• Skylines & Tall Buildings
  • Elevators (Commercial)
  • Elevators (Private Residence)
  • Escalators/Moving Walkways
  • Inclined Lifts
  • Machines and Components
  • Historical/Legacy Equipment (pre-1965)


Winners of each category will receive:

  • US$250 cash or the equivalent in Elevator World educational products or advertising.
  • Winning photos will be considered for the August 2017 ELEVATOR WORLD magazine cover.
  • Custom certificates for Second and Third Place winners as well as any Honorable Mentions.

Elevator World is now accepting entries for its fifth annual “Photos of the Elevator World Contest”!

All entries for the 2017 Photo Contest must be received by April 28, 2017.
Entries after this date are welcome and will be submitted for the 2018 contest.

Last year, we received nearly 150 submissions from around the world, with both companies and amateur photo enthusiasts participating. Send us your best shots and you could win cash and be published in ELEVATOR WORLD magazine! We look forward to viewing the elevator world through your unique lens.

An EW panel of judges will first choose up to 20 finalists from each category. Those finalists will then be presented online during the month of May 2017 where our readers will vote and ultimately decide the best of the best.

The winners and runner-ups from each category will be featured in the August 2017 issue of ELEVATOR WORLD and highlighted online. In addition, ALL qualified submissions will be posted in a special photo contest gallery on

All 2017 entries must be received by
5 p.m. (CST), Friday, April 28, 2017.

Download the entry form.