Thursday, July 10, 2014

Ticket sales open for TEA's SATE 2014 design conference, Oct 2-3 in Sarasota

July 10, Long Beach: Aquarium of the Pacific hosts TEA behind the scenes

Open to all professionals working in the themed entertainment industry!

Ticket advance purchase required for admission: click here.

For downloadable event flyer, click here

Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Western Division presents a special behind-the-scenes event at Aquarium of the Pacific, 100 Aquarium Way, in Long Beach, Calif. 90802.
  • Thurs., July 10
  • 6:30-9:00 pm
  • $15 tickets; $8 self-parking
  • Panel discussion with exhibit designers
  • Mixer
  • Cash bar
  • Aquarium open house
Many thanks to the sponsors: exp and Morris

Monday, July 7, 2014

Orlando, July 16: an evening of networking, food & drink and simulated golf

Join the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) Eastern Division for a mixer at the all-new Dewey's Indoor Golf & Sports Grill. Test your skills with the Golf Simulator. Cash bar. 

July 16, 2014
5:00-8:00 pm
Dewey's Indoor Golf & Sports Grill
7720 Turkey Lake Road, Orlando FL 32819

Washington, DC - July 22, TEA mixer at Clyde's

Join your colleagues in the attractions industry for a relaxed gathering at a central Washington DC location.

Download PDF flyer for this event here.

Open to all TEA members, industry members and their guests.

Tues., July 22
4:30 - 7:30 pm
Clyde's of Gallery Place, 707 Seventh St NW, Washington DC 20001. (Metro to Gallery Place/Chinatown on the Red, Yellow or Green Lines)
Meet on the 2nd floor. Cash bar.

RSVP requested: click here.

Saint Louis, July 24: Tour the new Cardinals Hall of Fame

Visit the new Cardinals Hall of Fame & Museum 
with The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)

Thursday, July 24, 2014
6:00-8:00 pm
Ballpark Village - Saint Louis, Missouri USA

The evening will include a panel discussion, free appetizers and an open bar.

Many thanks to the sponsors:
Free admission, but tickets are required and space is limited.
Your RSVP is needed by July 18 - don't delay! Click here to sign up.

The St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum features unique interactive experiences and showcases one of the greatest club collections in all of Major League Baseball, together celebrating the thousands of stories, victories and heroes of Cardinals Nation.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Cincinnati, Sept 19-20 Enjoy Oktoberfest & the Cinci Comic Expo with TEA colleagues

  • Lots of information here for you to peruse. Want to download the flyer? Click here.
  • Interested in sponsoring this Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) gathering? Contact Clara Rice!

Pertinent dates & links:
Tentative schedule of events 
lets you mix business and pleasure 
in such ways as:
  • 8th Annual Running of the Wiener Dogs
  • Guided Tour of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
  • Entry into the Comic Expo, which this year features guests such as John Rhys-Davies, Peter Mayhew and Lou Ferrigno
  • “Creating Cultural Experiences” Panel Discussion
  • "TEA Presents: From Page to Park, Turning Comic IP Into the Next Great Attraction" panel discussion at the Cincinnati Comic Expo
  • Cincinnati Zombie Walk 2014
  • The World’s Largest Chicken Dance and Stein Hoisting
  • and much more Oktoberfest Zinzinnati fun!

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Disneyland Paris, July 8: Behind the scenes preview of new Ratatouille ride - TEA members only

Exclusive professional development opportunity for members of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA)!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Preview and learn about the new ‘Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy’ at Disneyland® Paris.

This ride does not exist in any other Disney® Park.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited for this unique opportunity. Attendance is €49 and includes a pass to both parks. Exclusive to paid TEA association members in good standing.

Click here to sign up.
Click here to download flyer.

  • 9.00am Welcome and coffee at Disney’s Hotel New York® Convention Center
  • 9.30am Presentation of the making of ‘Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy’ by an Imagineer
  • 10.15am Departure to Walt Disney Studios® Park
  • 10.30am Experience the attraction (through the FASTPASS® line)
  • 11.30am End of the tour - free time to visit parks 
  • 18.30pm Mixer - details TBA
Accommodation is available at Disney’s Hotel New York® Convention Center to registered attendees.

This outing is one in an ongoing professional development series titled "SATE Academy Days" that are an extension of TEA's annual design conference, SATE (Storytelling+Architecture+Technology=Experience). Click here to read about a recent SATE Academy Day, a visit to Ferrari World Abu Dhabi and Yas Waterworld in the UAE.