Cuningham Group’s dedication to sustainable design is unrivaled in the entertainment industry. This dedication is demonstrated in our founding of the Themed Entertainment Sustainability Summit (TESS®) in 2008. The primary goal of TESS is to promote an open dialogue between leaders in the entertainment industry to promote sustainable best practices in the planning, design and operations of theme parks and other entertainment venues. TESS is an annual event which repeatedly results in active collaboration and the unrestrained exchange of international sustainable design and operational standards.

Past attendees and participants include Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios, Ocean Park Hong Kong, Universal Studios, Sea World Parks and Entertainment, and Herschend Entertainment, among others. TESS aims to foster an open dialogue among the global community, regarding best practices and sustainable efforts in designing the world’s greatest entertainment attractions and environments.