BETHESDA, Md. – March
13, 2019 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), an Auto Care
Association community made up of over 1,500 under-40 industry professionals, today
announced the complete lineup of featured keynotes for the 2019 YANG Leadership
Conference and is inviting conference attendees to join these speakers by participating
in its “Five for Five” rapid-fire presentations session. The conference will
take place May 10-11 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa in
Bonita Springs, Fla.
Speakers at the conference this
year will include:
Hanvey, president and CEO, Auto Care Association;
Finestone, executive vice president, merchandising, marketing and supply
chain, AutoZone, Inc.;
Koviak, vice president and general manager, North American aftermarket,
Falchuk, best-selling author, speaker and life coach;
Nadeau, professional speaker and coach;
Allen, partner, Lindsey & Allen, PLLC;
- Jim Merle
and Scott Shriber, group publishers,
Babcox Media; and
Westergaard, chief strategist, Brand Driven Digital.
In addition to the featured
keynote speakers lined up for this year’s YANG Leadership Conference, attendees
are invited to participate in the conference’s second annual “Five for Five”
session, a platform for YANG members to deliver rapid-fire style presentations
on relevant professional development topics while sharpening their public
The five volunteers who are
selected will each deliver a five-minute presentation to the group, using no
more than five slides, on an idea or topic of their choice. Last year’s Five
for Five session presentations included topics such as big data and small
business marketing tactics.
The deadline to submit Five for
Five applications is Friday, April 5.
All applicants should be registered for the conference or must register for the conference upon selection. To
access the online Five for Five application form, click here.
The YANG Leadership Conference
occurs in conjunction with the annual Auto Care Association Spring Leadership
Days event, and will feature two half-days of invaluable, face-to-face
networking, learning and professional development. Conference attendees will
learn about the state of the auto care industry, managing work-life balance,
inspiring self-confidence, approaching problems creatively, finding long-term
success in the industry and more. See the full list of speakers and their topics here.
All YANG Leadership Conference attendees
are eligible to receive CEU credits toward their AAP/MAAP designation from the
University of the Aftermarket.
For more information about application
requirements or the 2019 YANG Leadership conference, visit autocare.org/yangleadership
or contact David Pinkham, staff liaison, at firstname.lastname@example.org.