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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

TEA excursion to abandoned Spreepark, Berlin - Sept 2017
09 October 2017

TEA excursion to abandoned Spreepark, Berlin - Sept 2017

Some 25 members of the attractions industry gathered to explore an abandoned amusement park in East Berlin on Sept 25, 2017. This guided tour was organized by the European & ...

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150 attend TEA mixer at GSCA 2017 in Chicago
09 October 2017

150 attend TEA mixer at GSCA 2017 in Chicago

On Sept 25, some 150 people turned out for a mixer organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) during the annual international conference of the Giant Screen Cinema ...

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80 attend TEA Asia Pacific Division Beijing Mixer at Silkroading, Sept 22
28 September 2017

80 attend TEA Asia Pacific Division Beijing Mixer at Silkroading, Sept 22

Beijing -- On September 22, 2017, The 4th TEA Beijing Mixer took place, organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Asia Pacific Division and sponsored by Silkroading (Beijing) ...

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Full house for TEA SATE 17 LA conference on Experience Design at CalArts Oct 5-6
28 September 2017

Full house for TEA SATE 17 LA conference on Experience Design at CalArts Oct 5-6

Los Angeles -- With 400 delegates attending, the 2017 TEA SATE conference on Experience Design is officially at capacity. Organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) and hosted ...

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Speakers announced for TEA SATE 17 Asia in Beijing, Nov 3-5
27 September 2017

Speakers announced for TEA SATE 17 Asia in Beijing, Nov 3-5

“As TEA grows, and as our industry grows, we’re pleased to be able to grow SATE,” says  TEA International Board  President David Willrich of DJ Willrich Ltd. The SATE 17 ...

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TEA Advantage: Kevin Murphy, Kraftwerk Living Technologies
27 September 2017

TEA Advantage: Kevin Murphy, Kraftwerk Living Technologies

Not everyone had the chance to be a charter European member of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) but Kevin Murphy did, and it helped shape his career destiny. Kevin Murphy, VP of ...

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TEA Member Spotlight: Lauren Wood Weaver, Sally Corp.
19 September 2017

TEA Member Spotlight: Lauren Wood Weaver, Sally Corp.

Now is the perfect occasion for a conversation with Lauren W. Weaver, Marketing Director of Sally Corp., a longtime member and valued Global Sponsor of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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Journey to ROCKTOPIA! TEA Eastern Division visits Woodstock
19 September 2017

Journey to ROCKTOPIA! TEA Eastern Division visits Woodstock

New York State - On a summer Saturday in August, members of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) gathered in New York City, then ventured upstate to the Museum at Bethel ...

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Mousetrappe hosts 200 in successful TEA Western Division event
07 September 2017

Mousetrappe hosts 200 in successful TEA Western Division event

On the balmy evening of August 28, 2017, close to 200 people enjoyed the hospitality of a Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division event at the ...

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TEA Member Spotlight – Larry Howard, Christie
31 August 2017

TEA Member Spotlight – Larry Howard, Christie

The affable Larry Howard is the kind of person who “never knows a stranger.” If you’ve been to a Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) event in Orlando, you’ve probably had a ...

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Industry news

Liberty Science Center seeks US$25m funding for 25th birthday upgrade
20 Oct 2017

Liberty Science Center seeks US$25m funding for 25th birthday upgrade

The Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey, has launched a fundraising campaign to raise US$25m (€21m, £19m) in celebration of its 25th anniversary....

20 Oct 2017

Polin Receives WWA Leading Edge Award fro Legends of Aqua Waterpark

Polin's partner in receiving the award, the Land of Legends Theme Park in Antalya, Turkey, is the first Turkish theme park - and first in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East and ...

13 Oct 2017

Hundreds of UK playgrounds set to close

Research undertaken by the API (Association of Play Industries) in the UK has revealed that between 2014/15 and 2015/16 local authorities across England closed 214 children’s playgrounds, and when asked ...

Source: ParkWorld
20 Oct 2017
SimEx-Iwerks Builds the Ultimate Treehouse for Bronx Zoo

Created with a series of towers and rope bridges, Nature Trek is custom designed for outdoor or indoor space – on ground, over water and even across animal exhibits....

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TEA Events

22 October 2017
TEA @ ASTC Mixer
Forager Tasting Room & Eatery, San Jose, United States
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25 October 2017
TEA Eastern Division- Gulliver's Gate Behind the Scenes & Mixer
Gulliver's Gate, New York, United States
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26 October 2017
TEA Shanghai Halloween Mixer
Roadhouse (Previously Awana), Shanghai, China
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03-05 November 2017
TEA SATE Asia 2017
Pullman Beijing South Hotel, Beijing, China
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12 November 2017
TEA President's Forum - Wanda CTI
DoubleTree by Hilton, Orlando, United States
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16 November 2017
TEA @ IAAPA -- Footprints from the Heart 5K Run/1K Walk
Give Kids The World Village (GKTW), Kissimmee, United States
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