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27 November 2020

Registrations opens for PestExtra: the pest management show

Registration open! Discover the latest pest control science, technology and innovation at the UK’s online trade show and conference for pest management.

PestEx 2021 has moved to 2022. Instead of being upset about it, BPCA has decided to launch an all-new digital event to connect us all safely during the pandemic. 

PestManagement Show Online out now PestExtra

Register now

WHAT IS PESTEXTRA?

It’s the familiar PestEx vibe in a digital environment. PestExtra is a three-day conference and tradeshow that brings together thought-leaders and public health pest experts from far and wide. Access everything from the comfort of your home or office.

Seminars, product demonstrations, scavenger hunts, CPD trails, competitions and a virtual trade hall will keep business owners, technicians and specialists engaged.

WHEN IS PESTEXTRA?

Tuesday 16 March 2021, 8.30am-12.30pm
Wednesday 17 March 2021, 2pm-8pm
Thursday 18 March 2021, 10am-3pm

PestExtra runs across three shorter days, rather than the usual two full days. We’ve done it this way to help you fit it in around your schedules, to allow access for international visitors and to prevent you from having to sit in front of a screen for too long!

WHY LAUNCH AN ONLINE PEST SHOW?

PestExtra is all about getting the pest management sector together - even in difficult times. We want to connect pest professionals from around the world and celebrate the incredible work we do to protect public health.

You’ll be able to interact and network with the latest pest control technology and services from the world’s leading suppliers.

It’s an opportunity to learn, network and share in a completely digital environment over three action-packed days.

WHERE IS PESTEXTRA?

Access the digital pest management show from anywhere. Connect with a smartphone, tablet or computer. All you need is an up-to-date web browser. If your device has an internal or external camera and microphone, you’ll be able to chat directly with exhibitors.

PestExtra stuck in traffic

HOW CAN YOU GET INVOLVED IN PESTEXTRA?

PestExtra will be free to attend for BPCA member companies and UK-based pest management companies (up to five tickets for non-members).

Those wishing to attend from outside of the UK will be able to do so for a nominal price (far cheaper than flights and hotels to London!).

BPCA member company

FREE unlimited tickets

Non-member UK or Ireland pest control company or sole trader

Five free tickets per company (£35 per additional ticket)

Non-pest control company ticket (associated sectors)

£85 per ticket

Non-UK or Ireland pest professional (international)

£55 per ticket

Get your tickets now at pestex.org/register

PESTEXTRA SEMINAR PREVIEW

We’ve plenty of speakers lined up already, and more are being added all the time. 

PestExtra Innovation Theatre mock up

BIRD MITES: ENVIRONMENTALLY TRICKY, SOCIALLY MISUNDERSTOOD, TECHNICALLY STILL CHALLENGING
Professor Olivier Sparagano, Professor of Veterinary Parasitology, Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health, Hong Kong City University

A MODERN RAT’S TALE: DUTCH EXPERIENCES WITH RODENTICIDE REDUCTION
Dr Bastiaan Meerburg, Director of Dutch Pest & Wildlife Expertise Centre

DIGITAL PEST MANAGEMENT IN THE AISLES
Tony O’Donovan, Head of Group Pest Control at Tesco

MYTHBUSTERS: COMMON PEST MANAGEMENT THEORIES FACT-CHECKED
Jonathan and Alex Wade, Directors of Wade Environmental

PESTICIDE REGISTRATION IN GREAT BRITAIN
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

FIVE YEARS OF RODENTICIDE STEWARDSHIP: WHAT HAVE WE ACHIEVED?
Dr Alan Buckle, Chairman of The Campaign for Responsible Rodenticide Use (CRRU)

SIXTY YEARS OF ANTICOAGULANT RESISTANCE IN THE UK
Dr Alan Buckle, Chairman of Rodenticide Resistance Action Group, UK

THE PUBLIC HEALTH TRIANGLE: PEST MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES WORKING TOGETHER
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)

THE BED BUGS TELL US HOW: EARLY TREATMENT AND MONITORING
Dr Jette Knudsen, Researcher at Nattaro Labs, Sweden

THE CAMPAIGN FOR A WORLD DENGUE DAY
Kamran Rafiq, Co-Founder & Communications Director of The International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases

NOVEL MOSQUITO CONTROL TECHNIQUES TO COMBAT MOSQUITO-BORNE INFECTIONS
Dr Claire Donald, Lecturer at University of Glasgow

THE UBERFICATION OF PEST CONTROL: KEEPING UP WITHOUT CASHING OUT
Dr Poppy Wilde, Lecturer in Media and Communication at the Birmingham School of Media, Birmingham City University

NO LOCKDOWN FOR THOSE PESKY PESTS: KEEPING CUSTOMERS AND STAFF SAFE IN A PANDEMIC
Vicki Sims, Managing Director of Lady Bug Pest Control

FEATURES OF PESTEXTRA

One-on-one video or text chat meetings

Network with exhibitors or other visitors with video and text chats at PestExtra. There is nothing extra to download – it all works through your normal web browser.

Roundtable sessions

Join a roundtable session on a specific pest management topic. Learn, share and connect with other people who take pest management as serious as you! Topics will be revealed soon!

The more you do, the more CPD points you get

There are plenty of CPD points available over the three days. PestExtra keeps track of what you’ve done such as the stands you’ve visited, the seminars you’ve watched and the network events you’ve taken part in. At the end of your visit, your activity will be converted to CPD points, and you’ll automatically have the appropriate amount of CPD points added to your BPCA Registered or Basis Prompt account.

Go on a scavenger hunt and win fantastic prizes

Visit participating stands to score points that convert into raffle tickets for fantastic prizes. The more you explore, the more chances you have of winning!

On-demand sessions

Watch seminar sessions you’ve missed and discover exclusive content available to view at any time during the show.

Post-show goodie bag

You won’t be able to pick up any free pens at PestExtra, but that doesn’t mean you’ll leave empty-handed. Every visitor will be emailed a pack which may include special offers and giveaways you can claim after the show.

EXHIBITING AT PESTEXTRA - WANT TO START A VIRTUAL HANDSHAKE?

Get your product or service in front of thousands of pest professionals from around the world without having to leave your office.

  • Get face-to-face with your customers in a safe, online environment
  • Be a part of the largest free-to-attend pest management event in the world
  • Organised by the British Pest Control Association – the organisers of PestEx and PPC Live.

Ask us about:

  • Virtual exhibition stands
  • Seminar slots
  • On-demand product demonstrations
  • Advertising throughout the show

And much, much more!

sales@bpca.org.uk
pestex.org/exhibit

Ready to register?

We can’t wait to see you at PestExtra! Join in with the pest management show online and catch the best of the sector under one virtual roof!
pestex.org

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