December 11, 2017– The Automotive
Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care
Association, today announced it is accepting entries for
the ACPN Content
Excellence Awards. The award ceremony will take place at the 45th
annual ACPN Knowledge
Exchange Conference on April 15 – 18, 2018 in Fort Worth, Texas at
the Worthington Renaissance Hotel.
a professional society comprised of company representatives engaged in the
research, management, production and distribution of automotive content. The Content
Excellence Awards recognize the best examples of print and
electronic cataloging in the auto care industry.
awards are presented in the following categories:
- Paper Catalogs: physical paper catalogs
- Web-Based Catalogs: catalog application lookup that is
purely browser-based and does not require any special client-side app be
- Mobile Catalog Applications: platform-specific
proprietary application lookup apps that run on Android or iOS devices (tablets
- Receiver’s Choice: recognizes organizations that are supplying
high quality content including ACES, PIES, digital assets and other customer
- ACES and PIES Data (NEW): recognizes excellent
source data and adherence to XSD validations.
this year to the awards is the “ACES and PIES Data” category, which recognizes
excellence in source data and adherence to XSD validations through the submission
of one ACES XML file and its matching PIES XML file containing a single brand.
participants must have an active membership with ACPN. Submissions for
all award categories are due by Jan. 19, 2018. Entry forms can be accessed by clicking
category winners will receive a plaque and the ability to use the ACPN Award
Winner badge on their company literature, mobile apps and websites. The 2017 Content
Excellence award winners included: Wells Vehicle Electronics, Gates
Corporation, Mann and Hummel, MagnaFlow Exhaust Products, Brake Parts Inc. LLC,
Dorman Products, Spectra Premium Industries and NTN Bearings Corp. of America.
more information about the ACPN community and the ACPN Content Excellence
awards, please click