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 23rd Annual Project of the Year Awards.

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 2021 issue of EW, and the winners in each category will be acknowledged with an award of recognition.

This year's 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

2020 Project of the Year Winners

Elevators, New Construction: The Vessel
Location: New York, New York
Submitted by Liberty Elevator Corp.


Elevators, Modernization: Empire State Building
Location: New York, New York
Submitted by Otis Elevator Co.


Escalators, New Construction: Jewel Changi Airport
Location: Singapore
Submitted by Schindler Lifts Singapore Pte. Ltd.


Escalators, Modernization: San Diego Convention Center
Location: San Diego, California
Submitted by KONE, Inc


Inclined Elevators: Riosol Hotel – Gran Canaria
Location: Gran Canaria, Spain
Submitted by thyssenkrupp Elevadores S.L.U.


Platform Lifts and Stairway Chairlifts: Yacht Obsession
Location: Mystic, Connecticut
Submitted by Gillespie Corp.


Special Purpose Lifts: Mega Elevator
Location: Tel Aviv, Israel
Submitted by ELMAS


Elevators, Upgrades and Repairs: Device for Assessment of Technical Condition of Guides
Location: Chełm, Poland
Submitted by The State School of Higher Education – The Institute of Technical Sciences and Aviation