RV Rally Seminars & Exhibitors

Connect with our RV Capital communities and add depth to your rally with local speakers, presentations, demonstrations, services and exhibits.

RV Rally Exhibitors

Throughout the RV Capital you’ll discover a variety of businesses and service providers that welcome the opportunity to connect with your audience. Many have had great success with past rallies as trade show vendors and exhibitors.

Adventure Caravans

Nicole Mtez
125 Promise Lane, Livingston, TX 77351
t: 844.872.7897
e: info@adventurescaravans.com
w: AdventureCaravans.com

Offers national and international RV Tours throughout the USA, Alaska, Canada and Mexico plus Overseas Motorhome Tours.

American Red Cross, Elkhart County Chapter

Deb Moore, Director of Health & Safety
721 Riverview Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46516
p: 574.293.6519
f: 574.293.1451
e: elkhartgeneral@redcross.org
w: ElkhartRedCross.org

First aid, health, fire safety seminars, kits, presentations, demonstrations and products.

Benedict’s Nursery

Esther Benedict
5623 W 1300 N, Nappanee, IN 46550
p: 574.773.2254

Unusual perennials, alpines, miniatures, and rock garden plants available for sale.

Bontrager RV Services

Troy Bontrager
2516 Industrial Park Drive # H, Goshen, IN 46526
p: 574.370.4733
w: A-1customrv.com

Dometic certified. Used sales. Authorized Jayco & 4 Winds service center. Towables & motorhome service.

Bradd and Hall

2402 Charlotte Avenue, Elkhart, IN 46517
p: 574.522.7435
w: BradandHall.com

RV Furniture (captain’s chairs, recliners & sofas), flooring and more. LCD TV & surround-sound installation. Dealer for MCD shades. Remodel one piece or your entire rig.

Bread…It’s in the Bag Inc.

Sherry Kehr
26141 CR 40, Goshen, IN 46526
p: 574.862.1416
w: BreadItsInTheBag.com

Easy to make mixes made without preservatives and using only top quality ingredients for scones, breads, cookies and more. Also offers cooking demonstrations using mixes. Cash and carry.

Cummins Onan Elkhart

5125 Beck Drive, Elkhart, IN 46514
p: 800.326.1090 ext. 6829
f: 574.262.4611
w: CumminsOnanElkhart.com

Full-service facility. Factory-trained technicians, generators, RV accessories, Coach Care Bumper-to-Bumper service center.

Dometic

Rory Leitch
2320 Industrial Parkway, Elkhart, IN 46515
p: 574.294.2511
e: rory.leitch@dometicusa.com

Leading supplier of specialty refrigeration products and systems. Custom builds available including makeover projects.

Duncan RV Repair

Shane Duncan
29393 Old US 33, Elkhart, IN 46516
p: 888.738.6226 or 574.296.7555 ext. 2130
w: www.DuncanRVRepair.com

Full paint and body work on-site. Glass and windshield replacements. Warranty work for RV manufacturers, free estimates, and insurance work.

Elkhart County Visitors Center

Sonya Nash
t: 574.262.8161
e: sonya@eccvb.org
w: RVFun.org
No Fee

“RV Capital” merchandise for sale including t-shirts, mugs, hats, cards, etc. Large variety of regional and local visitor information including maps, brochures, guides, etc.

Fox RV

Larry Fox
13431 CR 22, Middlebury, IN 46540
p: 574.825.2553
f: 574.825.3179

Specialists in complete reconstruction, collision, reconditioning, repairs, paint & graphics.

Gordon’s Camping

Amber Quinn
9500 E 600 S, Wolcottville, IN 46795
p: 260.351.3383 or 260.436.6823
e: info@gordonscamping.com
w: GordonsCamping.com

Information on campground offering 75 acres with water and 20/30/50 amp electric, 9-hole mini golf and two playgrounds.

Hobson RV

Jerry & Jeromy Hobson
217 CR 17, Elkhart IN 46516
p: 574.295.5893
e: hobsonrvservice@yahoo.com
w: HobsonRV.com

Blemished refrigerator, furnace & water heater sales. A&E Awnings. “If I can’t fix it, junk it.”

K&K Soy Products

Kerry & Kim Goshert
7132 S 1300 W
Mentone, IN 46539
t: (574) 353-7398
e: kerrykim@medt.com
w: kksoyproducts.com
No Fee

Local farmers grow soy products to create candles, lotions, shampoos, conditioners, lip balm and more. Cash and carry.

Mary Kay

Lora Beachy
p: 574.596.3061
w: marykay.com/lora.beachy

Beauty tips, make-up lessons, samples and new product demonstrations. Will take product orders for direct shipment to home or on-site delivery.

Microwave Connection

Janet L. Sadlack
PO Box 1283
Burnsville, MN 55337
t: (952) 890-9066
c: (612) 269-2056
e: janet@microwaveconnect.com
w: microwaveConnect.com

The microwave-convection resource! seminars, consulting, recipes & cookware for sale.

Oil of Gladness Candles

Carolyn Hostetler
2310 N 200 E.
Lagrange, IN 46761
t: (260) 350-2694
w: www.oilofgladnessdecor.com
Unique handcrafted jar candles filled with oil and interesting components. Additional products for sale. Cash and Carry.

Pampered Chef

Janice Verace
w: PamperedChef.com

Food sampling, recipes and tasty tips are featured using the Pampered Chef products. Orders taken on site for direct shipment to home.

Passport America – The Original 50% Discount Camping Club

Cara Holland
5713 W. Highway 85 N.
Crestview, FL 32536
p: 800.861.6810
w: PassPortAmerica.com

Offering discounted camping at over 1,500 quality campgrounds all across the US, Canada & Mexico. Sells memberships and presents programs including seminars at a variety of RV rallies held in the RV Capital.

Progressive Dynamics, Inc.

507 Industrial Road, Marshall, MI 49068
p: 269.781.4241
w: ProgressiveDyn.com

Converters/chargers, transfer switches, 20/50 amp AC/DC Load Centers, and lighting. Special orders available. Cash and carry.

RV/MH Hall of Fame, Museum & Library

21565 Executive Parkway, Elkhart, IN 46514
p: 574.293.2344 or 800.378.8694
w: RVMHHallOfFame.org

– Step back in time and see trailers, photos, and memorabilia reachingback to the 1920’s and 1930’s..
– Presenting chronological and technological advancements in the RV industry from before WW I to the present
– See Mae West’s 1931 Chevrolet Housecar.
– See Charles A. Lindbergh’s 1939 personal travel trailer.
– Historic Unit owners trace the background of their units in theRV/MH Library which archives thousands of volumes of periodicals, records, and photos.
– See an introductory film in the theatre.
– National and only location honoring the RV/MH vehicle and industry.
– Open to the public. Hours vary by season

Scentsy

Jessica Barnhart, Independent Scentsy Consultant
11372 Lauren Drive. Osceola, IN 46561
p: 574.250.8700
e: millerjess73@yahoo.com
w: ScentsWithJess.com

Scentsy wickless candles. Gorgeous home decor & quality scents that fit your style & budget.
Along with offering quality, beautiful and good smelling products, Scentsy products are economical & safe. No wick. No Soot. Non-Toxic. Other Scentsy products available: Scentsy on the go products (Travel Tins, Room Sprays, Scent Packs) Laundry, Clean, Skin, Groom, Kids. Orders taken on site for direct shipment.

Soup of Success

Contact: Betsy Ayrea, Director, Church Community Services

907 Oakland Ave, Elkhart, IN 46515
p: 574.532.1551
e: soupofsuccess@gmail.com
w: SoupOfSuccess.com

Soup mixes, dip mixes, cookie mixes, handmade cards, gift baskets, mittens

SKYMED

Dough & Shirley Palmer
13841 N. Northsight Blvd., Ste 109
Scottsdale, AZ 85260
p: 800.475.9633
e: info@skymed.com
w: Skymed.com

Information and sign-ups for the premier emergency medical air transportation membership service since 1989.

Wave Express

65856 US 33, Goshen, IN 46526
p: 574.642.0630
w: RCIWave.com

Nationwide RV transport, RV repair, new and used RV parts, RV customs and conversions.

Wakarusa Dime Store

Contact: Mac & Deb McNally
103 E. Waterford Street.
Wakarusa, IN 46573
p: 574862.4690 or 877.715.9821
w: JumboJellyBeans.com

Old fashioned candy – over 400 kinds – plus Jumbo Jelly Beans!

Wayne’s RV Service

Contact: Wayne Dunker
6535 N 775 W
Shipshewana, IN 46565
p: 260.463.6549
f: 260.768.9132
e: Waynerv@Kuntrynet.com

Top source of RV service in Northern Indiana

 

RV Rally Activities

Add value and variety to your rally itinerary with locally-themed classes and demonstrations. It’s a great opportunity to learn from local experts. Our activities convey the pride of hand craftmanship—hallmarks of Amish Country & the RV Capital. For details and arrangements, contact the demonstrators directly.

Mary Kay

Lora Beachy
p: 574.596.3061
w: marykay.com/lora.beachy

Beauty tips, make-up lessons, samples and new product demonstrations. Will take product orders for direct shipment to home or on-site delivery.

 

Michiana Master Gardeners Association

w: MichianaMasterGardeners.com
e: mmga@michianamastergardeners.com

Programs run 30-60 minutes. These programs can be conducted at various sites throughout the destination such as restaurants, hotels or garden centers to best fit into your itinerary. Seminars are free of charge, but a donation to the Michiana Master Gardeners Association Scholarship Fund is appreciated.

Programs include:

Make Your Backyard a Bird and Butterfly Magnet
Planting a Perfect Pot – Container Gardening 101
Grasses Galore!
Gardening for the Time Starved
Lazy, shady Gardens
Make It Summer Indoors

Purdue Extension Office

p: 574.533.0554
e: lienhart@purdue.edu

Classes or demonstrations – food prep, cooking, health/nutrition, outdoor grilling,etc. Some programs include food sampling, 60-90 minutes. Fees to cover food costs.

 

Pampered Chef

Janice Verace
w: PamperedChef.com

Food sampling, recipes and tasty tips are featured using the Pampered Chef products. Orders taken on site for direct shipment to home.

RV/MH Hall of Fame, Museum & Library

21565 Executive Parkway, Elkhart, IN 46514
p: 574.293.2344 or 800.378.8694
w: RVMHHallOfFame.org

– Step back in time and see trailers, photos, and memorabilia reachingback to the 1920’s and 1930’s..
– Presenting chronological and technological advancements in the RV industry from before WW I to the present
– See Mae West’s 1931 Chevrolet Housecar.
– See Charles A. Lindbergh’s 1939 personal travel trailer.
– Historic Unit owners trace the background of their units in theRV/MH Library which archives thousands of volumes of periodicals, records, and photos.
– See an introductory film in the theatre.
– National and only location honoring the RV/MH vehicle and industry.
– Open to the public. Hours vary by season

RV Rally Speakers Bureau

Round out the rally experience for yourself and those traveling with you, with specialized presentations on our region’s unique culture and heritage. Our local experts host casual discussions or hands-on activities that are interesting and entertaining. Choose from a range of topics, spiced with fun facts and lively conversation. It’s a great opportunity to explore the RV Capital beyond the RV experience.

Amish Country’s Heritage Trail

Elkhart County Visitor Center
Sonya Harman-Nash
t: (574) 262-8161
e: sonya@amishcountry.org
w: rvfun.org
No Fee

Information about the Heritage Trail, a 90-mile scenic audio driving tour of the surrounding area. Voted USA Today Reader’s Choice and named one of the nation’s “Most Scenic Drives” by the editors of LIFE.

Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail

Elkhart County Visitor Center
Sonya Harman-Nash
t: (574) 262-8161
e: sonya@amishcountry.org
w: QuiltGardens.com
No Fee

An overview of the all-new Quilt Gardens along the Heritage Trail – 19 super-sized quilt themed gardens and 22 outdoor murals spread throughout the seven welcoming communities of Amish Country

Birds of Michiana

Elkhart County Parks Department
Jerry Good
t: (574) 535-6458
e: jerry@elkhartcountyparks.org
No Fee

An in-depth look at birds of the Northern Indiana “Michiana” area given by a park naturalist / Information about ‘wild edibles’ easily found in a variety of locations.

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer

Lynda Houk, Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer
t: (260) 207-5186
w: VeraBradley.org
e: foundation@verabradley.org
No Fee

Vera Bradley Foundation for Breast Cancer director informs and inspires.

The Dumb Things Sold…Just Like That.

Al Hesselbart, RV/MH Hall of Fame & Museum
p: 574.293.2344 | tinyurl.com/AlHesselbart
A presentation on the history of the Recreational Vehicle Industry in America with profiles of the
pioneers who built the RV Industry.