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PestWorld 2019 offers many great opportunities for attendees from networking with peers, to a packed exhibit hall providing access to the latest products, services, and technologies. We cannot forget one of the greatest benefits - the world-class educational sessions where attendees gain knowledge to take back to the office and improve their businesses for the future.

Educational Highlights Include:

  • Fatal Attraction: UV LED vs Standard Insect Light Traps for Mosquitoes and Other Flies
    Phil Koehler, Ph.D., University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

  • Building a Comprehensive Pro-Active Bed Bug Management Plan
    Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

  • Rodent Management Short Course - 3 Part Course
    Bobby Corrigan, Ph.D., RMC Pest Management Consulting, West Lafayette, IN

  • Re-evaluating Liquid Termiticides and Baits Against Subterranean Termites
    Thomas Chouvenc, Ph.D., University of Florida, Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Gainesville, FL

View the program and register today!


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Interested in learning more about the initiatives of NPMA’s Interest Groups? Click the links below to join the discussions:

Diversity Council
Leadership Networking Community
Professional Women in Pest Management

Attending PestWorld? Join these four groups at the In the Mix Reception on Thursday, October 17 at 5:30pm to mingle with fellow PMPs who share your interests. We hope to see you there!

Nisus Corp
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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Have you ever compared your neighbor’s lawn to your own? Making comparisons is human nature, and it can be an important driver for improvement. Benchmarking in business is a form of financial comparison. Lining up your monthly financials against an industry average can aid in critical decision making in your business to help steer growth and success. This is why the National Pest Management Association needs your help!

Participate in NPMA’s Financial Benchmarking Survey and contribute to a dataset that will shed light on the pest management industry’s latest operating ratios.


Keep your clients informed of the danger’s ticks pose with this informative trifold brochure that can be personalized to include your company logo and contact information. Each pamphlet gives consumers a basic understanding of tick biology, identification information for commonly encountered ticks, and why it’s important to contact a pest control company for tick management.

Click here to start your customized order.
Pest Pic of the Week


New 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

Allstate Termite & Pest Control, Inc. of Ardmore, OK
City of NOLA Mosquito & Termite Control Board of New Orleans, LA
Cloverleaf Holdings of Ellsworth, WI
GB Interiores, S.A. de C.V. of Mexico
Grupo Fumip of Mexico
Insecticidas y Rodenticidas del Peru, S.A. of Mexico
Nelon-Cole Termite & Pest Control of shelby, NC
New Mexico State University of Las Cruces, NM
North Carolina State University of Raleigh, NC
Pirate's Pest & Termite Control of Selma, NC

Member Benefit Highlight

With almost 6,000 pest management professionals in its network, there’s almost certainly another NPMA member who’s faced the challenges you’re facing. Been there. Done that.

NPMA’s Mentor Match program was designed to help you find those professionals and get great advice that will keep you sharp, current and (last but not least) ahead of the pack.

Check out a brief video on how to get started with Mentor Match!

Amvac Chemical Corp.
AMVAC’s NUVAN product line offers professional applicators convenience and economy for a wide range of pest control needs. The products – NUVAN Prostrips, NUVAN Prostrips+, NUVAN Directed Spray Aerosol, NUVAN Fog 5%, NUVAN Fog 4EC and NUVAN Fog 2EC – feature the active ingredient dichlorvos (DDVP), a non-residual insecticide that acts quickly on labeled pests including ants, bed bugs, carpet beetles, clothes moths, cockroaches, earwigs, flies, mosquitoes, silverfish, spiders and wasps.
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NPMA Education and Events

Join NPMA at the 2019 Technology Summit, December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia and hear from top-notch speakers on changes in technologies and how to keep your business current. The not to be missed keynote session include: When UBERIZATION Collides With Your Industry presented by Tom Morrison, Social Media Overload: Simple Social Media Strategies presented by Corey Perlman and The Blockchain Transformation: How Blockchain Enabled Digital Transformation Will Change Your Business, Your Industry and The World presented by Jack Shaw.

View the program and register today!


Members Make Headlines
VWDMA is presenting the NWCOA Bat Standards Certified on November 8, 2019 in Richmond, VA.
Celebrate the success of the Pi Chi Omega’s being honored at PestWorld on October 14 at 8:30 pm at the Omni Hotel.
Weekly Headlines
The Morning Call
As temperatures began to tick up in May and June, the heat and heavy rains made the perfect recipe for mosquitoes to breed and bite all over the Lehigh Valley.
Boston Herald
A third Massachusetts resident has died from the Eastern equine encephalitis virus, the state Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday.
Experts said stinkbugs are one of the fall pests that have joined ants, spiders and wasps during a busy time for insects in East Tennessee.
Fox News
Rep. Josh Harder, a California Democrat, brought a dead nutria — commonly referred to as a “swamp rat” — to a congressional hearing this week as he sought support for a bill that would direct $7 million to help eradicate the invasive rodent species from his state.
Washington Examiner
The decade-old struggle to find a killer of the accidentally imported Asian bug has uncovered two effective weapons that, with the help of bad weather, have cut the population of the especially smelly and destructive brown marmorated stink bug.
Lytx, Inc
For your Business
Conversations about generational differences in the workplace remain challenging and too often infused with stereotypes.
MIT Sloan Management Review
Clarity of communication in a hyper-speed world is a key difference maker in the eyes of current managers and leaders from around the world.
Fast Company
Grammarly cofounder Alex Shevchenko explains how to keep your personality and humor in your written communications without offending anyone.
The co-founder of Microsoft prescribes a principle that will raise every leader's bar.
Leadership Now
If you’re a visionary leader, and can admit to loving bright shiny objects, you most likely need a process to better understand, manage, and vet them.
UPG Unified Purchasing Group
Trending Articles
Great Leadership
Want to be a better leader? Then try improving your vocabulary – add some powerful phrases that will engage, motivate and inspire others.
CBS Philadelphia
New Jersey is among six states where people have been infected with a rare but deadly virus spread by mosquitoes. There are at least seven deaths as health investigations continue.
Out There Colorado
Bat bugs, often mistaken for beg bugs, develop in colonies of roosting bats, often living somewhere inside or near your home.
Calendar of Events
  Date Event Location
  October 15-18 PestWorld 2019 San Diego, CA
  December 4-6 2019 Technology Summit Atlanta, GA

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




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