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RVDA News Brief
May 27, 2009

New Travel Trend: Affordable, Green RVs
from Peter Greenberg Worldwide
As more and more Americans struggle to find affordable ways to travel, attention has turned to the RV market. But is it possible for eco-minded travelers to reduce their carbon footprint? Welcome to the world of green RVs. More    E-mail article

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Escape in Your Own Backyard
from SignOnSanDiego
Whether you're filthy rich or financially challenged, camping is still one of the most economical ways of taking a vacation. A survey conducted last year revealed that RV vacations were far less expensive that trips involving airfare and hotel costs. The study also shows that RVers spend more time enjoying campgrounds closer to home and less time on the road to save fuel. More    E-mail article

Go Camping to Cut Vacation Costs
from The Wall Street Journal
In times like these, sleeping under the stars, breathing fresh air and toasting marshmallows becomes a popular family vacation. More    E-mail article

Economic Futurist Jeff Thredgold to Outline Key Factors that Will Impact the RV Industry in Convention Keynote Address
from RVDA
Economic futurist Jeff Thredgold will share key factors that will impact the RV industry during his keynote address at the 2009 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo featuring the RV Learning Center. The convention will be held at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, on Oct. 6-9. More    E-mail article

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CleverQ™ Software is an intuitive benchmarking solution designed for executives and business managers. It enhances an organizations performance by giving users the ability to efficiently drill down into data sets, identify trends, facilitate decision-making, provide training, and arrange vital information into easy-to-use dashboards and scorecards. More

Apply Now for the RV Learning Center College Scholarship Program
from the RV Learning Center
The RV Learning Center is accepting applications for its 2009-2010 scholarship program. The RV Learning Center scholarship program awards $2,500 scholarships to deserving college sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate students majoring in business, finance, economics, accounting, or other RV related subjects. More    E-mail article

Register this Week for the RV Dealers International Convention/Exp and Lock in Low Rates
from RVDA
Get ready for the most important convention in RVDA history. Register by May 29th, and with your paid registration, you lock in the lowest rate for any additional employees until August 31st! More    E-mail article

You Must Have Engaged Employees--And It's Not That Hard
from Forbes
Research over the last decade has made a convincing case that companies whose employees feel highly engaged outperform companies with less engaged ones in just about every important metric: growth, profitability, productivity, innovation and so on. Not surprisingly, research also shows that managers can have a big effect on how engaged their people feel. More    E-mail article

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