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.
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
Upcoming aapex event
YANG Reception at AAPEX 2022Tuesday, Nov.1, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PT
The Palazzo Deck
Help us make a big splash at AAPEX! Join YANG on Tuesday, Nov. 1 in Las Vegas for our largest Meet-Up of the year: the YANG Networking Reception @ AAPEX 2022.
Thank you to The Group - Federated Auto Parts and The Pronto Network (Auto Pride, Pronto and Parts Plus) for hosting this event!
RSVP by Friday, Oct. 28.RSVP Now
Northwood University, Midland, MISaturday, Oct. 8, 2022 at 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. ET
Northwood University, Midland Campus
Sloan Family Building for Aftermarket Studies
4000 Whiting Drive, Midland, MI 48640
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
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