Author Archives: Robin Lamerson

NPMA’s Inaugural International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum Moves to Virtual Format

The 2020 Womens Forum moves to a virtual interactive experience designed to empower female leaders NPMA and Bayer, the premier sponsor of the International Professional Women in Pest Management Leadership Forum have decided to move this inaugural event to a completely virtual platform.  “Although we had hoped to meet in person, with the increase of women entering our industry we ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation During 7th Annual Rodent Awareness Week

Pest control companies urged to help spread consumer awareness of the dangers associated with rodents amid the COVID-19 pandemic The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to educate consumers about the dangers and health threats associated with rats and mice during Rodent Awareness Week, this ...

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2020 Global Bed Bug Summit Shifts to Virtual Format

As the pandemic continues to loom, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and premier sponsor BedBug Central have made the collective decision to host the 2020 Global Bed Bug Summit virtually. The virtual Summit will take place on the same dates, December 1-3, and will feature the latest bed bug research and education presented by industry thought leaders. “The Global ...

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Registration Now Open for NPMA’s 87th Annual PestWorld Convention

PestWorld 2020 early bird registration ends September 26 The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is pleased to announce that registration is now open for their 87th annual PestWorld convention, taking place virtually on October 13-15. PestWorld 2020 boasts discounted registration pricing for attendees as well as even deeper markdowns for companies signing-up multiple staff. Additionally, those who register before September ...

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PPMA’s 2019 Public Service Announcements Named Winners in the 41st Annual Telly Awards

PPMA’s “Hindsight” PSA has won a Silver Telly and “Reality Check” PSA a Bronze Telly The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), announced today its “Hindsight” and “Reality Check” public service announcements have been awarded a Silver and Bronze Telly, respectively, in the Regional TV-Public Service and ...

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) Partners with Certemy to Automate QualityPro Accreditation and Certification for Pest Management Companies Nationwide

QualityPro will use Certemy to automate its paper-based credentialing programs; The Certemy solution will reduce administrative overhead, speed audits, and simplify compliance for pest management companies. Discount now available to NPMA members and QualityPro accredited companies. Certemy, a leading provider of compliance management software for field service companies, and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), the trade organization for the ...

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From the Ground Up: Utilizing QualityPro Tools for Business Growth

With everything that’s happened in the past few months, it’s easy to lose track of the good news. Pest control is essential and the entrepreneurial spirit of owners across the country is keeping many businesses on track. Businesses are even starting up. In March, as coronavirus was beginning to change lives in the U.S., Kevin Pass, longtime owner of Action ...

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Communicating in a World Changed by COVID-19

As businesses adjust to new operations and social distancing guidelines are modified, companies will be eager to jumpstart communications in an effort to make up for lost time. While this desire is justifiable, crises of this magnitude require specific strategies to ensure the right messages are delivered at the right time. To help companies prevent their messaging from missing the ...

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Coronavirus Cyber Crime Continues to Grow as Organizations are Vulnerable

Cyber criminals have taken advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to breach an increasing number of corporate systems. Find out how to safeguard your organization’s network during these especially vulnerable periods. THE ONE MINUTE TAKEAWAY Viruses aren’t the only bad agents threatening businesses in the wake of COVID-19. Cyber criminals are preying on both vulnerable corporate networks, some taxed by a remote ...

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National Pest Management Association to Host Virtual Pestworld 2020

The National Pest Management Association board of directors unanimously approved hosting Pestworld as a Virtual Convention The National Pest Management Association’s Board of Directors voted unanimously today to host Pestworld as a virtual convention.  This will include world class keynote speakers, educational sessions (CEUs) and the largest trade show in the industry. Dates for V-Pestworld will be remain October 13 ...

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