Young Auto Care Network Group

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Home for the auto care industry’s dynamic and vibrant community of under-40 professionals

YANG provides its members with the opportunity to network with industry peers, develop new skill sets and improve leadership capabilities. YANG events include panel discussions with industry leaders, professional development sessions and networking events throughout the country. YANG awards a number of scholarships to rising stars in the industry as well.

Upon joining, YANG members immediately become part of a 1,500-strong network of young industry professionals around the world. Members are invited to attend and host events at trade shows, leadership conferences and Regional Meet-Ups throughout the country. Members receive recognition as well as opportunities for mentorship offered by seasoned industry leaders. For your organization, membership in YANG helps foster employee retention through networking, mentorship and exposure to the broader industry.

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  • 2023_YANG Advisory Council_banner_Instagram_1200X1200 YANG Advisory Council Applications NOW OPEN
    June 2, 2023

    Applications are being accepted for the 2023-2024 YANG Advisory Council for a two-year term commencing July 1, 2023. Eligibility is limited to under-40 employees of Auto Care Association members in good standing. Involvement on the YANG Advisory Council is a great way for Auto Care Association members to get more involved in the association, influence the direction of multiple projects and priorities, and have an impact on the industry's next generation. (Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, June 2)

  • University of Aftermarket YANG Leadership 2.0 Scholarship NOW OPEN
    June 2, 2023

    Applications are being accepted for the 2023-2024 YANG Leadership 2.0 Scholarship. ONE deserving YANG member is awarded a scholarship to attend the highly-acclaimed University of the Aftermarket’s Leadership 2.0 Program. Graduates of the program receive 7.0 CEUs towards their Automotive Aftermarket Profession (AAP) designations. The scholarship is valued at $6,650 and covers the price of tuition, class materials and meals. Travel/hotel accommodations are not included. Eligibility is limited to under-40 employees of Auto Care Association members in good standing. (Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, June 2)

  • 2023 Joint Channel Forecast Model webinar_IG Aftermarket Joint Channel Market Size and Forecast Webinar
    June 15, 2023

    Join the Auto Care Association, MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers and S and P Global Mobility (formerly IHS Markit) on June 15, 2023 for an exclusive in-depth look at the size, growth rate, and outlook for the automotive aftermarket. The Joint Channel Forecast is your key to unlocking growth and staying ahead in the dynamic automotive aftermarket industry. Powered by experts at S and P Global Mobility and in partnership with Auto Care Association and MEMA Aftermarket Suppliers, this comprehensive forecast provides valuable insights and strategic guidance that can fuel your business success.

  • 2023 YANG Regional Meet-Up_LongBeach_IG CAWA Regional Meet-Up Long Beach
    June 22, 2023
    Long Beach, CA

    Join YANG in Long Beach, Calif for a Regional Meet-Up on Thursday, June 22, sponsored by CAWA and Mando! The Meet-Up will take place at the Hilton Long Beach Hotel, and will include beer & wine with light snacks. This event is being held in conjunction with the CAWA Leadership and Education Forum. It is open to all YANG members, mentors and under-40 automotive industry guests.

  • auto-care-impact-award-logo Impact Award: Four for the Future Nominations NOW OPEN
    July 14, 2023

    The Impact Award recognizes four aftermarket professionals under the age of 40 who have made outstanding contributions to the auto care industry. The award provides businesses within the auto care industry the opportunity to highlight the success of individuals in their roles who demonstrate hard work, dedication, professionalism and exceptional abilities. The awards are presented and managed by the association's Marketing and Communications committee and the YANG community. (Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, July 14)

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Mary Ieng
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