Preview of PestWorld 2021


October 26, 2021

Editor’s Note: This article will be updated as more information is provided.

PestWorld 2021, hosted by the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), will be Nov. 2-5 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev.

The three-day, in-person event will connect and educate pest management professionals (PMPs) in the industry. Highlights from some of the exhibitors and organizations that will be in attendance include:



A live episode of the BugBytes podcast will take place at PestWorld on Nov. 4 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. PT. Check out the NPMA mobile app for room information.

The NPMA’s podcast features engaging interviews with industry icons and researchers, as well as the latest science and technology impacting the pest management industry.

Evolve YT

IMAGE: EVOLVE YTA two-part PestWorld Thought Leaders session will be presented by Evolve YT CEO Phil Cooper, titled “Bridging Generations.”

Taking place Nov. 4, it will tackle the difficulties associated with multigenerational workforces, how to motivate, hire and market to the varying generations. Attendees can learn how to find and hire quality talent while addressing generational differences; how to properly adapt marketing channels by generation; and how supervisors can better approach their generational teams to enhance employee satisfaction scores.


Logo: MGKMGK will be at booth No. 621 at PestWorld with classic lawn games and enter for a chance to win a Big Green Egg.

The booth will also feature a broad portfolio of botanical solutions and perimeter products fro mosquitoes, ants and many other pests. Take a look at some of the products that will be featured at PestWorld.

Pi Chi Omega


Pi Chi Omega plans to host several events for members during PestWorld 2021. People can RSVP for any of the events now.

On Nov. 1 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.,  the board of directors will host a Pi Chi Omega board meeting in conjunction with PestWorld.

On Nov. 2 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., there will be a membership meeting. The summit will discuss committee reports, elections and board updates. There will also be information about major contributions, new scholarships, the launch of the Junior Entomologist program and more.

On Nov. 4 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m., Raise the Bar will be hosted at the MGM Lobby Bar for prospective members to see the opportunities Pi Chi Omega has to offer. There will also be a 50/50 raffle ticket to support the organization.

This year, Pi Chi Omega is also sponsoring the PestWorld seminar “Impacts of Human Behavior and Changing Climate on Pest Distribution and Behaviors.” It will be presented by Drs. Bobby Corrigan, Brian Forschler, Faith Oi and Mike Bentley, BCE, Nov. 4 at 4:30 p.m. PDT.

Target Speciality Products


Target Specialty Products, a provider of pest control, vector, and turf and ornamental solutions in the U.S. and Canada, will be at booth No. 649 at PestWorld.

Attendees can meet with experts to learn about Target Specialty Products. On Nov. 3, the company will host “Glo2Go Breakfast Reception” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., which will feature a presentation Strike Max Glo, complimentary coffee and breakfast, and a free swag bag.

Target Specialty Products is also a sponsor of NPMA’s Women of Excellence Award for the eighth year in a row.

The award is open to women across the pest management industry, including pest management professionals, manufacturers and research organizations 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.

“We are proud to sponsor this great event over the last several years and it is an honor to present this award during the NPMA /PestWorld event,” said David Helt, president of Target Specialty Products.


TRNZ4m will be at booth B211. Phil Cooper will be at Evolve YT’s parent company booth, TRNZ4m, No. B215.will showcase Entrepreneur Operation System (EOS) Worldwide.



WorkWave, a provider of software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, will showcase several industry offerings at PestWorld this year at its six booths.

WorkWave will demonstrate how it helps business owners to grow their business, service their customers, and maximize their money.

The company will showcase new mobile payment capabilities, including mobile check scanning and mobile terminal, which allow users to accept both Google Pay and Apple Pay. These features will reduce cost, risk and errors by automating entry and accelerating processing for fast payments, the company says.

In addition, PestPac and Payments customers can learn about how they can shop for products with exclusive savings and discounts as well as earn rebate savings with every purchase through WorkWave’s Supplier Discount Program and the partnership with Target Specialty Products.

The PestPac booth can be found at space #B500.

WorkWave will also be exhibiting alongside its recently acquired companies, including Slingshot (booth #143), Real Green Systems (booth #173), and Coalmarch (booth #167).

As a tie-in to its #RideTheWave hashtag, WorkWave will also be offering a surfing simulator at booth #B505, allowing participants to compete against each other on dueling surfboards. The highest score each day will be the daily winner and will win a trophy, and all players will be entered to win a grand prize.

Lastly, the WorkWave After Dark Party will take place Nov. 4 at TAO Nightclub, and tickets are still available as of press time. WorkWave After Dark will feature live music from DJ Bueller, entertainment, signature drinks, late-night bites and more. RSVP at


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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