The bed bug market has become an essential service offering for a growing number of PMPs. It has become so important, in fact, that the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) hosts a Global Bed Bug Summit, along with a modest trade show, featuring the world’s leading bed bug experts on an every-other-year basis.
This year’s iteration of the conference is planned for Nov. 27-29 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown in Denver, Colo., just steps away from the Mile High City’s premier attractions. The meeting is being held in conjunction with the Colorado Pest Control Association’s Fall Conference on Nov. 27.
Speakers and topics at this year's event reads like a “Who’s Who” of the scientific research and academic community including:
Also appearing on the program is Jeff White of BedBug Central, who will discuss Proactive Bed Bug Service Models. PMPs appearing on the program include Ross Treleven, Sprague Pest Solutions; Jay Everitt, Rottler Pest & Lawn Solutions; Tom Jarzynka, Massey Services; Adam Vannest, Northwest Exterminating; Keith Robinson, ABC Home & Commercial Services; Travis Aggson, American Pest Management; Brandon Gile, Platinum Pest Solutions; and Jeff King, Pest Rangers.
Closing out the program is a presentation by Amanda Tongue of Vault Communications, who will discuss the latest information regarding bed bugs featured in the Professional Pest Management Alliance’s (PPMA) Bugs Without Borders survey.
Sponsors of the three-day event include BedBug Central, ActiveGuard, MGK, AMVAC, ConidioTec, EcoRaier and Heat Assault. NPMA Strategic Partners include BASF, Bayer, Corteva Agriscience, FMC and Syngenta. Look for coverage of the Global Bed Bug Summit in PCT and on PCT Online.