2018 – February 2018 / Newsmaker Alert / Members of FMCA
— an international association for RV owners — are making plans to head
to Perry, Georgia, March 15 through 18 for the group’s 97th International
Convention & RV Expo. Owners of approximately 2,700 RVs will take part
in the event, which has been dubbed “Southern Charm,” in honor of the host
area. All RV owners are invited to join the fun.
of RVers Headed to Georgia
2,700 RVs will take part in FMCA’s 97th
Convention, which has been dubbed “Southern Charm,”
through 18 in Perry, Georgia.
love visiting the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry,”
said Family Motor Coach Association
(FMCA) national president Jon Walker. “The staff at the fairgrounds and
members of the local community are friendly and helpful and go out of their
way to make FMCA members feel welcome.”
in part, explains the fact that FMCA will be hosting its 10th event at
the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in March. In addition to
being located right off Interstate 75, a main north-south route for snowbirds
and other travelers, the facility is tailor-made for an FMCA convention.
It has abundant space for families to park their RVs and stay on-site,
and it offers first-class facilities to accommodate the exhibits, seminars,
and other activities that take place during an FMCA event.
RV expo that unfolds during the FMCA convention is a key element. Major
RV manufacturers and dealers come together to present a fantastic shopping
opportunity for those looking to purchase their first RV or their next.
RVs in a variety of types, sizes, and price ranges will be on display.
Plus, hundreds of companies will set up displays of RV components and accessories,
home products, and RV-related services.
hours are 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 15, and 9:00 a.m. to
5:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday, March 16, 17, and 18.
they aren’t shopping, attendees can take part in seminars about topics
ranging from towing a vehicle behind a motorhome to microwave-convection
cooking. Approximately 100 different sessions will be held, so plenty of
educational opportunities will present themselves.
options are available for attending FMCA conventions. RV owners are invited
to bring their vehicle and stay on-site to enjoy all of the activities.
Those who don’t yet own an RV are welcome to come for the day and just
explore the RV expo, or purchase a passport that allows them to take part
in all activities (with no RV parking).
for the event in Perry is under way at FMCA.com
and by phone at 513-474-3622 or 800-543-3622.
Family Motor Coach Association • Enhancing The Motorhome Lifestyle
Motor Coach Association (FMCA) is an international organization for families
who own and enjoy the use of self-contained recreation vehicles. The association
maintains its national headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, and currently
has more than 75,000 active member families. FMCA offers its members a
number of benefits, including a subscription to its monthly magazine, Family
Motor Coaching; a medical emergency and travel assistance program valued
at $105 per family; group rates on a roadside assistance program and on
motorhome and auto insurance; discounted rates for RV tours and caravans;
and a tire purchasing program. Perhaps the most important benefit of FMCA
membership is the camaraderie and friendships that develop among people
enjoying the common interest of RV travel. The organization can be reached
at 513-474-3622 or 800-543-3622 and on the Web at FMCA.com.
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ext. 234 or 513-474-3622