FAIRFAX, Va. — The National Pest Management Association will host PestWorld 2021 in person Nov. 2-5, at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, providing a forum for the pest control industry to reconnect with colleagues and create new connections.
The opening ceremony, a vintage Las Vegas show with tribute artists sponsored by Bayer, will kick off the event.
The opening general session will feature Alex Banayan, the youngest bestselling business author in American history. His book, “The Third Door,” chronicles Banayan’s seven-year quest to uncover the definitive mindset of exponential growth and success. The book is a No. 1 international bestseller and has been translated into more than a dozen languages.
Over the course of his journey, Banayan’s research led him to interview innovative leaders including Bill Gates, Lady Gaga, Larry King, Maya Angelou, Steve Wozniak, Jane Goodall, Jessica Alba and Quincy Jones. The session is sponsored by Corteva Agriscience.
A general session will feature Eric Boles, president and founder of The Game Changers, a leadership development firm in Lakewood, Wash. Boles is the author of several executive and emerging leader development programs that have been used across the globe and translated into seven different languages. Through assessment, consulting, coaching and corporate training, The Game Changers helps organizations enhance their culture and develop higher levels of commitment and performance.
Boles played in the NFL with the New York Jets and the Green Bay Packers, where he was introduced to many of the concepts of high performance and teamwork he shares today. The session is sponsored by Syngenta.
A CEO forum geared towards business owners and upper managers and sponsored by BASF will feature keynote and industry speakers who will provide ideas and solutions for businesses.
At Pestfest, the PestWorld closing party, attendees can spend time poolside with industry colleagues and enjoy food, drinks and entertainment, sponsored by MGK.