Organizers are reminding aftermarket professionals that the 2004 Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium is fast approaching. Held in Chicago on Tuesday, May 18, and Wednesday, May 19, it is a good opportunity to learn how the industry will work leaner, faster and better – and support the industry’s future. The aftermarket industry’s leading educational event, GAAS 2004 features dynamic speakers, cutting-edge topics and the opportunity to network with the leaders of the industry. In addition to its excellent program, net proceeds from GAAS fund scholarships for students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket. In the seven years the scholarship has been presented, nearly 700 students in the U.S. and Canada have received aid totalling almost $800,000 U.S.