SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

MONDAY | TUESDAY | WEDNESDAY | THURSDAY

 

MONDAY, JULY 12 

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1/2 Day Yoga Workshop with Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) 
Additional Registration Fee applies. Open to all experience levels.

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3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Leadership Networking Community (LNC) Council Meeting


4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Team Leaders Orientation with Corteva
By Invitation Only


5:30 PM – 6:30 PM 

Happy Hour for NPMA Interest Groups 
All are welcome to attend! Mingle with your peers and learn more about NPMA's Diversity Council, Leadership Networking Community Council, PestVets Council, and Professional Women in Pest Management.

 


TUESDAY, JULY 13

6:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Duel in the Desert Golf Tournament
All proceeds support  


9:30 AM – 11:00 AM 

Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) Council Meeting


11:00 AM – 6:00 PM 

Academy Registration


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

NPMA Executive Leadership Program (ELP) Meeting & Alumni Meet-Up
By invitation only

Sponsored by   


12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Rookie Orientation


2:30 PM – 3:00 PM

General Session: Welcome & Introductions


3:00 PM – 4:30 PM 

Team Orientation & Breakouts


3:00 PM – 3:15 PM

Refreshment Break

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4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Keynote Session: You Say More Than You Think: Using the New Body Language to Get What you Want
Janine Driver, Owner & President of the Body Language Institute

During this fun and interactive presentation, Janine Driver will share her insider secrets:

Reading emotions accurately to build rapport and trust; ask powerful questions to turn a situation around; use elite verbal and non-verbal success strategies; identify concealed emotions and decode micro-expressions & how to expose fibs in emails, Facebook, over the phone and in-person and always have the upper hand--professionally and personally! Ready for this?  Sure you are!

Sponsored by  

Janine Driver


6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception & Team Building Activity


 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 14

6:00 AM – 7:00 AM

Up and At ‘Em with Andy P.


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Olympic Team Event


7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Morning Start (Light Breakfast)

Sponsored by  


8:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Academy Registration


9:00 AM – 9:30 AM 

General Session: Writing a Wellness Plan for Your Office
Andy P., Just Fitness, LLC


9:30 AM – 11:00 AM     

Learning Labs
The Academy Learning Labs will give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain a new perspective on how to better manage your businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other attendees and facilitated by industry experts.

Sponsored by  


11:00 AM – 12:15 PM 

Team Task and Networking Lunch


12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

General Session:  Brain Dates – What Are They?  
Academy offers amazing opportunities to network and learn from your peers.  This year we are adding time for Brain Dates, an opportunity for one on one or small group interactions based on areas of interest. Are you great at sales? There may be someone that wants to pick your brain. Do you need advice on a management issue? There is someone at Academy who can share their insights. The brain date area is open to all attendees and NPMA will help encourage these interactions throughout the conference.


12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Learning Labs
The Academy Learning Labs will give attendees an opportunity to share ideas and gain a new perspective on how to better manage your businesses or employees. These are interactive dialogues with other attendees and facilitated by industry experts.

Sponsored by  


2:15 PM – 3:00 PM 

Brain Dates
Academy offers amazing opportunities to network and learn from your peers.  This year we are adding time for Brain Dates, an opportunity for one on one or small group interactions based on areas of interest. Are you great at sales? There may be someone that wants to pick your brain. Do you need advice on a management issue? There is someone at Academy who can share their insights. The brain date area is open to all attendees and NPMA will help encourage these interactions throughout the conference.


5:30 PM – 8:30 PM 

Academy Olympics
Includes dinner


 

THURSDAY, JULY 15

6:00 AM- 7:00 AM

Sunrise Yoga with Susie P.


7:00 AM – 8:00 AM 

Olympic Team Event


7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Morning Start (Light Breakfast)

Sponsored by  


9:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Keynote Session: Three Big Mistakes That Leaders Make That Slow Your Business Down  
Garland Vance

Leading is hard. You need to grow the business. And develop staff. And onboard new employees. And create new innovations. You have so many demands that leading effectively becomes just one more obligation. To make matters worse, only 15% of employees say that their leaders make them feel enthusiastic about the future. Your leadership influences everything. Small adjustments to the ways you influence create significant improvements throughout your organization. That's why you must be aware of three of the most leadership common mistakes that increase your stress and slow down your business and the simple solutions that can take your leadership and business to the next level.

Sponsored by  

Garland Vance


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM 

Workshop with Garland Vance: 3 Steps to Develop More and Better Leaders So You Can Stress Less and Accomplish More
Garland Vance

83% of organizations say that it's important to develop more leaders at every level in an organization. Yet only 5% of organizations have a plan in place to do so. Developing leadership in others can feel overwhelming. But there are three steps you can take to increase the quality and quantity of influencers who can both get results and build relationships. Discover the three steps to quickly and effectively to develop more leaders so your company can accomplish more and you can stress less.


10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Brain Dates
Academy offers amazing opportunities to network and learn from your peers.  This year we are adding time for Brain Dates, an opportunity for one on one or small group interactions based on areas of interest. Are you great at sales? There may be someone that wants to pick your brain. Do you need advice on a management issue? There is someone at Academy who can share their insights. The brain date area is open to all attendees and NPMA will help encourage these interactions throughout the conference.


12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

General Session: Team Reports and Activity


12:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Free Time - Lunch on Your Own


6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Academy Olympic Awards & Dinner