Tuesday, Nov 19
Thea Awards Announcement
2:00 pm – TEA booth #1355
Join us for the first public announcement concerning the new slate of Thea Awards recipients who have been named to receive honors at the 2014 Thea Awards Gala (April 5 at Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim)
TEA International Mixer, 6:30-9:00 pm
KINGS Orlando, 8255 International Drive, Suite 120, Orlando 32819
(Located on I-Drive behind Ripley’s Believe It or Not! And Charley’s Steakhouse. Enter from I-Drive or Universal Boulevard.)
No RSVP required – All welcome
Free admission, complimentary appetizers, drink tickets, specially priced beverages and discounts for bowling! – All provided through the generosity of sponsors:ThemeWorks, AECOM, Philip Hartley Associates Ltd, D J Willrich Ltd, and Color Reflections Las Vegas.
Wednesday, Nov 20
TEA Members meeting, 8:30-9:30 am
Orange Cty Convention Center, room S310A
All members encouraged to attend – includes coffee and light breakfast
Thursday, Nov. 21
TEA Team – IAAPA 5K run/1K walk for Give Kids The World
7:30 am – 9:00 am
Give Kids The World Village
210 South Bass Road, Kissimmee, FL 34746
Cost: $20 Team Registration to Run/Walk / Optional Donation welcomed!
Join the TEA Team for the ‘IAAPA Footprints of the Heart 5k’ – an event that sponsors Give Kids The World. Everyone is encouraged to run, or walk, or just donate to this worthy organization! (All levels of participation welcomed!) This will be the second time TEA has organized a team for this event and in 2012 TEA took home the TOP Team Fundraiser Award! The goal of this charity event is to raise funds for Give Kids The World, a non-profit that exists solely to fulfill the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses.
TEA panel, 9:00 am
Planning new capital projects for your facility
Orange County Convention Center, room S310GH
This session is moderated by TEA presidentChristine Kerr of BaAM Productions and features reps from TEA member companies: Steve Rhys(Forrec), Anthony Esparza (Herschend Family Entertainment), and Mark Dvorchak (Pro Forma Advisors), joined by Jeff Strickland from Playland in Vancouver.
TEA panel, 3:30 pm
Future Legends of the Industry
Orange County Convention Center, room S330AB
With Christian Lachel (BRC Imagination Arts), Denise Weston (Apptivations),Joseph Schmelzeis (SEGA), Kathleen Cohen (National Constitution Center), and Robert Cortelyou (NBC Universal).
Friday, Nov 22
Ladies of the TEA networking breakfast
8:00 am – 9:45 am, Orange Cty Convention Ctr room S310A
Includes Working in the world of themed entertainment: opportunities & barriers for women in the industry. Panel discussion moderated by Christine Kerr.
No charge, but RSVP is required: www.tealadies.org
We also recommend:
Wed, Nov 20
Legends and their legacies panel
3:30-4:45 pm, Orange Cty Convention Ctr room S330FGH
With Bob Rogers (BRC founder), Marty Sklar(Disney legend), Jack Lindquist (Walt Disney Company, retired), Lee Cockerell (Walt Disney World exec VP, retired) and others.
Comments Off on TEA SATE – Seattle will examine experience design in the context of diversity
Comments Off on Sessions and Speakers announced for SATE 19 in Seattle (includes bonus: past appearances in InPark Magazine by some of the speakers)
Comments Off on Presenters and sessions announced for SATE Asia 2019
Comments Off on The 2018 Theme Index: Integrated resorts, transportation infrastructure and smart marketing boost attraction attendance
Sep 18, 2019 Comments Off on Triotech and CL Corp form partnership, companies to share global resources
Sep 17, 2019 Comments Off on IAAPA Expo Europe opens in Paris
Sep 17, 2019 Comments Off on Speed POS Vietnam to distribute Semnox products in Indo-China
Sep 16, 2019 Comments Off on CFO Mark Swanson named interim CEO of SeaWorld
Sep 11, 2019 Comments Off on Editorial: Creative risks and theme park attendance
Sep 11, 2019 Comments Off on Editorial: Do what you love and love what you do
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on #79 – Europe and waterparks
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Transitions: Leaps and bounds
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Try a drop of this: Ten innovative technologies for water attractions
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Luc Petit CREATION: Storyboards & dragons
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on InfoComm 2019 Orlando: AV evolution
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on WhiteWater brings continuous innovation to parks
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Bellewaerde adds water
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Alterface: Kernels of truth
Sep 09, 2019 Comments Off on Exploring IAAPA Europe
Sep 09, 2019 Comments Off on DNP: The photo souvenir
Sep 09, 2019 Comments Off on WWA heads to Disney
Sep 09, 2019 Comments Off on Christie: From film dome to fulldome
Jul 02, 2019 Comments Off on Expo 2020 Dubai Update
Jun 26, 2019 Comments Off on Meet Lionsgate Entertainment World’s new general manager: Selena Magill
Jun 25, 2019 Comments Off on IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 brings 11,000+ to Shanghai
Jun 24, 2019 Comments Off on Hard hat tour of Rulantica & Krønasår
Sep 11, 2019 Comments Off on Netflix and thrill: Greg Lombardo joins the content streaming powerhouse as Head of ExperiencesLombardo brings with him more than a decade experience in...
Sep 10, 2019 Comments Off on Transitions: Leaps and boundsIndustry professionals are making moves and creating waves
Sep 09, 2019 Comments Off on Exploring IAAPA EuropeMeet recent additions to IAAPA’s European team
Aug 08, 2019 Comments Off on IPM Interview: Jennifer Lee Hackett, Sinking Ship EntertainmentGiant screen veteran Jennifer Lee Hackett has joined...
Jun 28, 2019 Comments Off on John Miceli and the new DE-ŹYN StudiosThroughout his career, John Miceli has worked in feature...
Jun 26, 2019 Comments Off on Meet Lionsgate Entertainment World’s new general manager: Selena MagillMeet the new GM of Lionsgate Entertainment World, scheduled...
May 08, 2019 Comments Off on ECA2: All eyes on LanzhouECA2's latest spectacle, a permanent installation in a...
May 06, 2019 Comments Off on IAAPA Expo Asia"Establishing a presence in both Hong Kong and Shanghai...
Apr 29, 2019 Comments Off on Vekoma: Coasting around AsiaInPark spoke to Jason Pan, Vekoma’s regional director of...
Mar 21, 2019 Comments Off on Lisa Passamonte GreenThe Thea Awards Nominating Committee annually reviews and...
Mar 21, 2019 Comments Off on Infinite Kingdoms: Planet playologyWe recently connected with founder Denise Chapman Weston...
Mar 21, 2019 Comments Off on The French connection: Meet Michel Linet-Frion"Since I typically rely on contracted expertise and talent...
Mar 21, 2019 Comments Off on Andrew O’Rourke: Google THISIn late 2018, Andrew became an employee of Adecco working...
Dec 18, 2018 Comments Off on Mad Systems: The future is nowInPark reported on the launch and revisited with Ensing for...
Dec 18, 2018 Comments Off on Time for a changeInPark checks in with industry leaders who are heading back...
Nov 05, 2018 Comments Off on Michael Mercadante: Giving backMichael Mercadante, President of Main Street Design, Inc....
Nov 05, 2018 Comments Off on JCO: Theming beyond the theme parkJCO, based in St. Louis, MO, specializes in master planning...
Nov 05, 2018 Comments Off on The Hettema Group: Inside the experience designer’s studioFounded by Phil in 2002, The Hettema Group has gone on to...
Sep 14, 2018 Comments Off on AAE Wrapup: IAAPA in Hong KongEstimates indicate the Expo attracted more than 9,000...
Sep 14, 2018 Comments Off on Mack Solutions: Designing RulanticaWith a unique theme and detailed storytelling, the park is...
Sep 14, 2018 Comments Off on Weber Group: Meet the partnersThe new Weber Group is managed by four partners, all of...
Sep 14, 2018 Comments Off on IAAPA, BRPH, accesso: Faces and places"The beautiful thing about the creative and entertainment...
Jun 01, 2018 Comments Off on Expo 2023 Argentina Buenos Aires: Exclusive interview with Mr. Hernan LombardiThe number of visits to Expo 2023 Argentina Buenos Aires is...
May 11, 2018 Comments Off on A Bid for Expo 2027 Minnesota"We have chosen an ideal location conveniently located...
Apr 30, 2018 Comments Off on nWave: Visioning forward"nWave keeps pace with evolving markets and evolving...