All rigging performed within the meeting space will be installed and removed exclusively by PSAV
. Currently only the Plaza Ballroom can be rigged. The Grand Ballroom and Majestic Ballroom do not have rigging options. A minimum of two riggers are required for load in and load out. Rigging labor calls will be billed at a minimum of 5 hours based on the specialized nature of rigging services. Additional riggers needed, will be determined by a PSAV
Project manager. Under no circumstances will entry to any ceilings be granted to any person. All rigging equipment and truss will be supplied exclusively by PSAV
. Please contact PSAV
for a detailed rigging labor quote. PSAV is “Truss up” at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
All rigging equipment, points and truss will be billed as a day rate. Days 1 through 2 will be billed for actual usage days. Three days of usage constitutes a weekly rate (3 to 7 days). Usage beyond 7 days will be billed in addition to the weekly rate. The cost per point is $225. This fee includes (1) chain motor, span set, rigging shackle and (1) rigging hang point. Truss is billed at $5 per foot.
Power and rigging requirements must be stated in writing a minimum of 21 days prior to show install. Rigging requirements must be sent directly to PSAV. Only PSAV motors and truss will be used for rigging.
Dead Hang\cable pick points from the steel will be charged at a rate of $150 each per day.
Rigging Equipment Package (required) $400 per day $900 per week Package includes one lift for riggers only, Multi -motor control, cables, controller etc.
The use of outside lifts is not permitted. All lifts must be rented through PSAV at a rate of $400/day. Reservations must be made 14 days in advance to ensure availability. Lift requests submitted less than 14 days prior will be subject to an additional $400.00 “crash” charge.
Lifts will be operated by PSAV personnel exclusively. Any lift used outside of rigging (use after Riggers have left / refocus lights etc.) will need a PSAV operator at a rate of $60/hour for a minimum of 4 hours. Additional charges will apply for overtime, weekends, and holidays.
Forklifts and propane/LP powered lifts are NOT permitted for any reason at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel. Any outside company requiring lifts for their setup must contact PSAV for rental information. Under no circumstances will a portable lifting device be allowed to potentially damage any flooring or surface.
All scaffolding must have scaffolding jack feet attached. Bare piping is not allowed on any surfaces. All scaffolding must have at least ½ inch thick wood between it and any carpeted surfaces.
There will be no nailing, screwing or taping onto existing staging, flooring, or walls of the hotel structure for any reason.
To Order Rigging Service
To schedule rigging service please visit
By submitting your rigging request electronically it will go directly into our nation-wide rigging system thereby ensuring a prompt response and follow-up tracking
The PSAV Rigging Supervisor will review and forward your request to the PSAV onsite team. The on-site team will forward a rigging estimate for your review and signature along with verification of your proposed rigging plot.
Rigging Labor Load in /Load out
Weekday rate – Monday-Friday 7am-5pm
Head Rigger $125.00 per hour
High Rigger $100.00 per hour
Evenings and Weekend day rate - Monday-Friday 5pm-7am
Saturday – Sunday 7am-5pm
Head Rigger $187.50 per hour
High Rigger $150.00 per hour
Weekend Evening rate – Saturday – Sunday 5pm-7am
Head Rigger $250.00 per hour
High Rigger $200.00 per hour
Five hour minimum for Rigging calls
Please contact PSAV for Holiday rates