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RVIA to Launch First Annual “40 Under 40” Awards Recognizing Current and Emerging Leaders in the RV Industry

JUNE 27, 2017 – RESTON, VA – The RV Industry Association is proud to announce the first annual “40 Under 40” Awards, which will identify current and future leaders in the RV Industry who are under 40 years of age. Nominations are now open at RVIAShow.org. The final group, selected by members of the RVIA Trade Shows and Events Committee, will be recognized during the National RV Trade Show, held November 27th – 30th in Louisville, KY.

“RVIA is proud to salute the achievements of those who exemplify leadership at their company, show a sense of community and inspire others, and help support the industry through their efforts,” said Liz Crawford, RVIA Senior Vice President, Trade Shows and Events. “This program will showcase individuals who strive to better themselves, their company or groups within our growing industry.”

Candidates for the “40 Under 40” Awards must be under the age of forty prior to November 30, 2017, and currently employed by a RV Industry manufacturer, dealer, supplier, media company or other industry member. Candidates can be anyone within the industry, at any level of the organization, and do not need to be in a management position within their company. Selected finalists will be announced prior to the National RV Trade Show.

To nominate someone for the “40 Under 40” Awards, visit RVIAshow.org/40under40 to fill out the nomination form. Self-nominations will be accepted.

Attendee Registration for the 2017 National RV Trade Show will open on August 15th. The event features the largest concentration of Recreation Vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, dealers, and campground managers in the World. It’s where the RV Industry gathers each year to celebrate and showcase the RV lifestyle, discover new products, and engage with key stakeholders and corporate leaders. The National RV Show is the single, most credible source for product innovation, dealer sales and marketing training, technician training, service training and more.



The Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) is the national trade association representing recreation vehicle (RV) manufacturers and their component parts suppliers who together build more than 98 percent of all RVs produced in the U.S. Headquartered in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Reston, Va., RVIA is a unifying force for safety and professionalism within the RV industry and works with both federal and state government agencies to protect the interests of its members.

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