automotive content professionals network

automotive content professionals network


ACPN helps auto care catalog manager members sell more products, reduce costs and increase efficiency through accurate catalogs, efficient production processes and use of new technology and techniques.

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Why should you join ACPN?

ACPN serves as the leader in content management and related activities; promotes industry standards; and provides a forum for discussing and promoting best practices within the automotive industry all of which will culminate in their annual Knowledge Exchange conference. ACPN provides networking opportunities, education and leadership opportunities for content management professionals in the automotive industry.

ACPN is the only segment devoted exclusively to the education and professional development needs of the automotive catalog managers and product content professions. ACPN is a professional society with 435 members employed in the automotive industry. 

ACPN Membership Composition

  • ACPN promotes and supports the Automotive Catalog Professional (ACP) designation is administered by the University of the Aftermarket. This designation recognizes ACPN members who achieve the highest level of professional development and achievement.
  • Surveys and research projects commissioned by ACPN offer insights and analysis in to the rapidly evolving requirements of customers and trading partners in the automotive supply chain.
  • The ACPN committee organizes and hosts the annual Knowledge Exchange Conference each spring. This conference is targeted specifically for catalog professionals and offers several focused educational and networking opportunities. See details.
  • ACPN administers and sanctions several catalog excellence awards. These awards are typically presented at the annual Knowledge Exchange conference. See details


The application to join ACPN is  available online

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ACPN Committee Members

The ACPN Committee is a committee of volunteer ACPN members who help plan and organize the annual conference and facilitate communication, best practices, and networking among the professional network.

Jason Riegel (Chairman), Tenneco Inc., Monroe, MI

Perry Friedman (Vice Chairman), Interamerican Motor Corporation, Canoga Park, CA

Jamie Ardis, AGS Company, Muskegon, MI

Laurie Brooks, Balkamp, Indianapolis, IN

Patti Corso, Winhere Brake, Bartlett, IL

Doreen Slayter, Advance Auto Parts, Raleigh, NC 

John Strem, Standard Motor Products, Dallas, TX

Len Sullivan, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Phoenix, AZ

Jennifer Taylor, BBB Industries, Mobile, AL

Nicolas Vallieres, Spectra Premium, Boucherville, QC

Committee Communifire space (for active committee members only)

Kelly Molyneux , Auto Care Association

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