Topic: PestWorld 2023 Preview
Guest: Dr. Mike Bentley, VP of training and technical services, National Pest Management Association
In this episode we discuss:
Condolences for and memories about former NPMA CEO Bob Rosenburg, who died on Sept. 10
New NPMA initiatives, including a new line of educational pest posters
A new lineup of online training courses, such as a new Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) training bundle
How the NPMA conference team has taken into account that many attendees will be jet lagged in Hawaii
Why invasive species management will be a focus of the technical sessions
A panel discussion Mike's looking forward to called "Brand, Culture, Legacy: Building More Than Just a Pest Control Business"
Two sessions he's expecting to have a big draw: 1). "Rodenticide Regulations in the US: An Overview of Current and Future Implications" and 2). "THOUGHT LEADER AI/ChatGPT: What Is All the Fuss About..."
Which sessions are best for small and large business owners
Which presentation will likely have the most entertaining speaker
Shameless plugs for the PCO Bookkeepers & M&A Specialists booth (#605) and our sponsors' booths: WorkWave (#401) and PestSure (#609)
Donnie's and Dan's strategies for tackling the trade show floor
PestWorld 2023 in Honolulu, Hawaii, Oct. 17-20
PestWorld's educational schedule
NPMA's new pest posters
NPMA's new online training offerings, including an ACE training bundle
NPMA's veterans hiring initiative
Notable: "The nice thing about our programming is we've got an amazing lineup of technical as well as business sessions." —Dr. Mike Bentley
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