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Third Annual M.I.S.T. Conference Provides Unique Industry Forum For Mosquito Control Professionals

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MGK to host one-day seminars in Houston and Atlanta.

| December 9, 2011

VIDEO: LEARN ABOUT THE M.I.S.T. SEMINARS FROM MGK'S MONIKA MORRIS

MINNEAPOLIS – Mosquito control professionals are invited to attend MGK’s third annual M.I.S.T (Misting Insecticides Solutions & Technology) conference which offers a comprehensive one-day seminar devoted exclusively to the mosquito misting and mosquito control market.  

Currently the only conference for misting professionals, it is designed to be the industry’s one-stop-shop for all of the latest news and technology advancements in the mosquito market, offering an extensive array of educational topics devoted to successful marketing strategies, equipment selection, mosquito control products and more.

The one-day conference, which MGK launched in 2010, has continued to grow in attendance and scope providing businesses critical sales and marketing tools they need to establish and grow their business. The conference will take place on Feb. 7 in Houston and on Feb. 21 in Atlanta.  

“The goal of this conference is to provide a venue for industry players to gather and learn more about the market, network and share information which is something that has been lacking in our industry,” said Monika Morris, misting market manager for MGK, the manufacturers of Riptide® Water-based Pyrethrin ULV and Sector® Misting Concentrate. “We look forward to another successful conference and hope this continues to be a great forum and resource for industry players.”

The conference is geared towards distributors, equipment manufacturers, misting company owners, pest control operators and key players involved in the market. Breakout sessions and speakers include:
•    Mosquito Education – Mike Mclean from Metropolitan Mosquito Control District
•    Equipment Overview and Installation Tips – Steve Elkins and Tom Burgess with Coastal Mosquito Control
•    NPDES Permitting Update – Charles Maguire with the Texas Commission of Environmental Quality and Jan Sharpe with MGK
•    Social Media for Small Business – Pat Furey with ConsumerSphere
•    The Art of Selling: Closing the Deal – Russ Jundt and Tom Olson from Mosquito Squad
•    MGK Product Overview – Andy Sturgis from MGK
 
The one-day conference will be held in two locations, Houston and Atlanta.
Houston                                                                      
Tuesday, February 7, 2012                                             
Marriott Houston West Loop (By the Galleria)                   
1750 West Loop South                                                   
Houston, TX  77027                                                       

Atlanta
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Blvd., NE
Atlanta, GA  30345

The cost of the one-day seminar is $30 per person, which includes a continental breakfast, lunch and closing networking reception. For more information about the conference, registration or to reserve a tabletop, visit www.mistconference.com, email conference@gie.net or call 800.456.0707.  

 

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