It’s that time again! Submit your vertical, horizontal or inclined transportation system of an innovative design, special application or approach that has solved a major problem or overcome a unique challenge to the ELEVATOR WORLD 20th Annual Project of the Year Awards. Please read this year’s rules carefully, as some requirements have changed.

All entries will be judged and categorized as received by an impartial panel of experienced industry professionals and experts. Projects will be judged on the following: innovation, originality and creativity, challenges overcome, installation methods and techniques, the use of advanced technology, and overall quality of presentation.

Winning entries will be published in the January 2018 issue of EW, and the winners in each category will be acknowledged with an award of recognition.

Download the 2018 Project of the Year entry form

Congratulations to the 2017 Project of the Year winners:

Category 1: Elevators, New Construction
Project: Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC); Melbourne, Australia 
Submitted by Schindler

Category 2: Elevators, Modernization
Project: The Metropolis Trust Building; San Francisco, California
Submitted by Star Elevator

Category 3: Escalators, Modernization
Project: The Denver Museum of Nature & Science; Denver, Colorado
Submitted by KONE Inc.

Category 4: Inclined Elevators
Project: Jwacheon-Dong Inclined Elevator; Busan, South Korea
Submitted by HIEC Inclined Lift Solutions

Category 5: Private-Residence Elevators
Project: Round Glass Elevator; Salt Lake City, Utah
Submitted by Begoña Flores Canseco, ThyssenKrupp Elevator

Category 6: Special-Purpose Lifts
Project: Maersk Oil Rig; Black Sea
Submitted by DOPPLER

Category 7: Platform Lifts & Stairway Chairlifts
Project: Paseo de la Reforma; Mexico City, Mexico
Submitted by Savaria Corporation

Project Categories:

  • Elevators, New Construction
  • Elevators, Modernization
  • Escalators, New Construction
  • Escalators, Modernization
  • Moving Walks
  • Inclined Elevators
  • Platform Lifts & Stairway Chairlifts
  • Private-Residence Elevators
  • Special Purpose Lifts

Think one or more of your projects has what it takes to be a winner?  Email for more information.  Deadline is September 30, 2017.