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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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175 attend TEA mixer at Falcon's Creative Group in Orlando, July 26
03 August 2018

175 attend TEA mixer at Falcon's Creative Group in Orlando, July 26

Falcon’s Creative group hosted a Hawaiian inspired Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) mixer on July 26, 2018. organized by the TEA Eastern North America Division. Some 175 guests attended ...

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TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018 - Tickets, co-chairs,
31 July 2018

TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018 - Tickets, co-chairs, "mixologists" and more

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) announced that TEA SATE Orlando will be hosted at SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018. SATE is the definitive conference series on Experience Design, organized by ...

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130 attend TEA mixer celebrating opening of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi
31 July 2018

130 attend TEA mixer celebrating opening of Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, 26 July 2018 - The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) held a mixer at IRIS, located in the Yas Island Marina to celebrate the opening of Warner ...

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TEA Advantage: Chuck Fawcett, Animax Designs
20 July 2018

TEA Advantage: Chuck Fawcett, Animax Designs

I would encourage any company in our industry to join and sponsor a TEA [ Themed Entertainment Association ] event. The benefits far outweigh any perceived cost. -- Chuck Fawcett, President/CEO, ...

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TEA Eastern Division tours museums in Brooklyn and Philadelphia
09 July 2018

TEA Eastern Division tours museums in Brooklyn and Philadelphia

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division calendar of events includes behind-the-scenes tours of notable museums and museum exhibits. Trent Oliver of Blue Telescope reports on ...

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Welcome New Members!
07 July 2018

Welcome New Members!

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

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175 turn out for TEA Western Division open house sponsored by RealD and Christie
06 July 2018

175 turn out for TEA Western Division open house sponsored by RealD and Christie

Beverly Hills, California -- 175 attended a Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division open house event sponsored by TEA member companies  RealD and Christie , and hosted ...

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WDI Asia hosts TEA President’s Forum in Hong Kong, 3 June 2018
22 June 2018

WDI Asia hosts TEA President’s Forum in Hong Kong, 3 June 2018

Hong Kong, June 2018 - Building on the opportunity afforded by the large number of industry members gathered in Hong Kong for the 2018 IAAPA Asia Attractions Expo, the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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TEA Advantage: Trent Oliver, Blue Telescope
21 June 2018

TEA Advantage: Trent Oliver, Blue Telescope

“So many people seem unware of this great opportunity that is available to them, and the themed entertainment industry is growing at a rapid pace.” So declares Trent Oliver, in reference ...

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Photos! TEA at IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2018, Hong Kong, 6-8 June
21 June 2018

Photos! TEA at IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2018, Hong Kong, 6-8 June

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) presence at the 2018 IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo (AAE), June 6-8 in Hong Kong, included a TEA booth, TEA mixer and TEA panel ...

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Member news

National Comedy Center Opens to Big Laughs, Rave Reviews
07 August 2018

National Comedy Center Opens to Big Laughs, Rave Reviews

The  National Comedy Center  is open for laughs in “I Love Lucy” comedian Lucille Ball’s hometown. A Laughing Matter Located in a repurposed 1930 art-deco train station, the 37,000-square-foot center ...

7thSense Utilised at the XI Gallery for Intricate Projection Mapping of Lower Manhattan
01 August 2018

7thSense Utilised at the XI Gallery for Intricate Projection Mapping of Lower Manhattan

The “XI Gallery” has recently opened in New York’s Meatpacking District – a hybrid art installation and showroom for architect Bjarke Ingels’ luxury residences and a hotel under construction at ...

JK2 Construction, JK2 Scenic complete work on new Orlando Science Center exhibit
31 July 2018

JK2 Construction, JK2 Scenic complete work on new Orlando Science Center exhibit

Collaborative work space for children now open ORLANDO, Fla. (July 31, 2018) —  JK2 Construction and JK2 Scenic, leaders in the Central Florida construction industry, came together to complete a ...

Holocaust and Humanity Center Breaks Ground on New Location at Cincinnati Union Terminal
09 July 2018

Holocaust and Humanity Center Breaks Ground on New Location at Cincinnati Union Terminal

The Holocaust & Humanity Center (HHC)  officially commenced construction of its new home at Cincinnati's Union Terminal. JRA has teamed up with internationally renowned firm, Berenbaum Jacobs Associates, to conceive ...

JRA CEO Keith James Named to Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencers List
09 July 2018

JRA CEO Keith James Named to Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencers List

Blooloop , one of the premiere digital publications in the theme park industry, has just named JRA CEO/Owner Keith James to its "Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List." In collaboration with ...

Visual Terrain brings home multiple Lumen West Awards!
29 June 2018

Visual Terrain brings home multiple Lumen West Awards!

SANTA CLARITA, CA — Santa Clarita, California-based lighting design firm Visual Terrain, Inc. , was recognized with multiple prestigious Lumen West Awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society, Los Angeles Section ...

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TEA Events

16-18 August 2018
TEA Explores Atlanta
Omni Hotel, Atlanta, United States
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16 August 2018
TEA Eastern Division: Summer Social at Broken Cauldron
Broken Cauldron, Orlando, United States
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16 August 2018
TEA Mixer @ The Wellesbourne
The Wellesbourne, Los Angeles, United States
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28 August 2018
TEA Hong Kong Mixer @ Ocean Park
Ocean Park, Aberdeen, Hong Kong
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30 August 2018
TEA Western Division Mixer - Seattle Mixer and Open House
Hotopp Associates, Seattle, United States
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31 August 2018
TEA Talks Live: Media Production
Naked Hub @ Sanlitun, Chaoyang District, China
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25-27 September 2018
TEA @ EAS 2018 - Amsterdam - Booth, Mixer, Sponsors & Panels
RAI Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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26 September 2018
TEA Mixer @ EAS & This is Holland Flying Experience
The Loft in A'DAM Tower, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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04-05 October 2018
TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld - 2018
SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, United States
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25-28 October 2018
TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong - October 25-28
Chimelong Panda Hotel, Panyu District, China
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