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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

27 May 2015
TEA Members making connections in San Francisco

The Western Division TEA mixer May 21st at the Hilton in San Fransisco was a wonderful event and many people came; some even from as far as LA and Las Vegas! It ...

26 May 2015
Themed Entertainment curricula expand - New Columbia U program includes Don Marinelli

TEA member Don Marinelli is one of the pioneers of themed entertainment education in academia. Don recently joined the faculty of the Columbia University School of Continuing Education in New ...

26 May 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Nathan Jones, VP Sales USA & Canada, Vekoma Rides

Nathan Jones, Vekoma "No better job in the world. No two days are the same. I get to ride roller coasters!" Nathan Jones, Vice President of Sales, U.S.A. & Canada,  Vekoma Rides ...

19 May 2015
TEA Members treated to a special evening: Peter Pan at the Garden Theatre

TEA Members were treated to a special evening at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, Florida on May 14, 2015 as the Eastern Division celebrated the theatre’s performance of Peter ...

15 May 2015
A day in London with the Themed Entertainment Association - Report from COO Jennie Nevin

London Day Out with TEA, May 6, 2015 The Europe & Middle East Division of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA EME ) has continued its successful series of SATE Academy ...

14 May 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Joanna Del Moral, SVP business development, VOA Associates

"It’s fun to dream up ways to make children and adults smile by making a magical place become reality." Joanna Del Moral is a very familiar face at TEA - a ...

13 May 2015
Become a SATE Sponsor

Become a sponsor for SATE, TEA's signature international conference bringing together the brightest minds and top decision makers exploring what's next in Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience in themed entertainment. ...

13 May 2015
New Ideas at Union University: TEA NextGen Experience Cafe - report from the TEA president

Far left, Brad Nelms, 4th from left Sylvia Matiko, 6th from left Steve Birket, 8th from left Dr. Schwindt, 9th from left Tom King, 10th from left Dr. Russ, far ...

11 May 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Van Dam, Executive VP and Principal, FORREC

Anthony Van Dam, FORREC "Know how stuff gets built" We posed some questions to Anthony Van Dam, Executive VP and Principal of FORREC Ltd. , to learn more about him and ...

05 May 2015
Become a TEA Global Sponsor

    Global Sponsorship - Support the TEA and its global initiatives. Reach over 1000 TEA members, the best and brightest creators and executives in the Themed Entertainment Industry.  Represent ...

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Industry news

27 May 2015
Disney eyes future wearables to grow MyMagic+

Disney is planning the next steps in its MyMagic+ campaign as it eyes the fast-growing wearables market for inspiration....

27 May 2015
Luce Group Continues to Grow. New Appointments Announced: Kelly Easterling and Richard Chamblin

Award-winning, New York-based, lighting-design firm expands...

Source: Blooloop
27 May 2015
Puff the Magic Dragon Headed to Themed Retail and Dining Through Licensing Agreement with Schussler Creative

Minneapolis, MN, USA (May 27, 2015) /PRWEB/ – Schussler Creative, Inc (SCI) announced today the acquisition of the worldwide licensing rights to “Puff, the Magic Dragon” for the development of a ...

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TEA Events

28 May 2015
Western Division - TEA Panasonic Mixer - May 28
Panasonic Hollywood Lab, Los Angeles, United States
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10 June 2015
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Backstage Tour and Creative Discussion - June 10th
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, United States
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17-19 June 2015
TEA at the IAAPA Hong Kong Asian Attractions Expo
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre , Hong Kong
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18 June 2015
TEA Mixer at AAE15 Hong Kong - 6:00 pm June 18th
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel , Wanchai, Hong Kong
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17-18 September 2015
SATE 2015
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States
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