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First M.I.S.T. Conference Takes Place Next Week in Texas

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| February 1, 2010

M.I.S.T. – an acronym for Misting Insecticides Solutions & Technology – is an intensive one-day seminar, sponsored by MGK, that is devoted exclusively to the misting market. Dr. Jerome Goddard is the keynote speaker (click here to hear Goddard preview his presenation.) The first conference takes place next week (Feb. 9) in San Antonio, Texas at the San Antonio Hill Country Hotel (phone 210/509-9800). There is still time to register for the one-day seminar, which costs $30 per person and includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register, call 800/456-0707, visit www.mistconference.com, or e-mail conference@gie.net.

 

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