Attend the first ever

RV Entrepreneur Summit

24 - 26 Feb 2017     /     Fredericksburg, TX     /     A conference for RVers

Build Community

Connect with full-time RVers, entrepreneurs with successful mobile businesses, and future travelers who are transitioning into the RV life.

Learn from the Experts

Listen to seasoned fulltimers share their experiences and shortcuts for earning an income while full-time traveling.

Engage in Workshops

You'll get access to interactive workshops that will dive into subjects like how to build a website and how to take epic night photos.

Get Inspired

The RV life is an epic adventure. We hope you leave the weekend with tools that you can use, new actionable knowledge, and a support system to make this new lifestyle work for you.

Weekend at a Glance

Day 1: Welcome!

03:00 — 8:00          Event Registration

04:30 — 6:00          RV Tours

06:00 — 8:00          Opening Party & Wine Tasting

Day 2:

08:30 — 09:00      Doors Open

09:00 — 12:00      Speaker Sessions

12:00 — 4:00       RV Tours, Meet-Ups, & Workshops

3:30 — 4:00         Doors Open

4:00 — 6:00         Speaker Sessions & Panel

06:30 — 8:00          Dinner, Catered

8:00 — 10:00       Night Photography Workshop with Joe Hendricks


Day 3:

8:30AM — 9:00AM            Doors Open

9:00AM — 12:00 PM          Speaker Sessions & Panel

12:00 PM —  3:00 PM       Meetups and Sponsored Workshops

2:30 PM —  3:00 PM         Doors Open

3:00 PM —  5:00 PM         Speaker Sessions

05:00 PM — 7:00 PM         Group Hike at Enchanted Rock (offsite, optional)

Meet The Speakers

Joe Hendricks, Award Winning Photographer & full-time Airstreamer

Joe Hendricks is an award winning photographer who travels full-time in an Airstream with his wife Rhonda and son Austin. His work has been featured in Newsweek, Time Magazine, and Airstream Magazine. Since hitting the road full-time, Joe & Rhonda have launched, a photography company that sends you two photos for every one you purchase so that you can gift one to a friend. Joe specializes in wedding photography and you can see more of his work at

Eric & Brittany Highland, Professional Bloggers at RV Wanderlust and the Austinot

Eric and Brittany Highland run their client-based social media marketing company from their Class A motorhome. In addition to being full-time nomads, they founded one of the most popular blogs in Austin, The Austinot, that receives millions of visitors each year. Eric and Brittany are masters of social media, blogging, and all things selfies.

Travis and Melanie Carr, VP & President of Escapees and cofounders of Xscapers

A third generation RV family, Travis and Melanie run the Escapees organization that has been serving the RV industry since 1978. Travis and Melanie also cofounded Xscapers, which provides resources to RVers such as a remote job board, mail forwarding, access to exclusive campgrounds and in-person conferences.

Bryanna Royal, Blogger at CrazyFamilyAdventure and Owner of VirtualPowerhouse


Formerly a stay at home mom, Bryanna started a virtual assistant business after her family decided to start full-time RVing. In addition to her VA business, she runs a popular family travel blog at

Crissa and Michael Boyink from Ditching Suburbia

Michael, Crissa, and their two kids have been RVing around the country for the past six years. Over the past six years the Boyink family has workamped, published technical books on building websites, hosted in-person workshops, and built a blog at

Jill Sessa, founder of UltimateWPHelp & Vespa and a Laptop

Jill Sessa is a solo female traveler and a WordPress expert. She runs UltimateWPHelp, a company that helps small businesses improve their websites and get noticed online. Jill has been traveling full-time in her 1973 Dodge Travco along with her Vespa and her chihuahua, Logan.

David Blackmon, Co-Founder of Aspen Grove Studios

Entrepreneur, web developer, podcast host, speaker, digital nomad and Co-Founder of Aspen Grove Studios

When I’m not building WordPress websites, developing WordPress & Divi themes & plugins, filming exciting video content or presenting a dev podcast, I’m thinking about building WordPress websites, developing Divi plugins, filming exciting video content and presenting a kickass podcast. I love WordPress. My goal is to make you love it too.

Kyle Kesterson, Cultural Anthropologist and Photographer

Kyle Kesterson is a cultural anthropologist, using storytelling, art, and product to study and impact the world around him. Being a serial entrepreneur, and full time nomad that manages teams remotely from his Winnebago Travato, Kyle has created companies that have raised venture financing, and reached customers around the world from all different walks of life. His works have garnered acclaim from outlets like Forbes, Engadget, Inc, New York Times, BBC, Mashable, the Jimmy Fallow Show, and many more. He has spoken at events like TEDx, the Steve Jobs Legacy conference DENT The Future, Spark Bootcamp, CreativeMornings, Ignite, and more.

But ultimately, he’s just the sideshow to Bentley Bean, the roaming Border Terrier. Keep up with their journey at @KyleKesterson on Instagram until you meet both of them in person.


Texas Wine Country Jellystone Park Camp-Resort

10618 US-290, Fredericksburg, TX 78624

Mention you're attending the RV Entrepreneur Summit when making reservations to secure a discounted rate.


When is The RVE Summit?

February 24-26th. The conference will kick off with our opening party on Friday evening and end Sunday afternoon. This way if you're working a typically 9-5 job, you don't have to miss any work hours. We will extra activities on Sunday afternoon for those of you sticking around.

How much will it  cost?

$125/person for early bird tickets and $165/person for regular price tickets.

How do I book my stay at the RV park?

Jellystone does have an online booking option, but to guarantee that you secure the group rate (which is heavily discounted), the easiest way to book your site is over the phone. Tell them you are attending The RV Entrepreneur Summit and they'll hook you up!

Can I attend if I don't have an RV?

Absolutely! The campground also has cabins and tent camping available as well. Plus, you can stay at another local hotel in Fredericksburg and drive into the event over the weekend.

Are tickets per person or per RV?

Tickets are per person for this event.

Is this an event just for young, old, middle-aged, retired, or non-retired people?

Of course not. This conference is for people who value travel, freedom, and the ability to earn a living from anywhere. This is what brings us together, age doesn't matter whatsoever.

Are tickets refundable?

We will accept refunds up until seven days before the event. However, since tickets are limited we ask that you be respectful of other attendees. Please only purchase a ticket if you plan on coming to the event.

Can I arrive at the campground before the event or stay later?

Please do! Stay as long as you'd like.



RV Entrepreneur Summit Sponsors

About Conference Hosts

In 2014 Heath and Alyssa Padgett traveled to all 50 states filming a documentary called Hourly America, where Heath worked a job in all 50 states. They run an RV lifestyle blog at, host The RV Entrepreneur podcast, and run their video production business from their RV. Their work has been featured in places like CNNCBSPeople MagazineFox & Friends Morning ShowHuffington Post.

Book Your Seat

Seats are limited. Make sure you book your seat at the earliest possible time.

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