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From now until Friday, October 9 at 11:59pm EST, every new attendee to register for PestWorld 2020 will receive a FREE registration to bring a colleague! All you have to do is click here to register, and for each employee you sign up, NPMA will send you a complimentary code equal to that number of people. That’s it!

Not only does the virtual format allow for live chat, Q&A and direct access to the experts, but PestWorld attendees will have exclusive access to 60+ HOURS of educational sessions that will remain available on-demand until December 31, 2020. What does this mean? Access to more training and more credits than ever before, all on your schedule! Click here to view the educational program and here to see approved credits in your state.

All sessions will be held in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and will feature Spanish subtitles that can easily be toggled on and off.

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Slingshot

US Fleet Tracking

QualityPro

SM BURE CO., LTD

Veseris

Rockwell Labs Ltd

Syngenta Crop Protections, LLC

VM Products

Santa Fe Dehumidifiers

Target Specialty Products

Voice For Pest

ScanTrak Data Systems Inc.

Telesteps

Weisburger Insurance Brokerage

Scorpion

The Pest Posse

Wildlife Control Supplies

SenesTech

Thermacell Tick Control Tubes

Woodstream

Service Partners

Tianjin HC Hardware Products Co., LTD

Workwave

ServicePro | ServSuite Software

Tick Box Technology Corporation

Xcluder – Global Material Technologies

Servicetitan

Trece, Inc.

Zhongshan Glee Electricals Manufacturing Co., Ltd

Skyhawk

Unique Background Solutions

 

Check out the full list of exhibitors!

 

As a member of the National Pest Management Association, you are encouraged to join us virtually on Wednesday, October 28 from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST for our 87th Annual Membership Meeting. At this meeting, a vote will take place to adopt proposed changes to the association bylaws. It is important, if you are able, to attend this meeting virtually during the times listed above. Please click here to register in advance for this meeting. However, if you are unable to attend, you may submit a proxy vote online.

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Join us next Thursday, October 8 at 3:00 PM EST for the Academy Closing Session. Our teams will participate in one final Olympic activity as we close out Academy 2020. It's time to pump up the team spirit, we've saved the best for last!

We are excited to launch the first installment of the NPMA CEO Forum, sponsored by BASF, next week in conjunction with PestWorld 2020! In light of the transition from an in-person event to a virtual conference, the NPMA CEO Forum will be held as a multi-week program in an effort to provide the most convenient and valuable experience possible. Click here to view the full program and to register online.

 
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NPMA’s Business Development Committee is developing resources aimed at helping small pest control businesses reach their full potential, and they want your help! Participate in this 2-question survey to help identify what topics you feel are important to help businesses grow, and what format you want those resources made available.

Pest Pic of the Week

 



Immature Argiope aurantia

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

 
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New Members

AAA Pest Control, Inc. of Kent, WA
Able Pest Control, Inc. of Anderson Island, WA
Adept Pest Solutions of Renton, WA
Agreeable Pest Control of College Place, WA
HomeFix of Israel
Kleener Corporation de Mexico
MIP Y SERVICIOS DERIVADOS COPLAMEX, S. DE R.L. DE C.V. of Mexico
Oxley Pest Control, Inc. of Bakersfield, CA
Pointe Pest Control of Liberty Lake, WA
Zap Pest Control, Inc. of Perth Amboy

Member Benefit Highlight

Did you know that as an NPMA member you have exclusive access to model service contracts?

Commercial Sanitation Contract
For companies performing sanitation services, NPMA suggests a contract that discloses details of the service including disclaimers and limitations. This agreement was created and provided to members in 2020. 

Fumigation Service Contract
For companies performing fumigation services, NPMA suggests a contract that discloses details of the service including disclaimers and limitations. This agreement was created and provided to members in 2019. 

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NPMA Education and Events

The International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum sponsored by Bayer, is a two day program that will take place November 9-10, 2020, virtually. This forum will provide a distinctive learning environment and offer interactive, industry-specific programming. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from industry experts and connect with leaders through a mixture of facilitated panels, guest speakers, open discussions, and networking. 

View the full schedule and register today!

 

Mark your calendars for December 2-3, 2020 for the virtual Global Bed Bug Summit, sponsored by BedBug Central. The Global Bed Bug Summit provides pest management professionals with the information they need from a legal, technical, business, and customer-oriented perspective so they can not only eliminate bed bug issues, but also create an environment of trust between themselves and their customers. Click here to learn more.

 

October 27, 2020 | 3:00 - 4:00 p.m. EST | REGISTER
Hosted by: Julie Tesh-Clark, Customer Care/Community Outreach at Pest Management Systems, Inc.

This webinar provides guidance on what to do and—just as importantly—what not to do when interviewing candidates for positions within your company.  Attendees will learn how to setup proper interviews that will result in hiring success in the future.

Members Make Headlines

Massey Services is pleased to announce that Harvey L. Massey, chairman and CEO of the company, has been listed in Florida Trend’s annual Florida 500 list. Florida 500, a special section of Florida Trend magazine, highlights the 500 most influential executives in Florida from different economic sectors throughout the state.

Weekly Headlines
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Two exotic species of ticks have been discovered for the first time in Rhode Island, state officials announced Monday.
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The city took up an ‘aggressive campaign’ against rats and their relatives.
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By most accounts 2020 has been a stinker of a year, starting with the COVID-19 pandemic and piling on with hurricanes, wildfires, racial unrest, gun violence and a divisive presidential campaign. So it isn’t surprising that it’s also a bumper year for stink bugs.
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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
  October 13 – November 19 CEO Forum: Good to Great Virtual Series
  November 9-10 International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum Virtual Event
  December 2-3 Global Bed Bug Summit Virtual Event
       

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

 

 

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