Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland

Creating Inspiring Experiences
PSAV’s dedicated on-site team seamlessly integrates with all property departments to provide an efficient event planning experience. Our team members’ unique knowledge of the venue and their passion for blending creativity and innovative technology will ensure your event is brought to life.

Unmatched Resources
In addition to our on-site resources, you receive the expert support of over 9,000 trained professionals and the unmatched creative and technical resources of PSAV. We’ll ensure your event receives the individual attention, creative direction and research-based solutions for maximum impact.


PSAV RIGGING

With its onsite office, PSAV is proud to serve as the exclusive in-house rigging contractor for the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland’s meeting and event rooms, and ready to handle all of your rigging requirements. Allow us to assist you with our CAD and rigging expertise. Our experienced production riggers use PSAV on-site inventory of hoists, truss, hardware and scissor lifts to manage your event – from initial design to load out – saving you time and money.

The facility is equipped with a permanent rigging system. As part of a comprehensive overhead safety and risk management program, the system is periodically load tested and inspected. PSAV is required to approve all rigging designs and provide the rigging labor necessary to load in and load out any equipment attached to the facility’s rigging system. 


PRODUCTION RIGGING STANDARDS

  • All connections to the ceiling or supporting structure of this location must be made by PSAV.
  • PSAV will not “dead hang” items over 100 lbs. or 10’ in length/diameter. Chain hoists or crank towers must be used.
  • Rigging plots must contain all flown equipment in addition to a reflective ceiling plan with hang-points.
  • No additional weight can be applied to flown equipment after PSAV riggers exit the room. Flown Equipment may only be moved by a PSAV rigger. Adjustments to any flown equipment must be done under PSAV supervision.
  • Items suspended from airwall tracks must utilize PSAV approved airwall hangers and must be completed by PSAV riggers.
  • For events involving an aerial performance of any type, please contact your PSAV salesperson for additional information.

To schedule rigging services for your full production needs, please submit your event information along with your current event drawing online via our rigging portal. All drawings must be received in a .dwg, .pdf or .vwx format. The PSAV Rigging Coordinator will review and forward your request to the PSAV on-site team. The on-site PSAV team will forward a rigging estimate for your review and signature along with verification of your proposed rigging plot.

*All submissions must be received 21 days prior to event load in date. Submissions received after the deadline may be subject to additional charges. Please contact your PSAV salesperson at 216.928.1530 for additional information.

PRODUCTION RIGGING LABOR AND EQUIPMENT RATES

Motorized Rigging Point Package

  • Includes (1) structural rigging point, chain motor, power and control, and all hardware to hang truss.
  • $200 Daily Rate (1 Day Event)
  • $300 Weekly Rate (2-5 Day event) Days 6, 7 and 8 will be billed at the Daily Rate.

Non-Motorized Rigging Point Package

  • Includes (1) structural rigging point, personnel lift and basic hardware materials.
  • $100 Weekly Rate (1-5 Day Event)

Labor Billing

  • A 4 hour labor minimum will be applied to all labor calls, per rigger. The number of riggers and equipment required for your event will be determined by PSAV.
  • Riggers will work in a team of two at $75/hour individually.
  • A $225 Rigging Review will be required for all production events requiring rigging exceeding 3 chain motors, elements exceeding 500lbs, or complex design elements.
  • Please contact your PSAV salesperson for specific union labor rules.

EXHIBITOR SIGN/BANNER RIGGING STANDARDS

  • PSAV will not “dead hang” items over 100 lbs. or 10’ in length/diameter. Chain hoists or crank towers must be used.
  • No additional weight can be applied to flown equipment after PSAV riggers exit the room. Flown Equipment may only be moved by a PSAV rigger. Adjustments to any flown equipment must be done under PSAV supervision.
  • Banners/Signs must be pre-grommeted prior to hanging.
  • Banner/Sign must be assembled prior to hanging. Please contact show management if assistance is needed. PSAV does not provide banner assembly.
  • Signs will be lowered following the official close of the event. No specific time will be given for removal. Items will be removed as space becomes available at riggers discretion.

To schedule exhibitor rigging services, please complete the Exhibitor Rigging Request form located in the Rigging Documents section and submit to 2096exhibits@psav.com.

*Deadline for submission is 21 days prior to the event load in date. Submissions received after the deadline may be subject to additional charges. Please contact your PSAV salesperson at 216.928.1530 for additional information.

EXHIBITOR SIGN/BANNER RIGGING RATES

Overhead Hanging Banner/Sign Fee:

  • (Not to exceed 100lbs or 10 ft. in length or in diameter).
  • $550.00 (plus applicable tax) for length of event
  • Includes:
    • Up to (2) non-motorized hang points
    • Basic hardware, tie-line
    • Lift rental
    • Labor (2 hrs minimum)
    • Safety Review

*Due to structural restrictions, location of the banner within the booth may require additional hang points and/or equipment.

Motorized Hanging Banner/Sign Fee:

  • (For banners/signs exceeding 100lbs or 10 ft. in length or diameter).
  • $750.00 (plus applicable tax) for length of event
  • Includes:
    • 2 motorized rigging hang points
    • Basic hardware
    • Lift rental
    • Labor (2 hrs minimum)
    • Safety Review

*Due to structural restrictions, location of the banner within the booth may require additional hang points and/or equipment.


PSAV RIGGING EQUIPMENT GUIDELINES

  • PSAV is pleased to exclusively provide Prostar Chain hoists. Their hoists were designed specifically for hotel and convention center use. PSAV shall be the sole provider of all chain hoists used at this location.
  • All equipment and materials flown must pass ANSI guidelines and be approved by PSAV
  • Any dynamic (moving) element requires an arrester device
  • A steel safety backup is required on each individual item suspended with a nylon sling
  • All nuts and bolts used overhead must be rated and all wire rope clips and overhead hardware (eyebolts, etc.) must be forged, unless approved by PSAV.
  • Cable bridge truss is required when cable bundles exceed four (4) Soco or other similar multi-cables.

PSAV PERSONNEL LIFT GUIDELINES

  • A scissor lift is required for all rigging calls at the facility. PSAV has lifts on-site and available for rent.
  • Tire covers must be provided for all lift rentals used at this location.
  • Operators must present documentation verifying that they are licensed to operate personnel lift. You may download the verification form in the Rigging Documents section.
  • Construction or outdoor lifts will not be permitted in the convention center.

Contact Us

Reach out today, so we can begin bringing your vision to life.

  • Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
  • 1 Saint Clair Ave NE
    Cleveland, OH 44114


  • Chris Case
    Director of Event Technology - PSAV®
  • office: (216) 928‑1530
  • email: ccase@psav.com

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