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Bed Bug Conference for Hospitality Sector Generates Media Coverage

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In late March, the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association hosted an educational bed bug conference for Pennsylvania hospitality leaders tiled, “Bed Bugs and the Hospitality Industry: Little Bugs, Big Problem.”

| April 1, 2010

In late March, the Greater Philadelphia Hotel Association hosted an educational bed bug conference for Pennsylvania hospitality leaders tiled, “Bed Bugs and the Hospitality Industry: Little Bugs, Big Problem.” Jeff White and some of the Bed Bug Central staff were recruited by the GPHA to speak about bed bugs and to offer strategies for prevention and treatment specific to the hospitality industry. It was a proactive effort to address the growing bed bug problem throughout Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey.

The conference received significant media coverage, including:

New segment on WPVI

Radio news report on kyw1060

News story on Philly.com

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