NPMA and the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations Announce Joint Initiative
Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety to be held on French Riviera in 2015
August 5, 2014 (Fairfax, USA and Brussels, Belgium) - The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) and the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) will partner for the first time to offer a global summit for pest management companies and their clients related to public health pest management and food safety issues.
The first Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety will be held June 3-5, 2015 at the Juan-les-Pins Conference Centre in Antibes Juan-les-Pins, on the French Riviera. Designed to be a biannual forum, alternating between Europe and the U.S., the Summit will look at pest management services in terms of the needs of the food, food service, retail, hospitality and other service business sectors.
The trend towards increased globalization of the pest management industry is most pronounced in the food and other commercial sectors.” stated NPMA CEO Bob Rosenberg. “We are proud of this historic partnership between the US and European industry associations to provide the leadership to meet these challenges and grow the industry.”
“Our goal with this conference is to address issues that are on tomorrow’s agenda for the pest management industry and evaluate, together with clients, the legislator and other relevant stakeholders which action steps are required to prepare for and respond to our vision of the future” said CEPA Chairman Bertrand Montmoreau.
More details about the event will be available in the coming weeks.
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About NPMA The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property.
About CEPA The Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) is a not-for-profit based in Brussels and represents the European professional pest management industry. It unites and federates 24 national associations as well as associates from international pest management servicing companies, manufacturers and distributors.