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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 past presidents personify long-term leadership in the themed entertainment industry
08 February 2016

TEA past presidents personify long-term leadership in the themed entertainment industry

Once a president, always a president? This holds true in the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the international alliance for the creators of compelling places and experiences. Two years ...

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52 TEA members gather in Las Vegas for education & networking (SATE Academy Day)
04 February 2016

52 TEA members gather in Las Vegas for education & networking (SATE Academy Day)

What happened in Vegas surely won’t stay in Vegas… A Las Vegas excursion tailored for members of the visitor attractions industry and organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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Meet the 2016 TEA Summit co-chairs: Melissa Townsend, Joanna Del Moral, Roberta Perry, Pat MacKay
28 January 2016

Meet the 2016 TEA Summit co-chairs: Melissa Townsend, Joanna Del Moral, Roberta Perry, Pat MacKay

The annual Summit & Thea Awards Gala of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) comprise TEA’s most important weekend of events. They are vital business networking gatherings, dialog and professional development for ...

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TEA leadership meets in Saint Louis for annual Strategic Planning
25 January 2016

TEA leadership meets in Saint Louis for annual Strategic Planning

  The 2016 TEA Strategic Planning Meeting took place at the Missouri History Museum in Saint Louis Themed Entertainment Association  (TEA) leadership met in Saint Louis for the annual Strategic ...

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London Times Raconteur explores themed entertainment industry; showcases TEA
23 January 2016

London Times Raconteur explores themed entertainment industry; showcases TEA

You might say 2015 was the year themed entertainment became a Thing in the mainstream consciousness. Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) president Steve Birket did, in fact say it , in ...

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From TEA NextGen member to Universal Creative: Danielle Holstine's story
23 January 2016

From TEA NextGen member to Universal Creative: Danielle Holstine's story

I began to piece together industry puzzles in terms of what roles were available and how attractions, rides, and exhibits were built. My world expanded in what felt like an instant ...

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TEA Member Spotlight: Melissa Townsend of The Attraction Services Company (TASC)
22 January 2016

TEA Member Spotlight: Melissa Townsend of The Attraction Services Company (TASC)

Melissa Townsend President, TASC TEA International Board member The key is to be involved.  So says Melissa Townsend, The Attraction Services Company; Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) International Board Officer ...

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Now taking ad reservations for TEA Thea Awards Program 2016 - Feb 17 deadline
22 January 2016

Now taking ad reservations for TEA Thea Awards Program 2016 - Feb 17 deadline

The annual TEA Thea Awards Program is a print & online magazine featuring descriptions of all the recipients of the 2016 Annual Thea Awards, plus the comprehensive credits lists for each. It is ...

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Become a TEA Summit 2016 Sponsor
21 January 2016

Become a TEA Summit 2016 Sponsor

Contact TEA to book your sponsorship at info@teaconnct.org – 818.843.8497   2016 TEA Summit March 31 - April 1 Disneyland Resort Anaheim, CA CLICK HERE TO PRINT FLYER   SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ...

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Check out SATE 2015 videos and mark your calendar for SATE 2016
19 January 2016

Check out SATE 2015 videos and mark your calendar for SATE 2016

Videos of sessions from the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) SATE 15 conference on Experience Design are now available to view. The 2015 SATE conference was at Carnegie Mellon University ...

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Industry news

08 Feb 2016

Palace Entertainment’s Fernando Eiroa Appointed CEO of Parques Reunidos in Advance of Company Going Public

ABOVE: Parque Warner Madrid Madrid, Spain – InPark has learned that, Fernando Eiroa, until last month President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Palace Entertainment, the US subsidiary of Parques Reunidos, has ...

Six Flags Announces MultiMillion Redevelopment of Hurricane Harbour, Mexico
05 Feb 2016

Six Flags Announces MultiMillion Redevelopment of Hurricane Harbour, Mexico

Revamped water park slated to open in 2017...

Source: Blooloop
Exclusive: Dubai primed for attractions boom, says Worlds of Adventure CEO
07 Jan 2016

Exclusive: Dubai primed for attractions boom, says Worlds of Adventure CEO

New IMG Worlds of Adventure CEO, Lennard Otto, has said that Dubai is the perfect location for the under-development theme park, praising an up-and-coming economy which he believes is primed ...

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TEA Events

11 February 2016
TEA Western Division Mixer - El Cholo Café - Pasadena, CA
El Cholo Café , Pasadena, United States
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31 March - 01 April 2016
TEA Summit 2016
Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, United States
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02 April 2016
22nd Annual Thea Awards Gala
Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim, United States
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01-03 June 2016
TEA Europe and Middle East - SATE Academy Day SAVE THE DATE
Center Parcs and Futuroscope, Chasseneuil-du-Poitou, France
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06-07 October 2016
SATE 2016
Columbia University in the City of New York, New York, United States
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