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TEA announces Thea recipients, welcomes new Board members, networks and connects at IAAPA Expo Orlando 2019

Every year, the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) participates in the three annual IAAPA Expos - Europe, Asia and US. Taking part in these vital international forums for the attractions industry is one of the ways TEA contributes to the dialogue that serves our membership and the global business community, as well as supporting the great work of IAAPA. The TEA presence at IAAPA Expo Orlando in November 2019 included a booth, press conference, and numerous events.  Read More >>
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As 2019 comes to a close, TEA celebrates the season

Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) members know how to celebrate! These are the TEA seasonal gatherings organized in December 2019. Thanks to Rick Bluhm, Clara Rice, Melissa Ruminot, AJ Goehle, Kourtney Day and others for providing photos and reports. More photos HERE. Read More >>
New TEA Board members announced and outgoing leaders thanked for their service in 2019

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: Susan Bonds

Learn about Susan Bonds, chair of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) 26th annual Thea Awards Committee. Read More >>

Recipients and press celebrate recent TEA Thea Awards announcements

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) congratulates the 26th annual slate of TEA Thea Awards recipients, announced on 19 November 2019. Media outlets, award recipients and project team members immediately began sharing the news and the excitement. Read More >>
TEA announces 26th annual TEA Thea Awards recipients (official press release)

BURBANK, California USA, Nov 19, 2019 -- “The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) congratulates the new TEA Thea Awards recipients, representing excellence, innovation and leadership in the creation of compelling places and experiences,” said TEA International Board President Michael Blau of Adirondack Studios. Read More >>
The TEA Thea Awards cycle, process and history, from inside the awards committee

Curious about the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Thea Awards? Here are some insider insights into the nature of the awards, their history and how the committee does its work - from Susan Bonds, Chair of the 26th annual TEA Thea Awards Committee; Lisa Passamonte Green, past Chair of the Committee; Jeremy Railton, Thea lifetime honoree and a member of the Committee; Bob Rogers, a co-founder of the Thea Awards. Read More >>

TEA mixer and behind-the-scenes at Sally Dark Rides draws a full house

Under the umbrella of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Eastern North America Division, TEA member company Sally Dark Rides hosted a unique, behind-the-scenes gathering - a "Robot Factory Party" - at its headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida on December 6, 2019, with a full house of nearly 100 people. PHOTO GALLERY HERE Read More >>
A sweet TEA gathering at Reese’s Cupfusion® at Hersheypark®, November 2019

The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Eastern North America Division organized a very special event at Reese’s Cupfusion® at Hersheypark® in Hershey, PA on November 1, 2019. Some 50 industry members attended. Read More >>

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