Submit your speaker recommendations by Monday, January 27.
NPMA is seeking your assistance to help identify the most innovative and exciting speakers for PestWorld 2020. This year's event will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee on October 13-16.
Please submit your speaker suggestions via email to email@example.com. Feel free to provide multiple speaker names and topics. NPMA welcomes both technical and business-related sessions, click here for some suggestions. Thank you for your help and we will see you in Nashville!
January 30, 2020, 4:00 PM EST | REGISTER
NPMA Members Earn Your Next FLORIDA Recertification Credit Free!
NPMA’s Dr. Brittany Campbell will provide a live 1-hour webinar on bed bug control that will qualify for one FLORIDA recertification credit in category 482 or 487. This webinar will be provided free to NPMA members. Non-members can still register for a fee of $20. A description of the class and instructions for registering are below.
There has been extensive research on controlling bed bugs since their resurgence in the early 2000s. But, despite advances in control technologies and techniques, bedbugs continue to pose a major challenge for pest control operators. This informative training will cover recent discoveries in bed bug biology and how to overcome some of the ubiquitous problems bed bugs pose - even for the trained professional.
Access this training in these easy steps:
- Visit: npmatraining.org
- Click “Purchase New Content”
- Log in using your NPMA User ID, or create a new account
- Click “Select Courses”
- Click “Add” next to the Overcoming Bed Bug Control Challenges and follow on-screen instruction
You will receive one confirmation email from NPMA after completing checkout. A second confirmation email will be sent within 24 hours after your registration information has processed. For questions, contact Brittany Campbell at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
Abracadabra Pest Solutions of Elkton, MD
Bullseye Pest Control of Wilson, NC
Home Fixer of Mechanicsville, MD
JD's Pest Control Lawn & Termite of Laredo, TX
Matar Group, LLC dba Matar Termite & Pest Control of Alexandria, VA
Meadowcraft Enterprises, Inc. of Gibsonia, PA
Pest Shield Inc. of Mt. Airy, MD
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This is your last chance to register for Thursday's webinar with Unique Background Solutions. QualityPro's Allison Allen will be sitting down with Unique Background Solutions' Michael Barnes to break down the differences between available types of criminal record searches and provide an accurate depiction of when and how to use the National Criminal Database records. If you're unable to attend Thursday at 2:00, a recording of the webinar will be made available after the webinar. Registration is available here
Join us on February 11 - 12 in Memphis, Tennessee to earn valuable recertification credits at the 2020 Southern Conference! Recertification credits have been applied for in the following states: AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and WV.
New for 2020! Hands-On Learning Program featuring 3 one-hour long courses focused on some of the most important aspects of a technician’s daily routine.
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Registration rates increase January 21
was recently introduced in Oklahoma and reads, “Termite bait or baiting systems may be used as a treatment for structural pests prior to construction of a new structure.” This is a positive development for our industry and OK SPAR Roger Graham is heavily engaged.
proposes to transfer the oversight and administration of the Pesticide Advisory Council from the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets to the Department of Health. The bill would also amend the membership of the Pesticide Advisory Council. The aim of the bill seeks to reduce the use of pesticides and hopes that the Department of Health will meet this goal.
At the Ohio Pest Management Association Winter Meeting Molly C. Patton-Marsh was elected President of the OPMA. She is only the second women to hold the position. She is the 3rd generation from her family to serve as President of the OPMA. John R. Patton 1972 and John S Patton 1986 both previously served as President.
The PWIPM of New England is proud to announce the 1st Annual Women of Excellence Award. The regional honor is open to women across the pest management industry – PMP’s, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession and their companies.
Pi Chi Omega now offers 5 scholarships to students in the field of urban and industrial pest management – or some closely related field of study. A generous donation from an anonymous donor has enabled the addition of a Norm Ehmann Scholarship in 2020!
Massey Services is pleased to announce the promotion of John Milton to Regional Vice President.
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