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Submission period now open for Themed Entertainment Association’s 27th Annual TEA Thea Awards

ABOVE: Puy du Fou receives the 2017 TEA Thea Award for Le Dernier Panache. Courtesy TEA.

Submissions are open for the 27th Annual TEA Thea Awards of the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA), the global membership association for the creators of compelling places and experiences. Deadline: July 31, 2020.


The TEA Thea Awards recognize excellence and innovation in the themed entertainment and international visitor attractions industry. Each year, hundreds of submissions are received and considered by the TEA Thea Awards Committee for outstanding destination attractions, breakthrough technology, event spectaculars, cultural attractions or guest experiences, and individuals who have made their mark through a lifetime of distinguished achievements.

**You can submit your own project, event, or technology

**Open to TEA members and non-members alike

**Submissions for lifetime achievement honorees and for the Thea Classic Award are also welcome

**Deadline: July 31, 2020

**Recipients will be announced in November 2020

**Awards will be formally presented in Spring 2021 at the 27th Annual TEA Thea Awards Gala presented by Chimelong


Questions? Please email [email protected] or call the TEA Global Headquarters: +1 818-843-8497 

Joe Kleiman
Joe Kleiman
Raised in San Diego on theme parks, zoos, and IMAX films, InPark's Senior Correspondent Joe Kleiman would expand his childhood loves into two decades as a projectionist and theater director within the giant screen industry. In addition to his work in commercial and museum operations, Joe has volunteered his time to animal husbandry at leading facilities in California and Texas and has played a leading management role for a number of performing arts companies. Joe previously served as News Editor and has remained a contributing author to InPark Magazine since 2011. HIs writing has also appeared in Sound & Communications, LF Examiner, Jim Hill Media, The Planetarian, Behind the Thrills, and MiceChat His blog, takes an unconventional look at the attractions industry. Follow on twitter @ThemesRenewed Joe lives in Sacramento, California with his wife, dog, and a ghost.

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