Despite Snow, Detroit RV Show Officials Pleased

Apparently only a major snowstorm could prevent another record-setting crowd at a consumer RV show this year. Significant snowfall on four of the five-day Detroit Camper & RV Show kept people at home as officials reported a 25% drop compared to the previous year’s show. Hosted by the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds […]

Dodd RV Named Dealer of the Year by DealerRater

For the third year in a row, Dodd RV in Virginia was named the RV Dealer of the Year by DealerRater, a leading automotive and RV dealer review website. Award recipients are recognized for distinction in outstanding customer service based upon consumer reviews of dealership experiences shared on and Reviewers evaluated Dodd RV on […]

Detroit Camper & RV Show is Expecting Big Crowd

Based on a host of favorable factors – including a rare override of the governor’s sales tax veto – officials at the Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) are expecting a huge turnout for the 52nd Annual Detroit Camper & RV Show, slated to run Feb. 7-11 at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi, Mich. MARVAC Director Darren […]

Escapees’ Online University ‘Making Better RVers’

It’s been a little more than a year since the Escapees RV Club launched RVers’ Online University, and officials said its Internet-based training and education program has proven successful in helping end-users better enjoy the RV lifestyle. Saying the program falls under the industrywide effort of “helping make better RVers,” Escapees CEO Shawn Loring, who’s […]

‘NTP-STAG’ Wraps Up a Successful Two-Day Expo

The 2018 NTP-STAG Expo concluded Tuesday (Jan. 23) with a full day of trade show activities, and by all accounts the two-day event hosted by the RV industry’s dominant national parts and accessories distributor was a solid success. Held at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas, the Expo featured 33 standing room-only product training […]

Slideshow: NTP-STAG Expo is Underway in Texas

With a first day marked by 33 standing room-only product training seminars, expert-led PRO education seminars and a jam-packed trade show, NTP-STAG’s 2018 Expo got underway Monday (Jan. 22) at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Grapevine, Texas. The Expo concludes today with a full day of trade show activities. (To view the slideshow scroll to the […]

Hyland: 2018 is Shaping into Another Growth Year

Among the record crowd 19,000-plus people who attended the opening day of the Florida RV SuperShow – the annual industry consumer show hosted by the Florida RV Trade Association (FRVTA) at the state fairgrounds – was a contingent from Wells Fargo CDF’s RV Group led by President Tim Hyland. Hyland reported that, given what other […]

Industry Reflects on Louisville Decision at FRVTA

While yesterday (Jan. 17) was noteworthy in that the opening day of the Florida RV SuperShow, the annual industry event in Tampa, Fla., was marked by shoulder-to-shoulder crowds throughout most of the day, the buzz among the manufacturers, suppliers and dealers working the show was the news that morning that the National RV Trade Show in Louisville, […]