Organisational membership benefits

Any organisations that offer a coaching service or supply training or other services to coaches can become Organisational Members of the Association for Coaching.

As one of the leading and fastest growing independent professional coaching bodies, the AC is able to offer its members a wide range of benefits, whether you are involved in executive, business, personal, specialty or team coaching.

As an Organisational Member you will enjoy access to all Association facilities and general membership benefits, as well as an on-line listing for their company. Organisational Members can be represented at relevant AC meetings.

Membership will be of particular interest if you:

  • Are using or considering external coaching for executive and staff development
  • Have or will be setting up internal coaching for executive and staff development
  • Are a professional in an organisation which has an interest in coaching related topics
  • Provide services specifically related to coaches or coaching 

These are just some of the benefits of becoming an Organisational Member of the Association for Coaching:

Professional and Business Development

  • Advertise your coaching or coach training services through the AC directory showing your logo and a link to your website.
  • Identify professional coaches and potential business associates through our online directory of individual members.
  • Build credibility through use of AC logo and letters on your marketing materials.
  • Receive an embossed Membership certificate.
  • Enjoy preferential rates on insurance products from our carefully selected partners.
  • Apply for the AC's individual Accreditation or Executive Accreditation Scheme and enhance your professional reputation. 
  • Gain on-going professional development and earn CPD certificates by attending our development forums, workshops and events.
  • Practise your coaching skills amongst trusted peers at the regional Co-coaching forum groups.
  • Receive member discounts, discounted training offers and product and service deals from our carefully selected strategic partners.
  • Access reference materials and research within the members only password protected area of the website.


  • Listen to top international speakers, network with leading edge practitioners, and share knowledge and best practice with other HR and coaching professionals - all at discounted rates.
  • Join the networking and discussion groups and share your news and views through our AC online forums or seek out others for support and advice.
  • Enjoy energizing breakfast discussions about workplace coaching issues and get to meet fellow professionals.


  • Build your professional knowledge by keeping abreast of the latest news and thinking on coaching and coaching practice through our regular newsletter AC Bulletin.
  • Enjoy a 20% discount on a subscription (online or print) to the publication 'Coaching at Work'.

 Increase Your Industry Knowledge

  • Get exclusive access to the AC's Knowledge Bank where you'll find cutting-edge online interviews and podcasts of top industry experts speaking on hot coaching topics.
  • Gain first-hand knowledge into latest industry trends via the AC's growing library of market research reports.  

Shape the Coaching Sector

  • Raise your and the AC's professional and coaching profile through various marketing activities and our relationships with the media.
  • Participate in internal organisational seminars and exclusive think-tanks on subjects focused on understand the nees of your organisation.

For more information on Organisational membership types and fees for UK (England, Scotland and Wales), click here

For more information on Organisational membership types and fees for Ireland (NI and ROI), click here

For more information on Organisational membership types and fees for International, click here

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