Pest Management Canada 2019

Online registration now open!

March 7-9, 2019
Calgary, Alberta

The Westin Calgary
320 4th Ave SW, Calgary AB T2P 2S6

Book your room online here, or call 1-866-932-7058 and mention “2019 CPMA Convention” before February 11 to receive the group rate of $199 per night.

Attendees - download the registration form HERE. Or register online here.

Exhibitors & Sponsors - download the registration form HERE. Or register online here, and register additional booth personnel online here.

Download the complete program here to see full session descriptions.


Thursday, March 7

2:00pm-6:00pm – Registration

2:00pm-6:00pm – ACE Testing (requires prior ESA approval. For more information email

5:00pm-6:00pm – PWIPM (Professional Women in Pest Management) Interest Meeting

6:00pm-7:00pm – Welcome Reception in Exhibits

Friday, March 8 – Owners and Managers Day

7:30 am-5:30pm – Registration open

7:30 am – 8:30 am – Continental Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30am-9:45am – Opening General Session and Keynote
Lasting Results Through Focus and Team Work
Dennis Taekema, Success Mentor and Co-Founder of Forzani Business Solutions

9:45am -10:15am – Refreshment Break

10:15am-11:15am – “First Things First” in Marketing
Cynthia A. Mannes, Executive Director, Professional Pest Management Alliance

11:15am-12:15pm – Lunch

12:15pm-1:30pm – NPMA/CPMA Update
Dominique M. Stumpf CAE, CMP, Chief Executive Officer, National Pest Management Association (NPMA); Sandy Costa, President of CPMA, GreenLeaf Pest Control

1:30pm-2:30pm – How to Double Your Profits in the Next 90 days Without Marketing
Dennis Taekema, Co-Founder of Forzani Business Solutions

2:30pm-3:00pm – Refreshment Break in Exhibits

3:00pm-4:00pm – Regulatory Update
Andrea Sawatzky, PMRA Health Canada

4:00pm-5:00pm – Non-Chemical Control Methods for Bed Bugs
Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - PMAA Annual Membership Meeting

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - Happy Hour in Exhibit Hall

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm- PMC Nite!

Saturday, March 9 – Technician’s Day

7:00am-3:00pm – Registration open

7:30am-8:30am – Breakfast & Exhibits

8:30am-9:30am – Work Smarter Not Harder: Unlocking the Power to Control German Cockroach Infestations
Dini Miller, Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic and State University

9:30am-10:00am – Refreshment Break in Exhibits

10:00am-11:00am – The Curious Case of the Dark-Eyed Fruit Fly: What PMPs Need To Know To Stop This Frustrating Pest
Dusana Bondy, Abell Pest Control, Etobicoke, ON

11:00am-12:15pm – Safety – A Real Life Look at the Importance of Safety Programs in the Pest Control Industry
Dennis Jenkins, ABC Home and Commercial Services, Dallas, Texas

12:15pm-1:30pm – Lunch in Exhibits

1:30pm-2:30pm – Birds – Getting it Right the First Time
Alan Roniss, Bird Control Expert, Bird B Gone

2:45pm-3:45pm – Ticks : Biology and Personal Protection
Dr. Kateryn Rochon, Professor of Veterinary and Wildlife Entomology, University of Manitoba

3:45pm-4:45pm – Thinking Outside The Box: A Non-Traditional Approach To Controlling Carpenter Ants
Michael Bentley, Ph.D., BCE, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax, VA


Many thanks to our Key Sponsor, Bayer!

Many thanks to all Pest Management Canada sponsors!

Integrated Pest Supplies, Liphatech, Bell Laboratories, Heat Assault, PelGar, Marsh, Aviva, Univar, AP&G/Catchmaster, Gardex, and Direct Line Sales.



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Pest Management Canada 2019
March 7-9, 2019 | Calgary, Alberta

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