ICF Chapters are the voice and presence of ICF and professional coaching in their respective communities. ICF celebrates high-performing Chapters through its Chapter Recognition program.
Thirteen ICF Chapters were named 2016 Chapter Recognition honorees at a March 23, 2017, ceremony held during ICF Global Leaders Forum 2017 in Warsaw, Poland. They are as follows:
- ICF Colombia
- ICF Houston
- ICF Los Angeles
- ICF Minnesota
- ICF Oman
- ICF Raleigh*
- ICF Singapore*
- ICF Spain*
- ICF Switzerland
- ICF Toronto
- ICF Turkey
- ICF United Kingdom*
- ICF Vancouver*
*Denotes a two-time Chapter Recognition honoree
Chapter Recognition Criteria
Chapter recognition honorees are selected on the basis of their annual chapter activity reports and evaluated according to ICF's criteria for high-performing chapters. Based on these criteria, a high-performing ICF Chapter:
- Creates an attractive, credible presence and voice for professional coaching in its local community.
- Exhibits qualities of a high-performing chapter (namely, agility, adaptability, accountability, sustainability, caring, innovation and relevance).
- Creates sustainable governance.
- Ensures financial viability.
- Defines and manages culture.
- Ensures infrastructure.
Honorees are selected by a panel of ICF volunteers from around the world.
Past Chapter Honorees
2015: ICF Australasia, ICF Hungary, ICF Jakarta, ICF New York City, ICF Ohio Valley, ICF Québec, ICF Raleigh, ICF Singapore, ICF Spain, ICF United Kingdom, ICF Vancouver, ICF Venezuela (Read these Chapters' success stories here.)
Prior to 2015, ICF recognized Chapters that made a difference or set themselves apart in their communities through the ICF Chapter Awards program. Find a list of past honorees here.