TEA News

15 March 2016

For new TEA NextGen members: Welcome and list of benefits

Have you recently joined the Themed Entertainment Association as a NextGen Member? The NextGen Committee and the TEA community have resources to assist your transition from themed entertainment student to themed entertainment professional. Learn about the important benefits that come with your TEA membership in general as well as those specific to your NextGen status. 
 

Arielle Rassel,
TEA NextGen Committee Chair

Welcome!

Thank you for becoming a NextGen Member of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

The TEA’s goal is to connect you to our industry, organization and members, to expose you to the wonderful opportunities this industry has to offer, and to aid you in the transition from themed entertainment student to themed entertainment professional. Encompassing everything from theme parks to museums, to casinos to cruise ships, to zoos and aquariums and visitor centers, to all sorts of leisure entertainment venues, this industry is vast and diverse, and we are thrilled that you want to become a part of it.


There are important benefits that come with your TEA membership in general as well as those specific to your NextGen status. Through your NextGen membership, there are a wide variety of opportunities to engage with your fellow members and with industry veterans, and we hope you will take advantage of them. We always strive to create a TEA NextGen program that best meets the needs of its members, so if there is something you are particularly passionate about learning or doing, please let us know.

Again, we welcome you to the community that is the TEA, and we look forward to meeting you.

Sincerely,

Arielle Rassel

TEA NextGen Committe Chair

 

TEA NextGen Member Benefits

  • Attend social mixers, exclusive behind-the-scenes events and educational panels, where you can meet other NextGen members as well as established industry professionals.
  • Attend the spring TEA Summit Weekend/Thea Awards Gala and the fall SATE Conference at discounted rates.
  • Apply for registration scholarships to the TEA Summit Weekend/Thea Awards, SATE and the IAAPA Expo.
  • Participate in webinars with NextGen members and industry professionals from around the world, where you can learn about topics relevant to the industry and to your professional development within it.
  • Get your work in front of industry professionals via portfolio reviews and video contests.
  • Create a TEA @ [Your School] Club for your university, or join an alreadyexisting club.
  • Have a personal profile page, where you can post your resume and provide alink to your portfolio.
  • Find companies interested in providing internships to TEA NextGen members.

Visit the TEA website, TEA NextGen on Facebook and LinkedIn, or @TEANextGen on Twitter for more information and a list of upcoming events, and begin making the most of your membership today!

 

Posted by Judy Rubin

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