Camping World, a leader in serving the retail needs of the RV enthusiast and a
recognized brand in the RV lifestyle, announced its selection in the
11th installment of NBC’s “The Celebrity Apprentice” featuring American business mogul Donald Trump.
Camping World was chosen among several Fortune 500 companies to be
featured as a task sponsor on a 2011 outdoor recreation segment. Donald
Trump commented, “Camping World is the largest recreational vehicle
retailer in the country and we were very pleased to have them on the
show.” Trump continued, “I think the episode is like nothing we’ve ever
“We are pleased to be a part of a pop culture phenomenon such as ‘The
Apprentice’ Celebrity Edition,” remarked Marcus Lemonis, chairman &
CEO of Camping World. “In the spring 2011 stay tuned to see the RV and
camping enthusiast merge into city life!”
“RVIA and Go RVing work diligently to promote RV travel and
camping, but the efforts of our industry’s companies are critical to
this effort, too,” said RVIA President Richard Coon. “Having RV travel
featured on such a popular program as ‘The Apprentice’ will generate
great exposure for the RV market and help boost consumer awareness.”
The 11th season premiere of “The Celebrity Apprentice” is
scheduled to debut Sunday, March 6, on NBC at 9/8 Central. Camping World
will be featured in the third episode. Air date is subject to change.
The celebrities are reported to include Gary Busey, Jose Canseco, LaToya Jackson, Star Jones, David Cassidy, Dionne Warwick, Lisa Rinna and Richard Hatch.