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Gain visibility and network with professionals from this growing industry by sponsoring or exhibiting at APA events!

APA values its partnerships with such industry stars as Deyan Audio, SAG-AFTRA, AudioFile Magazine, Brilliance Publishing, Overdrive, and Publisher’s Spotlight. We'd like to create a partnership with you! Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, Individual, and Soundbyte levels are available!

For more details on sponsorships, please visit our Sponsors page or contact APA Headquarters.

Submissions for the 2016 Audies Competition are now closed.

CLICK HERE to learn about the competition process and judging criteria.

Important Information for APA Members:

Access to the Member Portal area of the APA website has recently changed. An email has recently been sent to you with your new user name and password to access the Member Portal. Your previous user name and password are no longer viable and should not be used going forward. If you did not receive your new user name and password, please contact HQ today at info@audiopub.org.






Dues renewal notices have been emailed to all members for 2015. If you have not yet received your notice, please contact HQ today at info@audiopub.org. (You will need your new user name and password to renew.)


Lastest News


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October 1, 2015 - APA OTR Announcement

July 13, 2015 - 2015 Sales Survey Press Release

June 11, 2015 - 2015 Consumer Survey Results

June 10, 2015 - 2015 Consumer Survey Results Video Presentation – presented at APAC

June 5, 2015 - 2015 Audies Winners

April 13, 2015 - Audio Book of the Year Finalists

February 11, 2015 - 2015 Audie Award Finalists Announced


Listen. Think. Learn.

Start your exploration of audiobooks with this overview of all of the benefits of audiobooks from the classroom, to summer reading and more.


Audio Publishers Association (APA) is a not-for-profit trade organization dedicated to creating a public awareness of the audio publishing industry as well as providing industry professionals with educational opportunities to develop their businesses. To learn more about APA, please click here.

Want to become an audiobook narrator? Learn more now!

APA offers professionals in the audio publishing industry a forum to come together for educational and networking opportunities. In addition to the discounts you will receive at all APA hosted events, your membership gives you access to the Members Only Section of our website where you will find member resources, member contact information, access to all past eNewsletters and announcements for member networking events and educational opportunities.

Visit the APA Member Benefits section for more details on how the APA can serve you!



Did you know that APA Members have the opportunity to participate in APA sponsored media and events to showcase their authors and narrators. Opportunities include the BEA TEA, PLA Supper, June Is Audiobook Month, Dropcards and more! APA members can take advantage of these APA initiatives to increase their visibility and grow audiobook awareness for the industry.


CLICK HERE for all the latest on audiobooks in the news.


Watch all the action here from the
2015 Audies Gala program.

Watch 2015 Audies videos here

up and coming events

2015 Upcoming


Thursday, December 3
12:30 p.m. EST.

Differentiating Voices - How Characters Age
Moderated by publisher/narrator Amy Rubinate, in conversation with acclaimed narrators Katherine Kellgren and Scott Brick and PRH audiobook director Christina Rooney.

Click here to register.


2016 Upcoming


Save the dates! Registration and venue information coming soon!
1/12/16 - New York City
3/29/16 – New York City
5/9/16 – Chicago (pre-APAC)
June 2016 - Orlando (in conjunction with ALA Odyssey party)



Members: Connect
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Interested in Audiobooks but not part of the Industry? Join the Audiobook Community on Facebook!


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The APA conducts various studies that serve as documentation of all aspects of the industry, as well as the backbone for new research. The Annual Sales Survey and the Biennial Consumer Survey provide snapshots of the industry and the consumer. Only Members have access to the complete reports and analysis--a valuable resource to understanding industry trends and aiding in strategic decision making.


Click here for the APA Newsblog archive.




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