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ORVDA - Ontario RV Dealers Association

Ottawa RV Expo and Sale: A Success Amidst Uncertainties 

The Ottawa RV Expo and Sale once again welcomed over 6000 dedicated RV and camping enthusiasts, maintaining a steady level of engagement comparable to the previous year. In the middle of the annual showcase, the parts and accessories marketplace emerged as an exciting hotspot for RV and Camping Essentials, underscoring high attendee interest and engagement.

Paving the Way for Future Success Through Collaborative Planning and Expansion Vision

ORVDA’s dedication to enhancing future events is bolstered by strategic collaboration with media partners and the show committee, ensuring meticulous planning for forthcoming events. Looking ahead, our ambitious 2025 goal includes expanding into a third hall and diversifying the vendor marketplace to offer even more opportunities for engagement and growth.

ORVDA RV Lifestyle Shows
ORVDA RV Lifestyle Shows

Step into the Spotlight: Join Us at an ORVDA RV Lifestyle Trade Show!

Are you ready to showcase your unique product or learn more about participating in ORVDA RV Lifestyle Trade Show? We want to hear from you! Whether you have a one-of-a-kind offering or are interested in joining our vibrant community of vendors, now is the time to act! Contact info@ontariorvda.ca for more information about our vendor offerings and packages. Join us and be part of the excitement!

Discovering Career Opportunities in the RV Industry

Edward Raymond
Edward Raymond

Essex District High School, Essex, Ontario, recently hosted an engaging Open House and Pathway Night, attracting prospective students and families eager to explore diverse career paths. Standing out among the event’s highlights was the presence of Edward Raymond, ORVDA Board Director, who introduced attendees to the exciting world of the RV industry.

Igniting Curiosity

Edward and his team passionately showcased the myriad career opportunities within the RV sector, sharing informational materials and initiating discussions about the industry’s scope and potential.

RV Technician Opportunities: Ontario’s Future in Focus

With the anticipated launch of the Motive Power Technician Program, Fleming College, Peterborough, Ontario, in September 2024, Ontario is on track to offer in-school RV technician training—a first since 2012. This program marks a significant milestone, offering an educational pathway equivalent to the Level 1 RV Technician Apprenticeship Program, setting a new standard for vocational education in the province.

Learn more about the Motive Power Technician Program by visiting flemingcollege.ca.

ORVDA’s Commitment to Industry Education and Growth

Building on this momentum, our next ambitious endeavour involves utilizing ORVDA’s educational platform as a robust recruitment tool. Our vision extends to establishing a fully developed, tiered accreditation system within the industry, offering technicians stable and diverse career paths.

Red Seal Tech certification program
Red Seal Tech certification program

Explore Red Seal Certification as a Recreation Vehicle Technician in Ontario!

In Ontario, the trade is part of the Interprovincial Red Seal Program—the national standard for the trade across Canada—under the title Recreational Vehicle Service Technician. Learn more about becoming a certified Recreation Vehicle Technician in Ontario by visiting skilledtradesontario.ca.

Membership Snapshot

ORVDA represents more than 102 RV Dealer locations and 58 Associate members. Each RV dealer and associate member plays a vital role in the ORVDA community. As we continue to forge ahead, we invite you to explore the ORVDA and the diverse range of dealerships we represent. Visit ontariorvda.ca to learn more about our association and to connect with our extensive network of dealers across Ontario.

ORVDA - Ontario RV Dealers Association logo
ORVDA – Ontario RV Dealers Association


Ontario Recreation Vehicle Dealers Association members meet the highest standards of professionalism; buy from our dealers and service providers with absolute confidence.

ORVDA’s network of reputable, knowledgeable RV dealers help their customers find a vehicle that suits their lifestyle and budget.

Natalie Conway, ORVDA
Natalie Conway

Natalie Conway, CAE
Executive Director
110 Freelton Road
Freelton, ON  L0R 1K0

Toll Free: 1-888-331-8885
Tel:  905-659-8800
Fax:  905-659-9900

Please visit ontariorvda.ca for more information.