Manufacturer

A business actively engaged in the manufacture of RVs or Park Model RVs. Manufacturer members have full voting privileges and are entitled to all Association services. Manufacturer dues start at $2,040 and are determined by annual sales volume.

An “RV” is a vehicular type unit that

  • Is primarily designed as temporary living quarters for non-commercial, recreational and/or camping use
  • Is built to the standards for recreation vehicles adopted by the Association’s Board of Directors
  • Has its own motive power or is mounted on or towed by another vehicle
  • Is regulated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as a vehicle or vehicle equipment
  • Does not require a special highway use permit for operation on the highways
  • An individual can easily transport and set-up on a daily basis.

The basic product categories are “Motorhome” and “Non-Motorized RV.” A “Motorhome” is a recreation vehicle unit built on a self-propelled motor vehicle chassis. The basic product types, as defined by the Board of Directors, are “Type A,” “Type B” and “Type C.” A “Non-Motorized RV” is a recreation vehicle that is mounted on wheels and designed to be towed by a motorized vehicle or a portable unit that is designed to be placed in the bed or chassis of a pickup truck. The basic product types, as defined by the Board of Directors, include:

  • Fifth-Wheel Trailer
  • Folding Camping Trailer
  • Horse Trailer
  • Sport Utility Trailer
  • Travel Trailer
  • Truck Camper

A Park Model RV is a trailer type unit, also sometimes referred to as a recreational park trailer, that

  • Is primarily designed as temporary living quarters for non-commercial, recreational and/or camping use
  • Is built to the standards for park model RVs adopted by the Association’s Board of Directors
  • Is built on a single chassis mounted on wheels
  • Has a gross trailer area not exceeding 400 square feet (37.15 square meters) in the setup mode

Supplier

A business actively engaged in the business of providing a product or industry-related service, directly or indirectly, to RV manufacturers, other suppliers, or other wholesale participants in the RV industry. Supplier members have full voting privileges and are entitled to all Association services. Supplier dues start at $2,200, include a special assessment to the Go RVing program, and are determined by annual sales volume.

Aftermarket Supplier

A business actively engaged primarily in the business of providing a product or industry-related service, directly or indirectly, to businesses that serve the aftermarket segment of the RV industry. Aftermarket Supplier members have full voting privileges and are entitled to all Association services. Aftermarket supplier dues are $1,690 annually.

Associate 

A business with a relationship to the RV industry that does not qualify for any other Association membership category including but not limited to, certain consultants, law firms and publishers. Associate members have no voting privileges. Associate dues are $677 annually.

Finance Firm 

A business actively providing wholesale financing to the RV industry or retail financing to RV purchasers. Finance Firm members have full voting privileges and are entitled to all Association services. Finance firm dues are $3,623 annually.

Manufacturer's Representative

A business actively engaged in the marketing of goods or services on a contractual basis for a manufacturer or supplier that does not qualify for membership in any of the voting member classifications. Manufacturer’s Representative members have no voting privileges. Manufacturer’s Representative dues are $1,944 annually.

 

**RV dealers and other entities whose primary business relates to the retail sale of RVs or park model RVs do not qualify for any category of membership.**