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“Customize” Your Life and Get to the Prevost-Stuff Coach Show in Tampa Bay

The Tampa Bay area may not seem like it’s well situated to be the center of the recreational vehicle world, but for two days in mid-January this city will welcome some of the biggest names of the industry to the Prevost-Stuff Coach Show 2014. RV enthusiasts will be thrilled when they descend on this trade show to see some of the most intriguing new models available on the market. This year’s version of the Prevost-Stuff Coach Show will be held in the impressive Tampa Convention Center, located right in downtown Tampa. As this official list of attending vendors will show you, Panterra Coach & RV plans to make its presence known at the event. Plenty of other coach dealers will be attending as well, like Marathon Coach, Millennium Luxury Coaches, Florida Coach, Lazy Days and other recognizable names. Other allied vendors that will be attending the event represent a wide array of the extra customization that coach and RV owners can enjoy. Detailing and remodeling firms will be on...

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2014 Poised to be the Year of the RV

2014 is right around the corner. Can you feel that New Year’s Eve excitement building up in the atmosphere? It’s infectious. 2014 is poised to be the year of the RV. Thank goodness! Since 2008, the economy has been up and down, and that’s being kind! For many businesses and average American, the economy has been downright brutal. It is a topic we’ve covered in previous blog posts. 2013 has been no different, experiencing its fair share of difficulties. This may seem a bit negative and with good reason, so let’s change gears for a bit. A more upbeat topic that we’ve covered, however, is the resurgence of the economy and, in particular, the RV industry, especially over the last few months. This spike in sales and popularity is expected to carry over into 2014. In the article, “RV sales roll back up toward levels before the Great Recession,” Anna-Louise Jackson and Anthony Feld of Freep.com reports, More Americans are taking to the road in recreational vehicles as sales...

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Never Count Out the RV Industry – Never, Ever!

In our last post, we discussed the surging RV industry, how it is exceeding expectations. But it is doing more than just simply ‘exceeding expectations’; it is reassembling lives, putting them back together. Although the recreational vehicle industry is a billion dollar industry, it has been, like everything and everyone else in the country affected by a sluggish, near-dead economy. Many RV companies were at risk of going under, companies like Tom Stinnett RV of Clarksville. In Stinnett’s words, “It was no secret, we struggled. We were even going to sell our building over there. But things have a way of working out.” It seems to be a case of ‘it’s always darkest before the dawn’, but Tom Stinnett RV was not a unique situation; many RV companies felt that awful recession tug. Thankfully, these companies have turned the corner. In the article, “The comeback of the RV industry,” Charles Gazaway of Wave3.com writes, “Things didn’t just work out, they are working well [for Tom Stinnett RV]. Sales the...

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