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Automotive Content Professionals Network

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To Educate, Inspire and Connect industry professionals who specialize in the management of automotive, heavy duty, equipment, agriculture, and/or powersports product related content.

The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, is a professional network with 500+ individual members employed in the aftermarket industry. It is the only community devoted exclusively to the educational, professional development, and networking needs of the content professional.

ACPN serves as the leader in content management and related activities; promotes industry data standards; and provides a forum for discussing and promoting best practices within the aftermarket industry, through in-person and virtual educational/networking events.

If you are a content professional in the aftermarket, no matter if you are in automotive, heavy duty, equipment, agriculture, and/or  powersports, or just simply want to connect with great people, the ACPN community is the place for you.

Join the ACPN Community for free today and stay engaged and in the know about all things ACPN!

Membership* Includes:

  • Exclusive LinkedIn Community Space
  • Newsletters
  • Access to Events
  • ACPN Pipeline - 365 Video Content
  • Awards
  • Scholarships
  • And More!

*To become an ACPN member, individuals must be employed by an Auto Care Association member company. ACPN Membership is a lifetime membership. Members can choose to end their membership at any time by contacting acpn@autocare.org.



Community Highlights

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do you want to get involved?

Do you have a topic in the areas of technology and content management that you are passionate about and want to educate the industry on? Or do you have a suggested topic or speaker you want ACPN to consider for it's educational programming? There are three ways to get involved.

Click the link below to find out how you can get involved.

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ACPN Leadership Council Applications Now Open!

The ACPN Leadership Council is a council of volunteer ACPN members who help plan and organize the ACPN conference program for the Annual Auto Care Connect conference, develop educational opportunities, and facilitate communication, best practices, and networking amongst the ACPN Community.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 29, 2024

Follow the link below to learn more and apply.

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2024 Mobilizing Ideas: ACPN Pitch Competition

ACPN & Tromml will launch its first pitch competition event during the ACPN programmed sessions at 2024 Auto Care Connect, being held in Chicago, IL from May 5-8, 2024. This pitch competition is designed to unearth innovative ideas in the content management space of the aftermarket.

Deadline to Apply: Friday, March 15, 2024

Follow the link below to learn more and to apply.

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The Brave New World of Generative AI & its Impact on Aftermarket Content Management

Wednesday, January 24, 2024 

Following up on his discussion of how AI is being leveraged by the Automotive Aftermarket Service & Repair industry at ACPN 2023, Mark Seng from Predii will address the newest generation of artificial intelligence – Generative AI. Don’t miss the discussion on how this new technology is impacting the ACPN world of content management!

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The largest gathering of content professionals

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 May 5 – May 8, 2024
 Hyatt Regency, Chicago

Join the ACPN Community at 2024 Auto Care Connect for the association’s largest educational event.

Engage with the entire industry in high level keynote sessionsnetworking opportunities, and discovering business solutions at the tradeshow or deepen your community knowledge and relationships in the ACPN Community specific learning trackACPN Chair's Dinner, and networking events.

The ACPN community learning track at Auto Care Connect* is where most major manufacturers, distributors, and parts experts in the automotive, heavy duty, equipment, agriculture, and/or powersports content management space come together to share best practices, network with peers, and interact with business solution providers. At Auto Care Connect, content professionals can learn how to develop more accurate electronic catalogs, gain insights on more efficient production processes and become aware of new technology and techniques, which will ultimately help them and their companies: 

  • Sell more products
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiencies

*formerly called the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference.

What Members Are Saying

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Tom Schiavo
Data Quality Manager & ACPN Liaison