Dayco Products LLC recently helped kick-off Northwood University’s Aftermarket 101 course by hosting a Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) Regional Meet-up attended by nearly 50 young aftermarket professionals. The event was held at Craft Breww City in Farmington Hills, Mich. Attendees represented suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and auto body shops, with more than 25 different companies in attendance, according to an announcement.
“We were excited to host the first Dayco YANG Regional Meet-up”, says Daniel Sheehan, Dayco vice president of aftermarket sales. “With Dayco’s mission to ‘Move Forward. Always.’ we are placing our focus on the future, which starts with the people in our industry. YANG and its members are the future of the aftermarket and we are thrilled to help these up-and-coming leaders connect and stay engaged.”
Since inception in 2014, YANG has grown to more than 1,400 members. YANG provides young auto care professionals with the opportunity to network with industry peers, enhance knowledge and improve leadership skills. YANG members hold careers in all areas of the industry and have access to education seminars and networking events to aid in career development.