Join us for the 2019 Technology Summit December 4-6 in Atlanta, Georgia to hear from your industry peers about how to adapt and utilize technology and cater it to a pest control company! Discussions from industry professionals will touch on everything from "Customer Analytics: How to Get It and What the Heck to Do With It" to "Smart Traps - Where We Are and Where We're Going" and everything in between!
The Executive Leadership Program (ELP) identifies and trains aspiring association leaders to establish a pipeline of engaged members that represents NPMA’s diverse membership. The two-year curriculum involves professional development, association training, monthly mentoring and attendance at NPMA events.
Interested? Click here to complete an application and here to learn more about the criteria. The application process will close on December 8.
The holidays are quickly approaching and 2020 will be here before we know it! Stay organized and give back to a good cause by purchasing our Dogs of NPMA 2020 Calendar! All proceeds will go to a local charity that serves animals.
For a limited time only, you will receive a free pack of Pest ID cards with every calendar.
Crawlspace Depot now offers the Aprilaire model 1820 (70 pints/day) and 1850 (90 pints/day) dehumidifiers. Installers agree that Aprilaire is a solid brand backed by a 5-year manufacturer’s warranty. Aprilaire features a washable MERV 8 filter – a money-saving, sustainable option for installers offering an annual service with filter change.
Looking for a holiday gift to show your support of the women in your company? PWIPM lapel pins are now available for sale online! All proceeds go to help fund PWIPM’s local network grants which support women throughout the year. Click here to purchase.
Pest Pic of the Week
Jordan Leaf-Footed Bugs Mating
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
Zach Devries Highlights Exciting Bed Bug and Cockroach Research
Episode 2 of NPMA’s BugBytes Podcast is now available at www.npmabugbytes.org or wherever you listen to your favorite podcast! In this episode, discover exciting new research from one of the industries brightest new urban entomologists, Zach Devries, as he uncovers groundbreaking information impacting bed bug and German cockroach management.
Researchers at Tufts University have discovered genes that allow some insects to adjust their biological clocks to survive shorter or longer winters, improving their chances of adapting to climate change.
Lolly Daskal A change leader has a critical role in determining the success of change programs undertaken by organizations. There are four elements that change leaders have to deliver to their people for change to be successful.