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2017 Award
Recipients
Announced
During its annual awards ceremony at PestWorld,
several key awards were presented, including the
Pinnacle Award, the Women of Excellence Award,
the Young Entrepreneur Award, the Committee of the
Year Award and the Chairperson of the Year Award.
Judy and Bob Dold, Rose Pest Solutions, were
awarded the Pinnacle Award. The award,
NPMA's most coveted and prestigious
accolade, honors an individual who has
contributed not only to the success of the
association but to the industry as a whole
over a lifetime or career.
Kim Kelley Tunis of Rollins received the Women
of Excellence Award. This award recognizes
female pest management professionals
who demonstrate outstanding leadership
and have made notable contributions to the
development and growth of other women in
the industry. This award is sponsored by Target
Specialty Products.
Sarah Thomas-Clark of Thomas Pest
Solutions was the recipient of the Young
Entrepreneur Award. This award recognizes
young entrepreneurs (40 years of age
or less) working in the professional pest
management industry who have helped
create or develop an industry business and/
or those who have stewarded a meaningful
industry concept to fruition. The award is presented by
Rentokil-Steritech.
The Diversity Committee was awarded Committee
of the Year, and Marty Overline, Aardvark Pest
Management, was the recipient of the Committee Chair
of the Year.
Please join us in congratulating these recipients!
Information about the 2018 Awards Program will be
available next year.

A Booming Exhibit Hall at

PESTWORLD 2017

PestWorld 2017 was reported by both attendees and
exhibitors to be "the most cost-effective and efficient
way to do business, shop for new products and services
and stay on the cutting edge of industry technology."
With over 200 exhibitors, attendees viewed the latest
and greatest from industry companies in a wide
range of products and services. Exhibitors launched
new products, explained current techniques and
demonstrated solutions to benefit small, mid-sized,
and large pest management companies, as well as
government employees and university researchers.

Great Speakers
Energize Attendees
Keynote Speaker:
Doc Hendley

Doc Hendley has taken personal
risks to do the hard work of
providing water and clean water
education in far-flung locations
around the globe. He worked
in dozens of refugee camps
installing water systems for
victims of Darfur's government
supported genocide.

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Keynote Speaker:
Kirk Lippold, USN (Ret.)

Crisis management expert
Commander Kirk Lippold takes
his experiences from the military
to the boardroom, as he reveals
to attendee the lessons he
learned while leading the crew
aboard the USS Cole following a
devastating terrorist attack.

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PestWorld - November/December 2017

President’s Message
What Customers Want
Reaching Out to Millennials
New Strategies Yield New Customers
Heard From the Hill: Legislative Day 2018
Marketing Corner: How to Make the Most Out of Your Facebook Presence
Membership Programs: Announcing NPMA’s New Resource Center
Standards: Do’s and Don’ts of Customer Relations
Ask the Expert
Pestworld 2017
Calendar of Events
Index of Advertisers
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Intro
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - cover1
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - cover2
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 3
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 4
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 5
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 6
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 7
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 8
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - President’s Message
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - What Customers Want
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 11
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 12
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 13
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Reaching Out to Millennials
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 15
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 16
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 17
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - New Strategies Yield New Customers
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 19
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 20
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 21
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 22
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Heard From the Hill: Legislative Day 2018
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Marketing Corner: How to Make the Most Out of Your Facebook Presence
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 25
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Membership Programs: Announcing NPMA’s New Resource Center
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 27
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Standards: Do’s and Don’ts of Customer Relations
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Ask the Expert
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Pestworld 2017
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 31
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 32
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - 33
PestWorld - November/December 2017 - Index of Advertisers
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