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ABOUT THE TEA

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.

We provide the proper channels and opportunities to network, educate and help your business or career grow.

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TEA blog

See all the 2017 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala official videos
26 July 2017

See all the 2017 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala official videos

Now on TEA TV! Click here . See videos of presentations from the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) 2017 Thea Awards Gala ... An international industry moment at the ...

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The media identify trends and build stories from the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index & Museum Index
25 July 2017

The media identify trends and build stories from the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index & Museum Index

A number of top media outlets reported on the 2016 edition of the TEA/AECOM Theme Index & Museum Index. Below, we share stories, editorial angles and trends that emerged. Story by Judith Rubin ...

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More relevant than ever: CalArts, site of TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles
24 July 2017

More relevant than ever: CalArts, site of TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles

On October 5-6, 2017, California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) opens its doors to the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) annual SATE Conference on Experience Design. Holding SATE on the ...

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TEA Member Spotlight: Joe Fox, Birket Engineering
23 July 2017

TEA Member Spotlight: Joe Fox, Birket Engineering

If you've attended a Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) conference such as the annual TEA Summit or  TEA SATE , you have likely met Joe Fox , and/or heard his ...

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Photos from TEA events in Singapore, France & Los Angeles
18 July 2017

Photos from TEA events in Singapore, France & Los Angeles

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) organizes professional gatherings in all parts of the world, reflecting the international nature of the themed entertainment industry and the four active  Divisions ...

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Press coverage of the attractions industry that relies on TEA information
12 July 2017

Press coverage of the attractions industry that relies on TEA information

Here we are sharing some recent examples of stories in the mainstream and industry press that shine a spotlight on the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), TEA activities and ...

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TEA Western North America Division continues new
12 July 2017

TEA Western North America Division continues new "Best Practices" educational series

Los Angeles: Professional development for members of the attractions industry courtesy TEA - See details and sign up now for the July 25 session! Tuesday, July 25 at ArtCenter Pasadena, 6-9 pm ...

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Welcome New Members!
30 June 2017

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for March thru May 2017. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of ...

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Thank You to our 2017 TEA Annual Sponsors
16 June 2017

Thank You to our 2017 TEA Annual Sponsors

TEA extends a heartfelt thank you and our sincere appreciation for the generous support of these annual sponsors.  TEA Global Partners: TEA Global Sponsors: TEA Corporate Sponsors:...

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TEA and AECOM release 2016 Theme Index and Museum Index in English & Chinese
01 June 2017

TEA and AECOM release 2016 Theme Index and Museum Index in English & Chinese

Updated 6/1/17 -- Attendance at top theme park groups, museums and water parks continues to grow, as shown in the 2016 TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index, a joint project ...

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Industry news

Noah's Ark theme park in hot water after US$10 land sale jeopardises US$18m tax rebate
26 Jul 2017

Noah's Ark theme park in hot water after US$10 land sale jeopardises US$18m tax rebate

The biblical theme park in Kentucky centred around a full-size recreation of Noah’s Ark has transferred back land sold to its non-profit affiliate for just US$10 (€8.60, £7.70) after officials ...

26 Jul 2017

Anne Herzog Joins Mad Systems

Anne's role will include maintaining and developing client relations, growing Mad Systems' East Coast presence and establishing Mad Systems' new satellite office, conveniently located within 15 miles of Orlando International ...

20 Jul 2017

Three largest indoor waterparks in the US open new Proslide expansions

The three largest indoor water parks in the US, which are all Kalahari Resorts, have successfully opened new and exciting expansions featuring Proslide rides. The first of these expansions was ...

Source: ParkWorld
26 Jul 2017
Ride Entertainment Awarded Bright Lights Award from State of Maryland

The Comptroller’s Bright Lights Award recognizes and celebrates innovation in the private and nonprofit sectors. One company from each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City were honored....

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TEA Events

12 August 2017
TEA ROCKTOPIA in Woodstock!
Bethel Woods Center for the Arts, Bethel, United States of America
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07-08 September 2017
Efteling - Behind The Scenes of Symbolica and Loonsche Land
Efteling , Kaatsheuvel , Netherlands
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26-28 September 2017
TEA @ EAS 2017 Berlin
Messe Berlin Exhibition Center, Berlin, Germany
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27 September 2017
TEA Mixer @ EAS Berlin
Zoo Restaurant & Terrace, Berlin, Germany
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05-06 October 2017
TEA SATE 2017 - Los Angeles
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, United States
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