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The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) was founded in Cologne, Germany, in 1965. It is the only non-profit organisation concerned globally with the subject of sports and leisure facility development and has been awarded the status of a Recognized Organisation by the IOC.
The IAKS makes up a global network of first-hand expertise for design, construction and management of sports and leisure facilities. The IAKS regularly holds specialised conferences and educational seminars.
Since 1967, IAKS has been publishing “sb”, the world’s foremost specialist magazine for sports architecture and the construction, modernization and management of sports and leisure facilities.
Full company name:
International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS)
Klaus Meinel, Secretary General
Eupener Str 70
+49 221 168023-0
STATEMENT BY COMPANY PRINCIPAL/MISSION STATEMENT:
IAKS: facilitating an active world
IAKS is the leading global non-profit organisation for professionals from the sports, leisure and recreation facilities industry.
IAKS advocates excellence in the visioning, design and operation of fully inclusive and universally accessible indoor and outdoor facilities.
IAKS identifies and promotes new trends for transforming communities and urban areas into places of active living.
IAKS collaborates with international organisations to promote development that encourages and supports active and meaningful lifestyles.
IAKS hosts international networking forums for the exchange of planning, design and operational expertise.
IAKS recognises exceptional accomplishment in facility operation and design through an internationally recognised exemplary design awards programme.
Sports Venue Business (SVB) is proud to be an official media partner for IAKS and it’s biannual FSB event.