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NPMA Accepting ‘Young Entrepreneur Award’ Nominations

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The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced today a call for nominations for NPMA's Young Entrepreneur Award, sponsored by Rentokil.

| June 18, 2013

FAIRFAX, Va. - The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced today a call for nominations for NPMA's Young Entrepreneur Award, sponsored by Rentokil.

This is the second year the NPMA will recognize young entrepreneurs 40 years or younger working in the professional pest management industry. Applicants will have demonstrated an ability to create or develop an industry innovation or brought a meaningful industry concept to fruition. Nominations open today and may be submitted online at www.npmapestworld.org/about/young_entrepreneur_award.cfm.  Self-nominations will be accepted as well. All nominations must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on August 15, 2013.

Applicants will be evaluated by an independent panel of industry experts on:

             Notable contributions made to his or her company in a management level capacity 

             Contributions to the pest management industry 

             Personal leadership and community involvement  

"Rentokil recognizes that an entrepreneurial spirit has always been an integral part of our industry's growth and innovation," says John Myers, president and CEO, Rentokil North America.  "The Young Entrepreneur Award from NPMA demonstrates the importance of developing and honoring the next generation of passionate industry leaders and we are extremely proud to support this initiative."

The panel of judges will select one award recipient who will be announced during PestWorld 2013, October 22-25 in Phoenix.

 

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