Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN) Now Accepting 2019 Content Excellence Awards Submissions

Posted by Auto Care News on December 13, 2018

BETHESDA, Md. – December 13, 2018– ACPN Content Excellence Award badgeThe Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting entries for the 2019 ACPN Content Excellence Awards. The award ceremony will take place at the 46th annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference on April 28 – May 1, 2019 in Tampa, Fla. at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel.


The Content Excellence Awards recognize the best examples of both print and electronic content and cataloging in the auto care industry.


The Content Excellence Awards are comprised of four 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 to be installed;
  • ACES and PIES Data: recognizes excellent source data and adherence to XSD validations; and
  • Receiver’s Choice: Industry leading data receivers recognize organizations that are supplying high quality content including ACES, PIES, digital assets and other customer specific formats.


Interested participants and their companies must register for and be present at the 2019 ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference to be considered for the awards. To be considered for the Receiver’s Choice awards, please contact your data receiver(s) to see if they are participating in this year’s Receiver’s Choice awards, and what their criteria is. The deadline to submit for the Paper Catalogs, Web-Based Catalogs and ACES and PIES Data categories is Jan. 25, 2019.


The 2018 Content Excellence award winners included: VDO, MOOG, Bilstein, Gates Corporation, Motorcar Parts of America, CARDONE Industries, K&N Engineering, Inc., Mann & Hummel, Tenneco, Inc. and Spectra Premium. The 2018 Receiver’s Choice award winners included: CARDONE Industries, Delphi, Motor Car Parts of America, East Penn and Winhere Brake Parts, Inc.


All category winners will receive a plaque and the ability to use the “ACPN Content Excellence Award Winner” badge on their company literature, mobile apps. and websites. For more information about the ACPN Content Excellence Awards and to access award entry forms, click here.


For more information about the ACPN community and the 2019 Annual Knowledge Exchange Conference, visit the ACPN webpage or contact Tom Schiavo at tom.schiavo@autocare.org.