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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

25 July 2021

Experience the 27th Thea Awards Digital Case Studies! It all starts July 29th!

Join us to experience Thea Awards Case Studies with a 6-part series of interactive digital sessions celebrating the 27th Thea Award Recipients! PRESENTED BY CHIMELONG REGISTER HERE Thea Awards Digital ...

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Experience the 27th Thea Awards Digital Case Studies! It all starts July 29th!
24 July 2021

THE 27th THEA AWARDS PROGRAM Is NOW ONLINE!

CELEBRATE & RECOGNIZE THE FULL SLATE OF AWARDS RECIPIENTS DIGITALLY!  { DRUM ROLL...} THE OFFICIAL 27th THEA AWARDS PROGRAM HAS BEEN PUBLISHED! “On behalf of TEA, I extend warm and ...

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THE 27th THEA AWARDS PROGRAM Is NOW ONLINE!
10 July 2021

The Buzz Price Thea Award! Submissions due soon - by August 06, 2021!

GLOBAL RECOGNITION STARTS HERE - THE 28TH ANNUAL TEA THEA AWARDS! IT'S TIME NOW TO SUBMIT FOR THE 2022 AWARDS!   THE BUZZ PRICE THEA AWARD - CELEBRATING A LIFETIME OF ACHIEVEMENT! ...

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The Buzz Price Thea Award! Submissions due soon - by August 06, 2021!
07 July 2021

28th Annual Thea Awards - The Catalyst Award - Call for Submissions

THE 28TH ANNUAL TEA THEA AWARDS! GLOBAL RECOGNITION STARTS HERE! The Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) prestigious Thea Award recognizes excellence and innovation in the themed entertainment and international visitor attractions industry ...

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28th Annual Thea Awards - The Catalyst Award - Call for Submissions
06 July 2021

Thea Submissions - Open now through August 06, 2021

THE 28TH ANNUAL TEA THEA AWARDS! GLOBAL RECOGNITION STARTS HERE! The Themed Entertainment Association’s (TEA) prestigious Thea Award recognizes excellence and innovation in the themed entertainment and international visitor attractions industry ...

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Thea Submissions - Open now through August 06, 2021
05 July 2021

TEA SATE Europe 2021 - Breaking Boundaries

RSVP HERE Visit the  TEA SATE Europe 2021 Event Booklet   for additional information including: - Conference, Hotel and Travel booking information - How to become a Sponsor SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES ...

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TEA SATE Europe 2021 - Breaking Boundaries
05 July 2021

Announcing Lindsey Nelson, CAE as TEA’s New Executive Director

TEA Executive Director, Lindsey Nelson BURBANK, CA –The International Board of Directors for the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has selected Lindsey Nelson, CAE to serve as the next Executive Director.  ...

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Announcing Lindsey Nelson, CAE as TEA’s New Executive Director
04 July 2021

ALL NEW 2020 THEME INDEX - Arrives August 2021!

The Highly Anticipated... 2020 TEA/AECOM THEME INDEX & MUSEUM INDEX  Arrives Early August 2021!   The 2020 Index will be published in both English & Chinese, available primarily as a PDF ...

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ALL NEW 2020 THEME INDEX - Arrives August 2021!
03 July 2021

2020 Thea Awards Digital Case Studies - Now Free on TEA TV!

NOW YOU CAN WATCH THE ENTIRE 2020 CASE STUDIES SERIES FOR FREE! CLICK HERE TO CONNECT:   https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL0IJvy8D6-ihLpBjdDnfiYzEKfKADO4yB   THIS IS A GREAT WAY TO GET TO KNOW YOUR COLLEAGUES & ...

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2020 Thea Awards Digital Case Studies - Now Free on TEA TV!
30 April 2021

Luc Mayrand to Chair Thea Award Committee

Re-inventing Thea Awards by celebrating excellent experiences   When it comes to creating extraordinary experiences, the name Luc Mayrand comes to mind naturally. He has been active for more than two ...

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Luc Mayrand to Chair Thea Award Committee
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07 July 2021

Uncompromised authenticity: George Wade marries brands and LBE

George Wade has become a specialist in branded entertainment and a unique force in assisting the attractions industry to meet these challenges. He has a keen understanding of the power ...

Uncompromised authenticity: George Wade marries brands and LBE
07 July 2021

Inclusion, accessibility and design - editorial by Dr Kathryn Woodcock, Ryerson University

I am not an “ADA guest.” I am a guest. I have some abilities – and lack some others – just like every other guest. Whether you think you need ...

Inclusion, accessibility and design - editorial by Dr Kathryn Woodcock, Ryerson University
06 July 2021

Experience Design in the age of COVID

In the global visitor attractions industry, COVID-19 has shut down properties, canceled gatherings, stalled projects, and changed perspectives. When the industry begins to recover, the public health concerns that emerged ...

Experience Design in the age of COVID
06 July 2021

US State Department backs 2027 Minnesota world's fair bid

If Minnesota is successful in its bid to host Expo 2027, it would be the first BIE-sanctioned Expo in North America in 41 years. Theme: "Healthy People, Healthy Planet."  FULL STORY ...

US State Department backs 2027 Minnesota world's fair bid
30 June 2021

Storyland Studios Slated to Design Storyville Gardens Theme Park in Middle Tennessee

Immersive, interactive theme park to feature stories from cultures around the world. Storyland Studios, the experience design and production studio with offices in the US and Europe, has been selected ...

Storyland Studios Slated to Design Storyville Gardens Theme Park in Middle Tennessee
23 June 2021

VETERAN DISNEY IMAGINEER JIM CLARK JOINS STORYLAND STUDIOS AS THEIR NEWEST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Storyland Studios is proud to welcome veteran Walt Disney Imagineer Jim Clark as their newest Executive Director. Clark’s 27-year tenure with the Walt Disney Company included work at Walt Disney ...

VETERAN DISNEY IMAGINEER JIM CLARK JOINS STORYLAND STUDIOS AS THEIR NEWEST EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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