2023 ACPN Content Excellence Awards Now Open

December 14, 2022
By Zoi' Holloway

ACPN color logoBETHESDA, Md. – December 14, 2022 – The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, today announced the opening of the 2023 ACPN Content Excellence Awards. The ACPN Content Excellence Awards recognize best-in-class examples of data standards (ACES and PIES) use and compliance as well as electronic cataloging and content in B2C and B2B platforms in the aftermarket. 

Each year ACPN Content Excellence Award winners are recognized at the annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, the largest gathering of content professionals and their vendors and solution partners. The 2023 50th Anniversary ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference will take place May 21 - 24, 2023 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Fla., as part of the Auto Care Association’s Auto Care Connect event.

The ACPN Content Excellence Awards consist of four categories:

• Web-based
ACES and PIES Data – All Vehicle Types
• *NEW* ACES and PIES Data – Off-Highway and Equipment Vehicle Types Only
• Technician’s Choice - In Partnership with Car Care Professionals Network (CCPN), Women In Auto Care (WIAC) , and Young Automotive Network Group (YANG)
• Receiver’s Choice

Catalogs, content and systems are judged on a variety of criteria, including: 

• Compliance with the Auto Care Association’s Data Standards (ACES and PIES);
• Best practices;
• Readability;
• Technical accuracy;
• Innovation;
• Interactivity;
• User experience; and
• Quality of content.

To be considered for and receive an award, the submitting company must attend the annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference. 

Entry forms for each 2023 ACPN Content Excellence Award are available on the ACPN Awards webpage. The deadline to submit award entries is Jan. 27, 2023.

For more information about ACPN and each Content Excellence Award, visit the ACPN awards webpage or contact acpn@autocare.org.