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05 May 2022

Photos and Media Coverage: 2022 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

Ellora Martinez, from the Kids Baking Championship presents Gideon's Bakehouse with a special cake & Thea Award

Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim - The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) reported success and attendance numbers in line with a standard event year for its annual big weekend of events, April 21-23, 2022, consisting of the two-day TEA Summit conference, followed by the 28th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong. #TEAsummit #TEAtheas

Thea Catalyst Award Recipient, Sina Bahram, accepts Thea Award 

Members of the visitor attractions industry came from around the world for the first time in 3 years to enjoy opportunities of professional development, networking and celebration. Some 250 delegates attended TEA Summit Day One; 450+ filled the room for Day Two (Thea Awards Case Studies Day); and almost 700 people attended the Gala!

Congratulations to all the TEA Thea Awards recipients and the many creatives and specialists who made up the teams that produced the projects. Heartfelt thanks to the event organizers, chairs, moderators, speakers, sponsors, volunteers, participants and supporters of all kinds, TEA leadership, the TEA Thea Awards Committee and TEA staff.

See links below for photo galleries, event details and media coverage.



Press coverage

Posted by Morgan Lucchese



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