APA Online Events

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

Wednesday, June 3, 2020
10:30am - 12:30pm
APA Online International Social

Can’t quite stay up for the APA online socials? No worries – we are pleased to bring together our members in other time zones. If you live outside the US (or hail from outside the US originally) we invite you to join us for a special meet-and-greet designed to ensure our International members can get their beauty rest. Ambassador members from the UK Helen Lloyd and Matthew Lloyd Davies will provide some insights into making the most of your APA membership even though you are an ocean away. Surprise guests to pop in for a hello. Limited registration available. Begins 10:30am ET (3:30pm London, 1630 Europe).

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Friday, June 5, 2020
8:00pm - 9:00pm
APA New Members & Ambassadors Social

Our traditional New Members & Ambassadors Social would have been breakfast at APAC, but we're having it online this year... join us for a fun-filled meet-and-greet! Friday, June 5, 8-9 ET (5-6 PT)!

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
APA 2020 Sales Survey presentation (sponsored by Pozotron)

interQ presents the results of the APA 2020 Sales Survey (with data from 2019 sales). See the trends and get all your questions answered. We will also record this session for later viewing by you or your team.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020
8:30pm - 9:30pm
Webcast Live: Ask MORE Experts (Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA)

Yes folks, we're back with MORE tips to help your career. Special guests TBD.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020
8:00pm - 9:00pm
West Coast APA Online Social

APA online socials too early for those on the West (Best) Coast? We've got you covered - join us for a West Coast Happy Hour 5:00-6:00pm PT (8:00-9:00pm ET)!

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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. Deadline for entry: July 3, 2020.

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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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