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ActionCOACH Wins Three Stevie® Awards in The 2020 International Business Awards®

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ActionCOACH Global as well as key executives, CEO and Founder Brad Sugars and COO Ken Zelazny, honored with 2020 Stevie® Awards


LAS VEGAS, NV (Sept. 28, 2020)ActionCOACH the largest business coaching franchise in the world, announced today that it has won three Stevie® Awards from The 17th Annual International Business Awards®.

The International Business Awards (IBA) recognize high-achieving organizations and executives from around the world and this year the award committee placed special emphasis on businesses honored for achievements amidst the challenges of COVID-19.  All individuals and organizations worldwide – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small – are eligible to submit nominations. The 2020 IBAs received more than 3800 nominations from organizations in 63 nations and territories.

ActionCOACH was honored with Bronze Stevie Awards® in three categories:  Company of the Year – Business or Professional Services; Brad Sugars was honored as Chairman of the Year; and Ken Zelazny was honored as Executive of the Year – Business or Professional Services.

“We are honored to be recognized with these three Stevie Awards, but it really means something extra this year,” said Brad Sugars, Founder and Chairman of ActionCOACH.  “Our coaches around the globe work closely with small and medium size businesses every year to help them succeed,” Sugars continued, “But this year with COVID-19, we have really been called upon to help guide our clients through extraordinary times and to help them see this time as one of immense opportunity.”

“Despite the unprecedented impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on organizations and working people worldwide, the number and quality of nominations we received in this year’s International Business Awards attests to the continued outstanding performance of many organizations. The commitment we’ve seen through these nominations to maintaining the success, health, and safety of employees, customers, and communities is truly impressive,” said Stevie Awards President Maggie Gallagher.

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/IBA.

About the Stevie® Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.

About ActionCOACH
Brad Sugars started ActionCOACH in 1993 as a small business in Australia and today the company is internationally recognized as the leader in the $2 billion business coaching industry and one of the most awarded franchises in the world.  Today, ActionCOACH operates in over 60 countries and has more than 1,000 coaches around the world. Every day, the coaches at ActionCOACH help tens of thousands of business owners grow their companies with hundreds of simple yet powerful business development techniques and strategies.

ActionCOACH is now headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. To learn more about ActionCOACH franchise opportunities or to find a coach near you or to get more information and free business resources visit actioncoach.com.  You can also find ActionCOACH on Facebook and LinkedIn.


Carmen Gigar is the Chief Marketing Officer for ActionCOACH Global.