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#1 Business Coaching Franchise in the World
Entrepreneur Magazine (Since 2006)

#82 Franchise in the World
Stevie Winner (2009)

Multinational Company of the Year in North America
Stevie Winner (2009)

Most Innovative Company of the Year in North America
Stevie Winner (2009)

Best Overall Company in North America
Stevie Winner (2007-2006)

Best of the Best-Top Franchise Award
Indonesia Info Franchise Magazine 2008

Rank #1 Top Franchise Award
Indonesia Info Franchise Magazine 2008

ActionCOACH was recently ranked #71, and awarded inclusion in the 2009 “AllBusiness AllStar Franchises” list. The editors of AllBusiness.com (a Dun & Bradstreet company) researched, compiled and analyzed more than 700 franchise systems to compile this list of the “best of best” franchises for 2009. 

Regarded as one of the most transparent and interactive rankings of its kind, AllBusiness.com believes this is also the only list that draws upon the in-depth financial analysis of its parent company, D&B (Dun and Bradstreet).


Check out our press release for this ranking:
ActionCOACH Claimed Spot in the 2009 AllBusiness AllStar Franchises Despite Current Recession 

Press Release | Visit the Online Listing

ActionCOACH is currently ranked, and has been so for the past three years, the #1 Business Consulting Franchise in the World. Entrepreneur Magazine has also awarded ActionCOACH the following ranks:

Franchise 500 rank:
#103 (2009); #76 (2008); #96 (2007); #80 (2006); #98 (2005); #69 (2004)

Fastest-Growing Franchises:
#46 (2008); #55 (2006); #16 (2004)

Top Home Based Franchises:
#25 (2009); #17 (2008); #25 (2007); #15 (2006); #18 (2005); #13 (2004)

America's Top Global Franchises:
#82 (2009); #49 (2008); #43 (2007); #49 (2006); #53 (2005); #39 (2004)

Press Release | Visit the Online Listing

2009 Best Multinational Company
International Stevie Award for Best Multinational Company in North America 2009 in the sixth annual International Business Awards. The company also achieved finalist position for the Most Innovative Company.

Press Release | Visit the Online Listing | ActionCOACH Press Room

2007 Best Overall Company in North America
ActionCOACH was named a Stevie Winner in the prestigious 2007 International Business Awards, Best Overall Company category. The Stevie awards are the World's Premier Business Awards and recognizes the accomplishments and positive contributions of companies.

Press Release | Visit the Online Listing

2005 Franchise of the Year Award in Ireland
ActionCOACH was the winner of the prestigious 2005 Franchise of the Year Award in Ireland. The award is presented to the company that has demonstrated outstanding growth and development in the service sector of the franchise industry. Winning the Franchise of the Year Award is a major achievement for a company that was introduced to Ireland just three years prior.

2006 UK Franchise Provide of the Year, Business Britain magazine
In 2006, ActionCOACH was awarded UK Franchise Provider of the Year by Business Britain magazine. The award, which is the first ever to be made by Business Britain, was presented to ActionCOACH after a panel of journalists and managers from the magazine judged it to have excelled across a wide range of criteria including reputation, franchise return on investment, profit growth potential, and quality of franchisee support.

Australian Business Award
ActionCOACH won the prestigious Australian Business Award for Enterprise. The Australian Business Awards is an independent program recognizing success, innovation and ethics across all industry sectors embracing businesses of all sizes. The program is supported by forward-thinking organizations that are committed to business excellence and innovative business processes.

#34 in Franchisee Satisfaction
In 2006, we made the Top 50 Franchises in the 2006 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards conducted by the Franchise Business Review. Out of the nearly 250 companies entered, and representing over 45,000 franchisees around the globe ActionCOACH was ranked 34.