I.C.E. Exchange
Institute for Credentialing Excellence

The I.C.E. Exchange

Where the Credentialing Community Comes Together

About the Exchange

I.C.E. leads conversations on credentialing best practices and supports the professionals who apply them on a daily basis. I.C.E.’s annual conference, the I.C.E. Exchange, attracts representatives from over 40 different industries with a focus on certification and licensure, including: healthcare, finance, construction, engineering, fitness, human resources, and many more. Through education and networking, the Exchange provides credentialing professionals with the unique opportunity to grow credentialing expertise, connect with peers, and networking with industry leaders. 

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Who Attends

I.C.E.gathers credentialing professionals of many career stages, industries, and functional roles. Regardless of experience, over one-third of attendees are new to the Exchange. Organizations are encouraged to bring professionals ranging from new associates to C-level who are in specialty areas such as:

  • Assessment
  • Board of Directors or Public Members
  • Business Operations & Management
  • Education
  • Membership
  • Psychometrics
  • Sales & Marketing

Professionals investigating credentialing programs or who have a new (or old) program that needs revitalization will also benefit from attending.

Why Attend 

The I.C.E. Exchange name reflects what is valued most by our attendees: interaction with peers and practical insight into the successes of national and international credentialing organizations. Attend the Exchange to:

  • Hear credentialing industry trends, and strategies to maintain successful credentialing programs
  • Learn from experienced credentialing professionals to support your credentialing career transitions
  • Connect one-on-one with Accreditation Services staff and Commissioners on your accreditation application
  • Meet and network with fellow credentialing professionals
  • Access industry experts to find consulting andtechnology solutions

The conference program touches on the many aspects of the credentialing ecosystem: 

  • Business of Certification
  • Certification Operations
  • Certification Technology
  • The Future of Certification
  • Governance
  • Marketing and Communication
  • Security, Records and Data Management
  • Strategy of Certification
  • Test Development and Administration

What is offered

  • Pre-conference conference workshops—hosted before the event for a deeper dive
  • Keynote Presentation—kick off the conference with a thought-provoking session that inspires and energizes
  • Concurrent sessions—60 and 90-minutes sessions with the opportunity connect with presenters to answer questions and share insights. Sessions offered include foundational concepts, best practices and standards, and innovative approaches to credentialing
  • Connection Zone Sessions—Information offered in alternative formats and designed to encourage networking and discussion on focused topics
  • Networking opportunities—offered throughout the day to encourage exchange of ideas with your peers