The Global Bed Bug Summit is this week, December 2-3 on a state-of-the-art virtual format. We might not be traveling - but that doesn't mean bed bugs have stopped traveling! Take this opportunity to ensure your technicians are educated on the latest bed bug research before travel picks back up!
Enroll your team now, and they'll have access to all of the educational sessions on-demand through the end of December. This means they can earn MORE credits, at their leisure, from the safety of their own home or office.
CEUs are approved in many states, click here to view detailed information for your location.
View the full program and register today!
GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past seven years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. If you are considering participating in GivingTuesday, or another form of end of year gift, please consider the Pest Management Foundation. The Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides university scholarships for the next generation of urban entomologists and funds practical pest control research at universities across the country. Donations are fully tax deductible. To make donation, visit our secure fundraising page.
Nominee submission deadline: March 15
Each year, NPMA works diligently to identify and recruit members to serve on our association’s standing committees and interest groups. In an effort to foster fresh ideas and allow all NPMA members to share their expertise, we are calling on you to nominate yourself or pass this survey along to an industry colleague to serve on an NPMA committee or interest group. Your involvement and leadership will help us chart a successful future for the association and the industry. Final decisions will be made by the end of May and communicated at the beginning of June in time for the committee cycle which begins July 1st.
Make plans to join the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and get ready to reconnect in-person with your peers at the 2021 Wildlife Expo on February 1-3 in Orlando, Florida.
The Wildlife Expo educational program will provide both technical and business-related information to professionals who are involved in wildlife management or are considering offering this valuable add-on service. The program also features networking opportunities and the chance to check out the newest technology and services in the Exhibit Hall. Whether you are a large company or a one-man shop, use this opportunity to grow this segment of your business by attending this unique meeting.
View the full program and register today!
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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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NPMA members can now call, email, or text Seay Management Consultants to speak with one of their HR consultants free of charge regarding any employment issue that arises in your business. View the comprehensive menu of services provided.
Sandy Seay and his associates are very familiar with the pest management industry, having represented and advised pest management companies for nearly 50 years. For more information about Seay Management Consultants, click here.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM | REGISTER
Nancy Troyano, Ph.D., BCE, Rentokil North America, Reading, PA
Digital misinformation is becoming more prevalent with the widespread use of social media. At any given time, you may log onto Facebook or Twitter and see "the invasive kissing bug", "miracle ant cures", or “homemade insect repellent”. There is a lot of information to sort through and it’s tough to figure out what is accurate or misleading. In this day and age especially, we need to remain vigilant and educated on how to use social media responsibly for science and science communication. Learn how to determine what’s a tall tale and find reliable sources so that you can have accurate information to tell your customers the next time they come across an alarming, not-true story.
Massey Services is proud to announce the company has partnered with Hunter Industries to recycle replaced irrigation controllers to prevent electronic waste.
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The New York Times
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Workers in Tennessee's legislative office building aren't just trying to avoid catching the coronavirus. Now, there are bedbugs.
Nearly 1 in 4 Michigan households are reporting an increase in rats and mice since the coronavirus pandemic began, according to a survey by a pest-management company.
When a malaria-infected bird is bitten by mosquitoes over the course of 3 hours, the first insects to feed end up carrying fewer malaria parasites than those that feed later – and the same may apply when infected people are bitten.
Harvard Business Review
Occupying a leadership position is not the same thing as leading. To lead, you must be able to connect, motivate, and inspire a sense of ownership of shared objectives.
Giving is an idea that proclaims we can be something bigger than ourselves. It’s a reaffirmation that our lives have significant meaning and that, through community, we can be our best selves.
As you look back at the past year, and all that you have overcome, take these lessons and apply them to your 2021 strategy.
Business 2 Community
What new marketing tactics will you try in 2021? Here’s a convenient guide to coming up with a comprehensive marketing strategy for your business.
Make these performance management improvements to boost your employee's strengths and your bottom line as well.
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WWJ News Radio
Michiganders are asked to keep an eye out for an invasive insect from Asia with the potential to kill millions of our trees.
A study has shed new light on a mysterious and rare rodent, confirming a long-held suspicion that the tiny creature's fur is laced with poison.