Latest News from BPCA

27 February 2020

PPC Live 2020: Online showguide

Welcome to the PPC Live showguide: your definitive look at what’s happening at the biggest pest event of the year.

On 11 March, we’ll be in beautiful Harrogate for our one-day trade exhibition designed for pest control technicians, surveyors, support staff, specialists, or anyone who wants to learn more about the sector.

PPC Live showguide 2020

With free visitor entry, a packed seminar schedule and 50+ exhibitors, PPC Live is a chance to keep up-to-date with the latest industry products and changes and earn vital CPD points.

Register now

Free! PRE-registered guests get a bacon roll + hot drink
Register before 1 March 2020 to get a voucher for a breakfast roll and tea or coffee when you arrive. Must be claimed before 10.30 am. 

Download pdf showguide  

In this guide:

Quickview

PPC Live 2020 quickview guide to seminars and demonstrations

The story so far

PPC Live first began as a result of wanting to make the pest management industry accessible for everyone – not just those who are able to attend PestEx in it’s home at ExCel, London. We designed a show that moves around the UK, based on the requests of our members.

In 2014, the first PPC Live was held at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford, Manchester.

It was off to a great start with 351 visitors and feedback showing that it was definitely a success. The first PPC Live gave us loads of ideas, so we set about building on its success for the next one. 

In 2016, the show moved to the East of England Showground in Peterborough, following the same principles. Both exhibitors and visitors grew again!

In 2018, after feedback from the pest management community, we were in the South West of England at the Three Counties Showground in Malvern, Worcestershire.

Now, in 2020, we’re taking PPC Live to Harrogate in Yorkshire and it promises to be the biggest yet – with 500+ guests pre-registered already. Just make sure you’re on the list!

About the venue

For PPC Live 2020 we’ll be at the Yorkshire Event Centre (YEC), a not-for-profit enterprise funding the charitable work of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.

The YEC is located just 15 minutes from the motorway, with plenty of free parking and only a ten-minute walk from the nearest train station.

Yorkshire event centre home of PPC Live 2020

The 250-acre Event Centre is the perfect location for a northern PPC Live. Hall 2 is 1,950m2, which is ideal as we will have amazing exhibitors with a mix of disciplines from across the pest management industry.

PPC Live will have a large exhibition hall, 100-seat seminar theatre, an outdoor demo area with grandstand seating and an all-new indoor practical area. It’s the only pest management show in the UK that does all of that!

For more travel information about the town, check out visitharrogate.co.uk

For information on places to stay in and around Harrogate visit accommodationharrogate.co.uk

Floorplan and exhibitors

We’ve packed the Yorkshire Event Centre with exhibitors from across the world of pest management and beyond. Take time to talk to these fantastic exhibitors about their pest control products and services…

1ENV SOLUTIONS

AGRALAN

AIRGUN TRAINING AND EDUCATION ORGANISATION (ATEO)

ALEXANDRA

APS BIOCONTROL

BARRETTINE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

BASF

BASIS REGISTRATION

BAT CONSERVATION TRUST (BCT)

BAYER CROPSCIENCE

BEEGONE LIVE HONEY BEE REMOVAL

BELL LABORATORIES

BOWER PRODUCTS

BRADSHAW BENNETT

BRITISH PEST CONTROL ASSOCIATION (BPCA)

CAMPAIGN FOR RESPONSIBLE RODENTICIDE USE (CRRU)

CHESHIRE FLEET SOLUTIONS

CLIVERTON INSURANCE BROKERS

DEADLINE

GUILD OF BRITISH MOLE CATCHERS

GVS FILTER TECHNOLOGY

HARRIS ASSOCIATES

HEIGHT FOR HIRE

HOCKLEY INTERNATIONAL

INSPECTOR PIPES

KILLGERM CHEMICALS

KNESS

LODI UK

METEX

PESTWEST ELECTRONICS

PLASTDIVERSITY

POLTI (UK)

RATGATE

RAT PAK PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS

RUSSELL IPM

SENSORA APS

SERVICEPRO

SERVICETRACKER

SUMITOMO CHEMICAL

SWIFT360

SYNGENTA PROFESSIONAL SOLUTIONS

TERMINIX

TRAPME

TRÉCÉ INC

UNIVERSAL SOLUTIONS

URBAN WILDLIFE

WASPBANE

WEARWELL (UK)

WOODSTREAM EUROPE

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DRAINAGE CONTRACTORS (NADC)

NATIONAL CARPET CLEANERS ASSOCIATION (NCCA)

NATIONAL PEST TECHNICIANS ASSOCIATION (NPTA)

PELGAR INTERNATIONAL

PELSIS

PEST MANAGEMENT ALLIANCE (PMA)

PEST TRADER

PESTFIX

Full exhibitor information is available in the PDF showguide.

Download pdf showguide   

PPC Live Showguide map 2020

CPD Safari - Grab even more CPD points!

Our CPD Safari kicks off this year, giving you a chance to bump up that CPD point total.

All you have to do is pick up a copy of our CPD Safari question sheet and visit each of the following stands to find the answers:

  • CRRU  
  • PMA  
  • BPCA  
  • Beegone  
  • BCT.

Complete the question sheet then pop it into the box on the BPCA stand for a CPD point. Happy trails!

CPD Safari only at PPC Live 2020

Outdoor demonstrations

Back by popular demand! We’ll be getting outside (and not just to take in the beautiful countryside). We’ll be hosting some practical pest management demonstrations. We’ve teamed up with some great speakers who know their topics through-and-through and are happy to share their expertise with visitors.

10.00-10.45 I wish I could fly! What it takes to be a drone pilot
Clark Smith-Stanley, Profile Studios
Read more
11.00-11.45 Vans for the pest professional
Matt Cahill, Cheshire Fleet Solutions
Read more
12.00-12.45 Ballistic pest management
Dave Mills, Airgun Training and Education Organisation
Read more
13.00-13.45 Caught out in the countryside: Practical rural pest management
Dave Archer, DKA Pest Control
Read more
14.00-15.00 Lasers Live! NEW Avix Autonomic Gen II
Dan England, PestFix, with Fergus McArdle and Matthew Sarling, Height for Hire
Read more

Technical seminars

Our silent technical seminar theatre will have seating for 100 people and will use headphones, like PestEx, so you won’t miss a single word of the presenters. Get there early to make sure you get a good seat!

9.30 -10.30 ANT-icipating the ant season: species, significance and control
Dr Matthew Davies, Killgerm Chemicals
Read more
10.45-11.45 Reducing risks from flying insects in food sites
John Lloyd, Independent Pest Management & Insect Consultancy
Read more
12.00-12.45 Considering bats during the pest control process
Jo Ferguson and Becky Wilson, Bat Conservation Trust
Read more
13.15-14.15 Practical impacts of resistance
Alex Wade, PelGar
Read more
14.30-15.30 Integrated rodent control
Sharon Hughes, BASF
Read more

Indoor demonstrations NEW

We want to give you the chance to see new ideas and get some hands-on experience while you’re at the show. PPC Live is all about how things work and giving you the tools to help you in the field.

10.00-10.30 Current proofing products: applications and limitations
Gulliver Hill, Pestology
Read more
11.00-11.30 A better fit: face fit testing respiratory protective equipment
Danny Barr, GVS
Read more
12.00-13.00 Insect identification: the drop-in surgery
Clive Boase, The Pest Management Consultancy
Read more
13.30-14.30 Fly control and the importance of catch tray analysis
Sean Parr, John Fish and Debbie Wilson, Pelsis
Read more
13.30-14.30 Smart pest control using remote monitoring and trap alerts
Louis Bennett, uWatch
Read more

Register now

 

Source: PPC

Highlights View all news

12 May 2022

Latest news

New member benefit: Discounted IT, computing and tech advice with Dell

Dell UK and BPCA have teamed up to help pest control businesses grow and support members' IT needs. 

Read more

28 April 2022

Latest news

Glue Traps (Offences) Bill receives Royal Assent - what does this mean for pest management?

New legislation restricting glue trap use in England became law after receiving the go-ahead from the monarch, alongside several other animal health and welfare bills.

Read more

27 April 2022

Latest news

Glue Traps (Offences) Bill passes third and final reading in England

The Bill to restrict glue trap use in England has passed its third and final reading in the House of Lords unopposed and with no amendments.

Read more
Latest View all news

12 May 2022

Latest news

New member benefit: Discounted IT, computing and tech advice with Dell

Dell UK and BPCA have teamed up to help pest control businesses grow and support members' IT needs. 

Read more

11 May 2022

Latest news

New control of field mice guidance document out now

A technical briefing and guidance document, on when and how field mice can be controlled, has been published by BPCA and Pesttrain.

Read more

10 May 2022

Latest news

VIDEO: Carrying out pest control surveys

In this video, Natalie will explore pest control survey techniques, record keeping and best practice.

Read more