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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.


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December 8, 2014 - Sound Learning Literacy Toolkit


October 30, 2014 - Audiobooks: The Next Big Thing


August 25, 2014 - Audiobookmobile to Make First Tour


July 9, 2014 - The 2015 Audies Competition is now open and accepting entries.


May 30, 2014 - 2014 Audies Winners Announced — Read More


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Each year, APA offers a variety of ways for members to network, gain visibility, access valuable industry discounts, further their industry knowledge, promote products/services, join philanthropic missions and just plain have some fun with other audio industry professionals. [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.

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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.


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"Audiobook Blogger of the Year" Contest

Enter for a chance to be named The Audio Publishers Association's Audiobook Blogger of the Year! The winner will receive two tickets to the 2015 Audies Awards Gala and recognition in the audiobook community.

To learn more, click here.

up and coming events


2014-15 Upcoming

Member Social: New York
January 12, 2015
79 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016
(212) 696-5700

Log in to My APA Portal to register!


The 2014 Audies finalists are available on TheAudies.com courtesy of our friends at AudioFile Magazine.

Visit the site to read all about the nominees.


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



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.


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