2020 YANG VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE

October 21, 2020
The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG), an under-40 community of the Auto Care Association, is now accepting registrations for its first-ever YANG Virtual Experience. 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.

Schedule

  • 21 October

Welcome to the YANG Virtual Experience!

06:00 AM 03:30 PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

01:00 PM 01:15 PM

Ashlee Arnold

Auto Care Staff (LJ) 

Jess Fainberg

Bill  Hanvey

Dave Shapiro

Keynote: How to Say Anything to Anyone: Setting Expectations for Powerful Working Relationships

01:15 PM 02:00 PM

Auto Care Staff (AB) 

Shari  Harley

Career Conversations: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Chase Baxley

Jess Fainberg

Eric Lough

Jacki  Lutz

Coffee Break

02:30 PM 02:45 PM

Top Takeaways of 2020: Auto Care Industry Edition

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

Michael  Chung

Ashlee Arnold

Auto Care Staff (AB) 

Jess Fainberg

Tom Tucker

Industry Panel: 2021 Challenges & Opportunities

03:15 PM 04:00 PM

Auto Care Staff (AB) 

Jamie Carlson

Jon Clements

Laura Soave

JC Washbish

Profiles in Leadership: Roger McCollum

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

Auto Care Staff (AB) 

Auto Care Staff (LJ) 

Jess Fainberg

Roger McCollum

Dave Shapiro

Happy Hour Hustle Networking Event

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Sponsors

Speakers

Ashlee Arnold

Vice President
Arnold Oil Company of Austin

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Bill Hanvey

President & CEO
Auto Care Association
Bill Hanvey, MAAP is president and CEO of the Auto Care Association, which represents the entire $405B independent automotive aftermarket supply chain. Before becoming president and CEO on Dec. 1, 2015, Hanvey served as senior vice president of the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) since 2012. At AASA, he managed their headquarters operations while advocating for North American parts manufacturers to the auto care industry, federal and state government agencies, and the business community.

Hanvey has spent his entire 35+ year career in the aftermarket. After earning his bachelor’s in mass communications and PR at St. Bonaventure University, Hanvey began his career with extensive field sales experience and increasing management roles at Tenneco Automotive. Hanvey then became marketing director, FleetPride, where he developed and executed a strategic marketing plan integrating 37 separately‐owned companies into what is now the largest independent heavy duty parts distributor. Hanvey went on to become VP, marketing, Dorman Products, Inc., leading creative and data services, trade marketing and product communications, doubling sales of “OE dealer exclusive” parts, automotive hardware and brake parts sold under the Dorman brand. Hanvey then became VP, sales and marketing, Schaeffler Group USA, leading the North American aftermarket team while developing and implementing a new company strategic direction, transitioning its sales and product focus from co‐man to direct sales.

Hanvey served as chairman of the Auto Care Association Marketing and Communications Committee from 2009‐2012, and has participated in the “Be Car Care Aware” consumer education campaign. As staff liaison for the Brake Manufacturers Council, Hanvey worked with the Auto Care Association on the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that seeks to reduce the content of copper in brake pads, and also coordinated with the association on the operation of the Automotive Specialty Products Alliance (ASPA).

Hanvey was awarded the Northwood University Educator of the Year Award in 2014, and served as keynote speaker at the 2012 and 2015 Alliance Annual Group meetings and the 2010 and 2014 Babcox Executive Forums. Hanvey served on the board of directors of the Automotive Communications Council in 2008, and participated in the Right Management Executive Training Program in 2011.

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Chase Baxley

Chief Operating Officer
The Parts House
Chase Baxley is the Chief Operating Officer of The Parts House. He has been with the company for more than fourteen years, joining as an intern directly from the University of Florida. He quickly became a successful salesperson in the North Florida market and moved into a management role in Purchasing. Most recently he held the role of Vice President of Product and Supply Chain.

Chase is active in the auto care industry and has served on a number of committees and councils. He currently serves on the AWDA Board of Governors and has previously served on the YANG Advisory Council, Auto Care Association Marketing & Communications Committee and Education Committee. He is also a past chairman of the ADN Product Committee.

Chase holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Florida. He has completed Leadership 2.0 and Finance for Non-Financial Aftermarket Professionals through the University of the Aftermarket.

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Dave Shapiro

SRS Marketing Company, Inc.

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Eric Lough

Director of Data Management
PartsTech
Eric is the Director of Data Management for PartsTech where he has spent the past 5 years building one of the industry's largest and most comprehensive catalogs.

Eric is no stranger to content. Prior to PartsTech, Eric spent 7 years at WHI Solutions managing catalog acquisition, and since that time has been involved in countless industry workgroups, committees, and is currently the Chairman of the ACPN Committee and a member of Autocare's TSC Committee.

Eric's passion for the automotive aftermarket fuels his desire to continually push the boundaries of content management as he strives to be a driving force of growth in our industry.

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Jacki Lutz

Global Head of Marketing Communications and Intelligence
Sensata Aftermarket

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Jamie Carlson

Owner
Ervines Auto Repair & Grand Rapids Hybrid
Jamie Carlson is the proud owner of Ervine’s Auto Repair and Grand Rapids Hybrid in Grand Rapids, Mich. She loves her job and is very proud of how her shop has kept ahead of technological changes to stay relevant and customer-focused. Her shop was awarded the 2018 ACE (Auto Care Career and Education) Award in recognition of her dedication to investing in the growth of their employees’ knowledge and skills through access to professional development and career opportunities. In 2019, Jamie won the Women in Auto Care Female Shop Owner of the Year.

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JC Washbish

Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.

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Jess Fainberg

YANG Liaison
Auto Care Association

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Jon Clements

Experian Information Solutions Inc.
Senior Account Manager

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Laura Soave

Executive Vice President
Icahn Automotive Group
Laura Soave, a proud native of Detroit, Michigan, has over 20 years of experience with the world’s leading vehicle and automotive aftermarket manufacturers. Currently, she is Executive Vice President-Marketing and Merchandising of Icahn Automotive Group, an Icahn Enterprises L.P. company, which owns and operates leading which owns and operates leading service provider Pep Boys.

In this capacity, Laura is leading strategic initiatives in marketing and merchandising areas of the organization. She has brought to market innovative ways to meet the growing demand for automotive service, including launching Pep Boys Mobile Crew service trailers and vans, expanding capabilities to serve fast-growing fleets, and establishing Pep Boys as an installer for leading online tire retailers. Laura has also been leading the Pep Boys through a brand transformation, debuting a new brand promise to its customers: We go further to help you go farther. She is passionate about the important role technicians play in the service business and is a driving force behind work the company is doing to close the skills gap and reposition the technician career path as a viable one.

Previously, Laura served as Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for Federal-Mogul Motorparts. Here she was most proud of the Parts Matter campaign, which educated consumers on the critical role that replacement parts play in vehicle safety, reliability and performance, and the Garage Gurus platform, dedicated to closing the skills gap through onsite, online and on-demand training and support for the next-generation of repair technicians.

Laura began her career at the Ford Motor Company holding positions in marketing and brand management. She also served in a variety of roles at the Volkswagen Group and Chrysler Group LLC (FCA). Named to both Crain’s Detroit Business and dBusiness Magazines’ Women to Watch lists, Laura was also chosen as the Women in Auto Care’s Woman of the Year and has been recognized with the Automotive Hall of Fame’s Young Leadership and Excellence Award. She currently serves on the Finance Committee of the Auto Care Association, which provides advocacy, educational, networking, technology, market intelligence and communications resources to serve the auto care industry.

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Michael Chung

Director, Market Intelligence
Auto Care Association
Mike Chung is director, market intelligence at Auto Care Association. With more than a dozen years of experience in market research, Chung provides the industry with timely information on key factors and trends influencing the health of the automotive aftermarket and provides insights to help businesses throughout the supply chain make better business decisions. Chung has earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), a Master of Science in environmental health management from Harvard University and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in marketing from Montclair State University.

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Roger McCollum

Chairman & CEO
N.A. Williams Company
Roger McCollum has been involved in the auto care industry dating back to his first job at a local jobbing store as a college student. Upon graduation from the University of Akron, McCollum began his career at Ken Tool Company where he served in a variety of sales and management positions, advancing to national sales manager.

McCollum joined N.A. Williams Company in 1984. Over the years, he has held management positions of increasing responsibility and served as the company's President from 1997 to 2017. He was elected CEO in 2007 and Chairman of the Board in 2014, and currently serves in both positions. He has directed and integrated several mergers and acquisitions which have greatly expanded, diversified and strengthened the company's business.

McCollum currently serves on the Auto Care Association Board of Directors as Secretary and Chairman of the Audit Committee. He also serves on the Finance and Political Action Committees. He is a member of the Automotive Aftermarket Association Southeast (AAAS) Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. He has a long history of industry service, including previous roles on the Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) Board of Governors, and its Manufacturers Advisory Council and Government Affairs Committee. McCollum also serves on the Board of Trustees of the University of the Aftermarket Foundation and its Executive and Contribution Committees. He also chairs UAF’s Grant Review Committee.

McCollum has earned his Master Automotive Aftermarket Professional (MAAP) designation from the University of the Aftermarket and has received the Northwood University Automotive Aftermarket Management Education Award.

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Shari Harley

Founder and President
Candid Culture
Shari Harley runs Candid Culture, a training and consulting firm making it easier to tell the truth at work. Shari is bringing candor back to the workplace.Before launching her business Shari led leadership development training for OppenheimerFunds, conducted customer service training for American Century Investments, and facilitated for Dale Carnegie Training. Shari is the author of the book How to Say Anything to Anyone, has a master’s degree in Communication, and taught leadership development at the University of Denver. Shari’s practical approach has led her to speak and train in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, India, Dubai and Australia. From ‘Making Meetings Work’ and ‘Delegating Better’ to ‘Managing Your Career’ and ‘Saying Anything to Anyone,’ Shari’s tips are sure to delight and inform in a real, direct and very funny way. Watch videos and learn more about Shari at www.candidculture.com.

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Tom Tucker

Senior Director, State Affairs
Auto Care Association
Tom Tucker serves as the Senior Director of State Government Affairs for the Auto Care Association and has extensive experience advocating complex legislative and regulatory issues before federal, state and local governmental agencies over the past 15 years.

Tom has particular expertise in technology issues; privacy, data collection and storage, intellectual property, e-commerce, tax policy, energy conservation, sustainability, community development, crisis management and community engagement.

Tom attended the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Communications, completed the Nonprofit Management Leadership Program at Georgetown University and the Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Tom enjoys golf, swimming, bike riding and family activities with his children.

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DR1V

Heavy Duty
After Tenneco acquired Federal-Mogul in October 2018 and Öhlins Racing in January 2019, DRiV was united into a single Tenneco business division dedicated to Ride Performance and Motorparts. However, the roots of DRiV date back more than a century through the legacy of three great automotive companies – Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Öhlins Racing.

Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, Inc.

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Auto Value, Bumper to Bumper, and Confidence Plus are all part of the independent member network of the Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance, the premier aftermarket distribution and marketing program group in the world.

AWDA Board of Governors

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The Automotive Warehouse Distributors Association (AWDA) was founded in 1947 and is the oldest organized group of warehouse distributors and their respective suppliers of parts, accessories and other supplies for the motor vehicle aftermarket. AWDA’s 600+ members represent thousands of locations.

DAYCO

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Dayco is a global leader in the research, design, manufacture and distribution of essential engine drive systems and aftermarket services for automotive, truck, construction, agriculture and industrial applications. Through our expertise in transferring power quietly and efficiently, Dayco has emerged as the leading global system solutions provider for hybrid electric vehicles. Dayco’s 100+ years of experience in drive systems allows us to equip all customer applications around the world with the most effective drive systems to meet customer specific performance requirements. Dayco’s world class global distribution network services the aftermarket industry with a full offering of kits and products to meet each local market’s need.

Genuine Parts Company/NAPA

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NAPA stores and warehouses, which were owned by a variety of member companies at the time, quickly became the go-to sources for parts. Carlyle Fraser, founder of Genuine Parts Company, served as a key NAPA contributor in its early years.
Over the years, Genuine Parts began to acquire the other NAPA member companies, and in 2012 became the last remaining member of NAPA, a brand with a reputation for quality parts, rapid availability, and knowledgeable people.
Today, NAPA-branded stores and AutoCare Centers continue to serve auto service professionals, do-it-yourselfers and everyday drivers with quality parts and supplies to keep cars, trucks, and equipment performing safely and efficiently.

Icahn Automotive

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Icahn Automotive Group LLC (Icahn Automotive) was formed by its parent, Icahn Enterprises L.P. (NASDAQ: IEP), to invest in and operate businesses involved in aftermarket parts and service. The businesses of Icahn Automotive today consist of Pep Boys® automotive aftermarket retail and service chain, Auto Plus® automotive aftermarket parts distributor, Precision Tune Auto Care® owned and franchised automotive service centers, and AAMCO Total Auto Care franchised service centers. The businesses of Icahn Automotive total over 22,000 employees, over 2,000 company-owned and franchise locations and 25 distribution centers throughout the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico.

Parts Authority

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Parts Authority, founded in 1972, is a leading national distributor of automotive replacement parts, tools/equipment and transmissions. Headquartered in Long Island, New York, Parts Authority is rapidly expanding, and today has more than 200 locations servicing customers in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Washington DC, Virginia, Ohio, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Arizona, California, Oregon, Washington, Massachusetts, and now Utah. Parts Authority has grown through both organic initiatives and acquisitions. Over the past several years Parts Authority has acquired over a dozen companies as part of its expansion strategy.
Parts Authority’s catalog of over 3 million parts covering more than 125 million applications, ensures our customer partners receive the parts they want, when they want them. What makes Parts Authority different is OUR TEAM. Parts Authority has a team of professionally trained, experienced countermen to assist in finding the right parts and the right brand for each application. Parts Authority carries the best brands in the business for domestic and import vehicles. AC Delco, Motorcraft, Denso, Bosch, KYB, Monroe, Gates, Dorman and Exide are just a few of the more than 400 suppliers from around the world, that Parts Authority partners with to bring our customer partners the best parts.

The Group

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Federated Auto Parts and National Pronto Association merged their efforts and resources in a number of key areas to form the Automotive Parts Services Group or simply, The Group. The goal of The Group is a solid focus on “best in class” in order to provide overall value and support within the auto care industry, build upon the success, cultures and relationships of Pronto and Federated, and work together for a stronger future.

The Network

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At Automotive Distribution Network (The Network), we take pride in knowing that we don't just sign people up to join our group. Part of our business development strategy is focusing on direct, "one-on-one" communication when engaging with prospective and existing members. We have a saying, "We don't just send the pamphlets... we send the people." Each of our divisions ensures that every member has their individual business needs addressed. By spending considerable time reviewing our programs, we can advise members on which services can enhance their individual, long-term success.

WIX Filters / Mann Hummel

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WIX Filters has been an innovative leader in filtration products since its founding in 1939 in North Carolina, USA. WIX Filters serves the automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty markets including heavy duty equipment and customized applications.

Clean oil lengthens the life of the engine. Founded in 1939, WIX Filters was in fact one of the first to understand that engines just don’t run very long without clean oil. Since then, in the course of our interesting history the WIX Filters has driven product innovation and is well-known for the spin-on oil filter.
Under our WIX Filters brand at MANN+HUMMEL we produce filters for all kinds of vehicles, from cars to heavy duty machines. This is made possible by efficient development and production processes. WIX Filters is dedicated to a wide product range, superior service, fast processing times and efficient logistics. Providing extensive training and education at the shop floor level, WIX Filters is also strongly committed to local communities.

Auto-Wares

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Auto-Wares Group of Companies is family owned and operated in Ohio, Illinois, Indiana Wisconsin and Michigan with values focused on providing you with all your automotive aftermarket part needs and exceptional customer service.
Founded in 1976 with humble beginnings in Grand Rapids, MI, Auto-Wares has grown into a substantial distribution network specializing in extensive inventory, product knowledge, and full service programs. Whether you're a customer, vendor, or employee, we like to think of you as more than business partners, you’re part of our family.

Dorman Products

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Since 1918, we have been the automotive aftermarket’s pioneering problem solvers. We have released thousands of parts and components that people could once only buy from original equipment manufacturers. By always innovating, we have led the way in growing the aftermarket, providing more opportunity to individuals and businesses who depend on automotive maintenance. That’s why our catalog includes more than 80,000 products and grows every year.

Gates Corporation

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Driven by Possibility

Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations.

Idemitsu Lubricants America

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Idemitsu Lubricants America (ILA) is now the eighth largest lubricant manufacturer globally, with over a century of unsurpassed quality, innovation and superior product development.
In fact, Idemitsu pioneered the original 0W-20 engine oil found in many vehicles on the road today. We’re on the cutting edge of low-viscosity oil development. As automakers look for ways to improve fuel economy and decrease emissions, we work with them to provide the best solutions possible – especially for advanced hybrids or those equipped with “stop-start” technology.
Idemitsu also provides over 80% of the automotive air conditioning compressor lubricant, or PAG (polyalkylene glycol), to automakers around the globe. And Idemitsu has the top continuously variable transmission fluid (CVTF) on the market.

IHS Markit

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We bring together the deepest intelligence across the widest set of capital-intensive industries and markets. By connecting data across variables, our analysts and industry specialists present our customers with a richer, highly integrated view of their world.

That is the benefit of The New Intelligence. We’re able to isolate cause and effect, risk and opportunity in new ways that empower our customers to make well-informed decisions with greater confidence.

IHS Markit is a dynamic team that includes more than 5,000 analysts, data scientists, financial experts and industry specialists. Our global information expertise spans numerous industries, including leading positions in finance, energy and transportation.

Lumileds

Mid Size
Technology advancements in lighting, especially LED, are creating tremendous opportunities in the field of light. Lighting solutions today not only need to work and to last, they need to give customers a competitive edge. Companies developing automotive, mobile, IoT and illumination lighting applications require a partner who can collaborate with them to push the boundaries of light. With more than 100 years of inventions and industry firsts, Lumileds is a global lighting solutions company that helps customers around the world deliver differentiated solutions to gain and maintain a competitive edge.

Mevotech LP

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For more than 38 years Mevotech has been helping people make the best auto parts decisions by offering top quality products, great coverage, and industry leading customer support. 

We are 100% focused on the aftermarket, and we specialize in engineering and building superior driveline, steering and suspension components.

Robert Bosch

Mid Size
Bosch improves quality of life worldwide with products and services that are “Invented for life.” The Bosch Group is composed of four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technolog

Syndigo

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Beginning in 2017, under a new leadership team working to deliver on an updated vision, we expanded our offerings to serve the broader brand, distributor, and retailer ecosystem, including industrial and retail foodservice, grocery, consumer goods, hardlines and automotive. This journey included building and acquiring additional detailed and verified product information solutions to help consumers and operators in their buying decisions; store optimization services for effective in-store layouts and shelf merchandising; syndication of data to GS1 global standards via GDSN; publishing of enhanced product content integrated into retail sites globally; and interactive tools to allow restaurant and foodservice brands to organize and share nutrition data with their customers.

AutoNet TV

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AutoNetTV pioneered the concept of automotive TV content for installers in 2004 and now has grown to over 14,000 customers using our award-winning videos to explain service and repair recommendations to their customers. We believe a majority of neglected vehicle services are due to lack of understanding or lack of trust that may exist between vehicle owners and service professionals. We started with a single purpose—to bridge this gap with amazing content that educates and entertains consumers, engaging them in the process of taking better care of their vehicles and improving their own safety.

Some of the largest and most well-respected automotive companies in the world trust us to create and deliver content that meets their needs for awareness, training, communication and sales. We are automotive professionals who speak automotive. EGR, GDI, DEF, DPF—yep, we’ve got ‘em covered. We’d love to help your business communicate and engage with your customers more effectively.

Arnold Motor Supply

Compact
The Arnold Group of Companies is one of the nation's premier suppliers of replacement parts, accessories and supplies for virtually all makes of automobiles, light to heavy-duty trucks, off-road equipment, marine and agricultural equipment. The Arnold Group of Companies also distributes the highest quality tools, equipment, paint & body supplies, and collision parts available in the car care industry.

East Penn

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In seven remarkable decades, East Penn has grown from a one-room shop with a product line of five automotive batteries to one of the world’s leading battery manufacturers with over 10,500 full-time employees, 515 product designs, operations around the world, and hundreds of awards for industry excellence.

Our core values are as strong today as they were in 1946, and we continue to embrace them as we prepare for the future of energy storage solutions and sustainable practices.

Experian

Compact
When market growth is limited, acquiring new share is essential to your business success. We lead your conquesting efforts with VIO (Vehicles in Operation) data on all motorized vehicles: light, medium, and heavy duty, motorcycle, and power sport. Now you can improve all your manufacturing and distribution decisions with the freshest data available, linked to the ACA’s ACES vehicle table.

MAHLE Aftermarket

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MAHLE Aftermarket is present at 23 international locations, and several additional sales offices, with 1,670 employees worldwide and sales of EUR 805 million (2013).

Our brands represent innovation and uncompromising quality: MAHLE, Behr, and Clevite. The selection offered by these brands gives us strong market coverage, and they are continuously maintained and expanded as required. With a comprehensive logistics network, our products are available as quickly as can be.

The MAHLE Aftermarket Service team not only provides the products that you need, but also advice and customer support to go with them. We offer a specialized training programs, and attractive sales promotions, including all required information documents, such as online catalogs.

MAM Software

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MAM Software provides reliable, innovative and economical business-management software solutions that deliver competitive advantages to businesses in the automotive aftermarket, building supply and distribution industries.

Our suite of advanced, versatile, user-friendly products helps businesses to save time, optimise resources and improve performance.

NTN Bearing Corp of America

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NTN Bearing Corporation of America was established in 1963 to support local sales of NTN bearings in the American market. NTN was now capable of manufacturing ball bearings, spherical, tapered, cylindrical, and needle roller bearings and automotive constant velocity joints. By the mid 1980s, NTN had acquired the Bower™ brand from Federal-Mogul Corporation, thereby expanding the company’s catalogue of tapered and cylindrical roller bearings. Ten years later, NTN acquired BCA™, again from Federal-Mogul, to round out its product line with automotive clutch release bearings and specialty agricultural bearing assemblies.

Sensata Technologies

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Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications – anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

SRS Marketing

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SRS uses computerized order-tracking and electronic data interface and has the ability to help you with account management, sales projections, market surveys, telemarketing, promotional flyers, national price shopping and other important services, as well as the professionalism and expertise that four generations of experience can give.

Standard Motor Products

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Our Engine Management divisions manufacture and distribute a full line of engine management related products, including ignition and emission parts, computerized engine controls, ignition wires, battery cables, fuel-system components, and an array of sensors like TPMS, ABS, and other advanced engine systems.

We manufacture nearly all the high-technology critical components for late-model vehicles, including exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valves; high-energy and coil-on-plug coils; fuel injectors and pressure regulators; a wide range of anti-lock brakes, temperature control valves, camshaft/crankshaft position sensors, knock sensors, switches, emission controls, clone-able tire pressure monitoring sensors, fuel/water separator sensors, YAW rate sensors, MAP and throttle position sensors; along with mass air flow sensors and various high-tech sensory components.

Warren Distribution

Compact
The business opened its doors in downtown Omaha, NE which is where the company headquarters still resides today. Back in the 1930’s when the company began blending oil it was unheard of east of the Mississippi, but now the company manufactures and distributes oil across the globe. This once small distributor is now one of the leading, privately held lubricant manufacturers in the United States

ZF Aftermarket

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As a division of the ZF Group ZF Aftermarket ensures that ZF’s world-leading OE expertise, knowledge, and innovation is consistently carried forward into the aftermarket. Our customers’ satisfaction is our highest priority; we offer support in an ever- changing environment, creating sustainability for their businesses today and in the future. With tailored solutions, excellent quality parts and first-class services, we serve both the automotive and non-automotive markets in industries as diverse as automotive, agriculture, construction, rail, marine, and wind.

Babcox Media

Communications Sponsor
Babcox Media brands host a wide variety of video series on its websites and YouTube chan- nels. These series offer repair and diagnostic tips, technical solutions, new product information or business intelligence. Some of our most popular video sponsorships include Crash Course , Engine of the Week , Tech Minute , Counter Intelligence , Crunch Time & On The Road.

Welcome to the YANG Virtual Experience!

06:00 AM 03:30 PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks

01:00 PM 01:15 PM

Welcome and Opening Remarks from Dave Shapiro and Ashlee Arnold.

Speakers

Keynote: How to Say Anything to Anyone: Setting Expectations for Powerful Working Relationships

01:15 PM 02:00 PM

You have a request for one of your co-workers but don’t know how to say it, so you don’t say anything. A project you worked on for six months has become a black hole. There is no information about the status. You’re frustrated, but you don’t say anything. Two employees aren’t working well together. It’s impacting the atmosphere in the office. You don’t know what to say, so you don’t say anything. Speaking up when we are frustrated is hard and, as a result, most of us don’t. Instead, either we tell other people (aka gossip) or we say nothing, and relationships become strained. You can say anything to anyone and have it be easy. You just need to lay the ground work to do so, and most of us don’t.

Join Shari Harley for this interactive session and learn how to:
  • Build trust in all of your business relationships, making it easier to say hard things.
  • Find out what the people you work with need from you, so you don’t have to guess.
  • Tell others what you need, making it more likely that your needs are met.

Speakers

Career Conversations: If I Knew Then What I Know Now

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

In this fireside-style chat, Chase Baxley, The Parts House, and Eric Lough, PartsTech, explore their career journeys and share actionable takeaways from what they learned along the way.

Speakers

Coffee Break

02:30 PM 02:45 PM

Top Takeaways of 2020: Auto Care Industry Edition

02:45 PM 03:15 PM

2020 has been a year for the history books. Join Michael Chung, Director, Market Intelligence, Auto Care Association and Tom Tucker, Senior Director, State Affairs, Auto Care Association as they break down the last year and explore the top takeaways for our industry.

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Industry Panel: 2021 Challenges & Opportunities

03:15 PM 04:00 PM

What does 2021 hold for the aftermarket? Listen in on this exclusive panel discussion as key industry leaders recap the lessons of 2020 and talk about challenges and opportunities the new year will bring across the industry.

Speakers

Profiles in Leadership: Roger McCollum

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

What does it mean to be a leader? Find out in this closing talk as we profile an aftermarket leader and learn their lessons for success.

Speakers

Happy Hour Hustle Networking Event

04:30 PM 05:30 PM

Click here to join the networking event!