ActionCOACH Named Finalist for Stevie American Business Awards’ Best Overall Company

ActionCOACH recognized as a Finalist for Best Overall Company by Stevie American Business Awards.

Las Vegas, NV, May 30, 2009 --( ActionCOACH –the number one business and executive coaching firm in the world will vie for the prestigious American Stevie Award for Best Overall Company. The winners will be announced on June 22nd at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York.

The founder and CEO of ActionCOACH, Brad Sugars – who has also been named finalist for the coveted Chairman of the Year award –is thrilled by this recognition.

“We are truly honored by this recognition and thank the esteemed jury of the Stevie awards for recognizing our lasting contribution to small and medium sized businesses in America and world-wide,” Sugars said. “Especially in these tough times when businesses are struggling, it is great to see how our worldwide business coaching services are helping business owners not only cope with the present challenges but also come out on top.”

The Stevie American Awards were started in 2006 with the mission to raise the profile of exemplary organizations and individuals among the press, the business community, and the general public. Today, the Stevie has become one of the world's most coveted awards.

The American Business Awards are governed by a Board of Distinguished Judges and Advisors –featuring many of the leading figures in American business.

During preliminary judging –conducted from April-May, each entry was reviewed and rated by no fewer than five volunteer judges –approved as qualified by the Stevie staff to judge those entries. All entries that received an average score of at least 7.0 in the preliminary round of judging, have automatically been designated as Finalists, and will receive a Certificate of Finalist Recognition.

This is not the first time that ActionCOACH has received this honor. Over the years, this leader in business and executive coaching has won several awards from reputable organizations, including the 2008 Stevie Award for Best Overall Company.

Most recently, ActionCOACH was honored in Entrepreneur’s Franchise500 and Franchise Business Review’s Franchise50 list – amongst others.

“We are providing a critical service to the small and medium sized business sector –which will help fuel the economies of 26 countries that ActionCOACH has franchises in,” Sugars said.

ActionCOACH is the world’s number one business coaching and executive coaching firm, with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries. To learn more, go to

Nathan Smith
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