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Submission deadline: July 31, 2019

Each year, the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Professional Empowerment Grant awards $1,000 and a trip to PestWorld to at least one woman. The Grant has helped past recipients develop their careers in the pest management industry and/or helped to relieve the costs related to education. Click here for submission requirements and guidelines. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get recognized! 



Cooper Pest Control
Crawlspace Depot

Whether your company is just starting out or has been in business for generations, we strongly encourage you to join the movement to professionalize the industry by earning QualityPro accreditation for your company. Complete the application and you will gain access to valuable resources for business professionalism. Learn more about becoming accredited.

NPMA is currently accepting nominations for the annual Young Entrepreneur Award, presented by Rentokil-Steritech, recognizing young entrepreneurs working in the professional pest management industry who have helped create or develop an industry business and/or those who have stewarded a meaningful industry concept to fruition. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate. 

All nominations must be received by August 31, 2019.

Crawlspace Depot
Crawl space safety
Crawl space work poses special safety issues. The right equipment and PPE are critical. Proper lighting and eye protection are just a few precautions you should use. We offer LED lights, hinged knee pads, premium safety glasses and other tools to minimize risks when closing a crawl space.
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Deadline: April 30
The Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) needs your help choosing a charity for this year’s annual 5k Fun Run/Walk at PestWorld 2019Click here and enter your favorite charity by April 30 for a chance to receive the proceeds.
Pest Pic of the Week


Plume Moth

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

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New Members

Honeygrowler, LLC of Lake Oswego, OR
IPMA Works, LLC dba Green Tick Control of Madison, WI
Kuwaiti German Group for Environmental Contracting of Kuwait
Mejia Prado Multiservices Srl of Dominican Republic
Nix-A-Mite Exterminating Company of Union City, TN
Precision Pest Management of Virginia Beach, VA

Member Benefit Highlight

David K Young is offering members a new, affordable gym membership program that gives you access to more treadmills, rowing machines, weights, and classes than you can tackle in one sweat session—exactly the kind of variety that will keep you coming back. Just think about how healthy you could be!

The Active&Fit Direct™ program allows you to choose from 9,000+ participating fitness centers and YMCAs nationwide for $25 a month (plus a $25 enrollment fee and applicable taxes).

For more information please reach out to

Brother Mobile Solutions
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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

May 21 at 2:00 PM EDT | REGISTER 
Presented by Dr. Florence Holland, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Dr. Florence Holland has over 13 years of experience in diversity and education. She is the Lead Manager of Inclusion, Pipeline, and Retention Programs with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and works with the accounting industry to create inclusive workplaces. She will present on her knowledge learned from leading these practices in the accounting industry and provide her secrets to success in building programs with tested research, analysis, and reporting. This presentation will leave you with plenty of ideas to implement into your business to help with professional development, retention, and to grow a better workplace environment!?

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  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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