PCT Webinars

Welcome to PCTOnline's webinars. Below, you'll find an archive of our webinar offerings, linking directly to the videos, or in the case of upcoming webinars, the registration pages. Please check back often, as we are continuously updating with new, pertinent industry webinars.


 Upcoming Webinars


April 17, 2019


PCT Public Health Virtual Conference
The pest control industry owes much of its recent growth to the rapid expansion of various niche markets tied to the industry’s public health mission, including mosquito control, tick IPM, rodent management and perimeter pest control. As a result, more and more PMPs are exploring the benefits of entering these markets or investing additional time and resources marketing these essential pest control services. If you’re considering growing your public health footprint for the 2019 pest control season, you’ll want to attend the PCT Public Health Virtual Conference scheduled for Wednesday, April 17.

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 Archived Webinars


March 2018


Why Your Pest Control Firm Should be Texting in 2018
Representatives from Podium discuss how text messaging can attract business and improve retention.

February 2018


Trelona ATBS Annual Bait Station
Learn more about Trelona Annual Bait Stations (ATBS) in a webinar featuring BASF's Antonia Chan and Dr. Bob Davis.

January 2018


Selontra Rodent Bait
Learn about Solentra. the new BASF rodent bait product featuring the active ingredient cholecalciferol.

July 2017


Sponsored Webinar: The Changing Landscape of Crawlspace Technology
Learn about the latest technology being used in closed crawlspaces and best practices for this line of work.

June 2017


Sponsored Webinar: Managing Your Online Reputation
Learn how to acquire new customers and manage your online reputation in this informative webinar presented by Podium..

May 2017


Sponsored Webinar: Keys to Effective Mosquito Control This Summer
In a webinar sponsored by Syngenta, Dr. Phil Koehler, an endowed professor at the University of Florida specializing in urban entomology, will discuss best practices for managing mosquito populations in 2017 as concerns about the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases continue. Dr. Koehler will cover the following topics during the webinar: Mosquito suppression in suburban and urban landscapes; Application quality and effects on management success for barrier treatments; and a Zika update – what to expect in 2017 and how to prepare your customers.

April 2017


Effective Mosquito Control Practices for Less
Bayer’s Joe Barile and Dr. Kurt Vandock share best practices for effective and affordable mosquito control.

April 2017



Tough Control for Sensitive Applications
Zoecon's Mel Whitson discusses challenges and solutions for pest issues in commercial accounts..

May 2017


Zika and Unique Challenges of Container Mosquito Control
A webinar sponsored by Valent BioSciences that reviews the nuances of mosquito control, in particular container mosquito control.

November 2016



Webinar: Best Practices in Fleet Management for Pest Control Companies
An Azuga-sponsored webinar on how to manage your fleet and service techs' driving behavior to reduce costs and boost safety, efficiency and service.

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September 2016



Pest Management Fleets Drive Revenue with GPS Tracking
Lance Holt and Lindsey Kelley of GPS Insight discuss how PCOs can increase revenue by using GPS tracking.

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July 2016


Frequently Asked Questions for Mosquito Control
Dr. Grayson Brown and Dr. Nicky Gallagher provide application tips and give a mosquito market update in this webinar sponsored by Syngenta.

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July 2016



Closed Crawlspace Boot Camp Webinar
Billy Tesh, founder of Crawlspace Depot, discusses basic training and trends in crawlspace encapsulation, providing information that can help PCOs determine if crawlspace encapsulation is a good fit for their business.

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June 2016



Sponsored Webinar: Put Your Pest Control Business on the Map
In a webinar sponsored by Podium, learn what you need to do to take advantage of the mobile explosion and discover tips and tricks for optimizing your site.

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June 2016



Sponsored Webinar: Premise to Perimeter Pest Management
Zoecon's Mel Whitson reviews a number of topics related to Zoëcon's comprehensive lineup of pest control solutions and discusses mosquito-borne diseases such as Zika virus.

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April 2016


An IPM Approach to Mosquito Control
With recent national attention on mosquito-borne viruses such as the Zika virus, an Integrated Pest Management approach to mosquito control is more important than ever. Dr. Nicky Gallagher, technical services manager for Syngenta PPM, and Dr. Grayson Brown, professor at the University of Kentucky’s Department of Entomology, offer their expertise and insight on how to best manage mosquito populations on your customers’ properties.

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December 11, 2014



Sponsored Webinar: Innovations in Soft Bait Rodenticide
An encore presentation of Liphatech’s Eraticate road show presented by Liphatech’s John Murphy and Ted Bruesch. The webinar reviews how Liphatech’s newest products deliver great results and provide a boost to a PMP’s IPM program.

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December 4, 2014


Sponsored Webinar: Evolution of Bed Bug Control
Featuring industry consultant Paul Bello and AMVAC's Jeff Alvis and Charles Silcox, Ph.D., the webinar covered how control tools have evolved and provided insights into a new tool for managing bed bugs, and other pests, NUVAN Directed Spray.

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May 2014


Fly Management in Food Facilities
Nisus' Rob Schwalb provides tips for fly management in food facilities and discusses how Nisus products are important tools in this line of work.

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April 2014



Field Evaluations of Vapor Effects on Bed Bugs
Learn about recent research conducted in the Virginia Tech Urban Entomology Laboratories in a free webinar presented by CIRKIL Rag in a Bag.

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March 2014


Termidor HE Webinar
BASF Pest Control Solutions technical specialist Dr. Bob Davis provides a technical overview on Termidor H•E High-Efficiency-Termiticide. This is one of three regional webinars and for more information about your region, contact your BASF sales rep or call 800-777-8570.

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March 2014



Effective Pest Management in an Era of Label Restrictions
Rockwell Labs’ Dr. Cisse Spragins and Mike Tweedy discuss how the company's products are a good fit for PCOs in this current era of label restrictions.

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January 2014


Baiting Is Best
Dow AgroSciences presented a webinar for pest management professionals, property managers, facility managers and others involved in termite control. During the one-hour “Baiting Is Best” webinar, two industry veterans — Len Land, CEO of Coppermines Pest Control, and Mark Nadolski, COO of Russell’s Pest Control, Knoxville, Tenn. — shared how termite baits add value for their customers, employees and businesses.

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February 2013


Alpine Family of Insecticides
BASF has established its leadership in nonrepellent technology with Termidor and Phantom products. A new, non-repellent family of products is emerging that features the active ingredient, dinotefuran. The Alpine family of products will soon feature a water soluble granule product for indoor or outdoor spray treatments. In this hour-long webinar Jeff Tucker discussed products, technology, features, and benefits of the Alpine family.

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May 2013

 Using Avitrol in the 21st Century

Avitrol is an economical and highly effective product that has been available to Pest Control Operators for over 40 years. Learn how to effectively use Avitrol products in today’s world. Topics to be covered include: What is Avitrol? How does Avitrol work? How will Avitrol affect my bottom line? Will pest birds return? How to bait in difficult areas. What information should I give to my client on what to expect when using Avitrol?

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TAPping Into A New Revenue Stream 
Learn what pest control insulation is, why it is a growing service offering and how it can fit into your business model. Also learn about insulation removal and why it is such a good fit with wildlife as well as rodent service offerings. Rick Harris, a 25-year veteran in the industry who sold TAP for over 10 years for a major PMP will share his experience with this opportunity and give a clear overview of a successful business model that can work for your organization.



Techniques to Reduce Rodent Control Callbacks  
Call-backs are expensive! This webinar, presented by Liphatech’s Ted Bruesch, reviews tactics for eliminating rodent infestations as quickly as possible and preventing their recurrence. The session included techniques for house mice, Norway rats and roof rats.



Closing Crawlspaces - Generate New Revenue & New Customers 
Closing crawlspaces can create large ticket jobs for your company, create ongoing renewal revenue and give you a steady source of new customers. This hour long webinar will help you determine if this opportunity is right for your company. Hosted by Billy Tesh President of Pest Management Systems in Greensboro, N.C., and principal in crawlspacedepot.com. Tesh is one of the pioneers of closing crawlspaces and will provide a clear overview of this business model from a management and technician’s standpoint.



New Bedlam Plus 
This webinar is intended to introduce Bedlam Plus to PMPs and educate you about its product advantages and proper use. New Bedlam Plus is the latest bed bug control product from MGK with dual action technology to kill even the toughest pyrethroid resistant bed bugs and their eggs.



Understanding Rodenticide Formulations: The Key to Optimal Control
Rodenticide formulations have certainly changed over the decades.  At one point, pellets and tracking powder were very popular; now it is mini blocks and soft bait. Ted Bruesch, technical manager at Liphatech, will explain why different types of product have evolved over time.  He also will explain the optimal situations for using different types of modern-day formulations.



Eliminating Outdated Field Service Processes with Mobile Technology
Brother Mobile Solutions, Motorola, and ScanTrak can help all Pest Control companies create an efficient, ROI Solution for managing their field service teams.  This solution consists of the software, handhelds, and mobile printers all designed to meet the tough requirements in the Pest Control Market.


Spider Webinar
Pest management professionals may be spending time reading the headlines about bed bugs, ants and cockroaches, but another pest group is a perennial complaint generator: spiders. Join PCT for an informative webinar on spider biology and integrated management. Learn how to approach spider infestations using IPM techniques from renowned industry consultant Austin Frishman and Joe Barile, technical service lead, Bayer Environmental Science. Basic biology, behavior and management tips will be presented during this webinar.

September 2010 

Full Mobile Solution for the Pest Control Market
Brother Mobile Solutions, Motorola, and Pest Pac Software hosted a webinar titled “Full Mobile Solution for the Pest Control Market.” The one-hour webinar explains how Brother Mobile Solutions, Motorola, and Pest Pac Software can help pest control companies create an efficient, ROI solution for the field. This solution consists of the software, handhelds, and mobile printers designed for the pest control market.

January 2010 

Webinar: A Whole Structure Approach to Bed Bug Treatments Sponsored by Dow AgroSciences
Acclaimed bed bug researcher Dr. Dini Miller, associate professor at Virginia Tech University, presented a webinar titled “A Whole-House Approach to Bed Bug Treatments.” The webinar, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences, reviews how fumigation is a comprehensive and efficacious bed bug treatment strategy. The webinar also focuses on the need for PCOs to communicate effectively with residents, which Miller describes as one of the major bed bug treatment challenges she’s observed.