Polk, a data-driven solutions and automotive aftermarket research firm, renewed its corporate sponsorship of the Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium (GAAS) for 2012. Polk has been the corporate sponsor of GAAS since 2003.
The annual two-day Global Automotive Aftermarket Symposium brings together industry leaders and experts to examine the issues and trends affecting the worldwide automotive aftermarket and influencing its future.
GAAS 2012 is scheduled for May 16-17 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare near Chicago.
Mark Seng, vice president, aftermarket and commercial vehicle, and Polk’s global aftermarket practice leader, said, “We consider GAAS to be one of the top industry venues for education and networking opportunities.”
Polk will continue to present the Polk Inventory Efficiency Awards at GAAS in 2012. The Polk Inventory Efficiency Awards, now in its eighth year, annually recognizes and rewards outstanding aftermarket companies for process improvements relative to inventory and supply chain efficiency. Two companies were honored with this year’s awards: Veyance Technologies and Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc.
Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012 Polk Inventory Efficiency Awards. For more information, and to see video segments highlighting the winning practices from Veyance Technologies and Automotive Parts Headquarters Inc.