Our company


T8 (Tate) Exhibits is the vision of Le (pronounced β€œLee”) Tate, who after 15 years in the exhibit industry, is ready to provide clients with a personalized, high-quality product for your marketing and sales events. The team at T8 Exhibits brings over 50 years of experience to the table, including all aspects of construction and fabrication for museum casework, store displays, live events, and experiential marketing needs. We are a small, dedicated business driven by integrity, professionalism, and a strong desire to provide the best possible service to all of our clients.


Our Team


Le Tate

Le spent over 16 years at other exhibits houses working as general labor, cnc operator, technical drafter, lead installer, and team leader on incredible projects all over the country with exposure to myriad building materials, styles, and needs.  When the time came to step out and start T8 Exhibits, it was with the knowledge and experience garnered from the exhibit shops and strict focus on customer service that formed the solid foundation to build the business.


Rick Tate

Rick has spent over 20 years in the exhibit industry, running projects that range from small build and ship displays to million dollar museum builds and installs. In addition to the exhibit industry, he has worked in many other areas of construction from building houses, portable barns, outdoor furniture, and large pole barns. He has also spent time farming, driving trucks, and running cable.  With all of this experience, he is an expert problem solver and enjoys challenging projects.


Tony Franks

Tony has spent time in a variety of construction environments, from residential painting to industrial construction as well as chicken farming and time in the US Navy.  He has spent the last 12 years in the exhibit industry building, installing, and painting.