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July 17, 2014—The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) will host a Young Professionals Program Nov. 5 during the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, the group announced Wednesday.

Networking expert Allison Graham from ElevateBiz will present a talk called, “Networking for your Future” from 3:45–4:45 p.m. at the Venetian Hotel.

The free event will also include a happy hour from 5–6 p.m.

YANG is encouraging auto industry professionals under 40 years old to attend.

“YANGsters are the folks who will be running your organization 20 years from now,” Kathleen Schmatz, Auto Care Association president and CEO said. “YANG gives young auto care professionals the opportunity to start to prepare for the future and build their own network of peers, with whom they will move up the career ladder.”

Members of YANG will also participate in Recruiting and Retaining Day at the AAPEXedu Conference. Group members will be part of a panel discussion, “Developing Millennial Leaders in the Auto Care Industry” on Nov. 3 from 4–5 p.m. at the Venetian Hotel.

YANG is a part of the Auto Care Association (ACA). For more information about YANG, visit

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