Benefits of Membership
The TEA provides the proper channels and opportunities to network, educate and help your business or career grow.
Benefits of Membership
Networking with Industry Leaders
Owner, developer, architect, systems integrator, designer, storyteller, economic/feasibility analyst, fabricator, engineer, project developer and manager - the TEA connects you and your business directly to everyone from initial concept through opening day.
Every month the TEA hosts a variety of networking events giving you the opportunity to connect one on one with leaders in a variety of fields. These events include:
- THEA Awards – the most prestigious honor for educational, historical and entertainment projects.
- TEA Summit – presentations, interviews, case studies, and panels with extensive Q&A of the world’s leading professionals focused on creating compelling places and experiences.
- SATE - conference on the latest trends in technology, themed entertainment and attraction development and a host of networking opportunities.
- TEA Party at IAAPA – the must-do social event of IAAPA, the amusement industry's largest trade show.
- Mixers – informative and fun evenings of conversation and educational showcases
Job Listings & RFPs
The TEA is a resource to connect businesses with talent and new job opportunities. As a member, you will promptly learn about new projects and discover new work directly, online, and through newsletters.
Increased Visibility – TEA Printed Annual and Directory
Distributed to all TEA Members and to an increasing number of decision makers and potential clients, the TEA Directory is THE Industry Source when seeking experienced and capable firms. Current Distribution is over 15,000.
International Exposure – Profile on TEA Online Directory
Accessed worldwide, the TEA Online Directory provides potential clients and decision makers the ability to rapidly find and access experienced and capable TEA member firms.
Get an insiders view of outstanding attractions and businesses. Exclusive guided tours include The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Disney Imagineering, and Henson Studios to name a few.
Newsletters - Breaking Industry News & Events
The TEA Newsletters quickly identify a wide range of breaking information on events and industry trends. The bi-monthly newsletters reliably deliver opportunities to get involved and connected.
Professional Education & Insight
Discover and discuss the process of creation through delivery with industry icons and subject matter experts. The TEA provides select seminars, conferences, and presentations by leading professionals.
Industry Contracts, Guidelines & Standards
The TEA provides access to best practices involved with the creation of experience design and themed entertainment projects. Documents and presentations organize the experience of the industry and help your business optimize resources andavoid pitfalls.
Calendar of Awards, Trade Shows, Conferences, & Summits
In addition to putting on some of the industry’s leading events, the TEA keeps track of upcoming occasions that will engage, educate and inspire. Members receive regular newsletter updates, and have 24/7 access to an online calendar of the important events and experiences.