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Dive deeper into the topics that are meaningful to you and your business! Sponsored by BASF, the NPMA Learning Labs at Academy (July 16-18 in Phoenix, Arizona) give you an opportunity to share ideas and gain new perspective on how to better manage your business or employees. 


These are interactive dialogues with other Academy attendees interested in the same topic. Sessions will be repeated on Wednesday and Thursday allowing attendees an opportunity to attend two different topics.

  •  Diversity – Sponsored by Target Specialty Products

  •  Recruitment and Retention

  •  Company Culture

  •  Customer Trends

  •  Sales Management

  •  Business Development

To learn more about these programs, click here. Academy is a unique opportunity designed to advance the professional and business development of the industry's current and future leaders in a fun, interactive environment. 

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Deadline is July 31, 2019

Each year, the Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Professional Empowerment Grant awards $1,000 and a trip to PestWorld to at least one woman. The Grant has helped past recipients develop their careers in the pest management industry and/or helped to relieve the costs related to education. Click here for submission requirements and guidelines. Don't miss out on this great opportunity to get recognized! 

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Crawlspace Depot
Crawl space safety
Crawl space work poses special safety issues. The right equipment and PPE are critical. Proper lighting and eye protection are just a few precautions you should use. We offer LED lights, hinged knee pads, premium safety glasses and other tools to minimize risks when closing a crawl space.
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Member Benefit Highlight
NPMA has partnered with Reference Services, Inc. to provide our valued members with the most accurate background screening services available. As an NPMA member, you’ll receive:
• Deeply discounted membership pricing
• The best criminal record data from the most sources
• Instant access to most reports
• 24/7 customer service from our real team members - no call centers
• A dedicated Compliance Team with 2 FCRA Advanced Certified Specialists
• Manual county searches average 31 actual hours (1.5 days)

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Brother Mobile Solutions
Boost Worker Productivity with Brother Mobile Solutions
You’ve got pest control down to a science. You’ve mastered the tools and technology, but the job’s not over until the paperwork is done. With PocketJet 7 mobile printers, you have what it takes to eradicate printing problems in the field and combat those daily hordes of paper. Let Brother help you finish the job strong. Because at the end of the day, we’re crushing it.
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NPMA Education and Events

Join us July 25-27 for the 2019 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, SC for a quality educational program covering both management and technical topics relevant to the Mid-Atlantic region. NPMA has requested recertification credits from FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, TN and VA. Additionally, you will not want to miss the array of social functions scheduled, including a Summer Conference Beach Bash & Volleyball Tournament, and a Beach BBQ!

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Members Make Headlines

FMC Professional Solutions, a business unit of FMC Corporation, has announced the launch of Scion™ insecticide with UVX™  technology.

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Weekly Headlines


There are new concerns about previously rare types of tick-borne diseases being seen more frequently in the United States.

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Fox 25

According to a study by Orkin, Oklahoma City is one of the top worst places for mosquitoes.

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National Geographic

These tiny arachnids sport intense black patches that absorb a whopping 99.5 percent of light, enhancing nearby colors.

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Hudson Valley One

The Department of Environmental Conservation recently announced a new six-legged peril to look out for: the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula), a most unwelcome immigrant from East Asia.

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Fox News

McDonald’s employees forcefully ejected a rowdy rat from the restaurant’s dining room using nothing but a cardboard box and a shovel.

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For your Business

Fast Company

While mentors are helpful, they can often be too formal or far-removed. Confiding in a network of friends could solve those problems.

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Chief Learning Officer

Highly successful women leaders are able to balance empathy and inclusiveness with assertiveness, ambition and drive. Ideally, all leaders should strive to arm themselves with these traits.

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Truly ‘tough’ leaders aren’t those who berate employees or manage through fear. Instead, they’re the leaders who truly face the toughest leadership challenges head-on.

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Internal communication is a wide field that has the potential to solve many problems a company faces. And as it is so wide, it seems there are many different ways to approach it.

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Growing a team is an important (and intimidating) step for a startup. And when money is tight, the pressure is on to get every hire right.

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