ACPN conference – knowledge exchange

The annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange conference is the largest gathering of content professionals and their vendors and solution partners. 

Attended by most major manufacturers, distributors and parts experts in the automotive content space, the ACPN conference provides a focused and unique opportunity to learn, share best practices, network with peers, and interact with service providers in the content management space. At the ACPN Knowledge Exchange, content managers can learn how to develop more accurate catalogs, gain insights on more efficient production processes and become aware of new technology and techniques, which will ultimately help them and their companies:

  • Sell more products
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiencies

For questions, contact us at acpn@autocare.org.

  • 2020 ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference

    Sunday, May 3 - Wednesday, May 6
    Hyatt Regency Seattle
    808 Howell St, Seattle, WA 98101

    Pre-Event Brochure

  • Registration
    Regular Attendee Registration Rate
    Rate   Member   Non-Member   Description
    Regular Atendee   $725   $1,225   These rates are for Content professionals employed by a company which manufactures, sells or distributes parts. These rates afford a year of ACPN membership and attendance to the upcoming conference.
    Social Guest   $195   This rate is available only to guests of an ACPN conference registrant and does not permit access to the general sessions, university breakouts or Trade Show.
    Exhibitor Registration Rate
    Rate   Member   Non-Member   Description
    Exhibitor   $2,495   $5,500    These rates are for companies which provide software solutions or content related services to the aftermarket. These rates include a year of ACPN membership, access for two exhibitor attendees to all conference events and one 8x10 booth for the Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Trade Show.
    Additional Exhibiting Attendee   $725   $1,225   These rates are available only to an additional exhibiting attendee of a company already registered with an exhibit booth. This individual would be the third or more attendee from the exhibiting company.
    Additional Booth Space   $1,100   $2,000   These rates are for additional 8x10 booth space for a company already registered with an exhibit booth. This does not allow for any additional attendees for that company.
    Social Guest   $195   This rate is available only to guests of an ACPN conference registrant and does not permit access to the general sessions, university breakouts or Trade Show.

    *Auto Care Association Membership Rate - This rate is available only to companies that have an Auto Care Association membership in good standing. To join the Auto Care Association, and receive the discounted ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference registration rate, please visit autocare.org/membership/join-us/.

    Registration will open in January, 2020

    Conference Policies
    1. Knowledge Exchange attendees participate in the conference under the following categories and corresponding rates:
      • Regular Attendee – Content professional employed by an Auto Care member company which manufactures, sells or distributes vehicle parts/products;
      • Exhibiting Attendee – Content professional of an Auto Care member company which provides software solutions or content related services to the aftermarket;
      • Social Guest Attendee – Non-content professional guest of a regular or exhibiting attendee. Social guest attendees are not permitted in the general session, breakouts or trade show
    2. By registering for the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, all ‘Regular Attendees’ and ‘Exhibiting Attendees’ become members of ACPN for the conference year in which they register for.
    3. All vendor companies must register as an ‘Exhibiting Attendee’ with a booth at the trade show to attend the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference.
    4. Any exhibiting company agrees to support all events of the ACPN Conference and in that spirit, you and all employees and associates of your company agree not to schedule or hold any events that might conflict with the events, meetings and social functions of the ACPN Conference. This would include meetings, product demonstrations, hospitality suites, lunches, dinners, golf and/or entertainment. Any violations of this must cease immediately and exhibitors may be removed from the trade show and Knowledge Exchange.
    5. Cancellation notices received on or before April 3, 2020 will receive a full refund, and on or after April 4, 2020 will receive a 50 percent refund. No refund given on or after April 18, 2020. Substitutions are complimentary and accepted at any time. By registering for the ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, you give permission to have your image taken and used in future promotional materials (regardless of type of attendee).

  • Hotel Information

    Marriott Tampa Waterside, Tampa, Fla.

    700 S Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33602

    Phone: 888-789-3090 (reference ACPN) 

    Deadline for ACPN discounted hotel rooms has now passed.

    Please contact the Marriott Tampa Waterside directly to book your hotel room below.

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  • ACPN is the only association devoted exclusively to the education and professional development needs of the automotive catalog managers and product content professionals.

    On average, the conference boasts a 2.5 to 1 ratio of conference professionals to service providers.

    Conference Attendance

    Conference Demographics


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  • Where Have We Been?

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