, 2017) — Join RVIA on July 25 at 2 p.m. EST for a webinar on “Drop In” lithium-ion battery installations presented by industry experts and RVIA members Denis Phares and Sean Nichols, co-founders of Dragonfly Energy.
(July10, 2017) — The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association’s (RVIA’s) May Survey of manufacturers found RV wholesale shipments finished above 40,000 for the third month. Monthly wholesale shipments reached 45,853; an increase of 20.8 percent compared to May 2016. Year-to-date wholesale shipment totals are 209,014 units, up 12.2% compared to this point last year.