1976 - Owner Michael Frankenburger moves to Tulsa, OK
Michael worked Video on tours with Journey
1983 - Television Equipment Services is born in Michael's garage.
1986 - Michael tours with Phil Collins
1991 - TES’s First official appearance in the corporate world as sub-contract for Projection. Wal-Mart Employee Meeting
We have three Employees Michael and Jim Lenertz, Kevin Frankenburger and a lot of contract labor.
1996 - James Taylor (TES last official Concert tour)
1997 - TES’s First Turnkey Corporate event. Williams
Megan Stevens is hired as Producer
1999 - Jaycee’s National Convention/O’Reilly Auto Parts National Convention
2000 - Television Equipment Services become TES Productions and also moves into a newer and bigger building
Cory Beyer signs on as Accountant, Human Resources, Treasurer
2003 - SIFE World Cup (Frankfurt, Germany)
TES is up to 6 Employees and most of them went to Germany!
2004 - Republican National Events - WDC and NY
2005 - Pavarotti Final Tour - Tulsa, OK
Scott Turner joins TES as the Second Producer
2006 - Trump Press Conference - NYC, NY
2007 - Rodney Carrington Comedy Central Special - Live at the Majestic
2008 - TES Productions tops $1,000,000 in Sales
2010 - 14 City “Tour” with Corporate client
2011 - Dalai Lama Event with University of Arkansas
TES Hires it’s 14th employee and plans to breaks ground on a new warehouse scheduled to be completed in 2012!
TES Productions tops $2,000,000 in Sales