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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

17 December 2020

TEA Digital presents a “Wild” Time with Zoos & Aquariums

TEA Digital hosted an inspiring webinar on Wednesday, December 2nd, all about how zoos & aquariums are finding ways to connect with audiences, even in these extraordinary times. Hosted with ...

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TEA Digital presents a “Wild” Time with Zoos & Aquariums
17 December 2020

2020 TEA Masters Honored on December 9th - Looking Towards the Future

The 2020 TEA Masters were honored on December 9th, 2020.  Recognized as Masters of their Craft, having demonstrated their talents with significant bodies of work achieved over decades.  TEA Masters lead ...

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2020 TEA Masters Honored on December 9th - Looking Towards the Future
17 December 2020

TEA Presents “REINVENTION” SATE Global 2021

  Accepting that it would not be possible to safely gather in person for any SATE conferences initially planned for 2020, TEA leadership brought together Co-Chairs Shannon Martin , Christine ...

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TEA Presents “REINVENTION” SATE Global 2021
30 November 2020

2020 TEA Member Meeting: Leadership transitions and Thea Awards announcement

Several hundred attended the annual Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) Member Meeting for 2020, held on a digital platform this year, on November 19. In past years, this meeting ...

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2020 TEA Member Meeting: Leadership transitions and Thea Awards announcement
29 November 2020

Congratulations! TEA announces 27th annual TEA Thea Awards recipients (official press release)

BURBANK, California USA, Nov 19, 2020 -- The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) announced the new slate of TEA Thea Awards recipients, honoring people, projects and technologies representing excellence ...

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Congratulations! TEA announces 27th annual TEA Thea Awards recipients (official press release)
27 November 2020

Congratulations! 2020 TEA Masters announced

Congratulations to the new slate of TEA Masters! Please join us to celebrate the 2020 TEA Masters on December 9, 2020. The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) - the global, ...

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Congratulations! 2020 TEA Masters announced
26 November 2020

Themed Entertainment Association enters transition as Chief Operating Officer, Jennie Nevin, departs

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) announced that Chief Operating Officer Jennie Nevin, is stepping down after seven years, effective November 30, 2020. Nevin will consult with the TEA during the ...

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Themed Entertainment Association enters transition as Chief Operating Officer, Jennie Nevin, departs
25 November 2020

Themed Entertainment Association forms new Committee on Diversity and Inclusion

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) announced the formation of a Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The new Committee was established on October 13, 2020 by approval of the TEA ...

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Themed Entertainment Association forms new Committee on Diversity and Inclusion
24 November 2020

New TEA Board members announced and outgoing leaders thanked for their service in 2020

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 ...

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New TEA Board members announced and outgoing leaders thanked for their service in 2020
23 November 2020

TEA Member Spotlight: Dale Sprague, TEA service award recipient

Dale Sprague has been named by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) to receive the TEA Peter Chernack Distinguished Service Award, which honors exceptional service to the organization, above and ...

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TEA Member Spotlight: Dale Sprague, TEA service award recipient
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15 January 2021

Meet Pandoras Box V8

Christie has launched the new Pandoras Box V8 Software License, for real-time video processing and show control, featuring a host of new professional features, a simplified workflow and streamlined licensing. ...

Meet Pandoras Box V8
12 January 2021

ETC Congratulates 27th Annual TEA Thea Award Recipients

Every year, theme parks and themed entertainment venues devise new and incredible ways to deliver thrilling experiences to delight their customers. Despite 2020’s strangeness, it was no different. The 27th ...

ETC Congratulates 27th Annual TEA Thea Award Recipients
06 January 2021

Account and Creative Team Additions for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan

CHICAGO—(Jan. 6, 2020)—The principals of specialized creative agency Leviathan are very proud to announce the addition of Account Manager Meg Miller, Art Director Mackenzie Suben, and Designer Morgan Itterly. Prior ...

Account and Creative Team Additions for Specialized Creative Agency Leviathan
05 January 2021

Master Phase Loss Detector 2 Expands Emergency Detection and Control Bypass Possibilities

The Master Phase Loss Detector 2 (MLPD2) is the next phase of emergency detection and control bypass. With extensive, customizable input and output configurations, the Master Phase Loss Detector 2 ...

Master Phase Loss Detector 2 Expands Emergency Detection and Control Bypass Possibilities
02 January 2021

TEA New Member / Hello Everyone

Happy New Year fellow TEA members,  Greetings from Nevada the Silver state. Las Vegas is internationally known as the Entertainment Capital of the World.   Our hospitality and entertainment industry professionals are eagerly ...

TEA New Member / Hello Everyone
31 December 2020

Chocolate Kingdom Theme Park designed by KCC Entertainment Design opened doors today!

On December 31st, 2020  a grand ceremony held at the delightful Chocolate Castle, the centrepiece of the park, celebrated the opening of this new theme park near Guangzhou, China. The ...

Chocolate Kingdom Theme Park designed by KCC Entertainment Design opened doors today!
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