ECA News

ECA team members play a leading role in top attractions and entertainment industry organizations

Over the past year, ECA team members have continued to occupy prominent positions and make valuable contributions to the attractions industry. Recent efforts include:

  • ECA’s LA office collaborated with entertainment design firm Thinkwell Group on a White Paper discussing the impacts of COVID-19 on theme park planning.
  • Principal Ray Braun was honored by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) as a TEA Master 2020 in recognition of his 40+ years of leading contributions to the industry in the area of economics and development principles.
  • Principal Christian Aaen was elected to the THEA Awards Committee where he is a member of the Attraction and Museums Sub-Committee.
  • Regional Director Janice Li was elected to the TEA Asia Pacific Board.
  • Christian Aaen served on the Blooloop judging panel for the 3rd edition of the Blooloop 50 Theme Park Influencer List 2020.

ECA’s Ray Braun Discusses Next-Generation Attraction Development with Blooloop

Ray Braun, a Founding Principal of ECA, speaks to Blooloop about his career and the origin and evolution of ECA. He also discusses development trends in the attraction industry and reveals major projects that ECA has worked on.

With a global focus on entertainment development projects, ECA has worked with theme park developers, cultural institutions, attraction operators, major movie studios, and other intellectual property companies since its establishment in 2010., “Driving development: breaking the mould with next-generation attractions”