BUZZ: FMCA Prepares To Admit Towable Owners

In a historic decision, Family Motor Coach Association (FMCA) will soon begin allowing towable RV owners to become members of a group that had been the exclusive domain of motorhome owners since its inception 53 years ago. In a membership referendum that wrapped up at the end of November, 6,820 FMCA members voted to open […]

National Media is Putting RV Industry in Spotlight

After working at last week’s National RV Trade Show in Louisville, Ky., Kevin Broom, director of media relations for the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), found himself in northern Indiana today (Dec. 4) shepherding a crew from CBS Evening News. The television crew was to visit Jayco Inc. in Middlebury, Ind., for a “feel-good” segment to […]

MORryde Introduces Step Storage Lockable Box

MORryde International is launching the Step Storage Box designed to work in tandem with the StepAbove entry steps that replace retractable RV steps introduced to the market past year. The Step Storage Box is a lockable box that is installed where the original RV entry steps used to be located. With approximately 1 1/2-cubic-feet of storage, […]

RVDA Con/Expo Reports a 3% Hike in Attendance

Nearly 1,400 people attended the 2017 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo last week (Nov. 6-10) at Bally’s in Las Vegas, a 3% increase from the prior year. Sponsored by the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA), RVDA of Canada and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center, the dealer-centric Con/Expo had a final gate attendance of 1,395, reported […]

RV Vendors & Dealers Applaud RVDA’s Con/Expo

After two final seminars on compliance issues this morning (Nov. 10), the books will have officially closed on the 2017 Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association’s (RVDA) International Convention/Expo at Bally’s in Las Vegas. By all accounts, this year’s edition of the annual Con/Expo – sponsored by RVDA, RVDA of Canada and the Mike Molino RV Learning […]