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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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TEA blog

20 April 2021

Episode 2 Speakers Announced for TEA SATE Global Series: REINVENTION presented by The Hettema Group

  RSVP Here Special ticket prices for TEA SATE Global Series: Members:   $250 $99 USD NextGen Members: $150 $49 USD Non-Members: $350 $199 USD   EPISODE 2 – REAL-TIME ...

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Episode 2 Speakers Announced for TEA SATE Global Series: REINVENTION presented by The Hettema Group
16 April 2021

TEA 'TOWN HALL' INVITES GLOBAL CONVERSATION!

Thank you to everyone who attended last Friday. Our TEA Town Hall gatherings are intended to give everyone in the association a voice as we work to grow a truly global community. Your participation helps TEA become stronger, ...

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TEA 'TOWN HALL' INVITES GLOBAL CONVERSATION!
14 April 2021

TEA MASTERS 2021 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!

WHAT:  TEA MASTERS OF THEIR CRAFT epitomize the highest standards relative to their respective professional disciplines while also setting the standard for professional conduct within the Themed Entertainment industry. They ...

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TEA MASTERS 2021 NOMINATIONS ARE NOW OPEN!
13 April 2021

Episode 1 Speakers Announced for TEA SATE Global Series: REINVENTION

Speakers Announced for 06 May 2021 Episode 1 of TEA SATE Global Series: REINVENTION    RSVP Here Special ticket prices for TEA SATE Global Series: Members:   $250 $99 USD ...

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Episode 1 Speakers Announced for TEA SATE Global Series: REINVENTION
17 March 2021

Announcement of Posted TEA Executive Director Position

Announcement of Posted TEA Executive Director Position We are happy to announce that the TEA Executive Director Position is now open to applicants! TEA has an incredible growth trajectory and ...

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Announcement of Posted TEA Executive Director Position
03 March 2021

TEA Digital Presents: Mardi Gras Makeover

  On February 16, 2021, the TEA Western Division celebrated Fat Tuesday in style with their digital presentation, Mardi Gras Makeover . Brett Jackson of Live Action Attractions hosted a ...

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TEA Digital Presents: Mardi Gras Makeover
01 March 2021

Themed Entertainment Association Recognizes Erica Schwehr’s Valued Contributions

Erica Schwehr (right) working backstage as Stage Manager, supporting talent with Lynn Allmandinger at SATE Seattle 2019   01 Mar. 2021 Erica at a 2018 dinner with TEA International Board ...

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Themed Entertainment Association Recognizes Erica Schwehr’s Valued Contributions
26 February 2021

TEA Digital Presents: TEA Western Division Hosts - Home for the Holidays

’Twas nine days before Christmas, on the seventh night of Hanukkah… Every TEA creature was stirring, from Cincinnati to Santa Monica… Ugly sweaters were worn, hearty beverages were poured… Thankful ...

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TEA Digital Presents: TEA Western Division Hosts - Home for the Holidays
25 February 2021

TEA Press Release

Announcement of Selection of Executive Search Firm for TEA’s Executive Director Position February 25, 2021 BURBANK – The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) is looking to hire a visionary Executive Director ...

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TEA Press Release
05 February 2021

TEA holds first-ever Town Hall Meeting

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 was an historic day for the TEA. The first-ever, global and association-wide Town Hall was convened at 7am/Pacific by co-hosts Lacy Katherine Campbell and Kile Ozier ...

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TEA holds first-ever Town Hall Meeting
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14 April 2021

Top 10 Hotel Trends in 2020: Are They Here to Stay?

Back when we were all naïve enough to think that 2020’s biggest headache would be a seemingly endless year of political campaign ads, hotels and resorts in the U.S. were ...

Top 10 Hotel Trends in 2020: Are They Here to Stay?
30 March 2021

Scruffy Dog Creative Group appoints General Manager for Asia

Creative experience company, Scruffy Dog Creative Group has recruited industry professional Sean Cai as General Manager – Asia. Scruffy Dog Creative Group welcomes Sean Cai as General Manager for Asia. ...

 Scruffy Dog Creative Group appoints General Manager for Asia
17 March 2021

Technifex XR hosts simulation training course for US military personnel

Technifex XR reached another milestone last week, hosting training for some of America’s finest using our Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) 4D VR system.  Technifex XR’s JTAC-VR training environment provided ...

Technifex XR hosts simulation training course for US military personnel
05 March 2021

Scruffy Dog Creative Group accepts invitation to join the OCT Alliance of Planning and Design

We are proud to announce that Scruffy Dog Creative is now a member of the OCT Alliance of Planning & Design and was awarded the certificate during the 4th OCT ...

Scruffy Dog Creative Group accepts invitation to join the OCT Alliance of Planning and Design
02 March 2021

Storyland Studios Issues $20K Design Challenge for Freelance Creatives to Celebrate 20th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Storyland Studios launches NEW International Design Challenge for freelance designers in themed entertainment March 2, 2021 Lake Elsinore, Calif. - Experience design and themed entertainment firm Storyland ...

Storyland Studios Issues $20K Design Challenge for Freelance Creatives to Celebrate 20th
02 March 2021

TECHNIFEX NABS FORMER WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING EXEC IAN MAC VITTIE TO LEAD TECHNIFEX XR

Technifex is pleased to announce Ian Mac Vittie has joined Technifex as Executive Vice President of Technifex XR. Ian is the most recent themed entertainment industry veteran to join Technifex’s ...

TECHNIFEX NABS FORMER WALT DISNEY IMAGINEERING EXEC IAN MAC VITTIE TO LEAD TECHNIFEX XR
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