RVIA banner image
member icon Member LOGIN

Remember me next time

Forgot password?

Member Lookup

Active Individual Members
Active Member Companies

Home » Events » RV Leadership Conference

Join executives and future leaders of the RV industry at the 2018 RV Leadership Conference in sunny Tampa, Florida, held directly before the Florida RV SuperShow. Formerly RVIA's Annual Meeting, the RV Leadership Conference (for RVIA Members Only) will be held January 14th – 15th at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel in Tampa, FL.


Registration is Now Open. Click here to start your registration!


This year’s conference will feature keynote speakers Peter Morici  and Josh Linkner

Peter Morici is an economist, emeritus professor of business at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, the University of Maryland and a national columnist. His views appear regularly in MarketWatch, published by Dow Jones, the Washington Times, other major metropolitan dailies throughout the United States and Canada, and on the website of Fox and others. Professor Morici will discuss the leading trends that will define the global economy over the next decade, key elements of the Trump Economic Program, the likely course of Federal Reserve Policy and economic outlook for 2018 and 2019. These will include tax, immigration, trade, health care and other regulatory policies, and their consequences for economic growth and key variables of interest to the RV industry including oil/gas prices, interest rates, inflation and the pace of retail sales.

Josh Linkner is an internationally-recognized thought leader, New York Times Bestselling Author, and top-rated keynote speaker on innovation, creativity, reinvention, and hyper-growth leadership. As the founder and CEO of five tech companies, Linkner built his businesses from a blank page into a combined value of over $200 million. As a hyper-growth CEO of over 20 years, he’s used innovative approaches to topple competitors, fight through adversity, and achieve at the highest levels.



Sunday, January 14

  • 8:00-5:00pm Committee Meetings
  • 6:00-7:00pm Welcome Reception

Monday, January 15

  • 7:00-8:00am Breakfast
  • 8:00-2:00pm Leadership Conference Meeting
  • 12:00-1:00pm Luncheon
  • 6:00-9:30pm Chairman's Reception & Dinner

Tuesday, January 16

  • 8:00-1:00pm Board of Directors Meeting



Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Marina (Click here to book your stay)

700 South Florida Avenue

Tampa, FL 33602



Room Rate: Single/Double:  $219++ (12% state/city tax + 1.50 per night city tax)

**Reservations must be received on or before, Friday, December 22, 2017**


Sponsorship opportunities are available! For more information, please contact Scott Graham at or 574-549-9067.

For additional questions, please contact Huyen 'Wen' Dang at or 571-665-5847.


Click the image below for photos from the 2017 conference.


1 Related File

  Portable Document Format Schedule 0.10 MB   Published October 10, 2017 view

Please note that your browser must allow popup windows from in order to display files.

Copyright ©2017 All rights reserved...