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WIT Rally 2018 open to all Winnebago owners
« on: January 26, 2018, 05:27:55 PM »
I received a mass email from Winnebago yesterday saying that they are opening the WIT rally this year to all Winnebago owners. You do not have to belong to the WIT club to go.
What an awesome opportunity. The classes to learn about your units, and how to care for your units is great. The price for week is very reasonable.
It is well worth the trip to Forest City, Iowa to attend.

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Re: WIT Rally 2018 open to all Winnebago owners
« Reply #1 on: January 26, 2018, 07:17:14 PM »
Well, that's certainly news to me. The GNR in Forest City, Iowa has been open for years to any Winnebago product,  WIT club member or not.
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Re: WIT Rally 2018 open to all Winnebago owners
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2018, 10:54:50 AM »
The GNR is a great event to have fun, be entertained and learn. By the way,  Winnebago Adventures (WIT Tours) is open to any brand, they do a really good job.
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Re: WIT Rally 2018 open to all Winnebago owners
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2018, 03:44:57 PM »
Here is the actual email from Winnebago.

Dear WIT friends,

We’re finalizing our plans for the upcoming Grand National Rally to be held July 23-28 – “Red, White & W” in celebration of Winnebago’s 60th Anniversary.

Every Winnebago is welcome at GNR!
This year we're making one change to GNR that we want to tell you about. We are opening registration to any Winnebago brand product owner whether or not they belong to WIT Club. In talking with many Winnebago owners we have found that they don’t understand WIT and all the social opportunities it provides. We think this will be a great way to widen interest and membership. Of course, the huge majority of attendees are WIT Club members and we think you’re the best ambassadors for the Winnebago brand.

Inviting all Winnebago owners, and any of the grandfathered brands already eligible for WIT Club membership, RV owners will have the opportunity to experience GNR vendor seminars, activities, and entertainment along with all of you. The best part is they also can get to know the value of being a WIT Club member. We hope your clubs and chapters will take advantage of welcoming all these prospective members to your gatherings during GNR week. As many of you who’ve attended in the past know, GNR is a great opportunity to make friends from across north America.

Of course, as a valued WIT Club member, you will receive a discounted GNR registration fee – see witclub.com for registration details. Registration is now open and you can save money by taking advantage of our “early bird” rate.

Will GNR include Grand Design owners as well?
No. Currently we are not including Grand Design product owners in the club or at GNR. Grand Design continues to build and grow their own brand recognition with great success. Grand Design owners have formed their own loyalty organization that includes Grand Design planned rallies as well. With that, we agree WIT Club and the GD Owners Club should remain separate loyalty programs just like the manufacturing units remain separate operating entities.

We’re really looking forward to celebrating Winnebago’s 60th with you this July in Forest City. If you’ve followed the brand you know that the company is hitting on all cylinders with innovative new products, record breaking sales, and a rising stock price. Along with that is a fresh new energy to create new programs and opportunities to enhance our owners’ experiences. We are excited to carry on old traditions while, at the same time, start building some new ones too.

Denise Hagen and the WIT Club team

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Re: WIT Rally 2018 open to all Winnebago owners
« Reply #4 on: January 27, 2018, 11:10:03 PM »
I think the difference in cost between WIT Club members and non members will pay for a years membership in WIT.
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