Press Releases

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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PPMA’s Latest Project Shows What an Extensive Underground Ant Colony Actually Looks Like

Professional Pest Management Alliance takes the message of treating the nest to consumers with this jaw-dropping campaign The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), today released its latest video project chronicling the creation and excavation of a fire ant nest cast in zinc to show how these ...

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PPMA Emphasizes the Importance of Industry Participation During Annual Bed Bug Awareness Week

Professionals agree that bed bugs will remain an issue during the summer travel season This June 7-13, 2020 is Bed Bug Awareness Week, an annual campaign in which the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), works to educate consumers about the prevalence of bed bugs. Through various media relations and social media ...

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The National Pest Management Association Innovates Academy 2020

Academy 2020 shifts to a virtual interactive experience with flexible participation options “Innovate. Collaborate. Motivate.” This has been the tagline for the National Pest Management Association’s annual Academy event, and as COVID-19 continues to change the way we connect with others, this tagline is more important than ever. As we innovate and adapt to the current conditions, NPMA and the ...

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Industry Safety Summit Postponed to May 2021

The inaugural Industry Safety Summit, originally planned for June 25-26 of this year, has been postponed to May 6-7, 2021 due to the potential impact of COVID-19. As the threat of Coronavirus continues to loom, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and QualityPro have decided to take this precaution in order to protect the health of our participants. “NPMA’s mission ...

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NPMA Presents the 2020-2021 Board of Directors

NPMA is pleased to announce the results of its annual board of directors election. PRESIDENTMr. Scott SteckelPlunkett’s Pest Control, Inc.Columbus, OHPRESIDENT ELECTMr. Justin McCauleyMcCauley ServicesBenton, ARTREASURERMs. Marillian MissitiBuono Pest Control Co., Inc.Belmont, MASECRETARYMs. Faye GoldenCook’s Pest Control, Inc.Decatur, ALIMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENTMr. Chris GoreckiRollinsAtlanta, GACHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICERDominique StumpfNational Pest Management AssociationFairfax, VA “We have a fantastic Board in place this year,” ...

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National Pest Management Month Falls at a Critical Time for Our Country and Industry

Month-long observance by the Professional Pest Management Alliance brings critical awareness to pests as a public health issue and the essential services of professional pest control The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the consumer marketing and public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), recognizes National Pest Management Month each April to encourage and educate ...

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