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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

Welcome New Members!
03 January 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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TEA participates in China International Import Expo
19 December 2018

TEA participates in China International Import Expo

TEA at CIIE - The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) participated in the first China International Import Expo (CIIE), in Shanghai, 8 November 2018. CIIE aims to promote China’s culture and ...

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TEA Explores Japan - report & photos
19 December 2018

TEA Explores Japan - report & photos

"TEA Explores Japan" was a professional development event organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Asia Pacific Division, Dec 4-5, 2018 at Panasonic Center Tokyo and Universal Studios ...

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Get your tickets! 2019 TEA Summit & TEA Thea Awards Gala, April 11-13
19 December 2018

Get your tickets! 2019 TEA Summit & TEA Thea Awards Gala, April 11-13

Tickets are now on sale for 2019 #TEAsummit and #TEAtheas April 11-13 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, the biggest weekend of events for the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) ...

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110 attend TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong
19 December 2018

110 attend TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong

TEA SATE Asia 2018 - Chimelong took place 25-28 October at Chimelong in Guangzhou, China (top photo). The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) SATE Asia conference on Experience Design was ...

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TEA celebrates the holidays! Los Angeles, Chicago, NYC, Orlando, London, Osaka
19 December 2018

TEA celebrates the holidays! Los Angeles, Chicago, NYC, Orlando, London, Osaka

Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) members know how to put on a party! Enjoy photos from various holiday gatherings of late 2018. Chicago's TEA Holiday Party LOS ANGELES - ...

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Season's Greetings from TEA and holiday closure dates
18 December 2018

Season's Greetings from TEA and holiday closure dates

The Themed Entertainment Association wishes you and yours a joyous holiday season.  Please note holiday closure dates: The TEA International Headquarters office in Burbank CA will be closed Dec 21, ...

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TEA Festive London Day Out 2018 - Owen Ralph reports
18 December 2018

TEA Festive London Day Out 2018 - Owen Ralph reports

In what has become established as an annual holiday tradition, members of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Europe & Middle East Division ( TEA EME ) met in ...

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TEA mixer at AZA 2018 in Seattle - Ian Klein reports
17 December 2018

TEA mixer at AZA 2018 in Seattle - Ian Klein reports

A slew of industry professionals joined the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division in Seattle for a mixer in conjunction with the Association of Zoos & Aquariums ...

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TEA returns to MAPIC in 2018 - Klaus Paulsen reports
14 December 2018

TEA returns to MAPIC in 2018 - Klaus Paulsen reports

In November 2018 the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) participated for the second time at MAPIC, the annual, international retail property market held in Cannes, France. Klaus Sommer Paulsen ...

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Creative Expansion for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan Includes Addition of Cody Tilson, Promotion of Kyle Shoup, and More
18 December 2018

Creative Expansion for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan Includes Addition of Cody Tilson, Promotion of Kyle Shoup, and More

CHICAGO - As a final order of business for this stellar year, specialized creative agency Leviathan's Chief Executive Officer Chad Hutson and Chief Creative Officer Jason White are honored to ...

Bart Dohmen new CEO of Unlimited Snow Development
13 December 2018

Bart Dohmen new CEO of Unlimited Snow Development

The Unlimited Leisure Group is pleased and excited to hereby inform you that Bart Dohmen has accepted the appointment of CEO of Unlimited Snow Development, part of the Unlimited Leisure ...

PBS and Falcon’s Creative Group to Create Location-based Experiences
19 November 2018

PBS and Falcon’s Creative Group to Create Location-based Experiences

Falcon’s Creative Group, the Orlando-based creative services firm specializing in the design and production of themed experiences, is honored and excited to announce a major cooperative agreement with PBS. Falcon’s ...

AECOM’s China Theme Park Pipeline Report finds the industry is poised for significant future growth
09 November 2018

AECOM’s China Theme Park Pipeline Report finds the industry is poised for significant future growth

AECOM latest report offers proprietary insights into China theme park industry   HONG KONG (Nov. 8, 2018) — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, today released its China ...

Cartoon Network invites its fan base onto LBE platforms
09 November 2018

Cartoon Network invites its fan base onto LBE platforms

Almost three years ago, Erik Resnick, SVP – Business Development and Commercial Strategy for Cartoon Network, Boomerang and Adult Swim, began to research the Location Based Entertainment marketplace to identify ...

Acclaimed ‘Buzz Stories’ Gets Competitively Priced Amazon Kindle Edition
07 November 2018

Acclaimed ‘Buzz Stories’ Gets Competitively Priced Amazon Kindle Edition

Buzz Stories at Thirty Thousand Feet celebrates the life and lessons of Disney Legend Harrison “Buzz” Price from the luminaries who worked with and were inspired by him     ...

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24 January 2019
TEA Western Division Mixer - Burbank Bar & Grille
Burbank Bar & Grille, Burbank, United States
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11-12 April 2019
TEA Summit 2019
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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12 April 2019
TEA Summit 2019 - NextGen Scholarships
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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13 April 2019
25th Annual Thea Awards Gala
Disneyland Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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08-10 May 2019
TEA SATE Europe - 2019
Parc Asterix, France, Astérix Park, France
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