FSB 2021: Three questions for Klaus Meinel, Secretary General of IAKS

The IAKS Congress, which will be hosted for the 27th time as part of FSB, is the international meeting place for sports and leisure facilities, indoor and outdoor sports surfaces, public spaces, playground equipment and urban design. The panel discussions, expert presentations and workshops at the IAKS Congress will reveal the architectural and management trends that should be taken into account now and in the future.

In the interview lead by Koelnmesse, IAKS Secretary General Klaus Meinel looks ahead to FSB and the IAKS Congress and, of course, gives his assessment of the challenging circumstances currently faced by the sector. What impact is the coronavirus pandemic having on the importance of sport and exercise? What are the resulting requirements for future sports and leisure facilities?