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Thea Awards & TEA Summit

The prestigious Thea Award is considered one of the attraction industry's greatest honors. The awards were founded in 1994 by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). TEA's annual Thea Awards Gala is an elegant, black-tie dinner event held in the spring in Los Angeles, following TEA's annual, 2-day industry Summit. Together, TEA's Summit & Thea Awards comprise the Association's most important weekend of events. They are also vital business networking gatherings. Learn about programming and speakers, awards recipients, past events and how to become an attendee, participant, volunteer or sponsor.

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01 March 2019
TEA Summit 2019 Day One speakers & sessions - April 11 at Disneyland Resort

The annual TEA Summit conference organized by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) will take place April 11-12, 2019, followed by the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala (April 13). This big weekend of TEA events takes place at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, supported by presenting sponsors The Hettema Group (TEA Summit) and Chimelong Group (TEA Thea Awards Gala).

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26 February 2019
TEA Thea Case Studies Day celebrates top projects, people and technologies in themed entertainment April 12, 2019 at Disneyland Resort

TEA Summit Day Two - Thea Case Studies Day (April 12, 2019) is a full day of presentations showcasing the current slate of Thea Awards recipients, presented by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the global association for the creators of compelling places and experiences The place: Disneyland Resort, Anaheim. Presenting Sponsor of the TEA Summit is The Hettema Group.

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14 February 2019
Universal's Mark Woodbury, 2019 Thea lifetime honoree, to keynote TEA Summit April 11

Mark Woodbury, Vice Chairman of Universal Parks & Resorts and President of Universal Creative, is receiving a high industry honor in 2019: the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Buzz Price Thea Award for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements. Mr. Woodbury will be a celebrated, featured presence at TEA's big industry weekend in Anaheim April 11-13. He will keynote the TEA Summit on April 11, and formally accept his Thea trophy at the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala on April 13.

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14 February 2019
Dollywood to receive TEA Thea Classic Award and be spotlighted in key session at TEA Summit, April 2019

Dollywood park is receiving a top industry honor in 2019: the Thea Classic Award, from the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). Dollywood will be celebrated at TEA's big industry weekend in Anaheim April 11-13. At the TEA Summit (Day One, April 11) Pete Owens (Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations, The Dollywood Company) will be featured speaker in a session moderated by Christine Kerr . Two days later (April 13) at the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong, the Thea Classic trophy will be formally bestowed with Craig Ross (President, The Dollywood Company) present to accept the award. 

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08 February 2019
Education, creativity and inspiration: Thea Case Studies Day through the eyes of co-chairs Roberta Perry and Pat MacKay

Co-chairs Roberta Perry and Pat MacKay talk about the 2019 Themed Entertainent Association (TEA) Thea Case Studies Day, aka TEA Summit Day Two, an illuminating showcase of the recipients being honored this year with TEA Thea Awards, providing essential education and networking among peers in the global visitor attractions industry. #TEAsummit #TEAtheas

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07 February 2019
Leave your preconceptions at the door -- Q&A with TEA Summit 2019 Day One co-chairs Christine Kerr & Melissa Ruminot

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) annual Summit conference is a two-day event, followed by the TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong. The weekend of events takes place April 11-13, 2019 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. 

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30 January 2019
See a Chinese/English preview of the TEA Thea Awards and get your Summit & Gala tickets now

We are very pleased that Asia Attractions magazine published a bilingual preview of the 2019 TEA Thea Awards. The slate of awardees includes many Asian recipients. Story on page 44 at this link.

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19 December 2018
Get your tickets! 2019 TEA Summit & TEA Thea Awards Gala, April 11-13

Tickets are now on sale for 2019 #TEAsummit and #TEAtheas April 11-13 at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, the biggest weekend of events for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) and the global attractions industry that TEA serves.

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13 November 2018
Universal, Chimelong, Disney, Herschend, Fantawild, Six Flags, Huaxia, LEGO, Intel among 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards recipients to be honored April 13, 2019

BURBANK, California USA – “The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) congratulates the TEA Thea Awards recipients, representing some of the finest achievements in the creation of compelling places and experiences,” said TEA International Board President Michael Mercadante of Main Street Design.

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08 November 2018
Chimelong is presenting sponsor of the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala, 13 April 2019 - tickets on sale now

Burbank, CA -- The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced that Chimelong Group has become Presenting Sponsor of the 25th Annual Thea Awards Gala, April 13, 2019 at Disneyland Resort, Anaheim, CA. Tickets on sale now.

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