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NPMA to Host National Bed Bug Forum

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), in collaboration with the Illinois Pest Control Association (IPCA) and the Greater Chicago Pest Management Alliance (GCPMA), will be hosting a national bed bug forum in Chicago on April 9, 2013.

| December 13, 2012

FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), in collaboration with the Illinois Pest Control Association (IPCA) and the Greater Chicago Pest Management Alliance (GCPMA), will be hosting a national bed bug forum in Chicago on April 9, 2013.
 
“Companies from around the Chicago region and across the country have been working hard to develop bed bug control strategies. Understanding the need for even higher education, we have created a meeting designed to provide pest management professionals with the information they need from the legal, technical, business, and customer-oriented perspectives, said Bob Rosenberg, executive vice president of NPMA. “This forum moves beyond the bed bug basics and focuses on the current climate of bed bug control and what to expect in the near and long term future of this pest.”
 
“Our members understand the need to provide the best service experience possible when performing bed bug treatments,” said Tim Baietto, president of IPCA. “Therefore we want to ensure that we are providing the best education so they have thetools, knowledge and resources available to make correct decisions in dailyoperations.”
 
According to Jeff Beallis, president of GCPMA, “The Chicago metro area, like most major cities in the U.S., has been greatly impacted by the resurgence of bed bugs. As trusted professionals, we strive to offer the best education to assist our members in their quest to reduce, prevent and eliminate bed bugs from causing a negative impact on people, property, health and businesses in our region.”
 
This conference will feature the top industry experts as well as vendors from across the country that will be showcasing the newest technology in bed bug control. In addition, six credits will be available to all attendees.

Visit www.npmapestworld.org for updates.
 

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