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We’re glad to announce the next ACC Annual Conference! To be held in the heartbeat of New York City, Times Square the ACC will once again hold their annual conference with seminars focused on marketing and communications content for Auto Care Industry marketing professionals.

SAVE THE DATE: May 5-6, 2020

The ACC event begins with an informal “Welcome” reception the evening of Monday, May 4th. Start time is 7:00 a.m. both days, with the conference concluding at 3:30 p.m.  on May 6. Our marketing field trip year will be a one-of-a-kind special tour of the prestigious TED Talk studios and HQ!

Registration fee is $550 for ACC members, and $650 for non-members. Membership in ACC is available to marketing and communication professionals at all levels throughout the auto care industry. Hotel reservations should be booked directly with the Crown Plaza through the group reservation link. We have secured a guaranteed rate of $299 per night for 1 King and $319 per night for 2 Doubles. Our conference meetings will be held at the connecting American Management Association offices. If you would prefer another hotel, please visit the AMA website for special hotel rates https://www.amaconferencecenters.org/new-york/hotels/


Members Register Here

Conference Details

1Dates of Conference
May 5th and May 6th, 7:00 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. Welcome Reception the evening of May 4th
2Conference Location
Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan
3Cost of Conference
$550 for ACC Members, $650 for non-members.
4Hotel Registration Link

Non-Members Register Here

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

  • "Your competition is likely attending the annual ACC conference and gaining critical and insightful knowledge into your market, customers and prospects, if you are not attending the conference, you are playing from behind!"
  • "I was asked to speak at the annual ACC Conference, and as soon as it was over, I knew I needed to become a full time member. Coming from the agency side of the aftermarket business, being able to collaborate and learn from marketing and communications professionals on the industry side of the business has been invaluable. Membership in the ACC is an incredible tool to help us innovate our business and stay on top of industry trends."
  • "Building connections across the industry in the same field as you is completely invaluable. Over the past years I’ve been able to use the network I’ve built through ACC to help me break through walls and drive better decisions for my organization. I’ve found nothing that compares to ACC."
    Meagan Moody
    Marketing Communications Manager
  • "The annual ACC conference is consistently an educational and entertaining event, blending the best of group discussions, informational presentations, unique group activities and great networking opportunities.  I’d highly recommend the conference not anyone in the Automotive Aftermarket industry, from newbies to the time-tested experts!  There’s something for everyone!"
    Sara Longardner
    Communications Manager
  • "As an industry newcomer, the ACC has been the perfect place for me to get my foot in the door and begin to build a network of contacts. It can be daunting to break into an industry this massive, but ACC continually offers a uniquely welcoming and encouraging (female friendly!) environment with a fantastic mix of generations and experience levels."
    Abby Harding
    Marketing Manager
  • The networking element of ACC membership is extremely valuable to me. The ACC has introduced me to other automotive industry marketing professionals in a setting (annual conference) that allows us to comfortably share our challenges and successes and learn from each other.  I have always learned something new at the conferences, and I especially enjoy the technicians’ panel discussions.  They have provided great insight into what types of marketing are mostly likely to appeal to these customers and ultimately be the most successful.
    Dori Ahart
    Marketing Manager
    CRC Industries