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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

29 October 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
27 October 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
19 October 2020

TEA in 2020: What a Year! A letter from Michael Blau, International Board President

Michael Blau  addresses TEA leadership in January 2020 at the annual Strategic Planning Meeting I was asked to reflect on my year as Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) International ...

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TEA in 2020: What a Year! A letter from Michael Blau, International Board President
13 October 2020

Welcome New Members!

TEA extends a warm welcome to our new members for September 2020. Find them in the TEA Member Directory to discover more about them and extend a welcome of your own.   ...

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Welcome New Members!
12 October 2020

A frightfully good time: TEA Digital explored the workings of a new drive-thru haunt - report & video

Almost 100 people joined the "Creation of Drive-Thru Scare: A Conversation with the Scream N' Stream Team" presented October 6, 2020 as part of  TEA Digital programming  to help keep the themed entertainment ...

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A frightfully good time: TEA Digital explored the workings of a new drive-thru haunt - report & video
11 October 2020

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 5: Special segments

The Oct 8, 2020 session of Thea Awards Digital Case Studies featured the recipient of the Thea Award for Innovative Technology, the  Christie® Eclipse 4K RGB Pure Laser Projector,  and the recipient ...

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Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 5: Special segments
04 October 2020

TEA is here for you in good times and bad: A message from COO Jennie Nevin

Dear TEA members and global community:  This is a challenging time for our entire industry and the world. Please remember that the Themed Entertainment Association is your association. It is ...

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TEA is here for you in good times and bad: A message from COO Jennie Nevin
24 September 2020

Chuck Fawcett becomes TEA International Board President in November 2020

In November 2020, Chuck Fawcett of Animax Designs will become the new International Board President of the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), succeeding Michael Blau of Adirondack Studios.  “One ...

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Chuck Fawcett becomes TEA International Board President in November 2020
18 September 2020

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 4: Connected Immersion

Thea Awards Digital Case Studies are presented by the Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ), the global nonprofit membership association for the creators of compelling experiences and places. The case ...

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Thea Awards Digital Case Studies report - Session 4: Connected Immersion
14 September 2020

Anything is possible! Creating “bubbles” with the NHL - Jeff Dixon reports

The Themed Entertainment Association ( TEA ) webinar on Sept. 9, 2020 - part of the ongoing #TEAdigital content stream helping to keep members and the industry connected - was definitely one ...

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Anything is possible! Creating “bubbles” with the NHL - Jeff Dixon reports
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29 October 2020

7thSense Merges with Medialon

7thSense has announced the completion of its merger with Medialon. In June 2019, the team behind 7thSense acquired the Medialon brand and ShowControl activities from Barco to form Medialon Limited. ...

7thSense Merges with Medialon
23 October 2020

7thSense Promotes Jack Dowd to Product Manager of Delta Media Server®

7thSense has promoted Jack Dowd to the position of Product Manager of the Delta Media Server® range. Jack continues his career progression at 7thSense with this promotion. Since joining the ...

7thSense Promotes Jack Dowd to Product Manager of Delta Media Server®
22 October 2020

fos/4 Fresnel added to ETC’s portfolio of studio fixtures

ETC announces the addition of the Fresnel to the fos/4 studio family. Fresnels have been around for generations and are known for their smooth wash, adjustable zoom capabilities, and incredible brightness. With ...

fos/4 Fresnel added to ETC’s portfolio of studio fixtures
16 October 2020

KCC wins design award for Smurfs Theme Park in Shanghai

KCC Entertainment Design received the award ‘Cultural Tourism Project Planning and Creative Design’ for the design we created for the Smurfs Theme Park in Shanghai! The award ceremony took place ...

KCC wins design award for Smurfs Theme Park in Shanghai
11 October 2020

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi's state-of-the-art tech backbone

Since opening on July 25th, 2018, Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi has received critical acclaim around the globe for its attention to detail, fun attractions and highly themed environments, and ...

Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi's state-of-the-art tech backbone
07 October 2020

TEA Members JRA and Chicago Scenic Collaborate on New FRIENDS Experience

"Instagrammable tourism and extreme ’90s nostalgia met and had a baby. Congratulations, it’s 'The FRIENDS Experience.'" - Chicago Tribune "...couldn’t BE any more of a dream come true for fans ...

TEA Members JRA and Chicago Scenic Collaborate on New FRIENDS Experience
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