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More than 160 members of the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) will gather in Washington, D.C., from June 6-9 for Committee Week 2005 to plan the association’s agenda for the next fiscal year.
According to RVIA, this year’s event is shaping up to be one of the most influential in years, as committee members will be challenged to develop their 2006 programs according to RVIA’s newly revised strategic plan.
Some of the highlights include:
* Roper/NOP World will report on the latest findings of the fourth wave of the Go RVing Coalition’s Committee on Excellence’s consumer satisfaction study.
* Economist Richard Curtin will discuss results of the latest University of Michigan consumer study and offer his thoughts on where the market is headed.
* The Go RVing Coaliton will review its progress in developing the 2006-2008 ad campaign.
Eleven RVIA standing committees, the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors will meet during the annual four-day event.
On June 8, the Executive Committee will listen to half-hour presentations by all committee chairmen and take their recommendations into consideration. The recommendations/motions that are passed by the board on June 9 will become the framework of the association’s agenda for the new fiscal year.
Members will also have the opportunity to attend the American Recreation Coalition’s (ARC) Great Outdoors Week 2005 reception being held this year at the Reserve Officer’s Association of the United States, Congressional Hall of Honor.
RVIA, the Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association and the National Association of RV Parks and Campground are co-sponsoring the June 6 reception. This year’s event is titled “Recreation: Its Part of the Cure!” and will honor The National Park System Advisory Board Committee on Recreation and Health.
In addition, the 17th Sheldon Coleman Great Outdoors Award presentation is tentatively scheduled for June 7 on Capitol Hill beginning with a reception from 5:30-7 p.m., and the award ceremony at 6:45.