b"ARVC Conferencefrom page 18 Electrical Equipmentfrom page 24 CALENDAR OF EVENTS Small Park Category was given to Aspen Grove RV Park inmulti-park operators and at-a-glance insight into sites withFEBRUARY Tremonton, Utah.metering issues. We have several new and innovative thingsMedium Park Category was presented to Yogi Bears Jelly- in development for 2022 too. stone Park Camp-Resort in Quarryville, Pa. Sorensen did note that the company has been dealing3-5: Carolinas Annual Spring Large Park Category was awarded to Santee Lakes Recre- with supply chain issues like everyone else. Conference & Trade Show ation Preserve in Santee, Calif.Our lead times continue to grow, he said. We'veEmbassy Suites Myrtle Beach Mega Park Category was bestowed on Clays Park Resort inbeen ordering inventory 4-6 months in advance to help North Lawrence, Ohio.keep products in stock. Our lead time is currently 60 daysOceanfront The Supplier of the Year Award, which is given each year toand growing. Our customers have been great at helpingMyrtle Beach, S.C. an industry supplierus accurately forecast their needs and delivery dates. ThisContact: 803-569-1986 that exemplifies ex- collaboration has allowed us to prioritize shipments to cellence in productnew park owners to help get them open as quickly as pos- 20-24: National School of RV Park solutions,innova- sible. We do not see or expect any easing of the supplyand Campground Management tion, customer serv-ice and support waschain in 2022, and equipment across the industry will beMyrtle Beach, S.C. awardedtoUtilitytight.Contact: arvc.org/National-School-Supply Group.833-563-6300www.wildenergyco.comof-RV-Parks-and-Campground- The evening con-cluded with the Pio- Utility Supply Group was honored asYour Electrical SolutionsManagement neer Award and StanARVCs Supplier of the Year.Maggie Linnell, owner of Lake Orion, MartinAward,twoMich.-basedYourElectricalSolutionsMARCH of ARVCs most prestigious honors.(YES), told WCM that the company has re-The Pioneer Award recognizes early industry leaders and vi- mained busy in 2021, with supply chain4-5: Ohio Campground Owners sionaries whose groundbreaking efforts have contributed overissues expected during 2022.the years to the growth and success of the RV and campgroundWe used to be able to ship out productAssociation Spring Conferencesector of the outdoor hospitality industry. It was awarded toin 6 to 8 weeks, but now we are looking at& Trade Show Larry Helms, the executive director of the Missouri Association20-26 weeks, and we are expecting someMaggie Linnell Embassy Suites Columbus Airport ofRVParksandCamp- large price increases as well,Columbus, Ohio grounds (MOARC), for hisshesaid.IamalsoseeingContact: 614-221-7748 manydecadesofleader-ship,commitmenttomanufacturerschangethe friends and family, and ded- pricing on orders that were al- 16-20: Wisconsin Association of ication to his many peersready submitted, so park own- Campground Owners Conventionwithin the outdoor hospi- ersareorderingmaterials,& Trade Show tality industry.waiting and then if the price The Stan Martin Award,goes up, they are being billedHoliday Inn Hotel & Convention ARVCs highest honor, rec- for the difference. Center KOAs CEO & President TobyognizesindustryleadersLinnellsaidthoseissuesStevens Point, Wisc. ORourke won ARVCs Stanwhose tireless commitmentarentslowingdownordersContact: 608-525-2327 Martin Award.to the RV park and camp- though, with many looking to ground sector of the out- buy now expecting to have the doorhospitalityindustryisevidentintheirinvolvement,orders in hand when they need17-19: Northeast Campgroundleadership, creativity and dedication.them next spring. Associations Conference onThis years Stan Martin Award recipient was Toby ORourke,We are all in the same boatCamping & Trade Show president and CEO of KOA. ORourke was recognized for hertogether, she explained. Southbridge Hotel & Conference strong support and dedication to the improvement and growth of ARVC and the outdoor hospitality industry.Not much has been added toCenter ARVC also voted in several new board members and wel- the product catalog over the past year, as Linnell said sheSouthbridge, Mass. comed a new chairman. (You can read more about that onhas just been focused on keeping pace with the numberContact: 860-684-6389 page 3.) of orders that are coming in at the moment.ARVCs 2022 OHCE is set to be hosted in Orlando, Fla.WCM855-644-2400www.yourelectricalsolutions.net.WCM APRIL1: Maine Campground OwnersAssociation Trade Show & Annual Meeting Norway Savings Bank ArenaAuburn, Maine Contact: 207-782-587411-12: Louisiana Association ofRV Parks and Campgrounds Annual Conference Coushatta Casino Resort/Red Shoes RV Park & Chalets Kinder, La.Contact: 225-752-1455 WCM32 January 2022Woodalls Campground Magazine"