APA Online Events

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

Audiobook Engagers: demographics, discovery, library borrowing, and more! (sponsored by hoopla)

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Who are audiobook buyers and borrowers pre- and during pandemic? Based on the Immersive Media & Books survey, Drs. Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens from Portland State University drill down into the demographics, discovery patterns, and borrowing habits of audiobook engagers in 2020 and beyond.

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Webcast Live: Who Do They Think You Are – Part Two

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On the next Webcast Live, we’ll have part two of our NEW series, “Who Do They Think You Are” – all about your online presence and how you’re perceived by producers and the industry at large.

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Spanish Language Audiobook Market Social 5

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Our first four Spanish Language Audiobook Market Socials were popular, so we're meeting again! As this market grows we are gathering members actively recording in Spanish or interested in what’s happening with the market for a casual conversation. We'll share some facts about the market then break into small groups to connect. Join us!

Nuestro evento social sobre el mercado de audiolibros en español tuvo muy buena respuesta, ¡así que nos volveremos a encontrar! A medida que este mercado crece, trataremos de reunir a los miembros que graban activamente en español o están interesados en lo que sucede en la industria para que tengan conversaciones informales. Nuevamente compartiremos algunos datos sobre el mercado y luego nos dividiremos en pequeños grupos para conectar. ¡Acompáñanos!

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Narration Tech Basics - Webinar - Home Studio Set-Up

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Details to come.

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September Online Member Social

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Celebrate the beginning of Fall with APA Colleagues - join us for a virtual meet-and-greet!

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September 2021 Online Speed Dating

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Lottery-chosen APA member narrators will present themselves and their skills to audiobook producers online via Zoom. Prospective Speed Daters will register to be chosen via lottery and clip review. You must not have participated in speed dating for the past 2 years to be eligible. Deadline for Voice Talent entry: August 22.

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Webcast Live: Who Do They Think You Are – Part Three

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After a break for the month of August, we’ll have part three of our NEW series, “Who Do They Think You Are” – all about your online presence and how you’re perceived by producers and the industry at large.

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Narration Tech Basics - Webinar - Equipment

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Details to come.

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APA Speed Dating - for Bilingual Narrators (Spanish)

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APA member narrators will present themselves and their skills to audiobook producers online via Zoom. Prospective Speed Daters must be proficient in Spanish (can perform an entire audiobook), and will register to be chosen via lottery and Spanish-language clip review. Our usual rule excluding those who have had Speed Dating in the last 2 years is suspended for this session only. Deadline for Voice Talent entry: September 24.

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Narration Tech Basics - Webinar - Software

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Details to come.

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Narration Tech Basics - Webinar - Open Q&A

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Details to come.

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December 2021 Online Speed Dating

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Lottery-chosen APA member narrators will present themselves and their skills to audiobook producers online via Zoom. Prospective Speed Daters will register to be chosen via lottery and clip review. You must not have participated in speed dating for the past 2 years to be eligible. Deadline for Voice Talent entry: November 7.

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