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PestTech seminars hit the right note PestTech seminars hit the right note
One thing stood out about this year’s PestTech seminar programme. All of the sessions had much more to do with safeguarding wildlife and/or preventing the invasion of pests than they did about actual treatments and control.
 
Muribrom wins Pest readers’ 2019 Best Product Award Muribrom wins Pest readers’ 2019 Best Product Award
Yes the votes have been counted and this year’s winner of the prestigious 2019 Best Product Award as voted for by Pest readers is the Muribrom wrapped rodenticide block from 1env Solutions.
 
A buoyant mood at PestTech 2019 – well done NPTA A buoyant mood at PestTech 2019 – well done NPTA
For the second year running, PestTech, the one-day event for pest professionals with a focus on those working at the sharp end, was held at the Arena MK, Milton Keynes. This year on 6 November. Overall exhibitors and delegates alike seemed in buoyant mood.
 
PestWorld 2019 – the same but different... PestWorld 2019 – the same but different...
Once again PestWorld lived up to its name – it covered PESTS and pretty much represented the WORLD. Certainly delegates came from far and wide. It was held in San Diego, in sunny southern California between 15-18 October and, for those of us travelling from a cold and very wet Europe, the wall to wall blue skies and temperatures in the high 70°F (20°C) was a fabulous highlight.
 
The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction The exhibition at PestWorld – the star attraction
There is no doubting the exhibition at any PestWorld is one, if not THE, key attraction. This is particularly the case for international commercial delegates. The same was true this year, and with over 230 stands to get round there was plenty to see – but was there?
 
A photo round up from the PestWorld 2019 exhibition A photo round up from the PestWorld 2019 exhibition
As well as the new products to be spotted at the exhibition, there was a whole variety of stands to visit and staff members to catch up with. Watch out for the forthcoming edition of Pest magazine - issue 66, due out early December - where more, particularly from the UK, will feature.
 
International events at PestWorld 2019 International events at PestWorld 2019
Whilst the majority of delegates attending PestWorld come from within the US, an increasingly large number come from abroad. In total representatives attended from over 50 countries worldwide. This unique gathering provides a special opportunity for discussions on a global scale and for general international networking.
 


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