Once your application is approved, it is time to set your exam date. Select one of the following exam formats:

1) Apply and take the CPCE exam online at www.naceuniversity.org. A current CPCE or another qualified professional may serve as the proctor. The date, time and location is your choice (contact cpce@nace.net for details).

2) Take the exam at one of our scheduled locations.

Additional Dates Coming Soon

Date Time In Conjunction With Location Application Deadline
01/14/16 9 am - 12 pm The Special Event Orlando, FL 12/14/15
7/16/16 9 am
12 pm
Experience! 2016 Conference and Expo Diplomat Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale, FL

3) If you would like to come to NACE Headquarters to take the paper version of the exam or are interested in having a CPCE proctor the paper exam in your area, please email cpce@nace.net.

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"Earning the CPCE designation helped me to work my way up the corporate ladder when I worked in the hotel industry."
Dianna K. Shitanishi, CPCE, CMP
Hawaii Weddings and Events

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