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Once completed, please mail to this address:

PO Box 545

Ames, IA 50010

 

List of Benefits

Get Connected with NPMA Affiliate Groups and Organizations
NPMA is a powerhouse of valuable information, important news, expert guidance, unique benefits, and innovative ideas for the pest management industry. Our association is the best resource for you to Get Connected and help strengthen your business.

Consumer Search
Thousands of consumers regularly visit www.pestworld.org to locate pest management professionals near their homes. The company name and contact information of all NPMA members are listed and searchable by zip code for consumers to access and connect with a professional member in their area.  This is a valuable referral service.

NPMA Information Central Hotline  (800-678-6722)The Information Central Hotline provides member companies with instant access to a team of NPMA's staff experts.  Developed to give practical solutions to pressing technical and industry operational issues, Information Central provides members with outside expertise and resources to make informed decisions.

Government Affairs: Federal & State               
NPMA lobbies on behalf of the industry at the federal, state and local levels of government to ensure that the laws and rules by which pest management professionals must abide are sensible and workable, and do not unduly burden pest management companies.

NPMA is the only entity that represents the professional pest management industry before the U.S. Congress and federal agencies, such as the EPA, Department of Labor, HUD, Department of Transportation and the Federal Trade Commission.  NPMA monitors legislation in all 50 states and provides updates on pertinent legislation to members. NPMA also helps members develop legislative strategy, talking points and position papers.

Your Source for Pest Management Training and Education
NPMA presents the industry's leading educational meetings and seminars from the regional meetings to Legislative Day to our PestWorld Convention and Exposition, and as a member you receive a significant discount on registration.

  • PestWorld Convention & Exposition  Every fall, PMPs from around the world gather for the industry's largest and most prestigious event: PestWorld. With over 75 different technical and management training courses and 150 plus exhibiting companies, this is a cannot miss meeting
  • Legislative Day  Legislative Day attracts hundreds of PMPs to Capitol Hill to speak with legislators on issues that affect the pest management industry. This is a once-a-year opportunity to speak directly with lawmakers and regulators about current or pending legislation impacts your industry.  The next Legislative Day is February 26-27, 2007.
  • Academy  Emphasizing networking and personal and professional growth, the Academy features the best speakers, team-oriented Olympics, and confidence-building exercises. At Academy you will leave with renewed energy, innovative ideas and a new outlook on your company and future after this extraordinary meeting.  The next Academy is July 19-21 in Tucson, Arizona. 
  • Regional Conferences  NPMA also offers exciting educational regional conferences where you earn CEUs as well as hear about the latest management techniques to help your business all in your own backyard. In partnership with state associations, NPMA organizes these events for members.
  • Specialty Meetings  The pest management industry changes daily - and NPMA offers special meetings to address these challenges head on. Recent meetings include Business Opportunities in Public Health, Pestech, Good to Great and the Bed Bug Workshop Series.

Industry Communication
NPMA helps members stay on top of business and industry issues with regular member communications.

  • www.npmapestworld.org  With your NPMA membership, you can access the Members Only areas of the NPMA Web site, including technical articles, networking opportunities, industry news, and more. To access the Members Only section, you'll enter either your email address or your personal ID number and the password "npma".  
  • ePestWorld  Once a week, NPMA sends members the latest industry news through ePestWorld, an electronic newsletter. This is an easy way to get connected to the latest industry happenings. Having trouble viewing the newsletter? It is also archived and available online at http://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-ePestWorld/index.asp.
  • PestWorld Newsletter  PestWorld offers in-depth analysis of the pest management industry, as well as business tips and techniques. You'll also receive stories from the field, legislative news, and technical updates.  Missing an issue?  All PestWorld newsletters are archived and available online at http://www.naylornetwork.com/npma-nxt/.

Training Resources at The Bug Store
From the widely acclaimed Pest Posters and NPCA Field Guide to Structural Pests to the NPMA-33 forms and the consumer-oriented brochures, the NPMA Bugstore is NPMA’s resource center and has the finest and widest selection of technical and management training materials. NPMA leads the way in training, and for members, it's all available at discounted prices.

Pest Gazette Newsletter
The Pest Gazette is a quarterly, four-page newsletter that highlights seasonal pests and can be personalized to include your company’s information to market your services. PMPs purchase and distribute this educational piece so the consumer understands why it's important to hire a professional. Click here to view the Pest Gazette archive.

QualityPro is an industry program designed to increase the professionalism of the industry through self-regulation; stimulate consumer demand through increased confidence and a higher public perception of the industry professionalism; and provide marketing opportunities to participating companies by recognizing commitment to excellence and higher performance standards.  To find out more about this important program, visit www.npmaqualitypro.org.

Publicize Your Company’s Professional Commitment  NPMA Members are entitled to display the association’s logos on business cards, corporate letterhead, vehicles, and advertisements, which reinforce the company’s professional image to customers and prospective clients.  Click here to download the NPMA logo.

Member Resources
NPMA members benefit from a variety of money saving deals through our Affinity Programs.

  • NPMA Discounted Group Insurance Program Our partner, Weisburger Insurance Brokerage, provides members with competitive rates and excellent coverage on general liability, auto and truck, business property, crime, workers compensation, and more.
  • Answers to Your Human Resource Questions A professional human resources consulting firm, Seawright & Associates, Inc., provides ongoing consultation to association members applying their knowledge of current industry HR challenges.
  • The Management Channel The Management Channel has hundreds of pages of legal information assembled by attorney Gary Marx and they are available as an annual subscription through NPMA.
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services NPMA members who subscribe to the Pre-Paid Legal Services will have peace of mind knowing that legal assistance is at their disposal if a legal situation were to occur.  For more information visit www.prepaidlegal.com/info/jimredson.
  • UPS Store Corporate Card NPMA teamed up with UPS Corporate Retail Solutions to allow you to purchase products and services with your Corporate Card at the UPS store at a discounted rate.  The UPS Store offers virtually everything you need to take care of business, easily and efficiently.
  • Gasoline Discount Program NPMA has arranged a deal with Exxon/Mobil and Shell Gas Stations so that NPMA members receive a group discount for monthly gasoline purchases through this program.