Ready to take the CPCE exam?

Select the best method that works for you.

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!

2) Take the exam at one of our scheduled locations. Please submit your application, documentation and payment 30 days prior to the exam date.

Exam fee*: Members $395 | Non-members $495
*Includes one copy of The Professional Reference Guide for the Catering and Event Industry and one sitting for the exam.

Date Time In Conjunction With Location Application Deadline
7/13/14 9am
- 12pm
Experience! 2014 Conference and Expo Marriott Waterfront Hotel,
Baltimore, MD

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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