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Leave your Mark
You’ve worked hard to get where you are and you want clients and colleagues to know. Celebrate your professional experience and elevate your credibility in the hospitality industry by becoming a Certified Professional in Catering and Events (CPCE).

Why you should get certified
  1. Opportunities
    A nationally recognized certification, CPCE emphasizes your commitment to your craft and increases marketability to employers who are increasingly looking to hire credentialed candidates.
  2. Credibility    
    CPCE increases your standing in the catering and events community by validating your knowledge and on the-the-job experience.  
  3. Growth
    Recertification requirements ensure that your knowledge keeps pace with current industry trends and proficiencies.

Interested in applying for a scholarship? 
Richard Suttman CPCE Scholarship - Applications Open Fall 2017. 
Timothy S Y Lam Foundation CPCE Scholarship - Available year-round. Applications due February 15, May 15, August 15, November 15.

Do you have an upcoming speaking engagement?
Add even more value to your hospitality-related class or seminar by offering CPCE contact hours. To be approved, submit the contact hour approval application to cirwin@nace.net.