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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 blog

Hotopp hosts 70 industry members at Seattle gathering in August 2018
14 September 2018

Hotopp hosts 70 industry members at Seattle gathering in August 2018

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) community gathered August 30, 2018 in the Pacific Northwest to discuss creative culture in the attractions industry. This TEA Western North America Division event ...

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Inaugural slate of seven TEA Masters will be honored at 2018 TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld
05 September 2018

Inaugural slate of seven TEA Masters will be honored at 2018 TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) - the international membership association for the makers of compelling places and experiences - announced the slate of honorees for the new, inaugural ...

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Welcome New Members!
04 September 2018

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for August 2018. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own. ...

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SATE IN ORLANDO - Speakers, sessions, schedule - TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, 4-5 October 2018
31 August 2018

SATE IN ORLANDO - Speakers, sessions, schedule - TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, 4-5 October 2018

Sessions and speakers announced for TEA SATE 2018 Orlando - SeaWorld, 4-5 October, by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). TEA SATE is the definitive conference series on Experience ...

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Lance Cardey: TEA networking opportunities helped a young engineer join the industry
31 August 2018

Lance Cardey: TEA networking opportunities helped a young engineer join the industry

I didn’t know the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) or the themed entertainment industry existed when I started out after receiving my engineering degree in 2014. But when I found it and ...

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30 August 2018

"Everyone grows together" - TEA Member Spotlight: Juliana Tong of Christie

"PASSIONATELY CURIOUS" - Juliana Tong, Senior Director, Global Marketing, Entertainment at Christie, opens up about her career, the company and her perspective on the industry and its growth in Asia. She is based ...

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SATE IN GUANGZHOU - Preview from the Co-Chairs of TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong, 26-28 October 2018
29 August 2018

SATE IN GUANGZHOU - Preview from the Co-Chairs of TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong, 26-28 October 2018

What to expect from TEA SATE Asia 2018 - Chimelong. TEA SATE is the definitive conference series on Experience Design, organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). TEA ...

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PHOTOS from recent TEA gatherings around the world
27 August 2018

PHOTOS from recent TEA gatherings around the world

Networking and professional development are core activities to the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) in service of the membership and the industry, and have been since TEA was founded in ...

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TEA members go behind the scenes at Downton Abbey: the Exhibition in NYC
21 August 2018

TEA members go behind the scenes at Downton Abbey: the Exhibition in NYC

New York, New York, 19 July 2018 – On a summer Thursday night a group of Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) members explored “Downton Abbey: The Exhibition." Report by Trent Oliver, ...

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Macau: TEA goes backstage at City of Dreams and Studio City Macau
14 August 2018

Macau: TEA goes backstage at City of Dreams and Studio City Macau

On 11 August 2018, the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) welcomed about 20 industry members to Macau for a series of behind-the-scenes experiences at the City of Dreams and Studio ...

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Falcon’s Creative Group Launches “Experience Imagination” Podcast Series
08 September 2018

Falcon’s Creative Group Launches “Experience Imagination” Podcast Series

Falcon’s is excited to announce the launch of its new podcast series, "Experience Imagination: A Themed Entertainment Podcast by Falcon's Creative Group" Each episode of “Experience Imagination” will feature a ...

Disney Veteran Jay Williams Joins Design Studio Super 78
06 September 2018

Disney Veteran Jay Williams Joins Design Studio Super 78

Global attractions design-production studio  Super 78  has hired veteran executive and entrepreneur  Jay Williams  for the newly created position of executive producer/head of growth. The hiring was jointly announced Thursday ...

Local Measure to Showcase Real-Time Feedback Tool at the Euro Attractions Show
05 September 2018

Local Measure to Showcase Real-Time Feedback Tool at the Euro Attractions Show

London - 5 September 2018 – From September 25–27 Local Measure will be attending the Euro Attractions Show, held at the RAI Amsterdam Convention Center, to showcase its new real-time ...

Hasbro partners with hospitality through the company's LBE vertical
05 September 2018

Hasbro partners with hospitality through the company's LBE vertical

Theming and IP can provide the vital point of differentiation that turns a hotel stay into a unique experience. When it comes to serving families in that regard, Hasbro is a ...

Mousetrappe animates unique presentation of Disney Beauty and the Beast at Hollywood Bowl, with
31 August 2018

Mousetrappe animates unique presentation of Disney Beauty and the Beast at Hollywood Bowl, with "living scenery"

The customized special production,  Disney Beauty and the Beast – in Concert Live-to-Film (DBATB) at the Hollywood Bowl packed the 17,500-seat venue for its two-night run over Memorial Day weekend, May 25-26, ...

National Comedy Center Opens to Big Laughs, Rave Reviews
07 August 2018

National Comedy Center Opens to Big Laughs, Rave Reviews

The  National Comedy Center  is open for laughs in “I Love Lucy” comedian Lucille Ball’s hometown. A Laughing Matter Located in a repurposed 1930 art-deco train station, the 37,000-square-foot center ...

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TEA Events

25-27 September 2018
TEA @ EAS 2018 - Amsterdam - Booth, Mixer, Sponsors & Panels
RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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26 September 2018
TEA Mixer @ EAS & This is Holland Flying Experience
The Loft in A'DAM Tower, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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26 September 2018
TEA @ AZA Mixer!
The Pine Box, Seattle, United States
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27 September 2018
TEA NextGen Presents: Breakfast at EAS Amsterdam!
AT SEVEN Cafe, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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30 September 2018
TEA Presents: Behind the Scenes at Knott's Scary Farm
Knott's Berry Farm, Buena Park, United States
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03 October 2018
TEA NextGen Presents: Universal Studios Hollywood - Halloween Horror Nights
Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, United States
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03 October 2018
TEA Eastern North America - Havana Nights
Cuba Libre, Orlando, United States
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03 October 2018
TEA NextGen Pre-Mixer in Orlando
Cuba Libre, Orlando, United States
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04-05 October 2018
TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld - 2018
SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, United States
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25-28 October 2018
TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong - October 25-28
Chimelong Panda Hotel, Panyu District, China
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