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Amid Post-Pandemic Burnout, Organizations Increasing Their Investments in Coaching

September 26, 2023

– New Study Identifies Growth in Demand for Strong Coaching Cultures – Lexington, Kentucky, USA — Today, the International Coaching Federation (ICF) and Human Capital Institute (HCI) release Defining New Coaching Cultures, the latest study in its joint research series. For nearly a decade, the two organizations have joined forces to investigate the fundamental tenets …read more.

International Coaching Federation Recognized with Four 2023 Power of Associations Silver Awards

August 9, 2023

  LEXINGTON, KY — The International Coaching Federation (ICF) is pleased to announce it has been recognized with four 2023 Power of Associations Silver Awards. The awards, presented by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), honor associations that have demonstrated excellence in association management. “I am very proud of the four awards that ICF …read more.

International Coaching Federation Reconvenes for First Hybrid Converge Post-Pandemic

July 24, 2023

–The Global Biannual Event Brings Together Professional Coaches to Learn, Grow, Connect, Lead and Inspire- Lexington, Kentucky, USA — The International Coaching Federation (ICF) announces open registration for the ICF Converge 2023 event. This biannual gathering for professional coaches from around the world will take place August 23-26, 2023, at the Caribe Royale in Orlando, …read more.

International Coaching Federation Announces Inaugural Coaching Impact Award Winners

July 18, 2023

-The new award program recognizes the best of professional coaching across three key categories– Lexington, Kentucky, USA  — The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today announced the winners of its brand-new annual ICF Coaching Impact Awards, recognizing excellence in the field of professional coaching. The awards are divided into three categories: Professional Coaches, Coaching Education, and …read more.

International Coaching Federation and World Federation of People Management Associations Partner to Advance the People Management Profession

June 15, 2023

  Lexington, KY – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) have forged a new partnership aimed at transforming the landscape of professional people management. Through groundbreaking research and joint initiatives, they seek to empower organizations and leaders with the tools and resources they need to excel in …read more.

Professional Coaching Expected to Grow as Pandemic Impacts Wane

May 11, 2023

–Snapshot Study of the Human-Driven Profession Reveals Optimism for the Future Even Amid Digital Transformation- Lexington, Kentucky, USA— The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today released its 2023 ICF Snapshot Survey: Future of Coaching. Overall, the study found coach practitioners have a high degree of confidence that the industry will continue to grow. Almost one in …read more.

International Coaching Federation Invites Public to “Explore Your Potential” during International Coaching Week

May 8, 2023

  Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) invites the public to “Explore Your Potential” during International Coaching Week (ICW), which begins today and runs through May 14. Launched in 1999, ICW is an annual, weeklong global celebration of the power and impact of professional coaching. “As we navigate a constantly changing world …read more.

Professional Coaching Continues Global Expansion  

April 13, 2023

Worldwide Growth Reaches 54% Between 2019-2022 –Latest Study of the State of the Coaching Profession Demonstrates Surge of Growth and Steady Opportunity Amid the Pandemic-    Lexington, Kentucky, USA — The International Coaching Federation (ICF) today released its 2023 ICF Global Coaching Study. The Global Coaching Study is the largest global assessment of the state of …read more.

ICF Foundation Partners With Obama Foundation to Advance Rising Changemakers

March 22, 2023

–ICF-Credentialed Coaches Supporting Tomorrow’s Leaders to Advance Positive Social Change – Lexington, Kentucky, US — The International Coaching Federation (ICF) Foundation announces its partnership with the Obama Foundation to provide coaching support to the leaders of the Obama Foundation Scholars program. Through this powerful partnership, the two organizations come together to advance the Obama Foundation’s …read more.

International Coaching Federation Achieves Growth Milestone with 50,000 Credential-Holders Worldwide

February 22, 2023

  New milestone reflects a growing global demand for ICF credentials  Lexington, Kentucky, USA – The International Coaching Federation (ICF) has exceeded 50,000 active ICF credential-holders worldwide, reflecting strong demand across the world for this internationally recognized designation.  ICF has welcomed more than 14,000 new ICF Credential-holders in the past 14 months alone and has seen …read more.


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