Publications and Resources

RVDA offers a mix of publications, both print and online, that address the unique needs and priorities of America's RV dealers.  

RV Executive Today Magazine  - RV Executive Today is RVDA's members-only flagship magazine. This full-color print publication is published monthly and is read by the top RV retailers across the United States and Canada.  Present and past issues can be viewed here
 
RV Technician Today website - is a subscribers-only resource for professional service technicians. This specially designed website offers technical articles, training videos, education resources, recalls, and more in an easy-to-use format that lets technicians quickly find the information they need.   RV Technician Today (subscription based website, with a discount for members ($39.95 a year)

RV Executive Today Online
  (Past Issues) -also known as RVETO, is a twice-monthly e-newsletter that focuses on breaking industry and association news and updates. Subscribers get the latest developments on the association’s legislative and regulatory positions, advocacy efforts, new products and services, and more. Employees of member companies can subscribe by emailing info@rvda.org

RVDA NewsBrief   ((Subscribe Here)) is a weekly e-newsletter that features informative and upbeat stories about the RV industry. These items are carefully selected from a variety of media sources and include both hard news and off-beat features. NewsBrief  items are excellent sources of marketing ideas, management practices, sales meeting topics, and employee morale boosters. NewsBrief also alerts readers about RVDA events and resources, including the annual convention, the Mike Molino RV Learning Center’s activities, and Go RVing.  To view past articles, please click here

RVDA/RV Learning Center Bookstore - over 100 titles and resources are available now
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RV Executive Today Issues

  • July 2019 

    Annual summer sales section with stories on seasonal incentives, training, motivation; an informal poll of what's flying off dealer lots right now; keeping sales staff motivated; "Flying in Formation" training to return to 2019 convention; 401(k) pl
  • June 2019 

    Annual benchmarking issue; increase in expenses, decrease in profits for 2018; inventory reductions continue; RV rental fleet size and revenue remain stable; how to use Pinterest and Instagram to drive RV sales
  • May 2019 

    Dealer satisfaction with towable RV manufacturers improves somewhat; latest data on RV customer satisfaction with dealers; where to spend dealership ad budget; camping grows in popularity; preparing to exit your business; Go RVing sponsors "Toy Story
  • April 2019 

    Travel trailer and fifth wheel retail sales grow at slower pace; Forest River and Keystone retain top travel trailer market share spots; some dealers plan inventory reductions; F&I special section; quarterly list of certified and recertified employee
  • March 2019 

    Used travel trailer prices up 7.7% in 2018; NADAguides' top researched RV brands; results from CSI Inc.'s RV customer loyalty study; myths about customer complaints; using better interviewing techniques; service department hacks; RV Learning Center e