RV 2012 – HGTV’s annual one-hour TV special covering all things RVing – premieres on the Home and Garden cable TV network at 3:00 PM EST (12:00 PM PST) on Sunday, January 01, 2012 (click here for “RV 2013” program information). HGTV host Brandon Johnson will lead three lucky families on the shopping trip of a lifetime as they hunt for the perfect RV – from elegant motorhomes to tricked out travel trailers and toy haulers.You can check out the RVing Examiner’s top RV picks for 2011 in the slideshow.
Shot on location at The Pennsylvania RV and Camping Show – held annually in September at the Hershey Entertainment and Resorts® Company Giant CenterSM in Hershey, PA – the RV show is sponsored by the nonprofit Pennsylvania Recreation Vehicle & Camping Association (PRVCA). The show ranks #11 out of the 200 largest tradeshows in the U.S. and Canada with 59 leading manufacturers and over 100 supplier vendors represented.
Related: HGTV’s ‘RV 2013’ network TV extravaganza to debut January 1
America’s largest RV Show, held in Hershey, PA reported record attendance at the 2011 event with a turnout of 36,410 people for the Retail Days alone (2010: 35,020). The event held September 12th through 18th saw a 4 percent increase in attendance from 2010 and set a new record for the history of the show. The show was over 1.3 million square feet and had over 1,050 new units on display – an increase of 6 percent compared to 2010. There were 165 booth vendors in attendance – a 15 percent increase over 2010; and manufacturer square footage increased by 5 percent compared to last year.
HGTV – America’s leader in home and lifestyle programming – is distributed to more than 89 million U.S. households and is one of cable’s top-rated networks. HGTV.com is the nation’s leading online home and garden destination that attracts an average of 5.2 million unique visitors per month.
Units Featured in RV 2012:
- RV maker Winnebago launches new ‘ONE’ travel trailer
- Fleetwood RV launches 2012 Storm, Searcher and Montara
Source: HGTV/ PRVCA
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