Final-Passport-2015-logoThe Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association (RVDA) announced that MBA Insurance is a Bronze Partner for the 2015 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, Nov. 2-6 at Bally’s on the Las Vegas Strip. The convention is sponsored by RVDA, RVDA of Canada, and the Mike Molino RV Learning Center.

“MBA is always out in front, supporting our efforts to educate, inform, and professionalize our staffs. Because of committed partners like MBA, we can provide a high quality program of events and educational offerings for dealership staff,” said RVDA Convention/Expo Committee Chairman Ron Shepherd of Camperland of Oklahoma. “Dealers are grateful for MBA’s consistent and unwavering support as our partner in the premier dealership education event of the year.”

“MBA has supported the RVDA convention from the very beginning; because, to support RVDA is to support the RV dealer,” said MBA President Bert Alanko. “The RVDA convention is all about education and dealer networking. We feel that the convention/expo value proposition gets better every year with the work the staff puts into it. This convention/expo deserves the support and attendance of all those that have a stake in the success of the RV industry.”

MBA offers RV and powersports rental insurance along with various insurance options, rental contracts, and the necessary forms.  MBA sponsors the RV Rental School, instructing dealers in how to succeed in the rental business.

The convention theme is Passport to Excellence: Education & Training. Low Early Bird registration rates are available online at the convention website. Dealer members who register by June 30 pay only $599 to attend and lock in the early bird rate of $549 for the rest of their staff—even those who register at later dates.

The week starts with Vendor Training +Plus on Monday and Tuesday and includes a general session, educational and networking programs for Young Executives, and track workshops designed to address the leading issues facing every department in the dealership. In addition, the Society of Certified RV Professionals will head into its second year with an event featuring recognitions, an education component, and networking opportunities.

Track workshops, condensed into shorter timeframes are being developed to respond to dealer demand for fast-paced, on target, and engaging presentations. In its planning, the convention committee focuses on dynamic presentations of the most current topics and strives to bring new presenters to the convention.

Beyond educational and networking opportunities, the convention offers a sought after location at the center of the Vegas strip at the iconic Bally’s hotel. Guest rooms at the convention rate are available at Bally’s and Paris.

The 2015 convention will also feature two exhibit halls filled with the RV industry’s top companies offering products and services to help dealers improve profitability. Companies interested in partnership and sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor information can contact Julie Newhouse at (703) 591-7130 ext. 103 or send an e-mail to [email protected].

Visit www.rvda.org/convention to register and for regular updates. You can also get convention updates on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.