NPMA ePestWorld
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PestWorld 2020 will be much more than a collection of webinars or Zoom meetings, it will be an unforgettable virtual experience unlike any other. Not only will there be a 24/7 interactive exhibit hall and cutting-edge education as always, but you'll have a unique opportunity to engage with inspirational keynote speakers and enjoy entertainment straight from Nashville! Take advantage of early bird registration rates through Sept. 25.

Earn Valuable Recertification Credits
PestWorld attendees have exclusive access to 20 LIVE expert-led educational sessions and over 40 MORE educational sessions that will be made available on-demand well after the convention ends. What does this mean? Access to more training and more credits than ever before, all on your schedule! Check out the credits approved in your state.

PestWorld Popstar!
Got talent? We want to see it, and so do your fellow PestWorld attendees. Participate in the first ever PestWorld Popstar virtual concert to close out the convention celebrity style. Sign up to participate by September 21.

PestWorld Popstar sponsored by MGK

2020 PestWorld Golf Classic
Support pest control research and education with the Pest Management Foundation through a fun day at the golf course! This will be a virtual tournament allowing golfers to participate remotely at your local course of choice any time from October 16 - November 1. Sign up now to join us for a great cause.

PestWorld Golf Classic sponsored by Arrow Exterminators, Ecolab, MGK Professional Pest Control

See Who’s Exhibiting

A.R.E. Accessories, LLC Azuga, Inc. BrioStack Software
Air Vent, Inc./Temp-Vent Corp. B&G Equipment Company/Pelsis, LLC Brownyard Group
Airofog USA LLC BASF CallSource
All Risks, Ltd. Bayer Crop Science Cardinal Professional Products
Alliant Insurance Services BedBug Central Central Life Sciences
AMVAC Chemical Company Bell Labs, Inc. Chevrolet Commercial Vehicles
AP&G Co., Inc. Bird Barrier America, Inc. Cleanrth Products LLC
Aprilaire Bird Control Group Coalmarch
Avitrol Corporation Bird-B-Gone, Inc. Control Solutions

Each week in ePestWorld we’ll highlight several exhibiting companies. Check out the full list of exhibitors!


 The 2020 Womens Forum moves to a virtual interactive experience designed to empower female leaders

NPMA and Bayer, the premier sponsor of the International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum have decided to move this inaugural event to a completely virtual platform.

Read more.


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Haven't had the chance to make it to virtual Academy yet? It's time to add some more tools to your superhero belt! There is one more opportunity this month on September 24 to attend Academy Learning Labs.

Each Learning Lab is ONLY $50 FOR NPMA MEMBERS! Click here to check out the lineup of topics and speakers.


September 17, 2020  |  2:00-3:00pm EST  |  REGISTER
Niamh Quinn, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA

Rodenticides have been under heavy scrutiny in recent years, with high profile media reports implicating rodenticides in the poisoning of wildlife in California and other locations. In response, researchers have begun investigating different aspects of rodenticide use to better understand how wildlife are becoming exposed. Learn about the latest findings, what they mean for the industry, and what efforts every PMP should make to protect future rodenticide use in the U.S.

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Pest Pic of the Week


Acanaloniid Planthopper on Plant

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

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Overit Media
How Pest Control Companies Navigate Crises
What should a pest control company do in a moment of crisis? In this pest control crisis resource, Overit will arm you with the expert marketing strategies that you need to approach any unexpected situation and keep your revenue steady - and even grow it. Learn how to best utilize positive messaging, strategically targeted digital ads, television spots, and email campaigns from the pest control marketing experts here at Overit.
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Heard From the Hill
Last week, the Senate Republicans released a new version of S. 178, The Delivering Immediate Relief to America’s Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act. They voted on Thursday, September 10 and unfortunately the bill failed to pass the Senate. Read the full article here.
Weekly Headlines
Fox 31
With many of the recent storms rolling through the area, there's also been an increase in unwanted pests in a growing number of Southwest Georgia homes.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Rutgers University has identified a species of tick associated with bats for the first time in New Jersey, and it could pose health risks to people, pets, and livestock.
"We were more than a bit surprised by what we discovered," said conservation officer Charlie Justus.
The recent summer rain has been great as far as eliminating the drought, but the problem is the mosquitoes are big and bad.
Cases of bug-borne diseases are down in Maine this year thanks to the dry summer. The lack of rain means there are fewer mosquitoes and ticks.
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Calendar of Events
  Date Event Location
  July 9-October 8 Academy 2020 Virtual Event
  October 13-15 PestWorld 2020 Virtual Convention
  November 9-10 International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum Virtual Event
  December 1-3 Global Bed Bug Summit Virtual Event

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




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