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NPMA to Celebrate 25 Years of Making a Difference at Legislative Day 2012

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Legislative Day, a once-a-year educational conference designed to increase the awareness of the key legislative and regulatory issues impacting the pest management industry, will be held Feb. 26-28, at the Mayflower Renaissance in Washington, D.C.

| December 5, 2011

Legislative Day, a once-a-year educational conference designed to increase the awareness of the key legislative and regulatory issues impacting the pest management industry, will be held Feb. 26-28, at the Mayflower Renaissance in Washington, D.C.

Click here to learn more and to register

The 2012 event marks 25 years for Legislative Day. 

Related Video: Bob Rosenberg on the 25th Anniversary of Legislative Day

WHY ATTEND LEGISLATIVE DAY?
NPMA represents your interests on Capitol Hill, but no one voice carries more weight with your elected official than your own. For a quarter century, PMPs have increased awareness, knowledge and support of the $6B pest management industry among Members of Congress.
 
Don't sit on the sidelines and let others misinform policymakers. Join fellow CEOs, managers, suppliers, technicians, and others in visiting federal lawmakers and their staffs on Capitol Hill as part of Legislative Day 2012 and make a difference in advancing the future of the pest management industry.
 
FEATURED SPEAKERS
This year's event will feature keynote addresses by the following renowned political speakers.
 
Governor Haley Barbour (R-MS)
Sponsored by FMC Professional Solutions
Called one of "the most powerful Republican in politics," Haley Barbour, governor of Mississippi and former chairman of the Republican Governor's Association, is one of the top political strategists in the country. Now in his eighth and last year as governor, Barbour put Mississippi on a new path in job creation, education, health care, and energy. During this keynote presentation, Governor Barbour will provide attendees an outlook on the political landscape during what is expected to be a significant election year.
 
Dick Morris
Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences

Among the most prominent American political consultant in the country, Dick Morris is almost universally credited with piloting Bill Clinton to a stunning comeback re-election victory in 1996 after the president lost Congress to the Republican two years before. Once called "the most influential private citizen in America" by Time Magazine, Morris has become a familiar figure as a political commentator. He is well known for hard hitting, nonpartisan, objective commentary about the U.S. political scene. He writes a weekly column for the New York Post and another for the Hill Magazine in Washington DC.
 
HOTEL INFO
To reserve your hotel room at the historic Renaissance Mayflower Hotel, call (202) 347-3000 by February 3, 2012 and mention "NPMA" to receive the group rate of $288 per night. After February 3, rooms and the group rate and subject to availability.



 

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