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Back by popular demand, NPMA will be hosting a Kid’s Program on March 9th within the larger Legislative Day program. Children will get a chance to explore some of the most iconic DC landmarks as well as a tour of the Capitol Building! If you are interested in having your child(ren) participate, please RSVP to Maria Mercado by January 15.

NPMA can only host this program based on confirmed commitments. Please RSVP as soon as possible. 


The NPMA office will be closed Monday, December 23 through Friday, December 27 as we celebrate the holidays with our friends and families. We will reopen on Monday, December 30. During this time, we wish everyone a happy and safe holiday!

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) released a revised version of the NPMA-33 Wood Destroying Insect Inspection Form this year. The revised NPMA-33 form is available for purchase as a hard copy through NPMA’s BugStore, or as a digital form on the newly redesigned forms website:

NPMA hosted a webinar highlighting the changes to the NPMA-33 form in August. If you missed the training course, you can view the recording on NPMA’s Online Learning Center to learn about the new and improved form. The previous edition of this form will become obsolete after December 31, 2019.

For questions on purchasing NPMA forms or the new NPMA forms website, contact Michael Bentley at Please direct all questions or concerns regarding the updated NPMA-33 form to Jim Fredericks at


Winter has arrived and the Winter 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 printed and digital format that is perfect for online marketing! 

Click here to start customizing your  Pest Gazette today!

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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. 

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

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Member Benefit Highlight

Nissan presents NPMA members with an exclusive program that allows members to purchase a new Nissan or Infiniti vehicle using incentives established by Nissan. This is another outstanding cost-saving benefit offered to you as a result of your affiliation with NPMA. All you need to do is visit the link below and follow a few simple steps to qualify for instant savings! These savings can result in up to $9,500 off on 2019 models.

Click here for program details and to apply for your certification number.

NPMA Education and Events
Registration rates increase December 24, 2019

Join us on January 15-17 for the 2020 Eastern Conference at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ. The Conference will feature a mix of in-depth management sessions, and technical courses featuring the latest research in the pest management industry. Recertification credits have been applied for in CT, DC, DE, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VA, VT, and WV.

View the full program and register today!

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  Date Event Location
  January 15-17                Eastern Conference Atlantic City, NJ
  February 4-6 Wildlife Conference Las Vegas, NV
  February 11-12 Southern Conference Memphis, TN
  March 8-10 Legislative Day Washington, DC

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




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