This is the online archive of RVAA News, typically distributed on a monthly basis via email. Each issue features news and information about topics relevant to our membership and related to the industry. These issues - beginning in February 2014 - are archived below.
Learn about Winegard Company's new internet connectivity product line - the Winegard ConnecT. Aftermarket sales manager Alex Johnson will review both the Winegard ConnecT WiFi range extender and the Winegard ConnecT WiFi Range Extender/4G combination system. Training will highlight product features and benefits to help your customers stay connected.
Blue Ox presents a webinar describing the different Chassis & Suspension enhancement products on the market, the differences between them, and the installation involved with each. Presenter Mike Thelander will answer questions on how to select the best product for your customer's specific needs and the benefits the dealer receives by selling and installing these products.
Technical training covering rooftop satellite dishes from Winegard. Training will cover installation procedures, operation instructions, and troubleshooting tips for the RoadTrip dome antennas and the TRAV'LER multi-satellite antenna.
This webinar will cover what an inverter does and what it’s benefits and limitations are. Discussion points will include different types of inverters and benefits/limitations of each. Presentation will also cover common issues regarding inverter selection and installation, plus how to troubleshoot common problems. Find out how to select an inverter that will be safe for your installation.
Webinar presenter Trey Miller, Director of Sales – Aftermarket, Atwood and Fan-Tastic Vent, will illustrate how empowering your customers to make the most informed decisions will lead to upselling, which will increase sales and improve profit margins all while having a truly satisfied customer who will come back time and again.
RV'ers are looking for information, assistance, and choice when they shop for hitches. Dealers who are able to present their customers with easy to understand choices, and who help customers choose the best product to fit their needs, earn greater profits, and earn more repeat and referral customers through these efforts. Webinar presenter Steve Koehn will present the best ways to provide information and present choices when it comes to shopping for hitches.
Steve Paul, General Manager, The Mobile Outfitters/Lippert Components, will go through the problems RV'ers encounter with chassis alignment and worn parts and explain how an alignment program and safety inspection can turn into a very large profit center for any dealership. This includes using aftermarket replacement parts and upgrades supplied by The Mobile Outfitters.
Jason Peck of Marshall Excelsior covers RV propane safety by utilizing the right components for each application in their November 4th Dealer Training Webinar. Jason also discusses the value and importance of using LP product on RV's that are made in the USA.
New exciting tools to make awning ordering, troubleshooting and selling easier than ever! Carefree has developed new exciting tools that the RV industry has never seen before. On www.e-carefree.com a dealer can now search for parts or complete replacement of awnings and canopies with a serial number or part number.
TireMinder® the number one TPMS brand has just launched the next “Category” of Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems – Smart TPMS. Do yourself, your boss and your customers a favor, attend this webinar and “get smart”.
Learn how a tire pressure monitoring system can benefit both you and your customers by allowing a greater sense of peace of mind while traveling. This webinar also features great selling and conversation points to help your customer understand why a TPMS is so important. The webinar also includes a special, time limited promotion for TireMinder TPMS customers. After the webinar, you will have a firm understanding of why a tire pressure monitoring system should be a top priority for all of your RV customers.
An overview of satellite and over-the air television. An antenna for almost every customer that walks through your door without taking twenty feet of shelf space. Tailgater, KING Flex, KING Relay, KING Rover & KING Dome satellite antennas and the KING Jack Over-The-Air Antenna. New Sales and Service materials for your retail parts and service departments. One question to ask every customer that will guide the sales process.
Sean O'Connor, Sales Channel Manager of Go Power! By Carmanah presented how to sell more solar panel systems. Sales of RV solar power systems are growing faster than ever, and your customers are ready to have a better RV experience thanks to the many advantages of solar power. Don't miss out on this opportunity to grow your revenue with a high-margin addition to any RV sale. Learn the Five Things You Need to Know to Sell More Solar, from Go Power!, the market leader in RV solar power solutions for over 20 years.
Brian Roba, VP Sales & Marketing and Andrew Ridge, Product Manager, JR Products/Fairview Sales, discuss LP Gas. This presentation focused on BTU capacity and QCCs; UL/CSA listing; regulators; hose assemblies; OEMs, accessories and more.