May 27, 2015
The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
New York, NY
APAC is the premier event in the audiobook industry designed to address industry trends share ideas and provide networking opportunities for industry leaders.
APAC 2015 will be held on Wednesday, May 27, in conjunction with Book Expo America. Two tracks will be offered concurrently at 2015 APAC: a Business Track (formerly the Publisher Track) and a Performance Track (formerly the Narrator Track).
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Pricing is as follows:
Director Diagnostics Session Information
Director Diagnostics is a wonderful opportunity for the narrator to receive valuable feedback and gain insight into their performance from industry professionals. This is the 5th year of the Directors Diagnostics session. The industry professionals donate their valuable time to give narrators this benefit.
How will I know if I will be taking part in the Directors Diagnostics?
If you have registered for APAC, you are automatically considered for the Directors Diagnostics.
The narrators are selected according to the date & time of confirmed registration. Translation: First come, first serve.
The number of narrators receiving Directors Diagnostics is determined by the number of industry professionals that are available to participate.
You will receive an email from Co-Facilitator Robin Eller, confirming that you will take part in the Directors Diagnostics along with further instructions.
If there are any questions about the Directors Diagnostics, please feel free to contact Robin Eller: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: APA member narrators who have been awarded an Earphones, a ListenUp award, an Odyssey, a Nautilus, a Scourby, or been nominated for or won an Audie or Grammy and/or have recorded 50 titles (excluding ACX/LOC) will be eligible for Speed Dating.
Speed Dating Session Information
Back for the third year, this popular, high energy session brings the top casting decision makers into the room with fresh, yet experienced, acclaimed audiobook voice talent.
The criterion for speed dating is as follows: APA membership, no prior participation in past years' Speed Dating sessions, a minimum of 50 books recorded (excluding ACX titles), and/or an industry accolade (including Earphones, Audie nom/win, Odyssey nom/win, Grammy nom/win, Scourby, etc.)
ONE 3-minute long narration sample, along with a listing of relevant titles and publishers and/or a listing of industry accolades, must be uploaded no later than April 13 to a Dropbox, linked here.
MP3 or WAV samples should be named as follows:
PDF’s or docs listing titles and/or accolades should include 1) the book title, 2) the publisher, 3) narrator's CITY location, and 4) whether narrator has a home studio. Listings should be named as follows:
Samples will go through a secondary vetting process, and participating narrators will be announced by Saturday, May 9, via email.
Any questions should be sent to email@example.com
APAC registrations are refundable before April 27, 2015 with a $50 cancellation fee applied. No refunds will be granted after April 27, 2015. Please submit refund requests via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call on our business phone at 215-564-2729 between the hours of 9:00am – 5:00pm Eastern Time.
E-mail cancellations must contain the following: First name, last name, email address, phone number and order description. Please provide all contact information so that we may contact you with regards to the refund.