LAS VEGAS, Dec. 18 // PRNewswire // -- Entrepreneur Magazine has just announced the winners of the 30th Annual Franchise 500 Awards, and ActionCOACH has been ranked #103 out of its Top 500.
ActionCOACH was also ranked #1 in the category of business consulting for the sixth consecutive year.
With a ranking of #103 in an industry with a huge number of new entrants each year, ActionCOACH has displayed not only its industry strength but the company's ongoing growth in the franchise industry.
"We're very excited and pleased to have made the Franchise 500 list," ActionCOACH Founder and CEO Brad Sugars said. "It is an honor to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine for the sixth year in a row."
For its rankings, Entrepreneur based its Franchise 500 awards on a number of factors that include financial strength, financial stability, growth rate and size of the franchise system.
ActionCOACH has been instrumental in developing the business coaching category since Brad Sugars started the business in 1993 from his home in Brisbane, Australia. Over the past 15 years, the firm has grown into an internationally recognized and award-winning franchise with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries.
Most recently, ActionCOACH diversified into executive coaching to penetrate into this niche market by bringing the entrepreneurial mind-set into the corporate world.
The full list of ActionCOACH's rankings in Entrepreneur's 2009 rankings include: #1 in the Business Coaching category; #103 in the Franchise 500; #25 Top Home Based Franchise and #82 as America's Top Global Franchise.
ActionCOACH is the world's number one business and executive coaching franchise with more than 1,000 offices in 26 countries.