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CCE Program Toolkit

Designed for experienced leaders, Certified Chamber Executive (CCE) is the highly-recognized designation for high-achieving chamber professionals. In this toolkit, find the application, guidance documents, and other helpful resources to help you determine your eligibility, prepare your application, and proceed through all program steps.

Applications for the 2024 class are due on February 2nd, 2024 and will open in fall of 2023. Please see our CCE program website page for additional information. If you have questions about the program, please contact Ashley Purdy at

2024 Certified Chamber Executive Timeline

February 2, 2024 CCE applications due
February 16, 2024 Candidate application pass/fail notification
February 21, 2024 Candidate conference call #1, 1 pm ET
February 23, 2024 CCE applicants submit essay topic for approval
March 15, 2024 Essay deadline
March 29, 2024 Essay pass/fail notification
April 3, 2024 Candidate conference call #2, 1 pm ET
May 6-31, 2024 CCE exam period
June 7, 2024 Exam pass/fail notification
June 12, 2024 Candidate conference call #3, 1 pm ET
July 15, 2024 CCE candidate oral presentations and interviews (in person at the 2024 ACCE Convention in Dallas, Texas)
ACCE convention, Summer 2024 Announcement of new CCE designees