June 6 is World Pest Day, but if you’re not part of the pest control industry, you might not know what that really means or why it’s important. World Pest Day is a multinational event that takes place each year to “raise the status of the pest management industry among the general public.”
Here’s some information about why World Pest Day is important for homeowners all around the world and the pest control trends we expect to learn about from this year’s summit.
This Year’s World Pest Day Global Summit
Over the course of three days and through various programs, this event brings together and is supported by the National Pest Management Association, the Federation of Asian & Oceania Pest Managements Association, Chinese Pest Control Association, and the Confederation of European Pest Management Associations. This year’s Global Summit of Pest Management Services for Public Health and Food Safety takes place June 4-6 at the Hotel Cascias Miragem near Lisbon in Portugal. The events kick off on Monday June 4th with coalition meeting, registration, and a welcome reception, followed by a series of sessions, speakers, and networking opportunities on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Topics to Be Discussed for World Pest Day 2018
Industry leaders and experts will be presenting on current pest control industry trends and industry-specific challenges that can be overcome with the right knowledge, collaborations, and technology. In fact, there are a lot of relevant and fascinating topics that will be addressed at this year’s World Pest Day Summit, including the following:
- How Food Technology, Innovation, and Consumer Trends Impact Pest Management Services
- Leveraging Innovative Methods to Fight Mosquito-Borne Disease
- Current Innovations in Pest Management Service Delivery and Implementation
- Pest Management Standards – The Need for a Harmonized Global Approach
- Recognizing the Public Health Significance of Urban Pests
- Impacts of Climate Change on Pests and Structural Pest Management
Important Takeaways from This Annual Summit
Pests are an inevitable part of life, but how we deal with them as a society says a lot about our culture, priorities, and values. The world is rapidly changing due to climatic shifts, emerging technology, and the prevalence of certain diseases. Summits like this one are excellent opportunities for pest control professionals to come together to discuss best practices and establish a unified approach to pest control in every possible scenario to create a safer and healthier world.
World Pest Day is also an opportunity to recognize how pest management professionals, like the talented team of experts at Precise Pest Control, help keep us all safe and improve our quality of life every day. Not everyone in this world is cut out to work in this industry, but we sure are thankful for the men and women who have dedicated their lives to safe, effective, and humane pest control in New Jersey!