APA Online Events

Throughout the course of the year, APA offers members-only online events to connect and educate members.

Thursday, July 9, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
July APA Online Social

Tune in, check in and have some fun with fellow APA members! Thursday, July 9, 4-6pm ET!

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Webcast Live: Ask MORE Experts (Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA)

On the next episode of Webcast Live, we're back with MORE tips to help your career. Special guests TBD.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Online Speed Dating August 2020

An Online Speed Dating event! Narrators will present themselves to a wide range of dialed-in producers 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. Registration for this event has closed.

Thursday, August 6, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
APA Online International Social

If you live outside the US (or hail from outside the US originally) we invite you to join us for a social designed to ensure our International members can get their beauty rest. Ambassador members from the UK Helen Lloyd and Matthew Lloyd Davies will host. Limited registration available. Begins noon ET (5:00pm London, 6:00pm Europe).

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Wednesday, August 12, 2020
8:00pm - 9:00pm
August APA Online Social

Beat the Summer Heat with your APA Friends - join us for a fun (though virtual) meet-and-greet. Wednesday, August 12, 8-9pm ET!

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Tuesday, September 22, 2020
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Speed Dating September 2020

Lottery-chosen APA member narrators will present themselves and their skills to audiobook producers either online or in-person in NYC (TBD, dependent on quarantine status and travel limitations). 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. Deadline for entry: July 31, 2020.

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Thursday, September 24, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Engaging and Maintaining a Relationship with the Audiobook Consumer (and Reviewers)

Industry leaders will share best practices that have advanced their businesses and opened direct lines of communication with the audiobook consumer/tastemaker. Potential topics: Messaging around trying audiobooks, Samples/Giveaways, Cultivating Influencers, Libraries as tastemakers, and Audiobook clubs. (Moderator: Amy Metsch)

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