Schedule & Event Details

2018 Schedule-at-a-Glance

Schedule Subject to Change
*Review the workshop schedule before booking travel*

Sunday, November 4

Monday, November 5

  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration open
  • 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  RVDA of America Board of Delegates lunch and meeting
  • 12 noon - 5:00 p.m. RVDA of Canada Board of Directors lunch and meeting
  • 5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Society of Certified RV Professionals Reception with David Foco (open to all registered dealer attendees)

Tuesday, November 6

  • 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration Desk Open
  • 8:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Young RV Executives Course "Creating & Sustaining a High Performance Dealership Team," with David Spader ($99 fee, preregistration required)
  • 8:15 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Vendor Training + Plus Workshops
    • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Go Power!, ARC Representation, KING, Wheeler Advertising, Kennect & Mighway
    • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. The Omnia Group, Bank of America, Wheeler Advertising, DealerPro RV, Tom Manning & Associates, & IDS - Integrated Dealer Systems
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Parallax Power Supply, Bitmec Wash-Bots, Inc., Blue Ox, PullRite, DealerPro RV & Tom Manning & Associates
    • 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. AGWS/American Guardian, Level5 Advertising, Cirrus Learning Center powered by Cirrus Solutions, Lippert Components, RV Technical Institute & Zipwhip.
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. - RH Power, ARC Representation, Blue Ox, AppOne.net, Level5 Advertising & DealerPro RV.
  • 9:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Partners in Progress Meetings
    • 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.  TBA
    • 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  KZ RV
    • 10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.  Jayco
    • 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.  TBA
    • 1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.  Winnebago Motorhomes & Towables
  • 12 noon - 2:15 p.m. Two-Part Mini Rental School (included in convention registration fee)
  • 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Opening General Session and Keynote Address "Crossing the Generational Divide," with Jason Dorsey
  • 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Expo Open with Reception on Expo Hall Floor
  • 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  RVDA of Canada Reception - Open to all Canadians

Wednesday, November 7

  • 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Track Workshops
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.  RVDA of America Annual Meeting
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. RVDA of Canada Annual Meeting
  • 10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Shops That Have Fun Get More Done, Valerie Ziebron (fixed operations track)
  • 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Expo Open (lunch served at noon) Lunch served in both halls of Expo
  • 12:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Partners In Progress Meetings
    • 12:45 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.  Forest River’s Flagstaff, Rockwood, Palomino & Columbus brands
    • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Forest River’s Cherokee, Salem, Wildwood, Surveyor, r-pod, Sierra, Sandpiper & other brands 
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Track Workshops
  • 3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Special Session: Super Lawyers Panel: How to Protect Your Dealership From Lawsuits
  • 4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Young RV Executives Reception
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.  RV Business Top 50 Dealer Awards - organized by RV Business


Thursday, November 8

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Registration Desk Open
  • 9:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Track Workshops
  • 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Expo Open - Lunch served in both halls of the Expo
  • 2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Track Workshops
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Reception - Open to all Attendees (TBA)


Friday, November 9

  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.  Data Security in the RV Eco-System workshop with Jim Ganther
  • 9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Hot Topics in Compliance Today workshop with Randy Henrick


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