Registration is open for the 2018 Recreation Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA) Leadership Conference.

As  reported by RVIA Today Express, the conference runs in conjunction with the annual membership meeting, taking place Jan. 14-15 at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa, Fla. Executive management as well as the next generation of industry leaders are encouraged to attend to be a part of networking and educational opportunities.

“The RV Leadership Conference is critical to developing future leaders of the RV industry,” said Liz Crawford, RVIA senior vice president of trade shows and events. “This event brings together RVIA members and key industry players to network and share best practices, while discussing critical industry and association issues.”

The 2018 RVIA Leadership Conference, held directly before the Florida RV Supershow, opens with RVIA committee meetings on Jan. 14. To kick off the next day of networking and education, a welcome reception for all leadership conference attendees will occur Sunday evening at 6 p.m.

A full day of leadership meetings take place on Jan. 15 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will feature special guest speakers who will talk about the future of the industry. An executive committee meeting will take place in the afternoon and later, there will be a chairman’s reception from 6–7:30 p.m. followed by the chairman’s dinner from 7:30-9 p.m. The RVIA board of directors meeting will take place Jan. 16.

The complete 2018 RVIA Leadership Conference schedule, including guest speakers, will be announced soon.