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RVDA News Brief
June 10, 2009

Go RVing Summer 2009 Video Contest Launches
from Go RVing
Here’s a great way to encourage RVers – and their pets – to hit the road this June and July: tell them to enter the Go RVing “Tails from the Road” Video Contest, win great prizes and show the online world how much they love RV travel. More    E-mail article

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   Automotive Risk Management & Insurance Services

ARM is dedicated to addressing the unique set of insurance needs of the RV industry, including garage liability, property, inland marine, inventory coverage, crime, earthquake, flood, contingent liability, umbrella, excess liability, employment-related practices liability, pollution liability, dealership surety bonds, workers' compensation, and loss prevention and control. More

Home Away from Home
from The News Tribune
Many travelers abandoned the weekend road trip last summer because of high fuel costs, but gas is more affordable today and families are eager to stretch their dollars in a recession. Enter the RV. More    E-mail article

On Facebook? Join the New Certified RV Technicians Facebook Fan Page
from RVDA/RV Learning Center
Join this new page and get up-to-date information on the Certified RV Technician program! The Facebook page is ideal for existing Certified techs and technicians looking to become certified. More    E-mail article

RV Learning Center Scholarship Application Deadline Extended to June 24!
from the RV Learning Center
For rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are attending a four-year college, the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship was extended to June 24. Don’t delay, apply today! More    E-mail article

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   CleverQ™ Software

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

RVDA Partners with RV Finance Professionals to Help Dealers
from RVDA
RVDA is partnering with several RV finance professionals to help dealers navigate the current environment for obtaining wholesale and retail financing. RVDA staff has free information on RV financing available in the RVDA Lenders Toolbox at For dealers who need additional help, there are now a variety of options available, for a fee, through the RV Learning Center and the RV Assistance Corp. (RVAC). More    E-mail article

Register Now for RV Dealers International Convention/Expo and Pay Later!
from RVDA
Get ready for the most important convention in RVDA history. Register by the August 7 deadline, and you can break up the cost into four easy payments, and not start paying until January 2010! More    E-mail article

Leadership: Intentional Influence
from BusinessWeek
It's ironic that when you ask leaders—even good ones—what constitutes leadership; you often get vague, disparate, and vapid responses. You'd think that of all people, this population would offer crisp and concrete definitions of their own crucial work. Instead, you get references to energizing, visioning, path finding, modeling, and a dozen other tangents of real leadership—but almost no reference to the central task of leaders: influencing. More    E-mail article

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SOLEX now offers the Wolters Kluwer/Bankers System Contracts (the most widely used compliant content in the RV industry today). Our Team continues to provide the RV Industry with solutions that streamlines the SUBMISSION (to any lender) and CONTRACTING process, the RED FLAGS tool kit and our new TEXT MARKETING program. You can count on SOLEX to help streamline and help grow your business. Not Happy with your present options? Visit us at or call 1-877-497-3584.

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RVDA NewsBrief is a weekly roundup of articles of interest to RV retailers and is provided as a member service. This email may contain an advertisement of RVDA and/or third party products and services. Opinions expressed in these articles do not necessarily reflect the views of RVDA or its advertising partners. The RVDA NewsBrief is compiled by MultiBriefs, a division of MultiView, Inc. Factual errors are the responsibility of the listed publication.

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