Press Releases

PPMA Invites Pest Control Companies to Join in Recognizing Rodent Awareness Week

The Professional Pest Management Alliance encourages industry participation to raise consumer awareness of the health and property threats rodents pose. This October 17-23, 2021, is Rodent Awareness Week, an annual designation established by the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) and recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events, to promote public knowledge of rodents and the dangers they present to home and ...

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The National Pest Management Association Announces the Formation of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Task Force

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the formation of a member-driven Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Task Force. This task force will help to facilitate discussions on industry needs, and what NPMA can do as an association to assist member companies and the industry in this critical business area.  “According to the 2020 US Census data, people who identify as multi-racial increased by 276% from 9 million ...

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NPMA PestVet of the Year Award Re-Named to “David Cooksey PestVet of the Year Award”

NPMA PestVets Council Re-Names PestVet of the Year Award in Honor of David Cooksey On Sunday, July 4, 2021, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) PestVets Council’s motion to rename the PestVet of the Year Award to “The David Cooksey PestVet of the Year of the Award” became effective. Discipline and accountability. Service before self. These are the traits that ...

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Academy 2021 Provides Professional and Personal Development Training for Current and Emerging Industry Leaders

Early bird registration discounts available through June 25 Academy 2021, the annual summer conference hosted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), will be held on July 13-15 at the Westin La Paloma Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona. NPMA’s Leadership Networking Community (LNC), the group that hosts Academy, has a mission to cultivate professional development and networking opportunities throughout ...

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World Pest Day Recognizes Professional Pest Control for Protecting Health, Home and Businesses

NPMA joins pest management professionals across the world to celebrate our essential industry. On June 6, 2021 we recognize World Pest Day, a multinational event established to raise awareness among the public, government, and media about the work that pest control professionals do daily to ensure public health and safety. The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is joining pest management ...

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NPMA Launches Workforce Development Website & Exclusive Resources for Members

The National Pest Management Association pushes forward with workforce development program to safeguard the future of the professional pest control industry The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is proud to announce NPMAWorkforce.org, a newly launched website providing pest control companies the resources they need to stay ahead and remain competitive in their search for skilled, qualified candidates.  Fifty percent of ...

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PPMA Updates Its Popular School Programs & Urges the Industry to Get Back in Schools

The Alliance is also gifting the programs to NPMA’s Workforce Development Initiative The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), the consumer marketing and education arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), today announced it has released two new versions of its customizable school presentations that bring pest control into K-8 and high school, technical and vocational classrooms. Perfect for virtual ...

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PPMA Calls for Industry Participation During Inaugural Tick Awareness Week

Pest control companies urged to help spread consumer awareness of the dangers associated with ticks The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is calling on the industry to help educate consumers about the health threats posed by ticks during its inaugural Tick Awareness Week—recognized by Chase’s Calendar ...

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Professional Pest Management Alliance Recognizes the Important Work of Pest Control Professionals During National Pest Management Month

PPMA encourages industry participation to help raise awareness of the essential role pest control plays in protecting public health National Pest Management Month (NPMM) is an annual observance recognized by Chase’s Calendar of Events each April and the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the consumer marketing and public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), ...

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Pest Management Foundation Awards Student Scholarships to Five Aspiring Urban Entomologists

The Pest Management Foundation recently awarded five scholarships to university students pursuing advanced degrees in entomology. The Pest Management Foundation scholarship program, inaugurated in 2018, provides up to five $2,000 scholarships annually for outstanding students interested in urban entomology. The Pest Management Foundation Scholarship Program identifies and rewards the best and brightest minds in undergraduate and graduate programs across the ...

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