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TEA blog

21 January 2022

Themed Entertainment Association International Board Appoints 2021-2022 Executive Committee

New Leadership Begin One-Year Terms This Month ____________________________________________________________________________ BURBANK, California USA, January 13—The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) International Board recently welcomed its new Executive Committee. The new Executive Committee’s appointment ...

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Themed Entertainment Association International Board Appoints 2021-2022 Executive Committee
15 January 2022

TEA Presents at Shanghai International Tourism Investment Expo: Call for Presentations

  DEADLINE: Friday, January 28, 2022  The Shanghai International Tourism Investment Expo takes place in Shanghai March 30 to April 1, 2022. The Expo is an annual event drawing in ...

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TEA Presents at Shanghai International Tourism Investment Expo: Call for Presentations
14 January 2022

Owen Zhao Named Chairman of Newly-Formed Themed Entertainment Association China Development Council

BURBANK, CALIFORNIA USA, JANUARY 14, 2022 — The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) announced today the formation of the China Development Council. Owen Zhao, President, Max-Matching Entertainments Co., Ltd will serve ...

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Owen Zhao Named Chairman of Newly-Formed Themed Entertainment Association China Development Council
10 January 2022

Western Division’s Holiday Ugly Sweater Party at All Season Brewing

Twas the night of December 13th and all through the venue, all the creatures were stirring, with Ugly Sweaters in full view! The TEA Western Division had their much deliberated, ...

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Western Division’s Holiday Ugly Sweater Party at All Season Brewing
22 December 2021

DRAWING DAYS 3: With Corrine Antonelli

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our third episode of “Drawing Days: A Lunch and Learn Series!” Each episode is a different stand alone lesson in visual communication ...

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DRAWING DAYS 3: With Corrine Antonelli
22 December 2021

London Festive Day Out: the return!

After last year’s Zoom-only celebrations, the EME division returned with not one but three festive events this December. And ugly sweaters were encouraged at all three! The planned get-together in ...

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London Festive Day Out: the return!
09 December 2021

2021 Annual Member Meeting

On November 19, 2021 The Themed Entertainment Association hosted its annual Member Meeting at the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida. At the meeting, International and Division leaders gave reports on ...

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03 December 2021

ROBOTS, PERSPECTIVE AND NO FEAR: Drawing Days II with Judy Bradbury by Michael Libby

On November 9, aspiring artists and industry veterans alike logged on to a video conference - the second in a series of virtual workshops— Drawing Days: A Lunch and Learn ...

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ROBOTS, PERSPECTIVE AND NO FEAR: Drawing Days II with Judy Bradbury by Michael Libby
02 December 2021

TEA 28th Annual Thea Awards Recipients Announcement

  For the full press release with descriptions and photos click Here!...

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01 December 2021

Fall Season Networking at LA’s All Season Brewing

On a brisk November evening in Los Angeles, Western North America Themed Entertainment Association members gathered in-person for the first time in a long while at All Season Brewing in ...

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Fall Season Networking at LA’s All Season Brewing
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13 January 2022

ETC hires two Rigging Regional Sales Managers

ETC is expanding its sales team with two new regional managers. Jerry Kraft has been appointed Rigging Regional Manager for the west coast, and Herman ‘Herm’ Sayre joins ETC as ...

ETC hires two Rigging Regional Sales Managers
07 January 2022

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 9 with Jerry Rees!

Set your smart watch for the ninth timely and timeless episode of The Spirit of the Time Zoomcast, featuring passenger Jerry Rees: writer, director, artist, animator, and guardian of story, character, emotion ...

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 9 with Jerry Rees!
22 December 2021

Storyland Studios Selected to Design Film City in Lagos, Nigeria

Lagos, Nigeria - Storyland Studios, the experience design and production studio with offices in the US and Europe, has been selected to master plan and design a film city and ...

Storyland Studios Selected to Design Film City in Lagos, Nigeria
17 December 2021

7thSense Technologies Powering Nine Pavilions across Expo 2020 Dubai

7thSense, a leader in media serving, show control and pixel processing technologies for visitor attractions, live events and theme park installations, has supplied a total of 56 media servers and ...

7thSense Technologies Powering Nine Pavilions across Expo 2020 Dubai
15 December 2021

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 8 with Ali Rubinstein

Look who’s climbed aboard for the final flight of 2021! Meow Wolf Co-CEO and Chief Creative Officer, and former Disney Imagineer… Ali Rubinstein! An Executive Producer on Shanghai Disneyland  • Hong ...

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 8 with Ali Rubinstein
01 December 2021

BlueBox Attractions Launches New Project Masterplanning and Feasibility Division

London, UK --- 1 December, 2021 – BlueBox Attractions, a specialist experience design,consulting and production company for global theme parks, destination attractions, museums and live events, has announced the launch of a new project masterplanning and design ...

BlueBox Attractions Launches New Project Masterplanning and Feasibility Division
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