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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.

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

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TEA EME Festive London Day Out 2017 - Owen Ralph reports
11 January 2018

TEA EME Festive London Day Out 2017 - Owen Ralph reports

Some 60 TEA members met in the British capital for the annual London Day Out: a packed program of attraction visits on December 19, 2017, organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ...

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The TEA Advantage: Kelly Easterling of Quantum Creative Studios
11 January 2018

The TEA Advantage: Kelly Easterling of Quantum Creative Studios

Kelly Easterling has been part of our industry for many years but only became active within the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) around the year 2011. His exposure to ...

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Orlando and London and NYC, Dec 2017: TEA Ugly Holiday Sweater competition on two continents!
20 December 2017

Orlando and London and NYC, Dec 2017: TEA Ugly Holiday Sweater competition on two continents!

As of 2017, the TEA "Ugly Holiday Sweater" challenge is international! Official ugly sweater challenge undertaken at the TEA booth at IAAPA - TEA Eastern Division president Melissa Ruminot faces TEA ...

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Happy Holidays from TEA
19 December 2017

Happy Holidays from TEA

Happy Holidays and Season's Greetings from the Themed Entertainment Association! Please note that TEA headquarters will be closed Dec 23-Jan 2.  As 2017 transitions to 2018, we wish you a joyous, relaxing ...

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Tickets on sale for 2018 Thea Awards Gala and TEA Summit - April 5-7 in Anaheim
18 December 2017

Tickets on sale for 2018 Thea Awards Gala and TEA Summit - April 5-7 in Anaheim

Anaheim, April 5-7, 2018: The annual Thea Awards Gala and Summit of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) will convene at Disneyland Resort, bringing together top executives and creatives ...

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Photos! TEA Western Division holiday bash and SeaWorld event
18 December 2017

Photos! TEA Western Division holiday bash and SeaWorld event

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division finished up a full calendar of events in 2017 with its annual Holiday Bash, held at the Crocker Club ...

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Guangzhou: 50 attend successful TEA event hosted by Chimelong
14 December 2017

Guangzhou: 50 attend successful TEA event hosted by Chimelong

One of the foremost theme park destinations in Guangzhou, China is Chimelong Safari Park and Paradise, and this was the site of a two-day tour for Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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200 attend TEA SATE Asia 2017 Nov 3-5 in Beijing
08 December 2017

200 attend TEA SATE Asia 2017 Nov 3-5 in Beijing

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) invited all members of the global attractions industry to attend its signature, international conference on Experience Design, SATE, in Beijing Nov 3-5, 2017. Theme: ...

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Orlando: 120 experience ICE! at TEA Eastern Division event
04 December 2017

Orlando: 120 experience ICE! at TEA Eastern Division event

An event organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division drew 120 people on Nov 29.  Report by Matt Kent , Director of Business Development ...

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Welcoming Matt Barton of 7thSense Design as TEA's new EME Division President
30 November 2017

Welcoming Matt Barton of 7thSense Design as TEA's new EME Division President

We're happy to share this announcement from 7thSense Design announcing Matt Barton's new responsibilities as head of the TEA EME Division, along with some photos of Matt: Matt Barton of ...

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DOF ROBOTICS Conference Sponsor of IAAPA FEC Summit
06 December 2017

DOF ROBOTICS Conference Sponsor of IAAPA FEC Summit

DOF ROBOTICS Conference Sponsor of IAAPA FEC Summit which will take place on 28-30 January 2018 at Laguna Beach, LA. Visit us at Summit and let's discuss our future business ...

7thSense Delivers Updated Video Technology for the 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes
01 December 2017

7thSense Delivers Updated Video Technology for the 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes

Ground-breaking 12G-SDI Fibre Content Delivery to 8K x 4K LED Wall & 14K x 14K Projection Mapping Immerses Audiences in a Winter Wonderland Sussex, England -- 1 December 2017 -- ...

SottoStudios finally joined and glad we did.
28 November 2017

SottoStudios finally joined and glad we did.

After being a part of this industry for over 30 years, first at Knott's, then Landmark, and a long stretch at Disney Imagineering, our company finally joined the TEA. Why ...

7thSense Scoops Double Win at Made in South East Awards 2017
27 November 2017

7thSense Scoops Double Win at Made in South East Awards 2017

Team Presented with Export Award and Digital Engineering Technology Award 24 November 2017 — Sussex, UK — 7thSense Design has been named as the winner of two separate awards at ...

15 November 2017

7thSense Opens Orlando Office

Sussex — 15 November 2017 — 7thSense Design, international developers of award-winning media serving technologies for media-based attractions and theme parks, continues to expand its activities in North America with ...

7thSense Supports StarVR® at IAAPA 2017
15 November 2017

7thSense Supports StarVR® at IAAPA 2017

A single Infinity media server is driving two configurations in a special demonstration of the StarVR headset at IAAPA 2017 in Orlando, Florida from 14-17 November. The first is powering ...

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03 January - 15 February 2018
2018 Thea Awards Program Ads - Deadline: February 14th
http://tinyurl.com/2018theas
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18 January 2018
TEA Eastern Division New Year Mixer at Crooked Can Brewing Company
Crooked Can Brewing Company, Winter Garden, United States
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23 January 2018
TEA Eastern Division: BTS Museum of the American Revolution
The Museum of the American Revolution, Philadelphia, United States
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08 February 2018
TEA Beijing Mixer
Home Plate BBQ, Chaoyang District, China
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05-06 April 2018
TEA Summit 2018
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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07 April 2018
24th Annual Thea Awards Gala
Disneyland Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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02-03 May 2018
TEA SATE Europe 2018
Europa Park, Germany, Rust, Germany
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