26th IAKS Congress

The IAKS congress is the most important international forum dedicated to the planning, designing, funding, and operations of sports, recreation and leisure facilities.

The 26th edition of the IAKS Congress is staged together with the FSB - the leading trade fair for amenity areas, sports and pool facilities - in Cologne, Germany from 5 to 8 November 2019.

IAKS members, organizations, companies and individual experts are invited to submit their ideas or specific proposal abstracts for either a presentation or round table discussion as part of the programme for the 2019 IAKS Congress.


23.October 2015 | Congress

470 attendees from 49 countries

With only a couple of days to go until the 24th IAKS Congress kicks off in Cologne, Germany (27-30 October), we have our latest attendance update.


20.October 2015 | Congress

50 year anniversary of the IAKS

For the 50th anniversary, the IAKS will take a look into the history of sporting and recreational infrastructure. Personal memories of meetings in Cologne, groundbreaking architectural ideas and significant innovations in the sports facility sector will play a role.


16.October 2015 | Congress

From Argentina to Turkey: attendees to converge for 24th IAKS Congress

Attendees from home and abroad seize the opportunity to register prior to the event.


17.September 2015 | Congress

New findings from FIFA’s Quality Programme for Football Turf

The outdoor sports facilities forum will take place for the first time at FSB 2015. The event will open on 27 October 2015 with FIFA's seminar...


17.September 2015 | Congress

Expert advice in big demand

The 24th 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 13 sessions and workshops.