NCPMA Welcomes New Board Members

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FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association board of administrators voted unanimously earlier right this moment to host PestWorld as a digital conference. It will embrace NPMA’s world class keynote audio system, academic periods (CEUs) and the most important commerce present within the pest management business. Dates for V-Pestworld shall be Oct. 13-16 as deliberate. 

NPMA performed vital market analysis, each qualitative and quantitative with all stakeholders together with members, previous attendees, audio system and suppliers. Vital knowledge factors for consideration included the truth that Nashville not too long ago reverted to a modified Section 2 format, limiting group gatherings to a most of 25 folks; the mayoral announcement that this section can be in place for the foreseeable future; an an infection charge for the Covid-19 virus trending larger in Nashville, self-quarantine imposed by states visiting Tennessee; journey bans and naturally the well being and security considerations for all attendees.

 

“A lot of our sponsors, exhibitors, audio system and pest management firms have a journey ban in place by means of the rest of 2020 so they’d not have the ability to attend any head to head occasions,” stated Alexis Wirtz, Senior Vice President Conferences and Conventions for NPMA.

 

“It’s not a straightforward path for any of us, and none of us have a roadmap to depend on.  After a number of months of taking a look at a number of choices on learn how to host PestWorld 2020, the Board voted unanimously right this moment to place into motion what we really feel is the most suitable choice for the business,” stated Scott Steckel, president of the NPMA.  “We’re actually happy that the PMP and provider communities have expressed such overwhelming assist of NPMA and this V-convention.  We look ahead to an thrilling occasion,” Steckel stated.

 

“With the choice of the Board, our focus now shifts to planning and executing one of the best digital conference potential for our business. Though I’m dissatisfied we couldn’t all get collectively in Nashville this October, I’m hopeful {that a} digital occasion will enable for an excellent better participation from these in our business,” stated Justin McCauley, NPMA President-Elect.