News releases

GAAS news releases are available online for a 12-month period. For releases older than 12 months, please contact Gary McCoy, at gmccoy@fairwaycommunications.com. For news releases related to the GAAS Scholarship program, contact  Margaret Beck at media@mema.org.


September 2, 2014 - 2014 is Record-Setting Year for Industry-Sponsored Scholarships

August 28, 2014 - Association of Diesel Specialists (ADS) Announces 2015 Scholarship Winners

August 26, 2014 - Kentucky/Indiana Automotive Wholesalers Association Education Foundation Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

August 21, 2014 - Car Care Council Women's Board Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

August 20, 2014 - Online Applications Accepted Now for 2015 GAAS, UAF, and other organization Scholarships; Deadline March 31, 2015

August 19, 2014 - Five Idaho Students Receive Albano Scholarships Through the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarship Committee

August 14, 2014 - Seven Students Receive Awards Through Memorial, Donation Awards

August 12, 2014 - Midwest Automotive Parts & Service Association Announces 2013-2014 Scholarship Winners

August 7, 2014 - Washington State Student Awarded Automotive Communication Council Scholarship

July 29, 2014 - Stant Awards 10 Scholarships for 2014

July 28, 2014 - GAAS Board of Directors Votes to Defer Educational Event for 2015

July 22, 2014 - Automotive Parts and Service Association of Illinois Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

July 15, 2014 - Automotive Parts & Services Association Announces Morris/ Rupp and Gayle McCartney Trust Scholarship Winners

July 10, 2014 - GAAS Scholarship Fund Announces Scholarship Recipients in Honor of Barry Breslow

July 7, 2014 - Multi Parts Supply® 2014 Scholarship Recipients Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS)

July 2, 2014 - Automotive Aftermarket Association of the Carolinas and Tennesse Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

June 30, 2014 - Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Announces 2014-2015 Scholarship Winners

June 26, 2014 - GAAS Scholarship Fund Announces Standard Motor Products Scholarship Recipients

June 23, 2014 - Ten Students Receive GAAS Scholarships Supported by Gates

June 19, 2014 - Auto Care Association Awards 10 Telematics Scholarships for 2014

June 16, 2014 - GAAS Scholarship Fund Announces Dayco Scholarship Recipients

June 12, 2014 - Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium Scholarships Total 256 for 2014

June 9, 2014 - University of the Aftermarket Foundation Funds 131 Scholarship Awards for 2014-2015 Academic Year

June 3, 2014 - Three Students Awarded Scholarships From the Larry W. McCurdy Memorial Scholarship Fund

May 12, 2014 - U of A Leadership 2.0 Team "Braking Bad" Will Stress The Importance of Vehicle Safety Inspections at GAAS 2014

April 28, 2014 - MacKay & Company Will Help GAAS 2014 Attendees Understand Opportunities in the Commercial Vehicle Market

April 22, 2014 - GAAS Scholarship Applications Set a New Record in 2014; More Than 600 Completed Applications Received This Year

April 21, 2014 - GAAS 2014 Hotel Registration Deadline Extended Until April 25; Warning Issued About Hotel Scam

April 10, 2014 - Aftermarket Leaders Will Look at Top Trends That Will Drive Industry Change Over the Next 10 Years 

April 2, 2014 - China's Aftermarket Poised for Growth According to GAAS 2014 Presenter

March 18, 2014 - Automotive Scholarships Deadline Fast Approaching

March 14, 2014 - GAAS 2014 Registration Brochure Now Available

November 6, 2013 - "Connected" is Theme for GAAS 2014 in Chicago 

October 28, 2013 - Multi Parts Supply Donates $25,000 Scholarship to GAAS Scholarship Fund Commerating Company's 25th Anniversary

September 26, 2013 - Record-Setting 250 Scholarship Presented in 2014

July 8, 2013 - Dates Set for GAAS 2014

June 12, 2013 - North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) Education Foundation Announces 2013 Larry Cotten Memorial Scholarship Winner

June 10, 2013 - Army National Guard Veteran Receives Industry Scholarship to Pursue Aftermarket Career

June 4, 2013 - GAAS Scholarship Fund Announces Polk Scholarship Recipients

June 4, 2013 - GAAS Scholarship Fund Announces Scholarship Recipients in Honor of Barry Breslow

June 3, 2013 - Mobile Air Conditioning Society (MACS) Announces 2013-2014 Scholarship Winners

May 6, 2013 - Google's Danielle Russell to Help GAAS 2013 Attendees Understand Consumer Expectations in a Digital World

April 29, 2013 - Are We Entering a New Golden Era of the Automobile? Find Out at GAAS 2013

April 25, 2013 - GAAS 2013 Speaker to Help Attendees Take Advantage of Today's Social, Mobile, Digital World

April 8, 2013 - Family Business Survival Session Set for GAAS 2013

April 3, 2013 - Repair Shop Owners Ready to Tell Suppliers What They Need at GAAS 2013

March 25, 2013 - Gates Corporation Pledges to Fund 10 $1,000 Scholarships for 2013

March 19, 2013 - Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available for GAAS 2013

March 14, 2013 - Stant Pledges to Fund 10 $1,000 Scholarships for 2013

February 27, 2013 - Registration Brochure Now Available for GAAS 2013

February 11, 2013 - New Breakout Sessions and Presentation by Google's Danielle Russell Will Drive Change at GAAS 2013

January 15, 2013 - North American Council of Automotive Teachers (NACAT) Education Foundation Collaborates With GAAS Scholarship Committee to Award Memorial Scholarship

December 6, 2012 - Multi Parts Supply® (MPS) Calls 2013 Scholarships On Customers’ & Colleagues' Behalf “Challenge to Our Industry”

October 31, 2012 - Driving Change at GAAS 2013