NEI Schedules CES Grandfathering Session for the GAC

        Are you qualified and interested in becoming CES certified? If you are, and you are coming to the September 9-11 GAC, here’s an invitation to get grandfathered into the Certified Export Specialist (CES) program. The CES certification program is designed to help trade professionals involved in the export industry to become proficient and knowledgeable in current export regulations. During the GAC, the NEI plans to convene a CES Gandfathering session. The minimum number of participants required to convene a session is 10. The final decision on scheduling a session will be announced by August 24, so if you are interested in attending please let us know before that date.

      The benefits to you of attending the class and obtaining your CES designation include:

  • Reviewing your knowledge of export procedures.
  • Keeping current with recent changes affecting the export industry.
  • Gaining recognition and increase stature among colleagues and clients.

      If this looks like something for you, here is what you have to do to qualify or the opportunity.

  • Have 10 years minimum experience with an OTI (Freight Forwarder, NVOCC) or an exporter.
  • Hold a supervisory or management position within your current company.
  • Complete an application accompanied by an officer’s certification on company letterhead verifying your position/title.
  • Pass a required knowledge exam (Passing score is 75%), and once achieved:
  • Complete the online enrollment form .
  • Pay the required fee of $95.00 ($80 for MOU participating companies) to register after passing the exam

        Details on the time, price and location will be available shortly.