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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 Mixer at Gilroy Gardens - Shannon Martin reports
17 September 2019

TEA Mixer at Gilroy Gardens - Shannon Martin reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division organized a mixer at Gilroy Gardens on 6 September 2019. Twenty-two TEA members and guests attended. Gilroy Gardens is ...

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TEA Eastern Division gathers in Nashville - Chuck Fawcett reports
11 September 2019

TEA Eastern Division gathers in Nashville - Chuck Fawcett reports

What better way to visit Nashville than with a boot scootin’ good time! Fifty Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) members put on their cowboy hats in August 2019 for ...

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Connect with TEA at IAAPA Expo Europe 2019
11 September 2019

Connect with TEA at IAAPA Expo Europe 2019

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) will participate in IAAPA Expo Europe, 17-19 September in Paris, France. We hope you'll connect with us there for business networking and professional ...

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Speakers, sessions, schedule and more: TEA SATE - Seattle, 26-27 Sept 2019
11 September 2019

Speakers, sessions, schedule and more: TEA SATE - Seattle, 26-27 Sept 2019

Sessions and speakers announced for TEA SATE - Seattle, September 26-27, 2019. The TEA SATE - Seattle theme is "Embracing Diversity." Get your tickets now! We welcome Neiha Arora , Senior Recruiter, ...

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TEA Game Night at Two Bit Circus
11 September 2019

TEA Game Night at Two Bit Circus

More than 300 registrants gathered at Two Bit Circus in Los Angeles, for a night of networking and games organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North ...

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Welcome New Members! (August 2019)
10 September 2019

Welcome New Members! (August 2019)

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

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How you can participate more fully as a TEA member
09 September 2019

How you can participate more fully as a TEA member

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) needs YOU - its members - to step up and get involved! There are numerous ways to get more involved – from volunteering for ...

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Welcome New Members!
08 September 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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TEA SATE - Seattle looks at Experience Design in the context of Diversity, 26-27 Sept 2019
27 August 2019

TEA SATE - Seattle looks at Experience Design in the context of Diversity, 26-27 Sept 2019

The creative industry that conceives and builds the world's theme parks, world expos and cultural attractions will gather in Seattle 26-27 September 2019 for TEA SATE, the signature #ExperienceDesign conference ...

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TEA Masters announced for 2019, to be honored at TEA SATE - Seattle
23 August 2019

TEA Masters announced for 2019, to be honored at TEA SATE - Seattle

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) - the international membership association for the creators of compelling places and experiences - announced the slate of TEA Masters honorees for 2019. ...

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FREE PASSES! IAAPA EXPO EUROPE IS COMING SOON!
11 September 2019

FREE PASSES! IAAPA EXPO EUROPE IS COMING SOON!

One week more to go! Come and join us at the IAAPA Expo Europe in Paris next week. If you haven't got an entry pass yet, request for a FREE ...

Barton Malow Employees Perform Week of Community Service Benefitting 10 Central Florida Nonprofits
21 August 2019

Barton Malow Employees Perform Week of Community Service Benefitting 10 Central Florida Nonprofits

Part of the sixth annual national Community Week organized by the Barton Malow Foundation   Orlando, Fla. (August 21, 2019) – The 200-plus employees in Barton Malow’s Orlando office joined ...

Technifex Welcomes New Execs - John Polk, Howard Smith, John Neilson
19 August 2019

Technifex Welcomes New Execs - John Polk, Howard Smith, John Neilson

August 19, 2019 – Valencia, CA – Technifex welcomes three key executives John Polk, Vice President and Senior Project Director, Howard Smith, Vice President of Production, and John Neilson, Technical ...

Toyota Celebrates Employees with JRA-Designed Experience Center
16 August 2019

Toyota Celebrates Employees with JRA-Designed Experience Center

Toyota Motor North America recently celebrated the grand opening of the Toyota Experience Center (TEC) , Toyota’s first and only comprehensive visitor attraction in North America. At the TEC, Toyota ...

Scruffy Dog Group awarded multi-million pound entertainment project in the UK.
15 August 2019

Scruffy Dog Group awarded multi-million pound entertainment project in the UK.

Scruffy Dog Group has been awarded a major design and build entertainment project by ITV and Lifestyle Outlets, who are part of Peel L&P, with a multi-million pound value, due ...

Watch the Tramcar Please - JRA Designs New Morey's Piers Coaster
15 August 2019

Watch the Tramcar Please - JRA Designs New Morey's Piers Coaster

Morey’s Piers, celebrating fifty years on the boardwalk of the Wildwoods, NJ, officially opened the Runaway Tram. The family-friendly roller coaster pays homage to the Wildwood Sightseer Tramcar, an icon ...

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20 September 2019
TEA Eastern Division: TEA & TEN Networking Mixer at ASTC
SPin Toronto, W. Toronto, Canada
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24 September 2019
TEA Eastern Division: Mixer at Bar Louie Orlando
Bar Louie, Orlando, United States
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25 September 2019
TEA Western Division: Welcome to the Emerald City Mixer
FareStart Restaurant, Seattle, United States
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26-27 September 2019
TEA SATE - Seattle
Cornish Playhouse at Seattle Center, Seattle, United States
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28 September 2019
TEA Seattle Saturday Experience
Pier 54 on Seattle Waterfront, Seattle, United States
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06 October 2019
TEA Western Division: Behind-the-Scenes at Dark Harbor
The Queen Mary, Long Beach, United States
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11 October 2019
TEA Eastern Division: BTS Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure
Universal's Islands of Adventure, Orlando, United States
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19 October 2019
TEA Western Division: Halloween Mixer at Garner Holt Productions
Garner Holt Productions, Redlands, 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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