The US Department of Commerce third-quarter GDP reports suggest the fastest economic growth in nearly 20 years. According to the Conference Board, consumer confidence is now at its highest level for the year. But, the experts also agree that any sustained economic improvement must also create jobs. According to SEMA President and CEO Christopher J. Kersting, data compiled following the recent SEMA Show 2003 adds to the promising news of a domestic economy on the upswing.