Young Automotive Network Group

YANG Leadership Conference

The YANG Leadership Conference is a collaborative learning event designed for auto care industry professionals under the age of 40. YANG Leadership Conference attendees will enhance leadership skills, sharpen auto care industry knowledge, and develop new relationships with peers.



CEU credits available

Join Us at 2021 Young Automotive Network Group (YANG) Leadership Conference

MAY 13, 2021 | NOW VIRTUAL

YANG is now accepting registrations for the 2021 YANG Leadership Conference. The event will be a completely virtual experience designed for young professionals in the auto care industry to find connection with peers, learn from industry experts and come together as one collective industry by sharing the best of ideas and solutions for today’s challenges—both inside and outside of the work space.

sessions at-a-glance

All sessions below are being in held in EDT.


 12 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.

Opening Remarks & Keynote Session: 
Why You Should Care: An Unfiltered Approach to Thought Leadership

Thought leadership probably tops many lists as an overused buzz word. The terms gets mentioned all the time, but what does it really mean at its core? And how can you apply the principals of thought leadership in your day-to-day work?   
 12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.Disruptions 101: Insights & Trends to Succeed in Today's Aftermarket
Be in the know! Experts breakdown key trends and their impact on today’s aftermarket including market insights, e-commerce, and the facts, “fibs”, and figures around EV.
 1:40 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.Disruptions 201: Theory v. Reality of E-Commerce and EV
Listen in as panelists bridge the gap between industry trends and real-world experiences across the supply chain and their thoughts on what’s ahead. 
 2:30 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.Not Your Parent's Finance Plan
Sharing resources and strategies as you invest in your financial future. 
 3 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.Career Conversations: How Advocacy Has Impacted My Career
A candid conversation with an industry thought-leader on the tangible ways getting involved in advocacy can impact your career and business. 
 3:40 p.m. - 3:55 p.m.What YANG Can Do For You?
So you’re a member of YANG…but what does that mean? In this special session with the YANG Council, explore the impact of YANG, new ways to leverage community resources and how to get involved 
 4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.Closing Keynote: Profiles in Leadership
What does it mean to be a leader? Join us as we profile an aftermarket leader and their leadership journey – with a twist.  





This rate is for YANG members 39 and under & includes access to all sessions and events.



This rate is for YANG Mentors who purchased a Mentor Pin & includes access to all sessions and events.



This rate is for individuals 40 and over & includes access to all sessions and events.


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