2020 Seminar Speaker
Stephanie Puglisi is the co-creator of The RV Atlas Network, a boutique media company that creates content for camping and RV enthusiasts. She is the author of The Idiot’s Guide: RV Vacations and the forthcoming See You At the Campground: A Guide to Discovering Community, Connection, and a Happier Family in the Great Outdoors.
Stephanie produces The RV Atlas Podcast, and is a regular contributor to Trailer Life Magazine. She was awarded the "40 under 40" award by the RVIA in 2019 for her notable contributions to the RV industry. As she stated in a recent Go RVing Away video, “It might sound silly to say, but RVing truly changed our lives.” You can check out her website at TheRVAtlas.com. Or connect with her on Facebook @The RV Atlas, Twitter @TheRVAtlas, and Instagram @Jeremy_and_stephanie.
She hosts a friendly private Facebook group called The RV Atlas Group, where you can find rig reviews, campground recommendations, and gear guides!
2020 Des Moines RV & Outdoor Show Seminar Schedule
FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2020
2:00 PM - Which RV is right for me?
There are a ton of options out there when it comes to choosing your first (or next!) RV. We'll help you sort through all of choices, from lightweight tent trailers to Class A motorhomes. We'll give you a general overview of each RV class and talk about the general features of each type.
4:00 PM - A Year in the Life of RV Maintenance: Basic Yearly Maintenance Tasks that will extend the Life of your Rig
6:00 PM - Tips for Your Very First RV Trip
So, you finally bought your dream RV and you are ready to head out on a bucket list cross country trip, right? Well, not so fast! It is important to tap the brakes and schedule a ‘shakedown’ trip, where you get to know your rig and set yourself up for success on future RV adventures. In this seminar, we will share our top tips for avoiding RV newbie mistakes and actually enjoying your first RV trip.
SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2020
11:00 AM - 5 questions that will help you find your perfect RV.
The RV lifestyle is certainly not a one size fits all adventure. There are so many RV models available and we want you find your perfect fit. We'll talk you through 5 questions that will guide you towards the right rig for your RV dream.
1:00PM - RV and Camping Vocab 101
Are you confused about the differences between a black tank and a grey tank? Does your head spin when folks start talking about boondocking, dry camping, pull thrus and full hook ups? There is a whole new vocabulary that comes along with RVing and camping. We will get you up to speed and crack the vocab code in this seminar for RV newbies.
2:00 PM - Booking the Perfect Campground: Tips and Tricks for finding a place to park your rig
There are thousands of campgrounds in the United States, and they range from rustic retreats to upscale resorts. There's something for everyone, but you have to know your own camping style and how to find places that you'll love. We'll give you tips for booking campgrounds that will unleash your camp mojo.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2020
12:00 AM - 5 questions that will help you find your perfect RV.
1:00 PM - A Year in the Life of RV Maintenance: Basic Yearly Maintenance Tasks that will extend the Life of your Rig