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2020 TEA Member Meeting: Leadership transitions and Thea Awards announcement
Several hundred attended the annual Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Member Meeting for 2020, held on a digital platform this year, on November 19. Read More >>
Congratulations! TEA announces 27th annual TEA Thea Awards recipients (official press release)

BURBANK, California USA, Nov 19, 2020 -- The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced the new slate of TEA Thea Awards recipients, honoring people, projects and technologies representing excellence in the visitor attractions industry.  Read More >>
Congratulations! 2020 TEA Masters announced

Congratulations to the new slate of TEA Masters! Please join us to celebrate the 2020 TEA Masters on December 9, 2020. Read More >>
Themed Entertainment Association enters transition as Chief Operating Officer, Jennie Nevin, departs

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced that Chief Operating Officer Jennie Nevin, is stepping down after seven years, effective November 30, 2020. Nevin will consult with the TEA during the transition period toward new leadership. Read More >>
Themed Entertainment Association forms new Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced the formation of a Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The new Committee was established on October 13, 2020 by approval of the TEA International Board of Directors. Read More >>
New TEA Board members announced and outgoing leaders thanked for their service in 2020

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced the results of its annual elections for International Board and Divisional Boards, welcomed the new leaders to their roles and thanked the outgoing Board members who have finished their terms. Results below. Read More >>
TEA Member Spotlight: Dale Sprague, TEA service award recipient

Dale Sprague has been named by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) to receive the TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award, which honors exceptional service to the organization, above and beyond the norm. Giving back in this manner is the lifeblood of an association such as TEA that relies in great part on a dedicated community of volunteers. Read More >>
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TEA team crushes it in Give Kids the World virtual 5k

In a normal year, the Give Kids the World 5k, which is a fundraiser for Give Kids the World Village, takes place during IAAPA Expo week in Orlando. TEA has had a team participating for a number of years, with an excellent fundraising record. Read More >>
Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 7: Theme parks

The Nov 5, 2020 session of Thea Awards Digital Case Studies, spotlighting theme parks, explored three Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Thea Award recipients for Outstanding Achievement: Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and Disneyland Resort's Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge and Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. The session moderator was Brian Morrow of BMorrow Productions. #TEAtheas #TEAdigital Read More >>
Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 6: Attractions

The Oct 22, 2020 session of Thea Awards Digital Case Studies, spotlighting attractions, explored three Thea Award recipients for Outstanding Achievement: Wonderbox at Paradise City, Incheon, South Korea; Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, Universal Orlando, Florida, USA; and Popcorn Revenge, Walibi Belgium, Belgium. The session moderator was Fri Forjindam, Mycotoo, Inc. Read More >>
Halloween mixer Oct 2020 - Jeff Dixon reports

Halloween has a special appeal for experience designers. Members of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) dressed up and dove in with enthusiasm and verve on Oct 13, 2020 for the TEA Tuesday Mixer: A Spooktacular TEA Halloween Event - Wicked Witches of the East & the West. Read More >>

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