August 22, 2018   /
In This Issue:
Protect Your Park From Costly Copyright Violations
Save Money with ARVC's Music License Program

Did you know if you play copyrighted music in public at your park, whether it's pre-recorded, on the radio, streaming or live, you need to have the proper music licenses from the performing rights organizations, known as PROs? ARVC has negotiated with the three major PROs-ASCAP, BMI and SESAC-to get our members the A-Side rates so you can be in compliance with federal copyright laws AND save money. Licenses for the 2019 calendar year are on sale now through November 30, so act now. 
There's Lots to See in OKC, So Don't Miss Out!
ARVC's Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo Hits OKC in November

Make connections and grow your business at the Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo (OHCE) this November in Oklahoma City. With more than 500 other park owners and operators and 100+ vendors, and 45+ high-quality sessions, OHCE is the place to be this fall if you want to pick up new ideas to make your business even more successful! Plus, you'll be surprised by Oklahoma City-it's a city on the rise featuring a booming music and food scene, world-class museums and a riverwalk that rivals San Antonio's. You'll regret it if you miss OHCE this year-see you in November!

ARVC to Recognize Our Community's Best at OHCE
Deadline to Submit Nominations is August 31

Each year in November at the Outdoor Hospitality Conference and Expo (OHCE), ARVC presents the best of the best in our industry with awards voted on by their peers.

Awards are given to "Park of the Year" (one award given in each of four park size categories); "Plan-It Green Park of the Year" (two awards based on park size); "Supplier of the Year"; and "State Directory of the Year."

Tout your accomplishments and highlight your commitment to excellence, and if you win, you'll earn one of these prestigious awards, you'll earn peer recognition and the ability to say you were one of the "Best" in 2018!

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OHCE PREVIEW: New Ideas for Driving Revenue at Your Campground
You'll leave this session with some creative best practices your fellow park owners and operators have employed to develop new revenue streams for their business. Don't forget to register for OHCE today!  CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE SESSIONS!

REPORT: Outdoor Recreation Drives Economic Health of Rural America
A recent report issued by the Joint Economic Committee, emphasizes the importance of outdoor recreation to the economic health of rural America, and has been praised by the Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR)  READ MORE
Upcoming Events:
[WORKSHOP]  ARVC Foundation Practitioner Certificate for NFPA 1194®
September 11 / Tampa, Fla.
Designed to ensure park owners and operators have an in-depth knowledge of the current standards for RV Parks and Campgrounds, this program provides practitioners the knowledge, best practices and resources to work with regulatory agencies when designing or modifying existing facilities.   REGISTER TODAY!