2017

Keywords:
association (14),  award (5),  best practice (2),  birds (3),  company (15),  competition (1),  equipment (6),  event (41),  insecticide (4),  insects (7),  local authority (1),  mammals (2),  new product (8),  other pests (1),  other product (5),  people (2),  product (2),  public face (6),  regulation (5),  research (4),  rodenticide (6),  rodents (6),  stewardship (4),  survey (4),  training (4),  workplace (2),  all items
 
A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA A fond farewell and a warm welcome at CEPA
At its quarterly meeting in Brussels on 13 December 2017, the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations (CEPA) confirmed the appointment of the consultancy, Darwin Associates, to take charge of running the CEPA secretariat in Brussels as of 1 January 2018.
 
Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019 Compulsory CPD for NPTA members from 2019
From 2019 all members of the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) will have to be members of a Continuing Professional Development scheme such as BASIS PROMPT.
 
PestTech 2017 – the jury’s out... PestTech 2017 – the jury’s out...
After more years than most of us care to remember, the National Pest Technicians Association (NPTA) took the brave move of relocating PestTech to a new venue – to the Ricoh Arena near Coventry. And with this came a slight change of date – simply to a week later.
 
News from PestFix - clinic debates users’ experiences News from PestFix - clinic debates users’ experiences
PestTech 2017 had a fresh new feel to it following the move from the National Motorcycle Museum to the Ricoh Arena. With the move to the Ricoh Arena, the PestFix stand took pride of place at the entrance to the exhibition hall for the team to meet and greet show visitors.
 
News from Octavius Hunt – fourth exhibition in a year News from Octavius Hunt – fourth exhibition in a year
The team at Bristol-based Octavius Hunt can’t believe that it's only been a year since they exhibited at one of the professional trade shows for the first time.
 
And the winner of the Pest Best Product Award is... And the winner of the Pest Best Product Award is...
Congratulations to 1env Solutions for taking first place with their Rotech Ranger dual trap mouse station in the 2017 Pest Best Product Award as voted for by Pest magazine readers.
 
Also a change of venue for the PCN dinner Also a change of venue for the PCN dinner
With the relocation of PestTech 2017 to the Ricoh Arena, this meant the Pest Control News dinner also moved to the adjoining DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. As with the exhibition, this was a much larger venue and a great evening was had by all, as our report shows.
 


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