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The Professional Pest Management Alliance, which serves as the consumer marketing and public outreach arm of NPMA, has developed a COVID-19 consumer fact sheet based on their Artificial Intelligence (AI) research. Click here to see what AI can tell us about COVID-19’s impact on the pest control industry.

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Join Dan Suiter from the University of Georgia this Friday, May 1 at 4:00 PM EST as he helps you determine which wood-destroying beetle you may be dealing with using proper identification and then the next steps to solve the issue. Register today for the Winning the War Against Wood Destroying Beetles webinar.

Each webinar is one hour and costs $10 to attend as this series is an opportunity to get CEU credits without leaving your home or office. Credits have been approved in AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI ID, IL, IN, MA, MD, MI, MS, MT, NC, NH, NM, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TN, UT, WA, WV, and WYClick here to view the full webinar series and full credit details.

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Each year PWIPM raises over $1,000 at the annual PWIPM 5k Fun Walk/Run held at PestWorld. Proceeds from the PWIPM 5K Fun Run/Walk will benefit a charity nominated by you. Submit your nomination by April 30, 2020. The PWIPM Council will select three of the nominees and let the industry vote on the winner.

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iSTRIKE gives you a jump on WDOs
iSTRIKE Insecticide Foam fills voids, galleries and holes and kills on contact. It also leaves a residual to continue protection. The convenient aerosol can comes with an applicator hose and narrow and wide tips. Keep one on your truck!
• wood boring beetles
• carpenter bees
• subterranean & drywood termites
• listed ants
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Get your favorite superhero costume ready and join us July 14-16 at the Omni Championsgate in Orlando, Florida for Academy 2020! If you haven't had the chance to attend in the past, Academy is a unique opportunity designed to advance the professional and business development of emerging industry leaders in a hands-on, interactive environment. This is an exciting team-based event with fantastic speakers that you will NOT want to miss!

Check out the highlights from 2019, stay tuned for program updates and Register Today!

Rates increase 6/20/2020.

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Member Benefit Highlight

NPMA’s Resource Center provides members with an intuitive one-stop-shop for access to the latest technical and business management resources including online training.

Training on Your Schedule: We work to fit your schedule. From certifications and state-required recertification credits to business webinars and conference recaps, the Resource Center allows self-guided learning with more than 60 career-building webinars. Explore our online training resources now!

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NPMA Education and Events

We invite you to join us for the 2020 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. In addition to the quality education sessions featuring the latest in technical research, we are excited for an array of social functions!

Register today and stay tuned for program information coming soon.
Rates increase 7/3/2020.

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Members Make Headlines

Fast Track Your Greatness: A Roadmap to Personal Connectivity presented by Phil Cooper. Have you ever asked yourself these questions: How can I reach my goals more quickly?, How can I harness the power of relationships for good?, How do I make the most impact within the role that I have in my organization? Meshing his years of Leadership Experience with concepts from Keith Ferrazzi 's "Never Eat Alone" approach, Phil Cooper will guide you down the path of self-reflection and help you create a roadmap for a successful future.

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Weekly Headlines

Chicago Tribune

The COVID-19 pandemic has commanded a new way of life, and not just for people — even Chicago’s rat population has been affected.

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SI Live

As people continue to practice social distancing and wear face coverings to curb the spread of the coronavirus, pest experts announced there’s no need to worry about pests or rodents transmitting the deadly disease.

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Yahoo Finance

For the seventh year in a row, Atlanta lands the number one spot on national pest control leader Orkin's Top 50 Mosquito Cities List.

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As the weather gets warmer and more people are heading outside, one local group is warning us to watch out for ticks – especially in light of Lyme Disease Awareness Month.

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CBS Denver

We’ve seen all kinds of innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic, but this is a new one. Some health care facilities in Northern Colorado are now trying a system used by exterminators to decontaminate personal protective equipment.

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Harvard Business Review

A vision inspires and moves people. If you don’t have one, you can’t call yourself a leader.

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Fast Company

Resiliency can be learned. Here are six ways to bounce back in an emotionally stressful time.

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When faced with a crisis or challenge, a business may be forced to come up with new ways to market its products and services, almost overnight. Here are three tips for adjusting your strategy no matter what the challenge is you are facing.

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Break the Frame

Long after this pandemic is behind us, these tips for working together as an effective virtual team will apply.

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With a few simple steps, here's how to update your strategies to help stay connected.

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