Recap of RVDA's 2001
2001 Dealer Convention
Possibly the Best Ever
See how the events of September 11 influenced attendance and attitudes at the 2001 RV
Dealers International Convention at the Rio All-Suite Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV., and
learn why the convention turned out to be an outstanding program for those that attended.
Also, learn which companies and individuals were honored at this year's dealer conclave.
39th Annual National RV Show
Prepares Industry for Future
Every industry person who considers himself or herself a professional will be in
Louisville next month laying the ground work for making the most of the uncertainties of
business in 2002. Read what RVIA has in store for you and start planning your appointments
RV Industry Heritage"First
Lady" of The RV Industry
In the era when women were generally left at home "barefoot and pregnant" or
having teas and doing charity work, Betty Orr was making her mark as a dynamic and
brilliant businesswoman and a very great national influence on the earliest days of the RV
industry. Because of her broad reaching industry involvement, she was a tireless proponent
of cooperation and communication between the manufacturing and retail sides of the young
industry. Read about her many accomplishments and discover why she is considered the
"First Lady" of the RV Industry.
in the Desert
Educational opportunities abound for service technicians through various programs
available, but many RV dealers fail to take advantage of these programs. This month Dave
Matson looks at a recent Trouble-Shooters Clinic in Mesa, AZ, sponsored by RVIA and RVDA
offers opinions on the value of these type programs and why dealers should be taking
advantage of them.