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If you are in the bed bug business, or thinking of adding on this service, you will NOT want to miss the 2020 Global Bed Bug Summit! What can you expect from this virtual conference? This is much more than a collection of webinars or Zoom meetings! From interactive discussions with industry experts, networking opportunities with like-minded peers, and 24/7 access to EXPO Central, attendees will walk away from this virtual experience with a greater understanding of the latest technology and research covering all-things bed bugs. Register today, prices will increase after November 15!
The application process will close at 11:59pm ET on November 22.
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 opportunities to participate in the "process", and committee participation has been invaluable. Our reading assignments, monthly conference calls with my class, as well as calls with my mentor have helped me grow professionally in areas, I didn't know I could! I would be remiss not to mention, my business has benefited as well! Most importantly, though, I feel better equipped to be a better ambassador for our industry and NPMA. I look forward to many future opportunities to serve. I encourage anyone who is service-oriented and finds this appealing to apply. It is the best "MBA" experience I could have ever hoped for!"
Carl Braun, Quality Pest Control
For a limited time, all NPMA member companies can post current job openings at no cost on the live job board, which can be found at Careers.PestControlJobs.com. Members of the NPMA Founders Club, comprised of companies that have pledged a five-year monetary donation to the Workforce Development Initiative, will have the benefit of unlimited job postings throughout their five-year commitment as well as other exclusive opportunities on both the website and job board.
Join us on Thursday, November 19 for session 5 of the CEO Forum on Company Culture. Geared towards business owners and upper managers, this session will feature a keynote speaker Randy Gravitt and carefully selected industry speakers who will provide a vision to important conversations of perfecting company culture that will recruit, retain and engage employees.
As a membership benefit, NPMA has developed a gallery of
pest images at My.NPMAPestWorld.org for use by NPMA members.
Calsar, Inc. dba David M. Parker Exterminating of Thomson, GA
Cogan House Pest Solutions of Trout Run, PA
Hygiene Professionals of India
Legacy Pest Management, Inc. of Smyrna, TN
No More Bites, LLC of Alexandria, VA
In these uncertain times meeting and growing your professional knowledge can seem almost impossible but don't worry because NPMA has you covered! NPMA’s Mentor Match program is designed to help you find, connect, and share experiences with both new and established professionals from around the industry. With almost 6,000 pest management professionals in its network, you won’t have to conquer a business challenge alone.
Check out a brief video on how to get started with Mentor Match!
Thursday, November 12, 2020 | 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET | REGISTER
Presented by the Recruitment and Retention Committee
Recruiting is a proactive approach to finding employees to work for your company, which means the company should always be looking for new talent and have a bench of potential employees for when an opening arises at your business. Recruiting is really about selling your business and the benefits of working for you and the pest control industry. Join this webinar with three recruiting pros to learn about recruiting avenues and resources available to you.
Last week, EPA released a draft revision of its List of Pests of Significant Public Health Importance. EPA, CDC and USDA collaborated to update the list to incorporate significant changes regarding vector-borne diseases and related research and eliminate gaps or ambiguities in the current pests list. The draft Pesticide Registration Notice more precisely describes both the pests and expected public health impacts and adds several new pests (ex. brown dog tick) and public health impacts (ex. Zika fever and coronaviruses like SARS-CoV-2). Other pests have been renamed or grouped with similar species or removed altogether (ex. hobo spider). NPMA staff is reviewing the list and will likely comment on behalf of the industry before the January 3, 2021 deadline. For more information on the list, including the current and revised lists, click here
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