The 28th Annual Portland Fall RV & Van Show, a major West Coast RV consumer show, will be showcasing new 2012 product Sept. 15-18 at the Portland Expo Center.
According to a press release, manufacturers and dealers are ready to kick off the 2012 sales year, showing their new coaches, technology, accessories and amenities. Pre-owned units will also be on-site.
The event will also provides destination experts, travel resources, accessories and cooking demonstrations. Hours for the show are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Product introductions will include:
• George Sutton RV: The dealer will be showing EverGreen Recreational Vehicle LLC’s line of eco-friendly trailers including the Element, Everlite and Redwood series of trailers. The EverGreen trailers are built with recyclable composite materials that replace non-sustainable wood products.
• U-NEEK RV Center: U-NEEK RV will be unveiling several new products at the show this year, including Cameo fifth-wheels by Carriage Inc., the newly re-designed XLR Toy Haulers by Forest River Inc. and Eagle Cap truck campers.
Greenfoot Global: The company will be introducing its EnviroTabs product, a patented, Nobel Prize winning, EPA registered product that can help reduce harmful fuel emissions (up to 99%) while helping increase mileage, engine longevity and also increase horsepower.
LoopRope: This new product absolutely eliminates the need for most light to medium tie downs, bungee cords, cargo nets and regular rope. The innovative “safe knot” makes lashing down a load quick, easy and snap free.
Jack and Bobbie Thornton (right) of McMinnville, Ore., were the grand prize winners at the recent Portland Fall RV & Van Show. They are shown here with show producer Peter O’Loughlin. The Thorntons won an RV Lifestyle Giveaway Getaway package which included four-day rental of a Class A RV from RV’s-To- Go, four days and three nights at Harborview Inn and RV Park in Garibaldi, $100 gift certificate to Tillamook Creamery, $100 gas card, a Weber barbecue grill and a $50 gift certificate to Zenner’s Sausage Co. Total value of the prize package is $1,800.
The 2009 Portland Fall RV & Van Show begins its four-day run Thursday (Sept. 10) at the Portland Expo Center in Portland, Ore.
Show hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
There also will be a wealth of experts and vendor booths offering information about regional destination RV parks and private campgrounds.