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
03/10/15 9 am - 12 pm Catersource Las Vegas, NV 02/13/15
7/12/15 9 am
12 pm
Experience! 2015 Conference and Expo Fairmont  Scottsdale Princess Resort 6/12/15

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.

Download CPCE Sample Questions (PDF)

"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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