Maintain your Certification
To maintain CPCE status, recertification is required every five years. Recertification is achieved by completing 30 educational contact hours. Requirements are described on the recertification application. For further information, please email

Fee: $245 every 5 years

How to Earn contact hours  
If you have attended NACE National Education programs, you don’t need to provide documentation, we will do that for you!
You can earn contact hours towards the CPCE or other industry certifications, such as the CMP, by attending various NACE Education programs:
Let us help make documentation for recertification easier
After you’ve earned CPCE certification, you’ll want to recertify every five years. We’ll help you track your learning activities. Simply email when you view a webinar, attend in-house education, go to a local chapter meeting with education, travel to an industry conference, etc. We’ll track your credits, making it painless to recertify for another five years.

Recertify Today
Download the recertification application and submit your application to

"Earning the CPCE designation is one of the best personal investments that I could have made."
Doug Quattrini, CPCE
Event Producer, Feastivities Events, Philadelphia PA