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RV Shipments Up Eleven Percent Through July
RV wholesale shipments to retailers continued to gain ground with totals through July reaching 254,636 units, up 10.8%, according to RVIA’s monthly survey of manufacturer More...


CNBC Showcases RV Market Strength
RVs – and CEOs – from Thor Industries and Winnebago took their place on the plaza of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in August for CNBC interviews with two of the cable network’s most highly rated programs to discuss their companies and the strength of the RV market. More...


RV Shipments Continue Strong Performance
Wholesale RV shipments to retailers tracked by RVIA continue to perform strongly with year to date shipments reaching 186,214 units through the first five months of the year, a 10.3% improvement over this same period a year ago. More...


RV Shipments Strong Through First Half of 2016
The RV market continued to race ahead through the first half of 2016 with total RV wholesale shipments reaching 226,286 units, an 11.7% increase over this same period last year, according to RVIA’s June survey of RV manufacturers.   More...


RVIA Hires Trade Show Industry Veteran Liz Crawford as Senior Vice President of Tradeshows and Events
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced today the appointment of Liz Crawford as Senior Vice President of Tradeshows and Events said Frank Hugelmeyer, RVIA President. More...


RV Industry Pumps Nearly $50 Billion into U.S. Economy; Employs Almost 300,000 Americans
RVs Move America, the first-ever economic impact study of the RV market, revealed the RV industry contributed $49.7 billion to the U.S. economy in 2015 and provided 289,852 full-time jobs to American workers. More...


RV Shipments to Maintain Robust Growth in 2016 and 2017
The RV industry’s shipments are expected to continue rising through 2017, according to a new  RVIA forecast. More...


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RVIA’s National RV Trade Show Brings All New Line-Up for 2016
The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) announced major changes today to the upcoming National RV Trade Show being held in Louisville, KY, Nov. 28 – Dec. 1 2016.  With a significant investment, the show will unveil exciting new elements to go along with popular tried-and-true features to benefit all attendees. More...


RVIA’s National RV Trade Show Sees Surge in Pre-Registration

On the heels of another successful RV Open House in Elkhart, IN last week, the attention of the RV industry now turns to the next big trade event --  RVIA’s National RV Trade Show, taking place Nov. 28 – Dec. 1, 2016 in Louisville, KY.

With just a little over two months to the kickoff off the show, RVIA reports that show space is sold out and dealer pre-registration is pacing more than 100% ahead of last year.  

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Regional Education Training
NATM’s first regional educational training, sponsored by General Motors, 
Thursday, September 29, 2016 Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 
Location: Matterhorn Conference Center, 2401 Cassopolis St.,
Elkhart, IN 46514
Event is free for NATM & RVIA members.
Questions? Contact Sheli Sweeney, NATM Membership Director, Sheli.Sweeney@natm.com or call (785) 272-4433.
Space is limited everyone must pre-register:
http://www.natm.com/register-sept-29-2016.html


RVIA and NMMA host Manufacturing Roundtable with Congresswoman Walorski
RVIA and the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) hosted a manufacturing roundtable with Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (IN-2) on Aug. 25 in Elkhart to showcase the thriving RV and recreational boating manufacturing industries in Indiana’s Second Congressional District and their impact on the local community and state, as well as the national manufacturing economy. More...


NHTSA Reporting Seminar

The Standards Department hosted a NHTSA Reporting Seminar on May 4, 2016 at the RV/MH Hall of Fame in Elkhart.  This event was sponsored by Thor Industries and Forest River, Inc. The purpose of this seminar was to give an overview on NHTSA and its major processes that affect the RV industry.  

To view the clips please click on the link below: 

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RVIA 2015 Year In Review


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RVIA Publishes 2015 Survey of Lenders’ Experiences
RVIA has published the 2015 Survey of Lenders’ Experiences, a publication detailing the results of the association’s annual nationwide survey of financial institutions concerning their RV lending portfolios. More...


New RV Vacation Cost Study Published
A newly published study shows that RV vacations cost substantially less than other forms of vacation travel, even when factoring in fuel prices and the cost of RV ownership. For a four-person travel party, the study found savings of 27-62%; a two-person travel party saved 11-48%. More...


Availability of 2014 Edition of RVIA RV Handbook – a Guide to the NFPA 1192
This bulletin serves to notify you that the 2014 edition of the RVIA RV Handbook – a Guide to the NFPA 1192 is now available for ordering. This Handbook outlines the uniform enforcement positions based on the 2015 editions of NFPA 1192, and the 2014 editions of NEC 70 and ANSI LV. It is used by the RVIA Inspection Staff during RV-OEM member inspections. The three RV code State Agencies (NE, OR, and WA) also agreed to these handbook enforcement positions. More...


NFPA 1192 Standard on Recreation Vehicles 2015 Edition
The new NFPA 1192 Standard on Recreation Vehicles 2015 Edition is now available for purchase in the RVIA Store.  

(Please make note when submitting plans to the code states that the edition has been changed to 2015 instead of 2014)


2015 NFPA 1192 and Other Standards Available
With new RV industry standards going into effect in the last month, RVIA has a number or standards publications available for members and non-members. More...


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