Announcing new Association Management for the APA

Dear APA Members: After several months of research and evaluation, the APA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that as of September 1st, Fernley & Fernley, Inc., will be the APA’s new association management company (AMC). While change can be challenging, we are confident that the affiliation with this well established AMC will result in…

NEWS ROUND-UP

News, Blog Posts, and Audiobook Articles You May Have Missed (from Jun/Jul/Aug 2014) GENERAL NEWS A FORBES article touts the benefits of audiobooks while multitasking, exercising and traveling, and as a cure for insomnia. The article offers a wide range of audiobook recommendations, including selections from virtually every publisher in the audio industry, including Penguin…

The “AudiobookMobile” hits the road for a 5-city tour beginning Labor Day Weekend

The Audio Publishers Association (APA) is kicking off its biggest ever consumer awareness campaign, designed to draw attention to the booming audiobook format and encourage readers to take a listen to their next book. The APA has partnered with marketing agency GoGORILLA Media to create a custom-wrapped “AudiobookMobile” that will travel to five cities in the northeastern United…

Celebrating the life of our friend, Bob Deyan

When we remember Bob Deyan, we should remember him as he would have liked to be remembered… not with heavy hearts, discouraged by the ALS that brought this big-hearted man down, but rather with a smile on our faces for the smile Bob always had for us, a gleam in the eye with his unfailing sense of…

Reminder — 2015 Audies Call for Entries Deadline

Reminder! August 22 is the first deadline for 2015 Audies Entries (for titles published 11/1/13 – 7/31/14) What’s new? In response to publisher requests, we have added a new category this year. The Judges Award – Science & Technology honors audiobooks that highlight advances and/or creativity in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Last…