Press Releases

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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NPMA Shines A Spotlight on Industry Innovation at PestWorld

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) presented its annual industry awards program today at PestWorld 2018 in Orlando, Florida. Each year, several key awards are presented to NPMA members to showcase their outstanding contributions and accomplishments to the pest management industry. “We are proud to work alongside so many individuals making a positive impact in their community and in their ...

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Call for Industry Participation During 5th Annual Rodent Awareness Week, Oct. 21-27

PPMA aims to educate consumers about the threats of rodents and importance of working with a professional The Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA), which serves as the public outreach arm of the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), is working to spread consumer awareness about the health and property threats posed by rodents during Rodent Awareness Week, October 21-27, 2018. Celebrating ...

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The Pest Control Operators Association of West Virginia Rebrands as the West Virginia Pest Management Association

Chris Alford, President of the Board of Directors and owner of St. Albans-based Alford Home Solutions announced yesterday the re-rebranding of the organization which serves the pest control industry in West Virginia. The Pest Control Operators Association of West Virginia will now be called the West Virginia Pest Management Association (WVPMA). Alford and fellow board members unveiled a newly designed ...

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NPMA’s Latest Business Development Webinar – FREE TO MEMBERS!

Starting a pest control company isn’t easy. It takes time, hard work, and the drive to turn a vision into a thriving business. But, once you’ve launched your start-up, where do you go from there? When is it time to start hiring? How far out should you be forecasting revenue and expenses? Is there a right and a wrong way ...

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Wildlife Control Training

The National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) is holding a wildlife control operator training event in Minneapolis, MN, September 21 – 24, 2018 that will include three training events. NWCOA Bat Standards Certified, Part 1 – September 21, 2018 NWCOA Wildlife Control Operator Training Course – September 22 & 23, 2018. This brand-new program is being rolled out in Minnesota! ...

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Earn Your Next Recertification Credit Online for Free!

NPMA’s newest online training course, Using Pyrethroids Responsibly for Effective Pest Management, is now available in the NPMA Online Learning Center and is approved for credit in most states! This 1-hour course was designed in collaboration with the Pyrethroid Working Group to train PMPs on the responsible application of pyrethroid insecticides to promote effective pest management while mitigating the risk of non-target exposure. ...

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) Announces a Series of Promotions

Continued growth of the Association provides opportunities for new roles for key staff members The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) recently announced a series of internal promotions. Dominique Stumpf, NPMA’s chief executive officer said promoting team members from within is a key part of their culture. “Recognizing leadership qualities and tenure, as well as strong relationships with our members and ...

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National Pest Management Association Names Top 10 Vector Sectors

List identifies top U.S. cities with heightened vector pest pressure this summer The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) today released a new Vector Sectors™ list of the top 10 U.S. cities with the greatest risk for increased pest pressure from vector pests, including ticks and mosquitoes. As vectors of disease, these pests are able to transmit pathogens such as Lyme ...

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