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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.

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TEA's Mardi Gras themed mixer in Hollywood draws 150 people (Feb 2019)
05 March 2019

TEA's Mardi Gras themed mixer in Hollywood draws 150 people (Feb 2019)

Hollywood, CA, February 28, 2019: Laissez Les Bons Temps Rouler (let the good times roll) was the mantra of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division Mardi Gras-style mixer ...

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TEA Summit 2019 Day One speakers & sessions - April 11 at Disneyland Resort
01 March 2019

TEA Summit 2019 Day One speakers & sessions - April 11 at Disneyland Resort

The annual TEA Summit conference organized by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) will take place April 11-12, 2019, followed by the 25th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala (April 13). ...

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TEA Thea Case Studies Day celebrates top projects, people and technologies in themed entertainment April 12, 2019 at Disneyland Resort
26 February 2019

TEA Thea Case Studies Day celebrates top projects, people and technologies in themed entertainment April 12, 2019 at Disneyland Resort

TEA Summit Day Two - Thea Case Studies Day (April 12, 2019) is a full day of presentations showcasing the  current slate of Thea Awards recipients , presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ...

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Welcome New Members!
25 February 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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Universal's Mark Woodbury, 2019 Thea lifetime honoree, to keynote TEA Summit April 11
14 February 2019

Universal's Mark Woodbury, 2019 Thea lifetime honoree, to keynote TEA Summit April 11

Mark Woodbury, Vice Chairman of Universal Parks & Resorts and President of Universal Creative , is receiving a high industry honor in 2019: the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Buzz ...

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Dollywood to receive TEA Thea Classic Award and be spotlighted in key session at TEA Summit, April 2019
14 February 2019

Dollywood to receive TEA Thea Classic Award and be spotlighted in key session at TEA Summit, April 2019

Dollywood park is receiving a top industry honor in 2019: the Thea Classic Award, from the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ). Dollywood will be celebrated at TEA's big industry weekend in Anaheim April ...

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Education, creativity and inspiration: Thea Case Studies Day through the eyes of co-chairs Roberta Perry and Pat MacKay
08 February 2019

Education, creativity and inspiration: Thea Case Studies Day through the eyes of co-chairs Roberta Perry and Pat MacKay

Co-chairs Roberta Perry and Pat MacKay talk about the 2019 Themed Entertainent Association ( TEA ) Thea Case Studies Day, aka TEA Summit Day Two, an illuminating showcase of the ...

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Leave your preconceptions at the door -- Q&A with TEA Summit 2019 Day One co-chairs Christine Kerr & Melissa Ruminot
07 February 2019

Leave your preconceptions at the door -- Q&A with TEA Summit 2019 Day One co-chairs Christine Kerr & Melissa Ruminot

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) annual Summit conference is a two-day event, followed by the TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong. The weekend of events takes place ...

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Welcome New Members!
05 February 2019

Welcome New Members!

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

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Orlando: TEA Eastern Division gathers for Jan 2019 mixer at Crooked Can
01 February 2019

Orlando: TEA Eastern Division gathers for Jan 2019 mixer at Crooked Can

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Eastern North America Division hosted an industry mixer to kick off 2019, on Wed. Jan 30. Held at Crooked Can Brewing in Winter ...

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No Joke! The National Comedy Center Officially Named America's Comedy HQ
13 March 2019

No Joke! The National Comedy Center Officially Named America's Comedy HQ

The National Comedy Center was formally designated as the nation’s official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy. In a tremendous bi-partisan show of support, both the Senate and ...

The work of Yves Pépin has defined the modern genre of the nighttime multimedia spectacular
08 March 2019

The work of Yves Pépin has defined the modern genre of the nighttime multimedia spectacular

Yves Pépin will keynote TEA SATE Europe 2019 , May 8-10 at Parc Asterix. Over the years, Yves Pépin’s spectacles have punctuated some of the biggest international events and tourist ...

Scruffy Dog Welcomes New Creative Lead
01 March 2019

Scruffy Dog Welcomes New Creative Lead

Scruffy Dog Global Creative Services has head hunted Gareth Smy as a creative lead based in the London studio. Prior to joining Scruffy Dog, Gareth, who specialises in Intellectual Property, ...

ETC Congratulates the 25th Annual Thea Awards Recipients
28 February 2019

ETC Congratulates the 25th Annual Thea Awards Recipients

Middleton, WI (28 February 2019) – Every year, users of ETC’s architectural and entertainment control systems earn industry awards for excellence. This year is no different. The Themed Entertainment Association ...

THE COMPANIES OF NASSAL/NFUSION RETURNS AS PROUD SPONSOR OF THE IAAPA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2019 FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR
28 February 2019

THE COMPANIES OF NASSAL/NFUSION RETURNS AS PROUD SPONSOR OF THE IAAPA LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE 2019 FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR

nFusion, a brand of the Companies of Nassal confirmed its commitment to leadership, by returning to sponsor IAAPA’s annual global leadership event for Amusement Park and Attractions industry veterans, forerunners ...

Building Up The Next Generation of Innovators
25 February 2019

Building Up The Next Generation of Innovators

By Jeff Stuckey Entech Innovations Writer Entech Innovative’s Jake Janoso and Justin Stehr dreamed of being engineers in the specialty-engineering industry at an early age, so after becoming professionals in ...

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TEA Events

26 March 2019
TEA NextGen GibGab East - Presented by Acomb Ostendorf & Associates
Acomb Ostendorf & Associates, Winter Park, United States
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26 March 2019
TEA Europe & Middle East: Joint Network Mixer
SK Lounge (by Seafood Kitchen), Palm Jumeirah, United Arab Emirates
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28 March 2019
TEA Eastern Division: Behind the
Mascot Hall of Fame, Whiting, United States
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28 March 2019
TEA Western Division: Networking Mixer at Jalapeno Pete's
Jalapeno Pete's, Studio City, United States
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02 April 2019
TEA NextGen GibGab West 2019
WDI, Glendale, United States
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04 April 2019
TEA @ The Theater - Moisture Festival
Hale's Ales Palladium, Seattle, United States
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11-12 April 2019
TEA Summit 2019
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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12 April 2019
TEA Summit 2019 - NextGen Scholarships
Disneyland Hotel, Magic Kingdom Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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13 April 2019
25th Annual Thea Awards Gala
Disneyland Hotel, Grand Ballroom, Anaheim, United States
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14 April 2019
TEA Asia Pacific - Thea Awards Celebration Brunch
Twelve at Hengshan Hotel, Shanghai, China
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08-10 May 2019
TEA SATE Europe - 2019
Parc Asterix, France, Astérix Park, France
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