TEA Connect Blog

12 July 2017

TEA Western North America Division continues new "Best Practices" educational series

Los Angeles: Professional development for members of the attractions industry courtesy TEA - See details and sign up now for the July 25 session!

Tuesday, July 25 at ArtCenter Pasadena, 6-9 pm

Audiovisual Design for Location-Based Entertainment

  • Anthony Pruett, The Hettema Group (moderator)
  • Joel Beckerman, Man Made Music
  • Robert Pourciau, Electrosonic
  • Steve Thorburn, Thorburn Associates
  • David Revel, Tech MD
  • Eric Hungerford, Mousetrappe

As TEA grows and evolves, so do its member benefits - such as expanded opportunities for continued professional growth and learning.

David Price AIA, Price Leisure Group, reports:

In its role "representing creators of compelling places and experiences worldwide," the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is the go-to resource of the international attractions Industry. The TEA Educational Programming Committee, presently chaired by TEA Past President Christine Kerr of BaAM Productions, works in partnership with TEA COO Jennie Nevin and TEA staff to help strategize and plan TEA educational content. 

David Price surveys a TEA Western Division gathering
at Knott's Berry Farm in 2016, in his former role
as Western Division President.

As a member of this Committee, I've been working within my TEA Division (Western North America) to organize a new "Best Practices" series tailored to the needs of our themed entertainment industry.

The new series launches in June 2017 with three, 90-minute panel discussions on a monthly basis in the Los Angeles area. They will take place at the Art Center, Hillside Campus (Pasadena) in the Ahmanson Auditorium, beginning at 6:00 pm. Each session will include a question-and-answer session.

The program is as follows:

David Price
  • June 6 (Tuesday): Scenic Design Development & Integration
  • July 25 (Tuesday): Audiovisual Design - Click here to register
  • August 23 (Wednesday) Show & Facility Integration

We believe this series is well crafted to serve current needs of our industry. Continuing professional development is important for all of us - for all generations currently working in themed entertainment. I hope to see many of my colleagues there, both familiar faces and new. -- D.P.


Posted by Judy Rubin



TEA Members please log in to comment

More TEA Connect Blog

20 February 2018.
TEA Summit 2018 sessions & speakers – Day One, April 5, Disneyland Resort

The annual TEA Summit and Thea Awards Gala of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) will convene at Disneyland Resort April 5-7, bringing together top executives and creatives with hundreds of entertainment professionals. #TEAtheas #TEAsummit


16 February 2018.
TEA leaders gather in Rovaniemi, Finland for annual Strategic Planning Meeting

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) International Board, past presidents, COO, Division presidents, Committee chairs and other leadership meet annually for the Strategic Planning Meeting.


16 February 2018.
TEA members enjoy an evening with Disney Parks Live Entertainment in Orlando, Feb 2018

Members of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) were treated to a special behind-the-scenes event with Disney Parks Live Entertainment and the TEA Eastern North America Division, in Orlando on 13 February 2018.