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Photos and media coverage: 2019 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala
23 April 2019

Photos and media coverage: 2019 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim - The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) reported success and increased attendance numbers for its annual big weekend of events, April 11-13, 2019, made up of the two-day TEA ...

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

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 ) ...

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TEA explores Santa Fe - February 2019 - Ryan Kremser reports
02 April 2019

TEA explores Santa Fe - February 2019 - Ryan Kremser reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division organized an educational excursion to the beautiful city of Santa Fe, New Mexico, Feb 21-23, 2019. The opportunity to participate ...

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Welcome New Members!
01 April 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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Studio City: TEA Western Division mixer draws 150+, March 2019
29 March 2019

Studio City: TEA Western Division mixer draws 150+, March 2019

Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division members and guests wrapped up the month of March celebrating in the Los Angeles area, at a local Studio City cantina, ...

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TEA explores new Mascot Hall of Fame in March 2019 - Clara Rice reports
29 March 2019

TEA explores new Mascot Hall of Fame in March 2019 - Clara Rice reports

It was an unFURgettable evening at the Mascot Hall of Fame Interactive Children’s Museum (MHOF) in Whiting, Indiana: a "Behind the Fur" event organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) ...

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Shanghai: Thea Awards Celebration Brunch 2019
27 March 2019

Shanghai: Thea Awards Celebration Brunch 2019

The TEA Thea Awards Brunch is a special co-celebration gathering organized in Shanghai by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Asia Pacific Division for the 25th Annual TEA Thea ...

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Orlando: TEA presents The Art of Interviewing
27 March 2019

Orlando: TEA presents The Art of Interviewing

Orlando -- TEA Talks Live: The Art of Interviewing - organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division and presented on March 21, 2019 at the UCF ...

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Seattle: 70 people explore Pier 57 attractions at TEA Western Division event - Ian Klein reports
27 March 2019

Seattle: 70 people explore Pier 57 attractions at TEA Western Division event - Ian Klein reports

Having a behind-the-scenes event at Seattle’s Pier 57 has been on the wish list of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division ever since our Division began ...

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The TEA Thea Awards cycle, process and history, from inside the awards committee
26 March 2019

The TEA Thea Awards cycle, process and history, from inside the awards committee

Curious about the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Thea Awards? As the date approaches (April 13, 2019) for the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala, part of TEA's big ...

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McLaren Engineering Group Completes Work on ‘Fully Immersive’ Theater in Macau, China
23 April 2019

McLaren Engineering Group Completes Work on ‘Fully Immersive’ Theater in Macau, China

The engineering firm’s design for MGM Theater at COTAI yields Asia’s first completely adaptive venue, world’s largest indoor LED screen. Asia’s first immersive theater experience has been engineered by  McLaren ...

Prodigy FlyPipe gives purpose to the unused corners of your world.
16 April 2019

Prodigy FlyPipe gives purpose to the unused corners of your world.

Middleton, WI (12 April 2019) – ETC’s Prodigy FlyPipe is a self-climbing hoist designed to help transform the under-utilized spaces into creative environments. Structural engineering limitations for black box theatres, ...

THE COMPANIES OF NASSAL ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF JENNA AYA TO MANAGER AT NFUSION
04 April 2019

THE COMPANIES OF NASSAL ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF JENNA AYA TO MANAGER AT NFUSION

The Companies of Nassal announces the promotion of Jenna Aya to Manager within the nFusion group. Jenna joined nFusion as a Coordinator in early 2018 and in a short amount ...

Fram Museum's Digital, Arctic Immersive Experience
03 April 2019

Fram Museum's Digital, Arctic Immersive Experience

Since it was relaunched last year, Oslo’s Frammuseet (Fram Museum) has attracted many new visitors, not to mention the odd award. Now the UK companies that created the immersive experience ...

TEA Thea Awards Committee Chair Lisa Passamonte Green talks about the committee and awards process
01 April 2019

TEA Thea Awards Committee Chair Lisa Passamonte Green talks about the committee and awards process

In addition to her “day job” as CEO and co-owner of successful lighting design company  Visual Terrain , Lisa Passamonte Green serves as chairperson for the Themed Entertainment Association ( ...

Profile of Dollywood, the 2019 Thea Classic
01 April 2019

Profile of Dollywood, the 2019 Thea Classic

On April 13, 2019 the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) will honor Dollywood with the Thea Classic Award at the 25th annual Thea Awards Gala in Anaheim, California, at Disneyland Resort. ...

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TEA Events

23 April 2019
TEA Eastern Division: Mixer at Splitsville!
Splitsville, Lake Buena Vista, United States
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23 April 2019
TEA Eastern Division: Cincinnati Mixer at Tokyo Kitty!
Tokyo Kitty, Cincinnati, United States
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26 April 2019
TEA Eastern Division Visits Sesame Street!
SeaWorld - Ports of Call, Orlando, United States
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02 May 2019
TEA Eastern Division: visits the Tolkien Exhibit at the Morgan Museum
The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, United States
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08-10 May 2019
TEA SATE Europe - 2019
Parc Asterix, France, Astérix Park, France
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14-16 June 2019
TEA SATE Asia
Shendi Center, South Shendi Road , China
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