hershey-rv-show-logo-2009The unexpected, last-minute sign-up of 10 additional manufacturers has brought to 55 the number of OEMs displaying RVs at the 41st Annual Pennsylvania RV & Camping Show Sept. 14-20 in Hershey, Pa. The Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle and Camping Association (PRVCA) sponsors the show which has become the nation’s largest RV show.

“It is definitely not normal for manufacturers to still be coming in this close to the start of the show,” Heather Leach, PRVCA marketing and education director, told RVBUSINESS.com today (Aug. 10). “However, we are thrilled that they are and are optimistic that it is an indicator that the industry is picking up.”

She was waiting word this week from yet two other major manufacturers, which would bring the total to 57.

The 10 exhibitors who recently signed on to display product at the show are:

  • Cozy Traveler
  • Cruiser RV LLC
  • Dynamax Corp.
  • Evergreen Recreational Vehicles LLC
  • Gulf Stream Coach Inc.
  • Riverside RV
  • Sierra Motor Corp.
  • Silver Crown Coach
  • Space Craft Manufacturing Inc.
  • Sunset Park and RV Inc.

The show will be staged at Hersheypark Entertainment & Resorts Complex in Hershey and will cover more than 1.6 million square feet of display space. In addition to the  55 U.S. and Canadian RV manufacturers, 98 vendors also are exhibiting. 

Nearly 30,000 people are expected to attend the show, which draws consumers from across the Eastern U.S. and Canada.

The show is important for manufacturers, dealers, vendors and park owners as the show features the first look at one site 2010 products. 

For more information contact the PRVCA at (800) 303-2887.