Member Benefits

As a member of the CEL Council, you benefit from year-round interaction with your peers from other industries and receive guidance, support, and insight and best-practice knowledge to help you achieve greater heights as a leader.

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How To Get Involved

There are two main ways to contribute to and personally benefit from the mission of the CEL Council and its programs. We recommend you do both!


If you are an executive in customer care, customer contact, customer experience, marketing or any related functional area, you are encouraged to apply for membership. Our membership thrives on the diversity of backgrounds, industries and locations of our members to create a rich experience for all. For this reason, executive peers from the same company but different functions are also encouraged to apply.


The Customer Service Excellence Recognition Program by Frost & Sullivan, recognizes outstanding achievements in five areas of customer service excellence. The 2017 program will open for nominations in January 2017. Learn more and enter your name to be notified when the program opens for entries.