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The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is an international non-profit association representing the world's leading creators, developers, designers and producers of compelling places and experiences.

Our members bring the experience of engaging storytelling and entertainment to a vast number of casinos, restaurants, retail stores, museums, zoos, theme parks and an ever-growing list of destinations that aim to bring a higher level of visitor experiences world wide.

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TEA blog

13 April 2015
Success! Photos! Media coverage! 2015 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

Richard M. Sherman performs "it's a small world" at the 2015 Thea Awards Gala. Photo for TEA by Christopher Chien Ann Hathaway &  Christine Kerr chaired TEA Summit Day One ...

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12 April 2015
Media coverage highlights: 2015 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

TEA president Steve Birket poses at the Thea Awards Gala with a Raving Rabbid of Time Machine (Futuroscope) fame "Themed Entertainment is a THING!" -- Steve Birket (Birket Engineering), president, Themed ...

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11 April 2015
GibGab: TEA helps students find careers in themed entertainment

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) cultivates students and young talent through its NextGen initiative. Activities include TEA GibGab, a speed networking event bringing together TEA NextGen members, who are college students ...

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08 April 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: How Color Reflections serves the museum market

Shannon Martin of Color Reflections Las Vegas Shannon Martin of Color Reflections, a TEA member/sponsor company, explains how Color Reflections Las Vegas successfully expanded its business into the museum market. If ...

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12 March 2015
TEA & Ryman Arts - Our Connection

TEA Western North America Division President - David Price There’s a common thread linking the goals of TEA leaders with leading educators: It’s about the importance of seeing that a new generation ...

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24 February 2015
Disney presence at TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala 3/19-21: "it's a small world" showcase, Kim Irvine, Marty Sklar & more

"it's a small world" 50th anniversary celebration. Photo: Disney Disney projects celebrated at the 2015 Thea Awards Gala and TEA Summit - March 19-21 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif. USA ...

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16 February 2015
Futuroscope's Time Machine attraction honored with Thea Award, showcased at TEA Summit March 20-21

It took a lot of audacity to welcome the demented world of the Cretins into a park with set goals such as Parc du Futuroscope. But in response to changing demographics ...

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16 February 2015
Chimelong Ocean Kingdom principals to join TEA Summit March 20, accept Thea Award March 21 - at Disneyland Resort

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom's central icon is a sculpture of a whale shark. The new marine life park in Mainland China will be honored March 21 at the Thea Awards Gala. ...

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10 February 2015
Roberta Perry, Pat MacKay, Christine Kerr & Ann Hathaway co-chair 2015 TEA Summit March 19-20 in Anaheim

At Thea Case Studies Day in 2014, Welby Altidor presents on behalf of Cirque du Soleil "Our goal for TEA Summit Day One (March 19) is to present the kind of ...

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04 February 2015
Thierry Coup and Universal Creative team talk Harry Potter at TEA Thea Case Studies Day March 20 in Anaheim

Hogwarts Express photo courtesy NBC Universal New Harry Potter attractions inspired the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) to create a new Thea Award category: the Paragon Award, specifically for  The Wizarding World of ...

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20 Apr 2015
New York observation wheel forms centrepiece of Staten Island regeneration

Preliminary work is underway on New York’s largest observation wheel, which will sit at the heart of a US$790m (€734m, £527m) transformation of Staten Island....

20 Apr 2015
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Source: Blooloop
18 Apr 2015
California Department of Public Health Declares Disneyland Measles Outbreak Over

ABOVE: Photo courtesy Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/California Department of Public Health Sacramento, CA, USA (April 17, 2015) – The California measles outbreak that began in December 2014 is ...

04 Oct 2014
EAS 2014: A 'dam good show

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Source: ParkWorld
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