These annual events offer unique opportunities to meet industry leaders and learn about the best recent visitor attractions around the world - direct from the mouths of the project owners and designers.
Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) March 29, 2016
The TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) - global association for the makers of compelling places and experiences - invites members of the press to look into the TEA Summit & Thea Awards held at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim April 1-2. These annual events offer unique opportunities to meet industry leaders and learn about the best recent visitor attractions around the world - direct from the mouths of the project owners and designers. April 1 TEA Summit sessions will showcase projects and people being honored the following evening, April 2 at the TEA Thea Awards.
The 2016 TEA Thea Awards are presented by Chimelong Group.
Pre-registration is required for all events.
There is a VIP press reception on April 2, 5-6 pm prior to the Thea Awards Gala, with Thea Awards recipients and TEA leadership.
List of 2016 Thea Awards recipients appears below.
2016 THEA AWARDS RECIPIENTS - Summit showcase on April 1, Awards Gala on April 2:
The Buzz Price Thea Award – Recognizing a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements
Keith James, Owner/CEO, Jack Rouse Associates
Thea Classic Award
San Diego Zoo and San Diego Zoo Safari Park (San Diego, CA, USA)
Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement (AOA):
One World Observatory (New York, NY, USA) - Attraction
SpongeBob SubPants Adventure, Moody Gardens (Galveston, TX, USA) - Attraction
Les Amoureux de Verdun, Puy du Fou (Les Epesses, France) - Attraction, Limited Budget
Foresta Lumina, Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook (Coaticook, QC, Canada) - Interactive Attraction, Limited Budget
Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden (Dallas, TX, USA) - Science/Discovery Garden
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, Victoria and Albert Museum (London, UK) - Museum Exhibit
Inspector Training Course, Discovery Cube Los Angeles - Science/Discovery Experience, Limited Budget
Fountain of Dreams (Wuyishan, China) - Event Spectacular
Disney Paint the Night, Hong Kong Disneyland & Disneyland (Hong Kong & Anaheim) - Parade Spectacular
Gantom Torch Technology - Technology, Limited Budget
Geppetto Animation Control System - Technology Breakthrough
Manufacturing Innovation, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, The Henry Ford (Dearborn, MI, USA) - Brand Experience, Limited Budget
Moments of Happiness at World of Coca-Cola (Atlanta, GA, USA) - Corporate Visitor Center Rehab, Limited Budget
Integrated Environmental Media System at LAX (Los Angeles, CA, USA) - Environmental Media Experience
TEA Distinguished Service Award
John Robinett, Senior Vice President - Economics, AECOM