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PestWorld East 2019, drew the participation of over 350 leading officials and pest control experts from the UAE and abroad, at The St. Regis Abu Dhabi. The conference facilitated the exchange of knowledge on a range of topics related to sustainable pest control, as well as networking with specialists from leading global universities and research centers with the aim of improving the efficiency of pest control operations. 
“The conference exhibited more than 200 innovative pest detection and control products and equipment items. The event has proven its mettle as an invaluable boost to the integrated pest management sector in the country through providing a key platform for exploring the latest technologies and innovations. The recommendations from the conference, drafted by leading experts from across the globe, will go a long way in advancing scientific research in this vital domain.”
- Mohammed Al Marzouqi, Pest Control Projects Director at Tadweer

Cooper Pest Control
Nisus Corp

The United States structural pest control industry is comprised of nearly 20,000 pest control firms. The professional pest control industry generated an estimated $8.971 billion in total service revenue in 2018, a 4.4 percent increase from the $8.597 billion measured in 2017, according to the latest report A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Structural Pest Control Industry from Specialty Consultants, LLC. More than 80 percent of the residential pest control revenue came from services provided under annual contracts, with the remainder generated from one-time clean-out treatments.

All nominations must be received by August 31, 2019

NPMA is now accepting nominations for the annual Women of Excellence Award, sponsored by Target Specialty Products. This award is open to women across the pest management industry - pest control companies, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. - who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate. 

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DominAnt Bait Station: Snap, Lock & Place!
DominAnt Liquid Ant Bait attracts and kills all common household ants. The bait station is easy to use—just snap it open, lock the lid and place the station. Three staging portals allow hundreds of ants to easily access the station and move up and down feeding ramps.
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On Tuesday, April 23 from 2-3 p.m. EST QualityPro is hosting a webinar covering the QualityPro Drug-Free Workplace standard. All companies are encouraged to attend.  Seay Management Associates will join QualityPro staff to go over the standard, review the model drug-free workplace policy, talk about how to fairly implement and enforce a policy, and answer your questions about how employers should handle changing marijuana laws.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. If you are unable to attend but would like to receive the recording, please register and we will send it to you.

Pest Pic of the Week


Subterranean Termite

 As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of 
pest images at for use by NPMA members.

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New Members

360 Pest Solutions, LLC of Mansfield, OH
A+ Termite & Pest Control of Mooresville, NC
Pest Arrest of Norman, OK
United Agricare India PVT LTD of India

Member Benefit Highlight

The Spring issue of Pest Gazette will help you give your customers and prospects a description of the various types of pests that may take over their home during the season.

Pest Gazette is available in a printed format and also available in a NEW digital format that is perfect for online marketing! Click here to start customizing your Pest Gazette today!

Brother Mobile Solutions
Boost Worker Productivity with Brother Mobile Solutions
You’ve got pest control down to a science. You’ve mastered the tools and technology, but the job’s not over until the paperwork is done. With PocketJet 7 mobile printers, you have what it takes to eradicate printing problems in the field and combat those daily hordes of paper. Let Brother help you finish the job strong. Because at the end of the day, we’re crushing it.
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NPMA Education and Events

Monday, April 22, 2019 4:00pm EDT | Register

Hosted by NPMA’s Technology Committee, attendees will learn how to improve their communication and engagement with their employees using a variety of technology tools. Don’t miss this webinar to hear how you can stay on top of new technologies!

View All NPMA Upcoming Webinars

Marketing Made Easy with Mainframe: A digital marketing agency designed exclusively for pest control companies, click here to view.

Members Make Headlines
The Association of Pest Control Companies of Catalonia (ADEPAP) forum is designed to gather together pest management professionals who are seeking ideas to address industry challenges. This year’s conference covered the latest digital technologies and ways to effectively implement them into a pest control servicing business.
Tony Massey, President of Massey Services, is pleased to announce the addition of David Early as the digital marketing director at the company’s corporate headquarters located in Orlando.
Weekly Headlines
Although spring has just begun, tick season is already well underway. The slew of wet weather seen across the country has ticks crawling out and about earlier than usual.
CBS Sacramento
An annoying gnat explosion in the valley was caused by the wet winter.
Michigan biologists are monitoring one invasive insect that isn't yet in Michigan, but will likely make its way to the state at some point.
Inside Science
Their larvae slowly suck the arachnids' guts out after wasps infiltrate the spiders' webs.
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As a leader, you want to think that your team would never turn on you, but it does happen—even to the most confident and competent of leaders. The way you respond in such a situation is critical.

Thought Leaders
Many business leaders struggle with making decisions for their company but there are a few simple steps to work through decision making as a process.
Fast Company
Those who have something to prove tend to go the extra mile when it comes to their work.
We often learn more about ourselves and our businesses in times of trouble. Here are tips for handling a crisis like a boss.
Art Petty
Let’s face it when someone loves their job it shows in their demeanor and actions. If that someone happens to be a manager, the positive perspective comes through in everyone’s demeanor and actions.
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Trending Articles
CBS SF Bay Area
Students living in an all-female dormitory at University of California at Berkeley say they are living in deplorable conditions and they have had enough.
The New York Times
A slithering, 17-foot Burmese python found at Big Cypress National Preserve in the Florida Everglades weighed 140 pounds and took four people to carry.
  Date Event Location
  July 16-18 NPMA Academy Phoenix, AZ
  July 25-27 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic 2019 Summer Conference Myrtle Beach, SC
  October 15-18 PestWorld 2019 San Diego, CA

View our master calendar for a full list of industry events.




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