Top 5 Insights from the 12th Annual RV Industry Power Breakfast


Over 1,350 executives and enthusiasts convened for the 12th Annual RV Industry Power Breakfast held at the beautiful Northern Indiana Event Center on the RVMH Hall of Fame Campus. If you are unfamiliar with the event it is synonymous with camaraderie, innovation, and celebration within the recreational vehicles (RV) domain. Hosted by RVBusiness, this gathering served as a testament to the industry's vibrancy and enduring spirit.

Here are 5 pivotal takeaways from this enlightening event:

  1. A Beacon of Generosity: The RV industry's commitment to philanthropy shone brightly as attendees reflected on its profound impact beyond business. From fulfilling children's wishes to raising substantial funds for charitable causes, the industry's altruism underscored its ethos of giving back to communities.

  2. Navigating Market Turbulence: Amidst the ebbs and flows of market dynamics, attendees gleaned insights into the industry's resilience and forward momentum. Despite facing challenges, a notable 9.3% increase in wholesale shipments during Q1 provides confidence for the industry's short and long-term success.

  3. Fostering Collaboration: Visionary leaders, including Elkhart Mayor Rod Roberson and Camping World executives Marcus Lemonis and Matt Wagner, championed the power of collaboration in driving industry-wide progress. Their call to action resonated deeply, inspiring a collective commitment to innovation and partnership.

  4. Empowering the Next Generation: Throughout the event, a resounding theme of empowerment echoed, emphasizing the importance of nurturing talent and fostering inclusivity. This sentiment was further reinforced by University of Notre Dame Head Basketball Coach Micah Shrewsberry, who shared invaluable lessons on resilience and self-belief - "Always believe in yourself".

  5. Charting a Course for the Future: As the RV industry charts its course forward, attendees were galvanized by a shared vision of growth and prosperity. From expanding accessibility to enhancing consumer experiences, industry leaders are poised to embark on a transformative journey fueled by innovation and strategic foresight.

The 12th Annual RV Industry Power Breakfast stood as a testament to the industry's resilience, innovation, and unwavering commitment to excellence. As attendees depart, they carry with them a renewed sense of purpose and determination, ready to shape the future of the RV industry and leave an indelible mark on its storied legacy.

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