Member Networking Socials

The APA hosts Member Networking Socials throughout the year, which offer a low-cost opportunity to mix and mingle in a relaxed setting.

Upcoming Socials

September 15, 2019 - LA Member Social - sponsored by The Audio Flow
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Westside Tavern
10850 West Pico Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Join fellow West Coast APA Colleagues for a fun meet-and-greet at a favorite hangout!


September 16, 2019 - NYC Speed Dating
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Edge Studio
115 West 45th Street
Floor 8
New York, NY 10036

Narrator Registration Is Now Closed for this event.
(Producers interested in attending, please email Janet at

September 17, 2019 - NYC Fall Social
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Tavern 29
47 E 29th St
New York, NY 10016

Join us for 2 hours of networking and fun with fellow APA members. The cost is $20/person. Snacks are included and beverages may be purchased onsite.


October 8, 2019 - DC Fall Mini-Social
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Heavy Seas Alehouse
1501 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209

Come meet and mingle with audiobook narrators and industry professionals in the DC Metropolitan area, at a FREE APA Fall Mini-Social in Arlington, Virginia, on Tuesday October 8th, 5:30pm - 8pm. We'll be at the Heavy Seas Alehouse, 1501 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22209 (WMATA Metro and parking-accessible).

Open to APA members and non-members (no registration required).


Mark your calendars for this fun networking opportunity!

December 4, 2019 - Online Speed Dating
12:00pm - 1:30pm

NEW: An online speed dating event! Lottery-chosen narrators will meet with producers online via Zoom Video Chat for short introductions. Prospective speed daters will register to be chosen via lottery and demo review. You must not have participated in speed dating for the past 2 years to be eligible.


APA Webinars & Webcasts

Throughout the course of the year, APA offers members-only webinars and webcasts on recent trends and hot topics in the industry.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Webcast Live: Origin Story with January LaVoy (Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA)

On our next APA Webcast Live – Origin Story is back! In this episode Suzanne and PJ have the phenomenal January LaVoy!
January is an AudioFile Magazine Golden Voice, was named Publishers Weekly Narrator of the Year, and has multiple Earphones and Audie Awards. She’s appeared in Broadway and Off-Broadway productions such as ENRON, Wings, Coraline and Mrs. Murray’s Managerie, and her appearances on television include “Elementary,” “Law & Order” (classic, CI and SVU) and “Blue Bloods.” She also originated the role of Noelle Ortiz-Stubbs on “One Life to Live." As a narrator, January is known for her “beautiful, deep voice” and “outstanding, distinctive” characters, and “superb” accents.
As always, there will be a giveaway - this time from January herself.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Webcast Live: The 101: Bow Chicka Wow Wow (Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA)

Learn more about Romance Narration... details still to come.


APA Events

Audies Gala 2020
March 2, 2020
7:30pm - 10:30am
409 E 59th St
New York, NY 10022