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TEA blog

10 June 2015
TEA SATE '15 design conference Sept 17-18, CMU Pittsburgh

Clockwise from top left: SATE '15 Co-Chair Shirley Saldamarco of CMU/ETC; Experience Chair Cory Rouse of WDI; Architecture Chair Anthony Van Dam of Forrec; SATE '15 Co-Chair Loren Barrows of ...

09 June 2015
When Harry Met Jennie, it was at the TEA EME Division London Day Out and Park World took notice

Many thanks to Park World magazine and editor Owen Ralph for running this cleverly titled story about the recent London Day Out organized by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Europe & ...

08 June 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Jonathan Bonner, Paragon Creative

Jonathan Bonner, Paragon Creative "You never really stop learning and you certainly don't get bored." TEA's European presence has grown significantly over the years, from a dedicated, small group meeting ...

07 June 2015
TEA members mingle and learn at Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division had a successful gathering May 28 in the Los Angeles area, thanks to the generosity of Panasonic Hollywood Laboratory ...

03 June 2015
TEA/AECOM 2014 Theme Index & Museum Index release information

  The Wizarding World of Harry Potter — Diagon Alley ™,Universal Studios Florida, Universal Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida, U.S.   TEA president Steve Birket “The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) ...

02 June 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 ...

01 June 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 ...

01 June 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. ...

27 May 2015
TEA Members making connections in San Francisco

Report from the  Western North America Division of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ): The Western Division TEA mixer May 21st at the Hilton in San Francisco, California was a ...

27 May 2015
Christie MicroTiles to light up TEA’s stand at Asian Attractions Expo

Christie® , a global visual, audio and collaboration solutions company offering diverse solutions for business, entertainment and industry, will enthrall audiences with its award-winning Christie® MicroTiles® at the Themed Entertainment ...

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30 Jun 2015
Bloomberg Philanthropies facilitates public art with US$1m grants to US cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies – the charitable arm of Michael Bloomberg’s business empire – has named four US cities which will receive up to US$1m (€899,000, £636,000) each to fund a series ...

30 Jun 2015
PGAV Destinations: 10 Year Anniversary for Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum

Museum to partner with PGAV Destinations on new exhibits...

Source: Blooloop
30 Jun 2015
Walt Disney World Announces Closing Dates for Magic of Disney Animation and DisneyQuest

by Joe Kleiman, InPark News Editor Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA (June 30, 2015) — Walt Disney World has announced the closure of two key attractions, DisneyQuest in Downtown Disney ...

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