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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  • YANG sponsorship graphics_IG YANG Annual Sponsorship Opportunities - NOW OPEN
    January 1 to December 31, 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 t-shirt fundraiser YANG Gives Back - DONATE TODAY
    January 1 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")

  • 2024 Connect_Social_IG FB 2024 YANG at Connect - REGISTER TODAY!
    May 5 to 6, 2024
    Chicago, IL

    Join the YANG community at 2024 Auto Care connect for the association’s largest educational event! Engage with the entire industry in high level keynote sessions, networking opportunities, and discovering business solutions at the tradeshow or deepen your community knowledge and relationships in the YANG Community specific learning tracks and YANG Community-Only Sunday Dinner. Connect is where the auto care industry professionals under the age of 40 can enhance leadership skills, sharpen auto care industry knowledge, and develop new relationships with peers. (Discounted hotel room rate ends April 5.)

  • 2024_YANG Advisory Council_banner_Instagram_1200X1200 YANG Leadership Council Applications - NOW OPEN
    May 31, 2024

    Applications are being accepted for the 2024-2025 YANG Leadership Council for a two-year term commencing July 1, 2024. Eligibility is limited to under-40 employees of Auto Care Association members in good standing. Involvement on the YANG Leadership 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, May 31)

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Mary Ieng
Mary Ieng
Community Engagement Manager



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