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Current Events:

PestWorld 2022

October 11-14, 2022

PestWorld 2022

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center
Sheraton Boston, Westin Copley Place, Boston Marriott Copley Place
Boston, Massachusetts

Interested in purchasing a booth at PestWorld 2022? Click here for more information.



PestWorld 2022

October 11-14, 2022

PestWorld 2022

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Conv Center

Sheraton Boston, Westin Copley Place, Boston Marriott Copley Place

Boston, Massachusetts



Rodent Awareness Week

Rodent Awareness Week

October 16-22, 2022



FAOPMA Pest Summit 2022

Kyoto, Japan

For more details, visit this page



PestTech 2022 (National Pest Technicians Association)

Milton Keynes, UK 

For more details, visit this page.



Global Bed Bug Summit 2022

November 28-30, 2022

Global Bed Bug Summit 2022

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter

San Antonio, TX



OPMA A.C.E. Preparation & Testing

December 5-6, 2022 | Marriott OSU Columbus, OH

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



OPMA Winter Meeting, Training and Trade Show

December 6-8, 2022 | Marriott OSU Columbus, OH

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



OPMA Board Meeting

Devember 7, 2022 | Marriott OSU Columbus, OH

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



Eastern Conference 2023

January 18-19, 2023

Eastern Conference 2023

Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ



2023 Wildlife Expo

February 7-9, 2023

2023 Wildlife Expo

Marriott Resort Myrtle Beach Grande Dunes

Myrtle Beach, SC



NPMA Legislative Day

March 12-14, 2023

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



NPMA Legislative Day

March 12-14, 2023

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



BPCA PPC Live

1 day professional pest control show.

Harrogate, UK

For more details, visit this page



Grünauer Tagung

For more details, visit this page.



Safety Summit 2023

May 4-5, 2023

Safety Summit 2023

Renaissance Orlando at Seaworld

Orlando, FL



Disinfestando

Milan, Italy

For more details, visit this page.



Womens Forum 2023

Charleston Marriott

Tuesday, May 9 – Thursday, May 11, 2023



Executive Leadership Forum

June 14-16, 2023

Executive Leadership Forum

Snowking Resort

Jackson, WY



PestWorld 2023

Oct 17-20, 2023

PestWorld 2023

Hawaii Convention Center

Sheraton Waikiki, (addl rooms Moana Surfrider and Royal Hawaiian, rates starting at $251)



PestWorld 2023

Oct 17-20, 2023

PestWorld 2023

Hawaii Convention Center

Sheraton Waikiki



PestTech 2023 (National Pest Technicians Association)

Milton Keynes, UK

For more details, visit this page.



BizTech Summit

November 28-30, 2023

BizTech Summit

Sheraton Downtown Denver

Denver, CO



NPMA Legislative Day

March 10-12, 2024

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



NPMA Legislative Day

March 10-12, 2024

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



2024 Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference

July 25-27, 2024

2024 Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference

Marriott Resort Myrtle Beach Grand Dunes

Myrtle Beach, SC



PestWorld 2024

October 22-25, 2024

PestWorld 2024

Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

Denver, CO

Room Rate $269/night



PestWorld 2024

October 22-25, 2024

PestWorld 2024

Gaylord Rockies Resort and Convention Center

Denver, CO



Global Bed Bug Summit 2024

December 3-5, 2024

Global Bed Bug Summit

Sheraton Downtown Denver

Denver, CO



NPMA Legislative Day

March 9-11, 2025

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



NPMA Legislative Day

March 9-11, 2025

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



PestWorld 2025

October 21-24, 2025

PestWorld 2025

Marriott Orlando World Center

Orlando, FL



PestWorld 2025

October 21-24, 2025

PestWorld 2025

Marriott Orlando World Center

Orlando, FL

Room Rate: $259/night



PestWorld 2026

October 20-23, 2026

PestWorld 2026

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

Grapevine, TX

Room Rate: $255/night



PestWorld 2026

October 20-23, 2026

PestWorld 2026

Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center

Grapevine, TX

 



FAOPMA Pest Summit

Auckland New Zealand



PestWorld 2027

October 26-29, 2027

PestWorld 2027

John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Conv Center

Sheraton Boston, Westin Copley Place, Boston Marriott Copley Place

Boston, Massachusetts 



PestWorld 2028

October 10-13, 2028

PestWorld 2028

Gaylord Opryland Resort

Nashville, TN



PestWorld 2028

October 10-13, 2028

PestWorld 2028

Gaylord Opryland Resort

Nashville, TN



PestWorld 2031

October 14-17, 2031

PestWorld 2031

Gaylord Opryland Resort

Nashville, TN



PestWorld 2031

October 14-18, 2031

PestWorld 2031

Gaylord Opryland Resort

Nashville, TN



Past Events:

UPFDA Virtual Spring Conference 2021

UPFDA Virtual Spring Conference 2021
April 21 | 1:00 - 5:00 PM EDT
 

What Sustainable Protocols and Strategies will you put into place to ensure continual growth and development for your business How will you build Meaningful B2B Relationships in this new hybrid in-person/virtual business world? And, when the pressure builds, which it will, do you have the Pressure Cooker Confidence that will enable you to press through when the going gets tough? Our line-up of speakers will provide the answers to all of these questions, and more! 

Click here to learn more and register.



Back in Action Webinar: Back to Bugs: Flies, Ants, and Spiders

April 23, 2021 / 1:00pm - 4:00pm ET

NPMA's Back in Action series is a four-part training designed to prepare managers, office staff and technicians to hit the ground running in 2021. This comprehensive training series covers everything from productivity solutions and HR training to advanced pest control education. Sign up for one (or all) of these trainings and get ready to elevate your business and earn valuable CEU credits! 

Click here to register and for more information.



Having Tough Conversations Webinar

Having Tough Conversations | April 23 | Webinar



WEBINAR: IPM After the Storm - Vector Considerations - Part 2

IPM After the Storm - Vector Considerations - Part 2
May 4, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Before an environmental disaster or emergency hits, it’s important to prepare a response plan to prevent and reduce disaster-related increases in pests and vector-borne diseases. This webinar will address special considerations rodents warrant in urban areas following hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and pandemics. Drawing on past examples, featured speaker, Dr. Claudia Riegel from New Orleans, Louisiana will discuss short and long term actions you can take to monitor pest movement and minimize disease transmission through integrated vector control programs.

This webinar will provide the attendees an opportunity to obtain continuing education credits from the following state agencies and organizations:
* State Lead Agencies (SLAs): AZ, CT, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, KS,KY, ME, MA, MD, MI, MT, NH, NY, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VT, WV
* LA: Sanitarians

EPA is committed to protecting the privacy and security of the information it holds. By clicking the “Register” button below, you agree to receive emails from EPA regarding this webinar.

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Industry Safety Summit

May 6-7, 2021
Industry Safety Summit
Virtual Event 

Click here for more information



Tick Awareness Week

Tick Awareness Week 
May 10-16, 2021

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National Conference on Urban Entomology

National Conference on Urban Entomology

Join students, researchers, and industry professionals to honor our award recipients and spend time networking in small groups around research & career topics.

Monday 5/24 2-5pm eastern: Welcome, Student Scholarship Presentations, Student Paper Competition

Tuesday 5/25 2-5pm eastern: Welcome, Arnold Mallis Memorial Award Lecture, Networking in Small Groups (self-selected around topics with the ability to move between groups)

Register



IPCA Virtual 3-Hour Workshop Series

May 25, 2021 
8am CDT
Virtual Workshop

This Pest Academy Workshop training will consist of three 1-hour sessions that qualify for 3 total hours of structural pest control credit in ILLINOIS and INDIANA. This 3-hour training is led by Stuart Mitchell, Ph.D., PestWest USA LLC and covers the following topics covered include Pesky Flies, Stupid Kills, and Anatomy of an Insect ID.

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CT PWIPM Lunch & Learn

"Making Lemons into Lemon Aide" with the Best Customer Service Experience

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm ET
Virtual Event

Join the CT chapter of Professional Women in Pest Management for a FREE lunch and learn!

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World Pest Day

World Pest Day
June 6, 2021

Click here for more information



Executive Leadership Forum 2021

June 15-17, 2021

Executive Leadership Forum 2021

Ocean Reef Club

Key Largo, FL



WVPMA Summer Blitz

June 15-16, 2021
Virtual Event

Learn more.



NPMA Academy 2021

July 13-15, 2021

NPMA Academy 2021

Westin La Paloma Resort and Spa

Tucson, AZ



2021 Carolinas/Mid-Atlantic Summer Conference

July 30-Aug 1, 2021

Mid-Atlantic Conference 2021

Hilton Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach, SC



NWCOA Bat Standards Certified - Online

September 8, 2021

Pre-Recorded Course: You will have 1 week to watch the course and complete the test

The NWCOA Bat Standards Certified course is offered by NWCOA to aid in the survival and future of bats in North America, as well as to educate those who perform bat exclusion services in residential and commercial structures. The Bat Standards Certified Course (Part 1) covers bat biology (little brown, big brown, free-tailed, and pallid bats), bat behavior, bat identification, bat morphology, service agreement language for bat removal and guano removal, seasonal restrictions, inspection techniques, equipment, safety, detailed exclusion techniques, job pricing, decontamination techniques, rabies, bat handling, updated white-nose syndrome information, and much more.

Click here for more information and to register



Tick IPM Working Group

Tick IPM Working Group
September 13 – 15, 2021 

This virtual event will feature twelve presentations over three, four-hour sessions where presenters will share the newest information about tick management, tickborne disease prevention, recent discoveries of emerging pathogens, public perceptions of risk, diversity, identification of ticks and ongoing research on control and vaccine developments.

For more details, please view the announcement flyer. To register, click the registration link at the bottom of the flyer or visit https://tickacademy.brownpapertickets.com/.



NWCOA Structural Bat Management - Indiana

September 16-17, 2021

This two-day course includes one day of classroom style training that gives instruction on pricing, sales, liabilities and bat seal-up and guano removal contracts. The class will provide inspection instruction, as well as group practice in inspection. The first day will also include euthanasia and safety, PPE and decontamination protocols. The second day will be a hands-on interactive instructional day. The group will learn about working at heights, and use of scaffolding and ladders. Logistical concerns will be covered. Metal bending classroom instruction, as well as hands-on metal bending techniques will be covered. Finally, ridge, roof exhaust vent repair, chimney repairs and gable vents will be discussed.

Click here for more information and to register



CTPCA Fall Seminar

September 21, 2021
The Toyota Oakdale Theater
Wallingford, CT

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Commercial Pest Management Summit

Friday, September 24, 2021
Tampa, Florida

Presented and Sponsored by McCall Service

The Summit will focus on commercial pest management where attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the industry’s trends and critical issues from experts in the field.

The Summit provides an immersive educational experience with highly relevant updates across multiple industries, networking opportunities and informational exchanges for all in attendance.

Learn more.



NWCOA Certified Reptile & Amphibian Course

NWCOA Certified Reptile & Amphibian Course - Level 1

October 1, 2021
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Virtual Event

Learn more.



EPA Webinar: INTEGRATED VEGETATION MANAGEMENT OF RIGHTS-OF-WAYS

EPA WEBINAR: INTEGRATED VEGETATION MANAGEMENT OF RIGHTS-OF-WAYS

Tue, Oct 5, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Learn more.



FAOPMA-Pest Summit 2021 Virtual Conference

FAOPMA-Pest Summit 2021 Virtual Conference

October 6-8, 2021
Virtual Event

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PestWorld 2021

November 2-5, 2021

PestWorld 2021

MGM Grand Hotel

Las Vegas, Nevada



EPA Webinar: TERMITES: EATING YOU OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME

EPA WEBINAR: TERMITES: EATING YOU OUT OF HOUSE AND HOME

Tue, Nov 9, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

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Women's Forum

November 29-December 1, 2021

Women's Forum

Manchester Grand Hyatt

San Diego, CA

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BIZTECH 2021

December 6-8, 2021

BIZTECH 2021

Omni Championsgate

Orlando, FL

Learn more.



EPA Webinar: JEEPERS CREEPERS - MANAGING TROUBLESOME VINES

EPA WEBINAR: JEEPERS CREEPERS - MANAGING TROUBLESOME VINES

Tue, Dec 7, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

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EPA Webinar: IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF HEMLOCK PESTS

EPA Webinar: IDENTIFICATION AND MANAGEMENT OF HEMLOCK PESTS

Tue, Jan 11, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Learn more.



Eastern Conference 2022

January 20-21, 2022

Eastern Conference 2022

Foxwoods Resort and Casino

Mashantucket, CT



NVPMA Expo

January 25, 2022 | Gold Coast Arizona Ball Room

Register Here



MSPCA Interstate Pest Management Conference



2022 Wildlife Expo

Join the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA) and the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) for an educational program that will provide both technical and business-related information to professionals who are involved in wildlife management or are considering offering this valuable add-on service.

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OPMA Travelling Road Show

February 1, 2022 - Cleveland

February 2, 2022 - Columbus

February 3, 2022 - Cincinnati

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



Wisconsin Pest Control Association Midwest PestCon

February 8-9, 2022 | Kalahari Water Park and Resort 

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2022 Southern Conference

We invite you to join us for the 2022 Southern Conference at the Little Rock Marriott in Little Rock, Arkansas. The conference will feature a mixture of in-depth management sessions, interactive hands-on training, and technical courses featuring the latest research in the pest management industry. 

Learn more



Termite Awareness Week

Keep an eye on NPMA's social media this week as we provide educational resources about all things termite-related!



NPMA Legislative Day

March 13-15, 2022

NPMA Legislative Day

Capital Hilton

Washington, D.C.



OPMA Board Meeting

March 24, 2022 | Virtual

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



VWDMA 8th Annual Conference

VWDMA 8th Annual Conference 

Comfort Suites in Glen Allen, VA

March 30, 2022
 



National Pest Management Month

National Pest Management Month

April 1-30, 2022



PestWorld East 2022

April 2022

PestWorld East

TBD, UAE



Mosquito Academy 2022

The City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite, and Rodent Control Board (NOMTRCB) is pleased to announce Mosquito Academy 2022. This three-day training and recertification event will be held from April 26-28 at our administration building in New Orleans. 

Click the following link for more details and to register: Mosquito Academy 2022



Women's Forum

May 3-5, 2022

Women’s Forum

Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown

Nashville, TN



Tick Awareness Week

Tick Awareness Week

May 8-14, 2022



Urban Entomology & Invasive Pest Ant Conference

The Urban Entomology & Invasive Pest Ant Conference is coming to Salt Lake City, Utah on May 15-18, 2022. Learn more here!



Global Summit for Food Safety and Public Health

June 2022

Global Summit for Food Safety and Public Health

TBD, Singapore



Bed Bug Awareness Week

Bed Bug Awareness Week

June 5-11, 2022



World Pest Day

World Pest Day

June 6, 2022



VPMA Jeffrey Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course & Exam

VPMA Jeffrey Johnson Memorial ACE Prep Course & Exam – June 7, 2022, 8:00 – 5:00 – In-Person Training Event! Attend to earn VDACS recertification credits in 7A, 7B, 8 and 60, credits also applied for in MD, NC, WV, and DC.  Taught by Dr. Dini Miller and David Moore, BCE, this is also an excellent course that will prepare you to take the ACE Exam, which will be proctored the following day on June 8, 2022. Click here for details.



Executive Leadership Forum

June 14-16, 2022

Executive Leadership Forum

San Diego, CA



VPMA General Recertification Webinar

VPMA General Recertification Webinar – June 15, 2022, 8:00 am – 1:30 pm  – Live-streaming webinar featuring sessions on Termites, Small Flies, Mosquitos and Ants & Spiders. Earn recertification credits in 7A, 7B, 8 and 60, credits also approved in MD, NC, WV, and DC. Click here for details.



Texas Pest Expo

Pest Expo, June 21-23, 2022, Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth Texas. For more information, click HERE



VPMA Certified WDI Inspector Webinar

VPMA Certified WDI Inspector Webinar – June 21, 2022, 8:00 am– 4:00 pm – This course is designed to ensure that your technician is able to carefully detect conducive conditions, know the habits and damage of wood destroying organisms and is able to accurately pinpoint and report signs of infestations. VDACS recertification credits have been approved in categories 7B & 60, and in MD, NC, WV, and DC. Click here for details.



Arrested Development: How IGRs Work and Work for PMPs

The City of New Orleans Mosquito, Termite and Rodent Control Board will host a special topic webinar entitled Arrested Development: How IGRs Work and Work for PMPs”. The featured speaker will be Janis Reed, PHD from Control Solutions, Inc. The webinar will take place Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at 2pm CDT.  The webinar is free of charge.  

Register Here!



OPMA Special Olympics

June 24-26, 2022 | Columbus

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



ICUP 2022 conference

2022 International Conference on Urban Pests (ICUP) 

June 27-29, 2022
Pompeu Fabra University
Barcelona, Spain

Click here for more information



Academy 2022

July 12-14, 2022

NPMA Academy 2022

Omni Championsgate

Orlando, FL



OPMA Summer Meeting

July 14-17, 2022 | Mohican State Park

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



OPMA Board Meeting

July 15, 2022 | Mohican State Park

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



Mid-Atlantic Conference 2022

July 21-23, 2022

Mid-Atlantic Conference 2022

Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort

Cherokee, NC



New Orleans Urban Pest Management Symposium

 

The GNOPCA Board is pleased to announce a new educational and recertification offering called the New Orleans Pest Management Symposium that will take place in New Orleans on August 10-12, 2022. The symposium will have classroom style presentations and interactive, breakout sessions. There will also be an optional opportunity to have dinner with your speaker of choice. The goal is to provide everyone an opportunity to interact with subject matter experts.    

The symposium will take place at the Audubon Tea Room that has ample parking. We have a room block at the Hilton Riverside. The room block expires July 9th so if you need a hotel room, please do not delay making a reservation. Meeting information and registration links can be found below. 

Meeting information and registration link can be found here.



IndiaPest 2022

JW Marriot Kolkata, India

For more details, visit this page. 



PWIPM Minnesota Safe Women Seminar

The Minnesota Chapter of Professional Women in Pest Control Management (PWIPM) is holding a Safe Women Seminar on Thursday, 8/25/22 at the Plymouth Branch of the Hennepin County Library from 9:30a- 12p.  This learning session features training for Identifying and Reporting Human Trafficking geared towards Pest Control Technicians created by the Forshaw Safe House Project, and Domestic Violence 101 training brought to us from the Women's Advocates Women's Shelter of Minneapolis. 

In lieu of an entrance fee, we are requesting a donation of Back to School or Art Supplies for the Women's Advocates Women's Shelter. See attached fliers for detail.

We have room for 60 and would love to fill the venue, a light continental breakfast will also be available.  Both men and women are encouraged to attend.  For additional information or questions, as well as RSVP's, please contact Julie Baskerville at 763-478-8910 x 892.

For more information, CLICK HERE.



OPMA Board Meeting

September 15, 2022 | Virtual 

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



Partners in Pest Management Summit (PIPM)

MCCALL SERVICE HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL INDUSTRY SUMMIT WITH
PARTNERS IN PEST MANAGEMENT

PIPM is open to all industry professionals and business owners and is sponsored by a number of industry-leading businesses who support the Summit’s mission to provide a collaborative, educational experience across multiple industries. If you or your team is interested in attending PIPM, you may learn more and register now to lock in your seat. Visit HERE



NWCOA Structural Bat Management

Building on the knowledge gained in the prerequisite NWCOA Bat Standards Certified course, this course continues to cover the practical side of bat work including inspections, exclusion, clean-outs and decontamination protocol, but also delves deeper into safety, contracts, sales, pricing and liabilities.

This two-day course provides classroom training on day 1, then on day two the classroom training is put into action as attendees learn about working at heights, scaffolding and ladders. Practical demonstrations and hands-on applications on metal bending, ridge and roof exhaust vent repairs, chimney repairs and gable vents will also be conducted. When you finish this training, you will be set to expand your business to include professional bat management services.

Upon successful completion of this course and a test, the WCO will receive a certificate of completion, use of the logo mark in marketing materials and become a NWCOA Bat Standards Certified, Part II Professional.

 

For more details and registration, CLICK HERE. 



OPMA Recertification Training

September 21-22, 2022

Visit Ohio Pest Management Association's website for more information. 



NWCOA Rodent Standards Certified

The NWCOA Rodent Standards Certified course aims to educate Wildlife Control Operators (WCOs) and Pest Control Operators (PCOs) on frequently encountered and often overlooked rodent species. This course discusses the biology, behavior and identification these species as well as the various control methods and exclusion effective for each.

The Rodent Standards Certified Course covers rodent biology, control methods, inspection and ID, habitat management and exclusion, disease, laws, regulations, and toxicants, and much more. This course is a one day, classroom style training course taught by Certified NWCOA Instructors. Upon completion of this course and successful passing of a test, the WCO will become NWCOA Rodent Standards Certified. Successful students will also receive a certificate of completion and have use of the logo mark in marketing materials.

For more details and registration, CLICK HERE.