|By PR Newswire||
|April 18, 2014 08:35 AM EDT||
LEXINGTON, Ky., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional coaches are invited to enhance their professional and personal development and connect with coaching colleagues from around the world by registering for one of three International Coach Federation (ICF) Global Conferences offered in 2014.
ICF Global Conferences are designed to provide exceptional education and professional development opportunities, build community and outreach opportunities, and heighten the coaching profession's visibility.
The conferences connect members from different areas, taking Chapter events a step further with longer duration, broader scope, greater audience and multiple educational offerings in various formats designed to expand professional skill sets.
ICF Global 2014—North America Midwest will take place June 19 – 21, 2014, in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. The conference's theme is "Coaching Rocks!"
"This conference addresses multiple facets of the coach—as an expert in the coaching profession, as a partner and advocate sharing the client's journey, and as a successful owner of a coaching business," said ICF Global 2014—North America Midwest chair and ICF Associate Certified Coach Susan Cucuzza. "Conference attendees will experience rich content for learning and growing, coupled with opportunities for networking and fun."
The keynote speakers for ICF Global 2014—North America Midwest will be Richard Boyatzis, Ph.D., and ICF Professional Certified Coach Alan Seale.
Advance registration for ICF Global 2014—North America Midwest is $547 USD for ICF Global Members and $684 USD for non-members. Attendance is limited to 400 participants, with approximately 70 tickets still available. To learn more about the conference and register to attend, visit icfmidwest.com.
ICF Global 2014—Europe will take place Sept. 18 – 20, 2014, in Malmo, Sweden. The conference's theme is "Courage to Create Change: Coaching for a Sustainable Future."
"We chose the conference theme because we believe that in our current economic and environmental crisis, we need courage: courage to challenge conventional thinking, courage to live our best lives and courage to create change," said ICF Global 2014—Europe conference project manager Annette Wendin.
ICF Global 2014—Europe keynote speakers will be David Peterson, Ph.D., Alf Rehn, Ph.D., and Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. Story Coach and ICF Professional Certified Coach Lisa Bloom will be the conference's narrator.
Registration for ICF Global 2014—Europe is €990 EUR for ICF Global Members and €1290 EUR for non-members. Attendance is limited to 970 participants. To learn more about the conference and register to attend, visit http://www.icfglobal2014-europe.org.
ICF Global 2014—Latin America will take place Nov. 14 – 15, 2014, in Rio de Janeiro. The conference's theme is "Connect, Transform, Build—Lives, Organizations and Cultures."
"We believe that coaching inspires people to connect to their own lives, to be the agents of their own transformation to build a new reality, impacting organizations and positively influencing the community and culture to which it belongs," said ICF Global 2014—Latin America marketing coordinator Lucila Ferraz Marques of the conference's theme.
ICF Global 2014—Latin America keynote speakers will be Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Ph.D., Fernando Lanzer and Roberto Carlos Ramos, M.Ed.
Registration rates for ICF Global 2014—Latin America can be found at icf.to/rioregistration. Attendance is limited to 1,000 participants. To learn more about the conference and register to attend, visit icfglobalconference.com.
The International Coach Federation is the leading global organization for coaches, with more than 25,000 members and 12,000 credentialed coaches in more than 100 countries worldwide. ICF is dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high ethical standards, providing independent certification and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. Coaching is a distinct service and differs greatly from therapy, consulting, mentoring or training. ICF defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. For more information, please visit our website at www.coachfederation.org.
ICF HEADQUARTERS CONTACT:
Abby Tripp Heverin, +1.859.219.3529
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