25th IAKS Congress from 7th - 10th November 2017 in Cologne.
New trends in design and construction of sports facilities!




Exclusive information for IAKS members.


IOC IPC IAKS Architecture Prizes
Ceremony and gala dinner on 7 November


Experts from aquatics to stadiums. Worldwide!


Sports in an open and urban setting
Issue 4/2017 “Open spaces for sport and exercise” hot off the press on August 31


Poland: National Congress on Sports Infrastructure, Warsaw, Sept 27-28

Welcome to IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

19.October 2017 | Congress

From community fields to the Olympic Stadium – how FIFA, World Rugby and FIH are encouraging innovation in the synthetic turf world

Synthetic turf sports pitches have changed the sporting landscape; no longer is a harsh climate or the need to sustain high levels of use a barrier to providing high quality sports fields.


19.October 2017 | Congress

High-calibre speakers

Look forward to insider knowledge from our high-calibre speakers.


18.October 2017 | Congress

National Indoor Arena Dublin equipped

Opened in January 2017, the Sport Ireland National Indoor Arena is the new flagship facility at the National Sports Campus of Dublin. In addition to two dividing curtains, Elan Inventa supplied the Dublin arena with 6 blocks of telescopic stands. IAKS member Elan Inventa is also supporting the 25th IAKS congress as gold sponsor.


04.October 2017 | Congress

Expert advice in big demand

The 25th IAKS congress has recorded a good level of registrations from home and abroad. In big demand are the 4-day tickets that entitle holders to attend all ten sessions and four workshops.