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To be a catalyst for enhancing lives through the creation of tomorrow’s compelling places and experiences. 

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TEA brings together the creators of immersive destinations and experiences to share knowledge, collaborate, spark new ideas, celebrate innovation, and cultivate a diverse global membership.

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TEA blog

04 August 2022

A Summer Blast at All Season Brewing

By: Cindy Dice,  Western North America Division, Communications Committee Member On July 26th, 2022, the TEA Western North America Division hosted over 200 TEA members who registered for the All ...

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A Summer Blast at All Season Brewing
11 July 2022

The Master’s Spotlight Featuring Joe Falzetta

By: Cindy Dice On the evening of June 29, 2022 over 200 TEA members registered for the Master’s Spotlight featuring Joe Falzetta. They were treated to a prerecorded interview between ...

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30 June 2022

Fantawild Throws its Support Behind TEA China as its 1st Golden Sponsor

Burbank, CA - TEA China has announced its first Golden Sponsor: Fantawild Holdings Inc. Fantawild is the first, of what is expected to be many, year-round supporters of TEA China, a ...

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Fantawild Throws its Support Behind TEA China as its 1st Golden Sponsor
29 June 2022

The Importance of Electrical Engineering in Theme Park Design

The Importance of Electrical Engineering in Theme Park Design Featured Guests: Senior Electrical Engineer Kristen Williams of EXP, and Senior Electrical Engineer Matt Schoenherr of EXP Moderated by TEA Western ...

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08 June 2022

Social Mixer at Player One Arcade & Bar

Social Mixer at Player One Arcade & Bar By Cindy Dice On June 1, 2022, TEA members and guests headed to Player One Arcade Bar in Los Angeles where they ...

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07 June 2022

TEA meets with US Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Orlando, June 06, 2022 -  TEA International Board of Directors President-elect Melissa Ruminot  met today with US Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Analysis Grant Harris. The Industry and Analysis business ...

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TEA meets with US Assistant Secretary of Commerce
25 May 2022

Connecting the Metaverse with Themed Entertainment

By Justin Stucey On Wednesday, May 18, 2022 the Themed Entertainment Association's Western North America division hosted a virtual event for TEA Digital, Connecting the Metaverse with Themed Entertainment. The ...

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Connecting the Metaverse with Themed Entertainment
24 May 2022

TEA @ SEA Expo summary

TEA had a strong presence at the Saudi Entertainment and Amusement EXPO las week.  It ran from May 16-18 in Riyadh, KSA. Members from around the world attended and participated ...

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TEA @ SEA Expo summary
05 May 2022

Photos and Media Coverage: 2022 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala

Ellora Martinez, from the Kids Baking Championship presents Gideon's Bakehouse with a special cake & Thea Award Disneyland Hotel, Anaheim - The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) reported success and attendance ...

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Photos and Media Coverage: 2022 TEA Summit & Thea Awards Gala
05 May 2022

Garner Holt and the ATC Kick off Summit Week for Western Division

A busy week for themed entertainment it was, when Attractions Technology Collaborative (ATC) hosted their West Coast two-day workshop of the Attractions Technology Lab: Dark Ride Experience at Garner Holt ...

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Garner Holt and the ATC Kick off Summit Week for Western Division
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08 August 2022

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 15 with Phil Hettema!

Zeitgeist presents Spirit of the Time, Friday August 19th at 12pm PST ! PASSENGER 15: CEO of THG Creative, former SVP Attraction Development for Universal Studios, and tall cool one, ...

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 15 with Phil Hettema!
04 August 2022

7thSense Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Emma Newell

7thSense has welcomed Emma Newell to its Board of Directors in an exciting next step in the ongoing delivery of the company’s plan for achievement of exceptional growth, strategy, performance, ...

7thSense Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Emma Newell
03 August 2022

Visional Expands Leadership Bench with Two Senior Promotions

ATLANTA, Ga; August 3, 2022 — Leading experience-focused creative production company, Visional , announced the appointments of Zach Baldry as Director of Operations and Tiffany Means as Director of Creative ...

Visional Expands Leadership Bench with Two Senior Promotions
25 July 2022

ted - Part of RWS Entertainment Group Expands Production and Operations Capabilities

Europe’s largest leisure entertainment experience company, The Experience Department, popularly known as  ted , expands its European-based leadership team, welcoming Jake McCoy to the new position of Director of Operations. ...

ted - Part of RWS Entertainment Group Expands Production and Operations Capabilities
28 June 2022

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 14 with Ron Miziker!

PASSENGER 14: Entertainment designer, writer, director, producer, author, TEA Lifetime Achievement recipient — and the creator of the Disneyland Main Street Electrical Parade — Ron Miziker. They say that time ...

Zeitgeist's Spirit of the Time: Episode 14 with Ron Miziker!
23 June 2022

Experience UK West Yorkshire Exporting Roadshow date announced

Experience UK, the trade body which represents UK companies who design, create, and deliver world-class visitor experiences, will be in Leeds next month, 13th July 2022, for the Yorkshire leg ...

Experience UK West Yorkshire Exporting Roadshow date announced
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