Press Releases

Senator Hyde-Smith Confirmed as Speaker at Annual Legislative Day Conference

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has confirmed that U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) will speak during the 32nd annual Legislative Day conference in Washington, D.C. Senator Hyde-Smith is scheduled to speak as part of the MGK “Headquarters on the Hill” on Tuesday, February 26, from Noon to 3:00 PM EST. Each year, MGK sponsors this luncheon featuring a keynote ...

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NPMA Announces 2019-2020 Board of Directors Nominees

Write-In Nomination Due by February 26 The NPMA Board of Directors has ratified the candidates recommended by the NPMA Nominating Committee for the national offices of the Board of Directors. The following is a list of board nominees for 2019-2020. Secretary The Secretary shall be responsible for the recording and distribution of all minutes of meetings of the Executive Committee, ...

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NPMA Executive Leadership Program Class of 2019 Announced

Ten participants from across the country will receive skills development and training for association leadership The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is proud to announce the selection of the Executive Leadership Program (ELP) class of 2019, continuing NPMA’s commitment to prepare rising stars for association leadership roles and develop successful ambassadors for our industry. “As proven with the previous two ...

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It’s Termite Time! Get on Board with Termite Awareness Week

Download the Termite Awareness Week Logo Download the Termite Awareness Week Facebook Profile Frame Download the Termite Awareness Week Banner The Professional Pest Management Alliance asks industry to help educate consumers about termite risk and prevention during national observance Following an unusually warm start to winter, professionals are predicting an early termite season and the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) ...

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Global Pest Management Coalition Welcomes New Council Members

Last month, the Global Pest Management Coalition (GPMC) held its opening council vote introducing nine new council members. In 2017, the GPMC was founded by pest management associations from around the world with the mission to act as a unified voice and promote the value of professional pest management, ensuring the protection of health, home and businesses. During the Coalition’s ...

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NPMA Hosts Inaugural State Association Leadership Retreat in Denver

  December 20, 2018 – FAIRFAX, VA – Last month, industry pest control association leaders representing 34 states met in Denver, Colorado for the National Pest Management Association (NPMA)’s inaugural State Association Leadership Retreat. This event focused on ways to improve market practices and share collaborative ideas between the national and state associations. “We at NPMA, would like to thank ...

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NPMA’s Recruitment and Retention Committee Holds Inaugural Meeting at PestWorld

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA’s) Recruitment and Retention Committee held its first in-person meeting during PestWorld 2018 in Orlando, Florida. In an industry that is rapidly changing and growing, the recruitment and retention committee was founded to focus on attracting and retaining talent in pest management roles. “Finding and retaining talent is one of the greatest challenges our industry ...

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Building a Better Rat Trap (Hint: Don’t Count on Cats)

New research uncovers key insights to improve rodent control and dispels classic cat myth In groundbreaking new research funded by the National Pest Management Association’s Pest Management Foundation and with support from the Professional Pest Management Alliance, scientists studied individual rats to better understand rodent behavior using scent detection and RFID-technology, better known as micro-chipping. The group monitored how often ...

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Record Breaking Attendance Marks Successful PestWorld 2018

The National Pest Management Association is pleased to announce record breaking attendance at PestWorld 2018! Over 4,000 pest management professionals from across the globe convened at PestWorld last month in Orlando, Florida, making this NPMA’s most well-attended annual conference since its’ inception in 1933. “It’s no secret that PestWorld has proven itself once again as the premier pest management event ...

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PestVets Day of Service at PestWorld

NPMA PestVets Committee members play bingo with disabled Veterans at the Orlando VA Medical Center.  Fairfax, VA, — On Monday, October 22, 2018, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) PestVets Committee participated in their annual PestWorld Day of Service at the Orlando VA Medical Center in Lake Nona, FL. Organized by Dave Ramsey, Marie Horner, and Arnold Ramsey – members ...

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