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26th IAKS congress from 5th - 8th November 2019 in Cologne/Germany
Trends in design and management of sports and leisure facilities


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Sports halls from brick, cork and bamboo
Issue 1/2018 “Sports halls and arenas” hot off the press on Feb 28


17th IAKS Ice Rink management Conference
Innsbruck/Austria, 15-17 May


IOC IPC IAKS architecture prizes
2017 winners unveiled

Welcome to IAKS - International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities

08.March 2018 | IAKS

New face at the IAKS Office

02.October 2013 | Congress

Design innovations reducing consumption of energy and natural resources

Day 3 of the 23rd IAKS Congress will showcase sustainability in ecological, economic and social dimensions.


02.October 2013 | Congress

New approaches to design and management

Fresh design and management approaches to optimize the operational and financial performance of mid-size spectator and community leisure facilities will be the subject of this second session in the morning of the 24th October 2013.


26.September 2013 | Congress

23rd IAKS Congress. The second day of the IAKS Congress will focus on excellence in sports and leisure facilities.

“To be asked to be the Chairman of this session  is an honour and a privileged challenge. I am sure that the subject of London 2012 with its speakers will be of interest to the audience of specialists, who come to the Congress from all over the World”, says Prof. Geraint John.


26.September 2013 | Congress

Focus: Trends in British Recreation facilities

The second cluster of seminars on the morning of 23.10.2013 is devoted to “Trends in British Recreation facilities”.


26.September 2013 | Congress

23rd IAKS Congress: IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach Patron

Prestigious patronage for the 23rd IAKS Congress by Dr. Thomas Bach, the new President of the International Olympic Committee who is thus continuing a hallowed tradition.