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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:
We believe that active living is a fundamental human right and need that enriches the lives of people of different cultures, nations, languages and genders. Activity requires motivating and functional sports and leisure facilities.
We are committed to championing for sustainable and high-quality indoor and outdoor sports and leisure facilities that are fully inclusive, universally accessible and socially relevant.
We are the leading global non-profit organization for sports and leisure facilities and enable the exchange of planning, design, and operational expertise for professionals from our industry.
We collaborate with international organizations to promote active and meaningful lifestyles and transform communities and urban areas into places of active living.
Sports Venue Business (SVB) is proud to be an official media partner for IAKS.