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TEA blog

24 April 2015
Did you work on a Thea-awarded project? Order your Thea trophy

Vera Carasso of Gemeentemuseum den Haag and Ellen Schindler of kossman.dejong accepted the Thea Award for Wonderkamers Did your project receive a TEA Thea Award this year, or in a ...

23 April 2015
TEA call for Thea Awards nominations - deadline July 10, 2015

Nominations are open for the annual Thea Awards of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the international alliance for the makers of compelling places and experiences. Nominations for the 2015-2016 judging ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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24 Apr 2015
Diggerland to open new £5m UK theme park

Diggerland is continuing to expand across the UK after reaching an agreement with Evesham County Park in Worcestershire to open its fifth British location, coming im February 2016 at a ...

23 Apr 2015
Chester Zoo to Open £40m Islands on July 13 2015

“Islands will see the dawning of a new age, creating an unparalleled visitor experience"...

Source: Blooloop
22 Apr 2015
Leading International Investment Firms Purchase Majority Stake in Cirque du Soleil; Major Expansion in China Part of Deal

ABOVE: Concept art for Allavita at EXPO Milano 2015, a Cirque du Soleil production. Montreal, QB, Canada (April 20, 2015) – Cirque du Soleil (“Cirque”), one of the world’s leading ...

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