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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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Looking for the new TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index?
21 May 2019

Looking for the new TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index?

The 2018 TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index is set to be released this week. Upon its release, TEA will share details and links and they will appear in this ...

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TEA call for Thea Awards nominations - deadline July 8, 2019
08 May 2019

TEA call for Thea Awards nominations - deadline July 8, 2019

Nominations are open for the annual Thea Awards of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the international membership association for the creators of compelling places and experiences. Nominations for the 2019-2020 judging cycle ...

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Successful TEA GibGab West serves 42 NextGen members and 21 member companies - Diane Buchwalder reports
08 May 2019

Successful TEA GibGab West serves 42 NextGen members and 21 member companies - Diane Buchwalder reports

Ready for takeoff: Successful Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) GibGab West speed-networking event hosted at WDI Grand Central Air Terminal building, April 2019  If you’ve yet to attend a TEA ...

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TEA mixer at Tokyo Kitty in Cincinnati - Clara Rice reports
08 May 2019

TEA mixer at Tokyo Kitty in Cincinnati - Clara Rice reports

More than 30 industry professionals gathered in Cincinnati in April 2019 for a networking mixer organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division, at Tokyo ...

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TEA SATE led a London attraction operator to think differently about accessibility: Owen Ralph reports
07 May 2019

TEA SATE led a London attraction operator to think differently about accessibility: Owen Ralph reports

On the eve of TEA SATE Europe 2019 (8-10 May at Parc Asterix) and with TEA SATE Asia coming up in a few weeks (14-16 June in Shanghai), here's an ...

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25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Program online
02 May 2019

25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Program online

Now available: Official online version of the printed program distributed at the 25th Annual Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong (April 13, 2019, at ...

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Seattle: TEA Western North America Division goes to the theater – Ian Klein reports and reviews
02 May 2019

Seattle: TEA Western North America Division goes to the theater – Ian Klein reports and reviews

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division organized an April 2019 outing to the Moisture Festival in Seattle, billed as the world's largest Comedy/Varieté festival. Twenty-six ...

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TEA tours Museum of the Bible: Trent Oliver reports
02 May 2019

TEA tours Museum of the Bible: Trent Oliver reports

Washington, DC, March 2019 -- The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division organized a behind-the-scenes tour at the Museum of the Bible, an extensive, high-end facility ...

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TEA goes behind the scenes at American Dream: Patrick Kling reports
02 May 2019

TEA goes behind the scenes at American Dream: Patrick Kling reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North American Division organized a behind-the-scenes panel and hard-hat tour of the American Dream project in Meadowlands, New Jersey in March 2019. ...

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Welcome New Members!
01 May 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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JRA TEAM MEMBERS TO HOST SESSIONS AT IAAPA ASIA JRA团队成员在IAAPA亚洲博览会主持讲座
13 May 2019

JRA TEAM MEMBERS TO HOST SESSIONS AT IAAPA ASIA JRA团队成员在IAAPA亚洲博览会主持讲座

SHANGHAI, CHINA – JRA’s Vice President, Shawn McCoy, and Director, Marketing and Business Development, Chloe James Hausfeld, will host sessions at the upcoming IAAPA Expo Asia in Shanghai, China. The ...

Scruffy Dog Becomes the First to Produce Latest Dragon for Merlin Entertainment
03 May 2019

Scruffy Dog Becomes the First to Produce Latest Dragon for Merlin Entertainment

Shrek’s Adventure in London has added Toothless’ love interest Light Fury to its cast as part of their dragon utopia following the launch of the release of How to Train ...

Dreamwood Park Wins Golden Pony Award
03 May 2019

Dreamwood Park Wins Golden Pony Award

Scruffy Dog Creative Services would like to congratulate Dreamwood Park Russia on their Golden Pony Award, won in early March, in Moscow. Scruffy Dog Creative is proud to have worked ...

LEGOLAND Florida Opens First LEGO MOVIE WORLD
03 May 2019

LEGOLAND Florida Opens First LEGO MOVIE WORLD

LEGOLAND Florida Resort has opened its newest and largest expansion to date called “THE LEGO MOVIE WORLD.” Scruffy Dog Creatives team was privileged to be involved from the early creative ...

ETCnomad USB key now unlocks the power of Hog 4 PC
02 May 2019

ETCnomad USB key now unlocks the power of Hog 4 PC

Middleton, WI (30 April 2019) – With the High End Systems release of Hog 4 OS 3.12, the ETCnomad USB key will now support Hog 4 PC. All existing ETCnomad ...

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 ...

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23 May 2019
TEA Western Division - Education Panel: 3D Audio
Art Center, Pasadena, United States
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23 May 2019
TEA at the Design & Building Industry Mixer
Ember Orlando, Orlando, United States
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29 May 2019
TEA Eastern Division: Behind-The-Scenes at NYC Jim Henson's Creature Shop
The Jim Henson Creature Shop, Long Island City, United States
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30 May 2019
TEA Talks Live: Spotlight on Architecture
WeWork Burbank, Burbank, United States
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12-14 June 2019
TEA @ IAAPA Expo Asia - Shanghai, June 12-14, 2019
Shanghai New International Expo Center, Pudong, China
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13 June 2019
TEA@IEA Annual Celebration Mixer 2019
Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel Shanghai , Shi Ji Gong Yuan, China
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14-16 June 2019
TEA SATE Asia
Shendi Center, South Shendi Road , China
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