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International experts in design, construction and operation to address 25th IAKS Congress

International experts in design, construction and operation to address 25th IAKS Congress
August 24, 2017

Specialists from around the world will be coming together to exchange insights on the design, construction, modernisation and management of sport and recreation facilities at the upcoming 25th International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) Congress.

Being held at the Cologne Messe in Germany, from 7th to 10th November, the Congress will feature experts from celebrated sports architecture and design firms, senior managers of major events organisers, sports department directors from European cities, as well as company developers and consultants to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and International Paralympic Committee (IPC) sharing their experiences and providing insights into the latest trends in their respective fields.

Running concurrently with the FSB trade show, the IAKS Congress will also see presentation of the joint IOC, IPC and IAKS architecture awards 2017.

Held every two years in the north halls of the massive Koelnmesse convention centre, in 2015 FSB attracted  more than 25,000 visitors from 117 countries taking in the offerings of the 662 exhibitors from 43 countries.

FSB, which was once again co-located with aquanale, the International Trade Fair for Sauna, Pool & Ambience.

Click here to view the IAKS Congress program.

Click here for more information on the IOC, IPC and IAKS architecture award.

Click here for FSB event details in the Australasian Leisure Management industry Calendar.

Image shows IAKS Congress speakers (clockwise from top left): Gilbert Felli, IOC Senior Advisor, Switzerland; Michael Hall, Partner at FaulknerBrowns architects, UK;  Geraint John, Populous Senior Advisor to Populous architects, UK; Bill Hanway, Head of Global Sports and Global Architecture Leader and the Global Architecture Leader for AECOM, UK; Maria Keinicke Davidsen, co-founder of Keingart, Denmark; and Tom Jones, Principal and in charge of Business Development at the London office of Populous, UK.

2nd March 2017 - IOC, IPC AND IAKS LAUNCH 2017 INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL AWARDS 

15th December 2016 - INAUGURAL LEISURE INDUSTRY COMMUNICATION AND MARKETING AWARDS 

29th October 2016 - OLYMPIC STADIUMS TO BE RECOGNISED AS UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE BUILDINGS?

28th October 2015 - THE IOC, IPC AND IAKS AWARD INTERNATIONAL SPORT ARCHITECTURE PRIZES 

21st October 2015 - SPORTS FACILITY INDUSTRY EXPERTS TO DISCUSS FUTURE GLOBAL TRENDS AT IAKS CONGRESS

27th July 2015 - MASSIVE EUROPEAN FSB SHOW PRESENTS THE FUTURE OF RECREATION

14th January 2015 - IOC, IPC AND IAKS LAUNCH 2015 INTERNATIONAL ARCHITECTURAL AWARDS

24th October 2013 - IAKS AWARDS EXCELLENCE IN AQUATIC, RECREATION AND SPORT FACILITY ARCHITECTURE

19th September 2013 - FSB TO PRESENT GLOBAL FORUM ON SYNTHETIC TURF


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