This year, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) has several award opportunities for pest management professionals to highlight their accomplishments throughout the year, including:
• Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Professional Empowerment Grant. Nomination deadline: July 31, 2018. PWIPM grants can advance a career in the pest management industry or help to reduce the costs related to education. Grants are a minimum of $1000, and include free registration and an additional $1000 towards travel expenses to attend PestWorld 2018. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate.
• NPMA’s Young Entrepreneur Award. Nomination deadline: Aug. 29, 2018. 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 recipient will be awarded at PestWorld 2018 in Orlando, Fla. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate.
• NPMA’s Women of Excellence Award. Nomination deadline: Aug. 31, 2018. This award recognizes women who advance the pest management industry. The international honor is open to women across the pest management industry — PMPs, manufacturers, research organizations, etc. — who demonstrate outstanding leadership and have made notable contributions to the development and growth of the profession, their business, and other women in the industry. The recipient will be awarded at PestWorld 2018. Click here for more information and to nominate a candidate.
Additional NPMA awards include the Pinnacle Award, the PestVets Veteran of the Year Award and the NPMA Gives Award. More information about each of these prestigious honors can be found here.