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TEA announces winners of Thea Awards
POSTED 19 Nov 2010 . BY Tom Walker
The Harry Potter attraction in Orlando
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter cleared the table of awards at this year's Thea Awards ceremony, held during the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The attraction - at the Universal Resort in Orlando, Florida - was handed a total of four awards by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

The attraction received gongs for best New Theme Park Land; best Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences; best Feature Attraction; and best Technical Achievement.

Other winners included the National Infantry Museum in San Francisco, US, and the Glasnevin Museum in Dublin, Ireland.

The awards, organised by TEA, are in their 17th year and seek to gauge and celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences.

The full list of winners is below.

Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement:
Along the River During the Qingming Festival, China Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Expo Pavilion Exhibit)
The National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia USA (Museum)
The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, USA (Museum)
Science Storms, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago USA (Museum/Science Center Exhibit)
Beyond All Boundaries, Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, New Orleans USA (Museum Attraction)
Glasnevin Museum, Dublin, Ireland (Museum)
World of Color, Disney California Adventure, Anaheim USA(Nighttime Spectacular)
ICT Mobile Device, Information and Communications Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Integration of Technology and Storytelling)
Flynn Lives, ComiCon 2010 San Diego, Calif. USA (Promotional Event)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (New Theme Park Land)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Feature Attraction)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Technical Achievement)

The Buzz Price Award (formerly the Thea Lifetime Achievement Award):
Kim Irvine, Art Director, Disneyland

Thea Classic Award:
The Exploratorium, San Francisco, California

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TEA announces winners of Thea Awards
POSTED 19 Nov 2010 . BY Tom Walker
The Harry Potter attraction in Orlando
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter cleared the table of awards at this year's Thea Awards ceremony, held during the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

The attraction - at the Universal Resort in Orlando, Florida - was handed a total of four awards by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA).

The attraction received gongs for best New Theme Park Land; best Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences; best Feature Attraction; and best Technical Achievement.

Other winners included the National Infantry Museum in San Francisco, US, and the Glasnevin Museum in Dublin, Ireland.

The awards, organised by TEA, are in their 17th year and seek to gauge and celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences.

The full list of winners is below.

Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement:
Along the River During the Qingming Festival, China Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Expo Pavilion Exhibit)
The National Infantry Museum, Columbus, Georgia USA (Museum)
The Walt Disney Family Museum, San Francisco, USA (Museum)
Science Storms, Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago USA (Museum/Science Center Exhibit)
Beyond All Boundaries, Solomon Victory Theater, National World War II Museum, New Orleans USA (Museum Attraction)
Glasnevin Museum, Dublin, Ireland (Museum)
World of Color, Disney California Adventure, Anaheim USA(Nighttime Spectacular)
ICT Mobile Device, Information and Communications Pavilion, Shanghai Expo 2010(Integration of Technology and Storytelling)
Flynn Lives, ComiCon 2010 San Diego, Calif. USA (Promotional Event)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (New Theme Park Land)
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Thematic Integration of Retail, Food & Beverage Experiences)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Feature Attraction)
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, Universal Resort Orlando, USA (Technical Achievement)

The Buzz Price Award (formerly the Thea Lifetime Achievement Award):
Kim Irvine, Art Director, Disneyland

Thea Classic Award:
The Exploratorium, San Francisco, California

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