SHOWROOM GRAND OPENING FESTIVAL

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Come by to meet and learn the top trends, tips and tools from the industry’s leading national experts and brands.

 

Speakers


 

Flyte Camp

Justin & Anna Scribner

Anna and Justin Scribner are the owners the vintage trailer restoration company Flyte Camp. They are also well known as the hosts of Great American Country’s “Flippin’ RVs”, and have had their restorations featured on the Travel Channel’s “Beachin’ RVs and “Extreme RVs”. Their builds have also been featured in The New York Times, 1859 Magazine, Cloud Nine, Central Oregon Magazine and Trailer Life.

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Jim Polk

Jim is the nation’s leading appraiser of vintage trailers. He provides consulting and appraisal services to private clients and commercial enterprises. He joined the American Society of Appraisers in 1997 and earned his Accredited Senior Appraiser credentials in 1999. He has over 30 years of experience testifying in both civil and criminal judicial proceedings.

Vintage trailer rescue

Gary Warner

From Tehachapi, California, Gary has worked 30 years as an electrician, vocational instructor and Vintage Camper Trailer Boot Camp Instructor. He is the owner of Vintage Trailer Rescue, and has personally rescued nearly 100 vintage trailers.

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New Mexico Route 66 Association

Johnnie Meier

Johnnie is an author, preservationist, historian, and a winner of a New Mexico Heritage Preservation Award. He has been a member of the editorial staff of Route 66 Magazine and American Road Magazine. He is a past president of the NM Route 66 Association and presently serves on the Board of Directors. He currently owns and operates the Classical Gas Museum in Embudo, NM.

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Airstream Hunter

Ward Chandler

Ward Chandler is the founder of Airstream Hunter, a buy/sell group and online marketplace for pre-owned Airstream travel trailers. Ward is one of the most experienced buyer and seller of vintage Airstreams in the country.

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ARTIST - TAOS, NM

Elizabeth Jose

Since buying and restoring a vintage Airstream, her travels with her easel take her to remote spots and places of outstanding natural beauty. Jose has become well known for her paintings of Airstream trailers set in gorgeous locations, as well as vintage vehicles, landscapes and the people of the Southwest.

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Trailerama AUTHOR

Phil Noyes

Phil has been a Producer/Director in Los Angeles for twenty-five years, most notably producing over 1000 episodes of the popular PBS series, “California’s Gold”, ”California’s Green”, “Road Trip” and “Visiting with Huell Howser”. Phil’s great love is vintage travel trailers. He wrote and produced the one-hour national PBS special, “Mobile America”, and is author of the books “Trailer Travel, A Visual History Of Mobile America” and “Trailerama”.

Sisters on the Fly

Maurrie Sussman

Maurrie serves as president of SOTF – the largest women’s outdoor adventure organization in the U.S. Maurrie is Sister No. 1, but the group recently celebrated registering Sister No. 14,000 – a testament to the enormous popularity of the group and its unique brand of adventure offerings. The group’s many vintage trailers – an iconic trademark of SOTF – are often on display at outdoor events across the country. 

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Dometic

Wes Adams

Wes is a 36+ veteran of the RV Industry having worked in several areas such as retail/service, wholesale distribution and currently the OEM arena with Dometic.

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The Illustrated Field Guide to Vintage Trailers

Carl Jameson

Carl Jameson is a writer, photographer and co-author of “The Illustrated Field Guide to Vintage Trailers”. Carl and co author Bob Thompson, spent five years traveling the country researching, illustrating, and writing the book. It is now the go-to trailer identification source for newbies and experienced trailerists.

 

Heintz Designs

Tim Heintz

Tim Heintz is an internationally acclaimed vintage trailer historian, collector and orator, and CEO/Owner of Heintz Designs Vintage Trailer Restorations™. He is also the Tin Can Tourists Southeastern Representative and a Tin Can Tourists' Hall of Fame inductee.

AIRSTREAM CLUB INTERNATIONAL

Mona Heath

As a serial Airstream owner, four of which have been vintage, Mona is now the proud owner of a 2019 Globetrotter. She joined the Airstream Club 10 years ago and is currently serving as the club’s International President. She is the first woman to serve in this role in the club’s 64 year history.

Vintage Camper Trailers

Paul Lacitinola

Paul and Caroline Lacitinola publish Vintage Camper Trailers Magazine, have authored two books about the vintage trailer hobby and host the Trailerfest rallies and Boot Camp events.
Paul has been restoring trailers for more than a decade and his online magazine classifieds section has become a go to for buying and selling vintage trailers.

Tin can tourists

Forrest Bone

In 1998, Forrest Bone resurrected the Tin Can Tourists, which was founded in 1919, as an all make and model vintage trailer and motor coach club. TCT has since grown to over 2,000 members with 44,000 Facebook followers. TCT lead the way in recognizing the collectability of all brands of vintage trailers.

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So Cal Vintage Trailer DESIGN

Denny Stone

Denny is the owner and chief designer at So Cal Vintage Trailer Design. With a style that merges mid-mod with tech and a bit of old school, Denny and the So Cal team design and build some of the country’s most sophisticated vintage trailers. Located in the working waterfront on San Diego Bay in the historic Barrio Logan neighborhood, So Cal Vintage has been designing and building custom vintage trailers for recreational, hospitality and commercial clients for over ten years.

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Nomad Mobile Motor Lodge

Michael Vallen

Nomad Mobile Motor Lodge was founded by residential architect and longtime vintage Airstream enthusiast Michael Vallen. As the owner of multiple vintage Airstreams, Michael envisioned Nomad as a business that would allow him to restore and rent a small number of meticulously restored vintage Airstreams to individuals, groups and businesses.

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EXPION360

Jim Yozamp

EXPION360 is an industry leader for lithium LiFePO4 batteries upgrades in travel trailers. Lithium are quickly changing the way we travel and Jim Yozamp with EXPION360 will be on stage and in the showroom to explain the benefits of lithium, performance advantages and the value that lithium batteries provide.

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Vintage Airstreams Australia

Chloe McConchie

Chloe lives in Melbourne, Australia where she buys, renovates, and sells vintage Airstreams and other American and Australian trailers. She's had over 25 trailers in her collection over the years and currently has the largest collection of vintage Airstreams in Australia. She also knows how to navigate the complicated import process and consults to people wanting to become vintage American trailer owners overseas.

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Funky junk farms

Johnny Agnew

Johnny Agnew of “Funky Junk Farms” was a pioneer of the vintage trailer lifestyle. He has worked on 30+ years of movies, doing picture cars, props and film locations. Johnny also hosted an exciting but short lived TV show on the Travel Channel called “Junkyard Genius”!

 
 

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