2022 ACPN Content Excellence Awards now open

The ACPN Content Excellence Awards recognize best in class examples of data standards (ACES and PIES) use and compliance as well as electronic cataloging and content in B2C and B2B platforms in the aftermarket. 

By Camille Sheehan, of the Auto Care Association

The Automotive Content Professionals Network (ACPN), a community of the Auto Care Association, announced the opening of the 2022 ACPN Content Excellence Awards. The ACPN Content Excellence Awards recognize best in class examples of data standards (ACES and PIES) use and compliance as well as electronic cataloging and content in B2C and B2B platforms in the aftermarket. 

Each year ACPN Content Excellence Award winners are recognized at the annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference, the largest gathering of content professionals and their vendors and solution partners. The 2022 ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference will take place May 15 – 18, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Fla. as part of the Auto Care Association’s Auto Care Connect event.

The ACPN Content Excellence Awards consist of four categories:

  • Web-based
  • ACES and PIES Data
  • CCPN Installer’s Choice
  • Receiver’s Choice

Catalogs, content and systems are judged on a variety of criteria, including: 

  • Compliance with the Auto Care Association’s Data Standards (ACES and PIES);
  • Best practices;
  • Readability;
  • Technical accuracy;
  • Innovation;
  • Interactivity;
  • User experience; and
  • Quality of content.

In order to be considered for and to receive an award, the submitting company must attend the annual ACPN Knowledge Exchange Conference. 

Entry forms for each 2022 ACPN Content Excellence Award is available on the ACPN webpage. The deadline to submit award entries is Jan. 25, 2022.

For more information about ACPN and each Content Excellence Award, visit the ACPN awards webpage or contact acpn@autocare.org.

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