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ABOUT THE TEA

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

12 November 2019

TEA Member Spotlight: Susan Bonds

Learn about Susan Bonds, chair of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) 26th annual Thea Awards Committee . The new slate of TEA Thea Awards recipients will be announced ...

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TEA Member Spotlight: Susan Bonds
07 November 2019

A sweet TEA gathering at Reese’s Cupfusion® at Hersheypark®, November 2019

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division organized a very special event at Reese’s Cupfusion ® at Hersheypark ® in Hershey, PA on November 1, 2019. Some ...

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A sweet TEA gathering at Reese’s Cupfusion® at Hersheypark®, November 2019
04 November 2019

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for October 2019. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own. ...

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Welcome New Members!
01 November 2019

TEA Eastern Division enjoys a magical morning at Universal in October 2019

  Orlando -- TEA members got up bright and early for a behind-the-scenes visit to Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure at Universal Studios Florida in October 2019. This event was ...

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TEA Eastern Division enjoys a magical morning at Universal in October 2019
01 November 2019

TEA Asia Pacific Division networks at Chinese industry summit - Owen Zhao reports

In October 2019, the Asia Pacific Division of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) participated in the 6th SCPR - The Summit of Chinese Park & Resort, organized by Beijing Shouhuan ...

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TEA Asia Pacific Division networks at Chinese industry summit - Owen Zhao reports
31 October 2019

Michael Blau becomes TEA International Board President in November 2019

Incoming Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) International Board President Michael Blau , Principal, VP Business Development, Adirondack Studios LLC talks about the association, the industry and his new role. ...

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Michael Blau becomes TEA International Board President in November 2019
30 October 2019

TEA at the 2019 IAAPA Expo - Seven ways to connect!

The biggest trade show of the year for the attractions industry is coming up and the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) will be there! We hope to see you ...

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TEA at the 2019 IAAPA Expo - Seven ways to connect!
29 October 2019

Join a TEA Event and start networking NOW!

CLICK NOW TO CHECK OUT TEA EVENTS!   Mixers - behind-the-scenes tours - educational seminars - conferences - webinars - and more!  Themed Entertainment Association events offer you opportunities for networking, education and professional ...

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25 October 2019

Tune in to TEA TV today!

CLICK TO WATCH TEA TV NOW! TEA TV is the official video channel of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). Explore sessions from TEA SATE conferences, the TEA Summit and Thea Case ...

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25 October 2019

TEA Halloween Mixer at Garner Holt Productions, October 2019 - Tracy Balsz reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division organized a behind-the-scenes mixer at Garner Holt Productions on October 19 2019. Over 175 TEA members and their guests ...

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TEA Halloween Mixer at Garner Holt Productions, October 2019 - Tracy Balsz reports
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13 November 2019

Walt Disney Imagineering pulls back the curtain in new Disney+ documentary

The Imagineering Story , a new docuseries airing today (12 November 2019) with the launch of Disney+, unveils an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at Walt Disney Imagineering. From Walt Disney’s ambitious ...

Walt Disney Imagineering pulls back the curtain in new Disney+ documentary
11 November 2019

PSX, Inc Announces Expansion of Executive Leadership Team with The Addition of Industry Veterans, Steven Fisher, Rob Pourciau and John March.

“ As PSX enters its 25 th year in the audiovisual and technology industry, I am both excited and honored to expand our executive leadership team. Steven, Robert and John ...

PSX, Inc Announces Expansion of Executive Leadership Team with The Addition of Industry Veterans, Steven Fisher, Rob Pourciau and John March.
10 November 2019

Exclusive interviews: Jeremy Railton & Scott Ault launch new design firm, RED

"What really has been great is that every single person who’s heard about the new company has endorsed it and thinks Scott and I are a good mix." -- Jeremy ...

Exclusive interviews: Jeremy Railton & Scott Ault launch new design firm, RED
05 November 2019

Rehm and McCullars Strengthen Partnership and Production Capabilities for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan

The principals of specialized creative agency Leviathan are very proud to announce the addition of Associate Director of Strategic Partnerships Adrienne Rehm and Senior Producer Brittany McCullars. Both appointments are ...

Rehm and McCullars Strengthen Partnership and Production Capabilities for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan
04 November 2019

The One That Traveled - FRIENDS Pop-Up Moving to Boston

We’re moving to Boston, FRIENDS fans (don’t worry Joey, you get your own room)! Following its wildly successful New York debut, the  FRIENDS 25th Anniversary Pop-Up  is coming to Beantown. ...

The One That Traveled - FRIENDS Pop-Up Moving to Boston
23 October 2019

From Seoul to Barcelona – the Meet Vincent is bringing Van Gogh’s story to cultural destinations around the world.

As an international touring exhibition, the multiple award-winning blockbuster Meet Vincent van Gogh Experience fulfills the Van Gogh Museum’s mission of sharing Vincent van Gogh’s unique life story with people around the ...

From Seoul to Barcelona – the Meet Vincent is bringing Van Gogh’s story to cultural destinations around the world.
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TEA Events

13 November 2019
TEA@MAPIC Mixer & TEA Presents: Leisure Talks
L’Experience, Cannes, France
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18-22 November 2019
TEA @ IAAPA Scholarship Opportunity!
Orlando, United States
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18-22 November 2019
TEA @ IAAPA Expo 2019
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, United States
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19 November 2019
TEA @ IAAPA Expo Annual International Mixer
Hard Rock Live @ Universal's City Walk, Orlando, United States
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21 November 2019
TEA @ IAAPA Footprints from the Heart 5K Run/1K Walk
Give the Kids the World (GKTW), Kissimmee, United States
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22 November 2019
TEA Annual Member Meeting at IAAPA Expo 2019
Orange County Convention Center, Orlando
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03 December 2019
TEA NextGen GibGab - Los Angeles, California
Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal City, United States
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11 December 2019
TEA Western Division: Winter Holiday Bash
Castaway Burbank, Burbank, United States
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16-17 April 2020
TEA Summit 2020
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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18 April 2020
26th Annual Thea Awards Gala
Disneyland Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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