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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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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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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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U.S. Structural Pest Control Market Approaches $9.4 Billion

The United States structural pest control industry is comprised of more than 19,000 pest control firms.  The professional pest control industry generated an estimated $9.359 billion in total service revenue in 2019, a 4.3 percent increase from the $8.971 billion measured in 2018, according to the latest report A Strategic Analysis of the U.S. Structural Pest Control Industry from Specialty ...

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Do Mosquitoes and Ticks Transmit COVID-19? Experts Say No

The National Pest Management Association debunks this common misconception In times of crisis, an overabundance of news, opinions, facts and myths starts to circulate, leading to a heightened level of panic and uncertainty. According to new research, there were over 4 million online conversations in March on the topic of pests and their ability to transmit COVID-19.* Because the gravitas ...

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Train Your Team with QualityPro Public Health Exams

Public health exams now available from QualityPro at NPMATraining.org ensure your staff are trained to a national level to manage public health pests. These exams can be used in your company’s training program and will help your company earn the prestigious QualityPro Public Health service certifications. As National Pest Management Month 2020 continues, QualityPro would like to recognize the industry for the ...

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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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Pest Management Industry Participates in International Women’s Day 2020

On March 8, people around the globe celebrated women leaders during International Women’s Day, and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is proud to have seen the pest management industry participate in this year’s initiative. While there are women represented in all job roles across pest management businesses, they are an anomaly in our mostly male-dominated industry. NPMA strongly believes ...

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NPMA Executive Leadership Program Class of 2020 Announced

Nine participants from across the US and one participant from Canada will receive skills development and training for association leadership FAIRFAX, VA – The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) is proud to announce the selection of the Executive Leadership Program (ELP) class of 2020 participants, continuing NPMA’s commitment to prepare rising stars for association leadership roles and develop successful ambassadors ...

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Global Pest Management Coalition Announces 2020 Council Members

Last month, the Global Pest Management Coalition (GPMC) held its second annual council vote for the 2020 leadership. Each year, the Coalition selects a council of leaders from pest management associations worldwide. These leaders are chosen based on their service, passion and dedication for the industry. The appointed council members for the GPMC in 2020 are: Vasili Tsoutouras, ChairCEO of ...

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