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ICF Awards

The International Coaching Federation (ICF) recognizes and annually honors its individual members, Chapters, and organizations that have demonstrated a remarkable commitment to advancing the art, science and practice of professional coaching in their communities and beyond.

The nomination period is now open for all ICF awards. The nomination period will close on June 10, 2022. Please visit the individual award pages to learn (linked below) more.

  • Prism Award

    The ICF International Prism Award celebrates businesses and organizations that have built strong coaching cultures and demonstrate the positive effects of coaching. This award sets an organization apart from others and differentiates the quality of its achievements, performance and results. Whether you are an internal or external coach, you may nominate an organization that you work with.

  • Circle of Distinction

    The ICF Circle of Distinction celebrates the best of the coaching profession and ICF. Circle of Distinction members are experienced coach practitioners who have made their mark on ICF and the coaching profession.

  • Young Leader Award

    The ICF Young Leader Award celebrates coach practitioners age 40 and under who are poised to lead ICF and the coaching profession into the future. You may nominate yourself or another coach you feel should be recognized with this honor.

Watch the Most Recent Award Ceremony

At ICF Converge 2021, recipients of ICF awards were recognized, including the International Prism Award for Organizations, Young Leader Award and Circle of Distinction award. Watch a recording of the ceremony below.

Other Awards

  • Chair's Award

    From 2007–2017, the ICF Global Board Chair presented an award to an individual or group in recognition of the work they had done to advance ICF’s mission and vision.

  • Chapter Recognition

    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.

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