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Chip Eichelberger to help dealers 'Switch On Sales Success' during RV Dealers International Convention/Expo
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International motivational expert Chip Eichelberger will challenge attendees to ditch mediocrity and "switch on sales success" during a special presentation Oct. 6 during the 2011 RV Dealers International Convention/Expo at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Eichelberger will present "S.W.I.T.C.H. On Your Sales Success!" and explore what dealers can do to stand out from the competition. He will outline a sales success system for getting customers to say "wow," be loyal, and refer more business. More



RVDA and RVIA OK new career ladder for RV technicians
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RVDA and RVIA have approved a new "career ladder" to increase the number of technicians eligible to participate in the RVDA-RVIA RV Technician Certification Program. New and novice techs can test as trainees, then as registered technicians as they start their journey toward certification. The program will certify techs in five new specialties—plumbing, appliances, electrical systems, chassis and body. Technicians who successfully complete testing in all specialties will be designated as Master Certified Technicians. Click here for more information.

Bank of the West and Protective support RV Dealers International Convention/Expo with silver sponsorships
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Bank of the West and Protective are Silver Sponsors for the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo, Oct. 3-7, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. More

The decision to become full-time RVers is huge
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Kimberly Travaglino stepped into a pop-up camper and was overwhelmed at the simplicity of it. A dream was born — to convert her family to full-time RVers. Before taking the plunge, though, she looked for information on how to do it. Finding nothing, she started Fulltime Families (www.fulltimefamilies. com), a website providing resources and support to other full-timers (and wannabes). More

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Family's RV gets extreme makeover
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Marla Steckel got a special surprise when she arrived at her campground and discovered that volunteers had made over her RV to make it accessible for her disabled 15-year-old son, Franki, who can't walk or crawl without assistance. "It's absolutely unbelievable," says Steckel.  More

RVDA's DSI survey underway
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Many manufacturers tell RVDA they use results from the association's Dealer Satisfaction Index (DSI) survey to adjust policies and procedures that affect dealers, so it's vital that all dealer members participate. Results from the survey will be presented at brand committee meetings scheduled for Oct. 3-4 during the RV Dealers International Convention/Expo in Las Vegas. RVDA dealer members can click here to access the survey (member login required).

Plugged in, charged up, and ready to relax
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Think of it as Anxiety 4G: Is the bed-and-breakfast's wireless working, and where can I charge my phone, my laptop, my iPad and my Kindle? "Connectivity has to be part of the travel experience now," says Eric Stumberg, owner of a company that provides wireless Internet service to RV parks and marinas. When he cofounded his company in 2002, about 10 campgrounds in the United States offered Wi-Fi, he says. Now about 5,000 of the country's approximately 13,000 campgrounds do. "If you don’t have this amenity, people won't stay with you." More
 
 
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