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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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24 September 2020

Chuck Fawcett becomes TEA International Board President in November 2020

In November 2020, Chuck Fawcett of Animax Designs will become the new International Board President of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), succeeding Michael Blau of Adirondack Studios.  “One ...

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Chuck Fawcett becomes TEA International Board President in November 2020
18 September 2020

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 4: Connected Immersion

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies are presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the global nonprofit membership association for the creators of compelling experiences and places. The case ...

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Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 4: Connected Immersion
14 September 2020

Anything is possible! Creating “bubbles” with the NHL - Jeff Dixon reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) webinar on Sept. 9, 2020 - part of the ongoing #TEAdigital content stream helping to keep members and the industry connected - was definitely one ...

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Anything is possible! Creating “bubbles” with the NHL - Jeff Dixon reports
09 September 2020

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for August 2020. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own.   ...

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Welcome New Members!
09 September 2020

Christie's commitment to themed entertainment

TEA would like to express appreciation for Christie as a TEA Global Partner . This level of support for our Themed Entertainment Association is one of several ways that Christie demonstrates ...

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Christie's commitment to themed entertainment
08 September 2020

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 3: Live Shows & Thea Classic

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies are presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the global nonprofit membership association for the creators of compelling experiences and places. The case ...

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Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 3: Live Shows & Thea Classic
28 August 2020

“On the other side of crisis can be opportunity” - TEA members gather to discuss how to move forward mid-career

Nearly 200 people gained jobseeking tools and advice at the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) webinar, "Pivot Point: Re-Entering the Job Market Mid-Career," presented August 20, 2020 as part ...

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“On the other side of crisis can be opportunity” - TEA members gather to discuss how to move forward mid-career
21 August 2020

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 2: Museums

#Museums have been hard-hit in the COVID pandemic around the world, some more than others depending on location and funding variables. The second session of TEA Thea Awards Digital Case Studies ...

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Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 2: Museums
19 August 2020

Waffles or pancakes? Industry members dig in at TEA Tuesday virtual mixer hosted by Western Division

On Tuesday, August 11, the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Western North America Division threw open the doors of their Zoom room to 75 industry members from across the ...

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Waffles or pancakes? Industry members dig in at TEA Tuesday virtual mixer hosted by Western Division
17 August 2020

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for July 2020. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own. ...

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Welcome New Members!
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28 September 2020

Red Raion will exhibit at Blooloop V-Expo!

Red Raion , the CGI studio specialized in media-based attractions, is happy to announce that they’ll be exhibiting at Blooloop V-Expo! “We are delighted to participate as exhibitors in the ...

Red Raion will exhibit at Blooloop V-Expo!
24 September 2020

JRA-Designed Nickelodeon Playtime FEC to Open in China Q4 2020

China Leisure Development Co., (CLDC) and ViacomCBS have inked a deal to develop a Nickelodeon-themed Family Entertainment Center (FEC) in the city of Shenzhen, China. Comprising four attraction zones featuring ...

JRA-Designed Nickelodeon Playtime FEC to Open in China Q4 2020
17 September 2020

Storyland Studios Celebrates Poverty Encounter's TEA Thea

Storyland Studios , an experience design firm that helps brands connect their stories in three dimensions, congratulates Children’s Hunger Fund (CHF), a first-time recipient of the Themed Entertainment Association ’s ...

Storyland Studios Celebrates Poverty Encounter's TEA Thea
14 September 2020

Leviathan Attracts Rising Production/VFX Talents Mike Pullan and Alexie Kozol

CHICAGO—(Sep. 14, 2020)—The principals of specialized creative agency Leviathan are very proud to announce the addition of Senior Producer Mike Pullan and Project Coordinator Alexie Kozol. The full-time staff additions ...

Leviathan Attracts Rising Production/VFX Talents Mike Pullan and Alexie Kozol
04 September 2020

IAAPA Cancels IAAPA Expo 2020 Due to COVID-19

ORLANDO, Fla., US (Sept. 4, 2020)  – IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, today announced the cancellation of IAAPA Expo 2020 in Orlando, Florida. In addition, the association is ...

IAAPA Cancels IAAPA Expo 2020 Due to COVID-19
04 September 2020

Slideshow: Thea Award recipient Legend of the Gods

Legend of the Gods, the spectacular live show developed by Huaxia Cultural Tourism at Weihai Scenic Spot, is a Thea Award recipient and was showcased on Sept. 3, 2020 at the ...

Slideshow: Thea Award recipient Legend of the Gods
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