Young Auto Care Network Group
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.
join yang at topgolf in support of the aacf
YANG is proud to host a TopGolf fundraising event at eight major locations across the country to support the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF). AACF was established in 1959 to help Automotive Aftermarket professionals and their families who have fallen on hard times. Members of the Automotive Aftermarket have always taken care of their own and the members of YANG want to continue that tradition by raising funds for AACF.
This event will take place: Thursday, September 8*, 2022, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.** local time at multiple locations nationwide. Select the location below to register to participate in golf or networking!
*The fundraiser located in Omaha, NE, took place Thursday, August 25, 2022.
**The event will take place from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. local time in Denver, Colo.
Deadline to register
SEPTEMBER 7, 2022
YANG Gives Back - DONATE TODAY
October 1, 2023 to December 31, 2024
Gear Up to Give Back with #YANGGivesBack fundraiser campaign! Join us in helping raise funds to contribute to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) and their mission to support automotive aftermarket employees who experience catastrophic circumstances. (*During Checkout, be sure to Comment: "#YANGGivesBack")
YANG Annual Sponsorship Opportunities - NOW OPEN
October 4, 2023 to October 4, 2024
Become a YANG annual sponsor and show your support of the community, young professionals of the aftermarket industry, as well as have your company in front of thousands of under-40 members year round! The annual sponsorship program offers five tiers of benefits exclusively for Auto Care Association member-only companies.
YANG 2024 Mentorship Program - NOW OPEN
November 9 to 30, 2023
Want to learn from some of the industry's biggest leaders? Sign up for this free program is now open! The program provides opportunities for YANG members to focus on personal and professional goals, while acquiring the tools to become tomorrow's leaders. (Closes on November 30.)
2024 YANG at CONNECT
May 5 to 8, 2024
YANG at CONNECT is a collaborative learning event designed for auto care industry professionals under the age of 40. YANG at CONNECT attendees enhance leadership skills, sharpen auto care industry knowledge, and develop new relationships with peers. Registration coming soon!
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What Members Are Saying
Until I joined Auto Care, I wouldn't have known the full picture of tariffs other than what you see on the news.Ashlee Arnold Arnold Oil Company of Austin
If you're on the fence about becoming a member of Auto Care Association, you're missing a lot of really great benefits.Jacki Lutz Sensata Technologies