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  1. Grand Rapids Show Focusing on Lightweight RVsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | RV Business

    The Grand Rapids, Mich., Camper, Travel and RV Show at DeVos Place is bigger than ever, taking up all of the available floor space inside the convention center, the Grand Gallery and the Steelcase Ballroom. But, according to a report by, Bruce Ter Veen, general manager of General RV Sales, said he expects the smaller and lighter RVs that can be towed by a van or SUV will get more attention than the humongous rolling palaces that are self-contained or need a heavy-duty pickup truck to haul them on a fifth-wheel.


  2. SylvanSport Announces Top Dealer Awards for '17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | RV Business

    SylvanSport, manufacturer of the GO Camping trailer, announced its dealer awards for 2017 in the categories of "Top Selling Dealer," "Best Marketing and Promotions" and "Best Customer Satisfaction." According to a press release, winners were selected from SylvanSport's network of over 80 dealers that "best exemplify these highly-valued qualities."


  3. Walworth, Too, Approves of GOP Tax LegislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | RV Business

    Editor's Note: Tom Walworth, former president of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Statistical Surveys Inc., offers a historical perspective on this week's tax cut and how it will impact the RV industry. Walworth currently serves as an RV industry retail consultant and market analyst.


  4. Northgate Resorts to Open Jellystone Park in N.C.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2017 | RV Business

    Northgate Resorts of Grand Rapids, Mich., has broken ground on a multimillion dollar project to convert a former 550-acre Girl Scout camp in Golden Valley, N.C., into a Jellystone Park Camp-Resort that will open June 22, 2018. "We're very excited to take what is already a beautiful campground at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains and transform it into a Jellystone Park Camp-Resort that will provide exceptional camping experiences for families," Zachary Bossenbroek, CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Northgate Resorts, stated in a release.


  5. Camping World Finalizes American RV AquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | RV Business

    "We remain focused on brand expansion and top-notch customer service, as we continue to grow in the Michigan market with the successful establishment of American RV joining the Camping World family," said Marcus Lemonis, chairman of Camping World. "We look forward to providing customers with the high level of service they deserve and fulfilling all of their outdoor, camping and RV needs; from offering thousands of accessories, to quality RV sales and service."


  6. Canada RV Sales Rebound as Economy ImprovesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2017 | RV Business

    "It's great," said Eleonore Hamm, president of the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association of Canada. "We had a bad 2015 and 2016.


  7. Family, Friends Salute Walworth in Grand RapidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | RV Business

    Statistical Surveys Inc. President Tom Walworth's friends and family gathered Saturday for a reception at a Knights of Columbus hall in suburban Grand Rapids, Mich., to pay tribute to Walworth as he embarks on his announced semi-retirement. Walworth, whose Michigan firm reports retail registrations for clients in the RV, marine, manufactured housing, light duty/utility trailer and power sports businesses, is in the process with partner Bill Pontus of selling his business to current Vice President of Sales Scott Stropkai and Vice President of IT Vinh Vu.


  8. RVIA Toasting Tom Walworth At 'Committee Week'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | RV Business

    One of the highlights at Recreation Vehicle Industry Association Committee Week, the mid-year Sunday to Thursday conference at which industry leaders are gathering in Washington, D.C., to set strategy and lobby Capitol Hill, will be today's welcome reception toast to Statistical Surveys Inc. President Tom Walworth. They'll be raising a glass to Walworth, who is announcing his plans to step into semi-retirement while continuing to consult dealers and manufacturers as he finalizes the sale of his company to Vice President of Sales Scott Stropkai and Vice President of IT Vinh Vu.


  9. Slideshow: Newmar Corp. Recognizes Top DealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2017 | RV Business

    Tuesday's opening of the three-day 2017 Newmar Dealer Meeting held at the Gaylord Palms Hotel & Conference Center in Kissimmee, Fla., was a whirlwind of 2018 model year introductions, highlighted by the rollout of the 34-foot New Aire diesel pusher. Dealers spent the bulk of the day securing retail inventory and, later that evening, Newmar handed out dealership awards for sales and service.


  10. Texas Jellystone Park is Adding New AmenitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | RV Business

    Families who visit the Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort in Kerrville, Texas, this spring and summer will see lots of improvements, including new and remodeled cabins, a Cartoon Cafe and a new water zone that's expected to open before Memorial Day weekend. "This is going to be an amazing resort," said Zachary Bossenbroek, CEO of Grand Rapids, Mich.-based Northgate Resorts, which acquired the Kerrville resort in late 2015 and converted it into a Jellystone Park last year, according to an announcement from Northgate and from Jellystone franchisor Leisure Systems Inc. A private company that owns and operates seven other Jellystone Parks across the country, Northgate is highly regarded for the quality of its RV resorts.


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