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16 May 2017

2017 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala a huge success - Nominations are now closed for next year

The 2017 Summit & Thea Awards of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) took place April 20-22 at Disneyland Resort, Anaheim CA USA and the entire weekend of events was a great success, with full houses, relevant programming, high production values, networking, discussion, and pageantry that reflects the culture and creativity of our unique industry. The themed entertainment stars were out!

Chimelong Ocean Kingdom received a Thea Award for the 5D Castle Theater

Nearly 800 people attended the 2017 Thea Awards Gala, 250 for Summit Day One, and more than 400 for Summit Day Two. 

2018 dates: We are returning to Disneyland Resort for next year's big weekend

  • TEA Summit: Thursday-Friday, April 5-6
  • 24th Annual TEA Thea Awards: Saturday, April 7, 2018

How to submit a nomination for a Thea Award

2017 TEA Thea Award recipients

Browse the 2017 photo albums

View the 2017 Thea Awards program

  • The 2017 Thea Awards Gala program includes descriptions of all
    This was Phil Hettema's third year
    as producer of the TEA Thea Awards Gala,
    with his team from The Hettema Group. 
    TEA COO Jennie Nevin presented him
    with a bouquet onstage during the Gala.
    award recipients, photos and official credits lists. You can access it along with prior year programs at this link.

Revisit the 2017 Summit

Media coverage

Where's the video?

  • TEA official videographers captured the events. Video coverage will be released soon on TEA TV 

 

Posted by Judith Rubin

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