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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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TEA blog

TEA Eastern Division tours museums in Brooklyn and Philadelphia
09 July 2018

TEA Eastern Division tours museums in Brooklyn and Philadelphia

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division calendar of events includes behind-the-scenes tours of notable museums and museum exhibits. Trent Oliver of Blue Telescope reports on ...

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Welcome New Members!
07 July 2018

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for June 2018. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own.   ...

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175 turn out for TEA Western Division open house sponsored by RealD and Christie
06 July 2018

175 turn out for TEA Western Division open house sponsored by RealD and Christie

Beverly Hills, California -- 175 attended a Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division open house event sponsored by TEA member companies  RealD and Christie , and hosted ...

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WDI Asia hosts TEA President’s Forum in Hong Kong, 3 June 2018
22 June 2018

WDI Asia hosts TEA President’s Forum in Hong Kong, 3 June 2018

Hong Kong, June 2018 - Building on the opportunity afforded by the large number of industry members gathered in Hong Kong for the 2018 IAAPA Asia Attractions Expo, the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ...

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TEA Advantage: Trent Oliver, Blue Telescope
21 June 2018

TEA Advantage: Trent Oliver, Blue Telescope

“So many people seem unware of this great opportunity that is available to them, and the themed entertainment industry is growing at a rapid pace.” So declares Trent Oliver, in reference ...

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Photos! TEA at IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2018, Hong Kong, 6-8 June
21 June 2018

Photos! TEA at IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2018, Hong Kong, 6-8 June

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) presence at the 2018 IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo (AAE), June 6-8 in Hong Kong, included a TEA booth, TEA mixer and TEA panel ...

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TEA Advantage: Brian Sands, AECOM
20 June 2018

TEA Advantage: Brian Sands, AECOM

Brian Sands, AICP, Vice President / Principal, Economics, AECOM, is a man who loves data, and who loves the themed entertainment industry. Brian coordinates the team that pulls together the annual TEA/AECOM Theme Index ...

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Tippett Studio hosts TEA mixer event for enthusiastic full house of 60 - Berkeley, 11 June 2018
14 June 2018

Tippett Studio hosts TEA mixer event for enthusiastic full house of 60 - Berkeley, 11 June 2018

In Berkeley, California on 11 June 2018, Tippett Studio opened its doors to members of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) for an industry mixer and open house. The theme ...

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TransFX hosts TEA mixer and open house May 31, 2018 in Oxnard
12 June 2018

TransFX hosts TEA mixer and open house May 31, 2018 in Oxnard

On May 31, 2018, TransFX welcomed Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) members to a mixer and open house marking the company's 25th anniversary. TransFX hosted this gathering for the TEA ...

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Interview with Bettina Buckley and John Paul Geurts, co-chairs of TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018
08 June 2018

Interview with Bettina Buckley and John Paul Geurts, co-chairs of TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018

TEA SATE Orlando will be hosted at SeaWorld, Oct 4-5, 2018. SATE is the definitive conference on Experience Design, organized by the Themed Entertainment Association. #TEAsate  PURCHASE SATE TICKETS - ...

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Holocaust and Humanity Center Breaks Ground on New Location at Cincinnati Union Terminal
09 July 2018

Holocaust and Humanity Center Breaks Ground on New Location at Cincinnati Union Terminal

The Holocaust & Humanity Center (HHC)  officially commenced construction of its new home at Cincinnati's Union Terminal. JRA has teamed up with internationally renowned firm, Berenbaum Jacobs Associates, to conceive ...

JRA CEO Keith James Named to Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencers List
09 July 2018

JRA CEO Keith James Named to Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencers List

Blooloop , one of the premiere digital publications in the theme park industry, has just named JRA CEO/Owner Keith James to its "Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List." In collaboration with ...

Visual Terrain brings home multiple Lumen West Awards!
29 June 2018

Visual Terrain brings home multiple Lumen West Awards!

SANTA CLARITA, CA — Santa Clarita, California-based lighting design firm Visual Terrain, Inc. , was recognized with multiple prestigious Lumen West Awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society, Los Angeles Section ...

7thSense Wins Venue Project of the Year at Install Awards 2018
29 June 2018

7thSense Wins Venue Project of the Year at Install Awards 2018

Media serving experts, 7thSense Design, have been recognised for their work on the upgraded technology system for the 2017 Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes at Radio City Music ...

AECOM signs MOU with Super 78’s Mushroom VR to transform theme park design
13 June 2018

AECOM signs MOU with Super 78’s Mushroom VR to transform theme park design

AECOM, the  fully integrated global infrastructure firm , has signed an MOU with  Mushroom VR ™, a wholly-owned unit of Super 78, to develop a collaborative platform to transform the theme ...

Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan Adds Three: Executive Producer, Creative Director, and Senior Motion Designer
08 June 2018

Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan Adds Three: Executive Producer, Creative Director, and Senior Motion Designer

CHICAGO - President Chad Hutson, Executive Creative Director Jason White and their colleagues at specialized creative agency Leviathan are very proud to announce the addition of Executive Producer Luvy Delgado, ...

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TEA Events

25 July 2018
TEA Western Division Summer Mixer @ Burbank Bar and Grille
Burbank Bar & Grille, Burbank, United States
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26 July 2018
TEA Europe & Middle East: Abu Dhabi Mixer
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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26 July 2018
TEA Eastern Division Mixer at Falcon's Creative Group
Falcon's Creative Group, Orlando, United States
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31 July 2018
TEA GibGab East - July 31
AOA, Winter Park, United States
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31 July 2018
TEA GibGab West - Summer 2018
Cinnabar, Los Angeles, United States
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16-18 August 2018
TEA Explores Atlanta
Omni Hotel, Atlanta, United States
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04-05 October 2018
TEA SATE Orlando - SeaWorld - 2018
SeaWorld Orlando, Orlando, United States
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25-28 October 2018
TEA SATE Asia - Chimelong - October 25-28
Chimelong Panda Hotel, Panyu District, China
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