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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  • Next Step Scholarship Win_IG (1) Next Step Program Scholarship NOW OPEN
    March 24, 2023

    The Next Step Program offers young industry professionals the unique opportunity to develop lasting involvement in the auto care industry by experiencing and participating in Auto Care Association’s Spring Leadership Days, which occurs during Auto Care Connect Week. The Next Step Program recipients will receive free registration to the 2023 YANG Leadership Conference and a scholarship of up to $2,000 to offset most expense for travel and accommodations to, from and during the event. (Deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 24th!)

  • YANG Regional Meeting Farmington_2023_Instagram Aftermarket 101 Regional Meet-Up
    April 5, 2023
    Farmington Hills, MI

    Join YANG on Wednesday, April 5 in Farmington Hills, MI for our next Regional Meet-Up at Aftermarket 101! The Meet-Up will take place at the Delta Hotel by Marriott Detroit Novi will include food and drinks. Thank you to Fisher/Federated Auto Parts for hosting this event! Open to all current and new YANG members as well as any Aftermarket 101 students. Please RSVP by Monday, April 3rd.

  • 2023 YANG Professional Series_Smith YANG Professional Series featuring Rick Smith
    April 6, 2023
    Virtually, via Zoom

    Join YANG for its next professional series event featuring AutoZone Senior Vice President of Human Resources, Rick Smith. The YANG Professional Series is a virtual event bringing together YANG members to talk about key issues, hot topics, and opportunities in the automotive aftermarket.

  • YANG Leadership 2023 YANG Leadership Conference
    May 23 to 24, 2023
    Orlando, FL

    The YANG Leadership Conference is a collaborative learning event designed for industry professionals under the age of 40 and YANG Mentors. Attendees will enhance leadership skills, sharpen industry knowledge, and develop new relationships. (Deadline for early-bird rates is Friday, March 31st!)

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