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

Members are selected for the Council based on their depth and diversity of experience, then invited to share their insights via CommunityVoice on Write business articles or submit brief industry-related tips when you’re short on time. Our in-house editorial team will guide you through a professional editing process to ensure your content meets the criteria and is primed for audience engagement.

Get a Forbes Executive Profile

Add to your visibility and credibility with your own Executive Profile page on Your custom page ranks high in search results for your name and includes your executive and company bios; your areas of expertise and skills; and links to your social profile and website so visitors can connect with you directly.

Leadership and Revenue Growth

Access support when needed with on-demand content created exclusively for members. Dig in even deeper with one-on-one executive and business coaching opportunities. For an additional cost, get matched with a certified coach on our team who will personally guide your company to reaching vital business milestones.

Network and collaborate with leading coaches

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.

Prestige of association with the Forbes brand

Membership in Forbes Coaches Council is invitation-only, based on an application and committee review. Being accepted establishes your credibility and sets you apart from the competition. Members can showcase their accomplishment with customized press releases, digital branding badges, and membership awards.

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 on curated products and services

Every dollar matters when you’re building a business. As a member, you’ll have access to exclusive discounts high-end, trusted brands in technology, travel, HR, and more. We’ll even do the shopping for you, connecting you with provider and rate comparisons on valuable tools for your business growth.

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 travel and business service partners; a member directory so you can search by name, business type, or specialty; and more.

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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