Forbes Coaches Council is an invitation-only organization for successful business and career coaches.

Member Testimonial

With this support I've increased qualified leads, amazing clients, speaking engagements, and more!

I've reached a wider audience of followers via media coverage and connections to a wonderful community of entrepreneurs.

Kelly Azevedo
She's Got Systems

Enjoy these exclusive member benefits...

Get published on

In a world full of distraction, it can be difficult for your business to get attention. Forbes Coaches Council members have a unique opportunity to share what they do and why they do it with's more than 50 million readers.

With membership comes your own Forbes Councils contributor page on and monthly opportunities to publish content about your business experiences. Not a natural writer? Not to worry. Our in-house editorial team provides topic inspiration and a hands-on editing process to set your articles up for success.

Personal service from our concierge team

Coaches have no shortage of roles to play in building their brands. Any extra support can go a long way.

That's where the Forbes Coaches Council concierges come in — consider them an extension of your own team. Email, call, or chat them anytime to get connected to resources you need and people you need to know. 

Save money on curated products and services

Every dollar matters when you're building a business. Through our partnerships, we secure exclusive discounts on everything from back office services to marketing software to travel, headshots, and more.

And because time is money, we curate the best solutions so you don't have to. In need of a new service or tool? Let us do the shopping for you. Our concierge team will connect you to tailored, trusted providers at members-only rates.

Network and collaborate with other coaches

As a coach, you know the value of supportive relationships. A strong group of allies and mentors can help you through business challenges and open doors to new opportunities.

Forbes Coaches Council members have access to a brain trust of smart, experienced coaches with a diversity of focuses and experiences. Tap into their insights by posting a question or challenge in our online forum or requesting introductions to potential partners via your concierge.

Access to your benefits, anytime, anywhere

We make it easy to keep track of our member benefits. Log in to your web- and mobile-optimized dashboard to access them all. Inside, you'll find guidance to help you write for and work with our editors; full-access to a database of marketplace deals; a member directory so you can search by name, business type, or brand; and more.

Prestige of association with the Forbes brand

The way consumers shop for services — 92% trust the word of an influencer for shopping decisions while only 33% trust ads.

Membership in Forbes Coaches Council is invite-only, based on an application and committee review. Being accepted establishes your prestige and sets you apart from the competition. Boost your credibility alongside the trusted Forbes name through digital badges, press releases, and customizable plaques.

Member Testimonial

The team behind Forbes Coaches Council helped me get tons of press opportunities

and awesome media mentions for my brand. Working with them has been easy and helped my business tremendously.

Vanessa Van Edwards
The Science of People

Are you ready to grow your business with Forbes Coaches Council?

Confirm you fit the following criteria then click to apply.

  • Must be publicly recognized as a business, career, or professional coach.
  • Must have been in the coaching industry for at least 3 years.
  • Must be based in North America or do the majority of your business in North America.

Member Testimonial

It's refreshing to have a community that can present more opportunities than I can pursue.

If I ask them for something, they inevitably move me a step or two closer to the outcome I want.

Charlie Gilkey
Productive Flourishing


Forbes Coaches Council
745 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110


Forbes Coaches Council
745 Atlantic Avenue
Boston, MA 02110

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