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TEA blog

19 May 2015
TEA Members treated to a special evening: Peter Pan at the Garden Theatre

TEA Members were treated to a special evening at the Garden Theatre in Winter Garden, Florida on May 14, 2015 as the Eastern Division celebrated the theatre’s performance of Peter ...

15 May 2015
A day in London with the Themed Entertainment Association - Report from COO Jennie Nevin

London Day Out with TEA, May 6, 2015 The Europe & Middle East Division of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA EME ) has continued its successful series of SATE Academy ...

14 May 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Joanna Del Moral, SVP business development, VOA Associates

"It’s fun to dream up ways to make children and adults smile by making a magical place become reality." Joanna Del Moral is a very familiar face at TEA - a ...

13 May 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. ...

13 May 2015
New Ideas at Union University: TEA NextGen Experience Cafe - report from the TEA president

Far left, Brad Nelms, 4th from left Sylvia Matiko, 6th from left Steve Birket, 8th from left Dr. Schwindt, 9th from left Tom King, 10th from left Dr. Russ, far ...

11 May 2015
TEA MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: Anthony Van Dam, Executive VP and Principal, FORREC

Anthony Van Dam, FORREC "Know how stuff gets built" We posed some questions to Anthony Van Dam, Executive VP and Principal of FORREC Ltd. , to learn more about him and ...

05 May 2015
Become a TEA Global Sponsor

    Global Sponsorship - Support the TEA and its global initiatives. Reach over 1000 TEA members, the best and brightest creators and executives in the Themed Entertainment Industry.  Represent ...

27 April 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 ...

24 April 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 ...

13 April 2015
Success! Photos! Media coverage! 2015 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

Richard M. Sherman performs "it's a small world" at the 2015 Thea Awards Gala. Photo for TEA by Christopher Chien Ann Hathaway &  Christine Kerr chaired TEA Summit Day One ...

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Industry news

22 May 2015
Justice League: Battle for Metropolis comes to Six Flags Over Texas

Justice League: Battle for Metropolis is about to make its long-awaited debut at Six Flags Over Texas, with the attraction offering a one-of-a-kind interactive DC Universe experience....

22 May 2015
Vortex Wins GRANDS PRIX DU DESIGN Award for Water Journey™

"We will continue to innovate and push the boundaries when it comes to aquatic play experiences.”...

Source: Blooloop
22 May 2015
Harry Potter Soars to New Dimensions as The Forbidden Journey Goes 4K 3D at Universal Studios Japan

Osaka, Japan (May 21, 2012) – To celebrate greater magic in the second year at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Japan, a ceremony for the announcement ...

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TEA Events

28 May 2015
Western Division - TEA Panasonic Mixer - May 28
Panasonic Hollywood Lab, Los Angeles, United States
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10 June 2015
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts - Backstage Tour and Creative Discussion - June 10th
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Orlando, United States
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17-19 June 2015
TEA at the IAAPA Hong Kong Asian Attractions Expo
Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre , Hong Kong
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18 June 2015
TEA Mixer at AAE15 Hong Kong - 6:00 pm June 18th
Renaissance Harbour View Hotel , Wanchai, Hong Kong
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17-18 September 2015
SATE 2015
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, United States
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