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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 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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Speakers, sessions & info: TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts
31 August 2017

Speakers, sessions & info: TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts

Confirmed sessions and speakers for TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts , are listed below. SATE is the definitive conference on Experience Design, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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Enjoy SATE '16 videos while preparing for SATE '17
31 August 2017

Enjoy SATE '16 videos while preparing for SATE '17

Have you watched TEA TV lately?  There is a treasure trove of content on TEA TV  - the video channel of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). It's available free ...

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Harman sponsors TEA Shanghai mixer, attended by 75+ people in August 2017
30 August 2017

Harman sponsors TEA Shanghai mixer, attended by 75+ people in August 2017

Shanghai, China – The TEA Asia Pacific Division ventured to a new location for its bi-monthly industry Mixer in this city, on August 24, 2017: the long-time Shanghai favorite, Sasha’s ...

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TEA Western Division wraps up 2017 Best Practices education series
29 August 2017

TEA Western Division wraps up 2017 Best Practices education series

Report for TEA by David Price -- "High five" to the TEA Western North America Division and its Strategic Partner - ArtCenter - for launching the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) ...

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Schedule & Links: TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts
15 August 2017

Schedule & Links: TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts

Day-to-day schedule and basic info for TEA SATE 2017 Los Angeles, Oct 5-6 at CalArts. SATE is the definitive conference on Experience Design, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). (Storytelling ...

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Welcome New Members!
07 August 2017

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for June and July 2017. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of ...

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Industry news

Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction
23 Sep 2017

Plan underway to transform Chicago's Pedway into tourist attraction

Officials in the city of Chicago are exploring a proposed plan to transform a network of underground tunnels into a tourist attraction, granting a non-profit permission to create more detailed ...

22 Sep 2017

NY Worlds Fair Exhibit by Charles and Ray Eames Finds New Home at The Henry Ford

Conceptualized, designed and realized by Charles and Ray Eames in 1961, the exhibition conveys the world of numbers and mathematics through interactivity to make the subject more digestible for everyone....

22 Sep 2017

Triotech to showcase The Flyer and XD Dark Ride interactive theater at EAS 2017

The Flyer With the focus on guest experience, Triotech invite you to enjoy their latest technology: The Flyer. Take the opportunity to experience a flying theater right on the show ...

Source: ParkWorld
22 Sep 2017
Come and meet Polin at EAS ’17

Polin Waterparks will be showcasing their latest innovations at this year’s Euro Attractions show (EAS) 2017 which takes place at the Messe Berlin Exhibition Center in Berlin, Germany between September 26-28, 2017! Polin will be showcasing their latest products including their completely new product, the ‘VR Splash Cabin’. Polin can be ...

Source: ParkWorld
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TEA Events

25 September 2017
TEA Presents: GSCA Networking Mixer - Chicago
DoubleTree Magnificent Mile, Chicago, United States
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26-28 September 2017
TEA @ EAS 2017 Berlin
Messe Berlin Exhibition Center, Berlin, Germany
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27 September 2017
TEA Mixer @ EAS Berlin
Zoo Restaurant & Terrace, Berlin, Germany
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27 September 2017
TEA Presents: The Vault Tour & Panel at The Petersen Automotive Museum
The Petersen Automative Museum, Los Angeles, United States
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04 October 2017
TEA Special Event: Justice League - Battle for Metropolis!
Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, United States
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05-06 October 2017
TEA SATE 2017 - Los Angeles
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, United States
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05 October 2017
TEA Eastern Division - Magic Game & Presentation
Amway Center, Orlando, United States
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07 October 2017
GibGab SATE Los Angeles 2017
CalArts, Valencia, USA
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09 October 2017
TEA mixer at Ocean Park in Hong Kong!
Ocean Park, Aberdeen, China
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03-05 November 2017
TEA SATE Asia 2017
Pullman Beijing South Hotel, Beijing, China
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