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Forbes Coaches Council


About Forbes Coaches Council

Forbes Coaches Council is an invitation-only membership community for senior-level executives in the coaching industry.

Forbes Coaches Council is a fee-based membership organization with approximately 100 to 2,500 members. Its members and headquarters are distributed throughout the world, as it is a fully remote organization.

Forbes Coaches Council is part of a broader collective of membership organizations called Forbes Councils

Forbes Coaches Council offers publishing privileges to its members. These privileges include featured mentions in articles about coaching, as well as full bylined articles written by its members in their area of coaching expertise. 

This organization offers networking opportunities via regular virtual events, and private community groups accessible through its member portal website and mobile app. 

In order to be eligible for Forbes Coaches Council, you must be a publicly recognized business, career, or professional coach. Additionally, you must have owned your own coaching or consulting business for at least three years, and be actively engaged in coaching.

In order to be considered for Forbes Coaches Council, qualified candidates must either apply for consideration, or be referred by existing members. Meeting the minimum requirements alone does not guarantee an invitation to join the organization. Qualified applicants will be screened by a selection committee. If approved, applicants will receive an invitation to join Forbes Coaches Council. 

An annual fee in the range of $2,500 to $5,000 will be due at the time of joining the organization. 

Forbes Coaches Council Facts

Year Founded


Member Count

100 - 2,500

HQ Location


Requires Invitation


Accepts Applications


Has a Mobile App


Offers Publishing Privileges


Annual Membership Fees

$2,500 - $5,000

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