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PestExtra 2021 - The digital pest management show

PestExtra 2021 is the familiar PestEx vibe in an all-digital environment. PestExtra is a three-day conference and tradeshow that brings together thought leaders and public health pest experts from far and wide.

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Protect with tech - join us from the comfort of your home over the course of three days!

Covid-19 might have stopped you attending events in person, but you can still get face-to-face with the sector at PestExtra.

As usual, there will be seminars, product demonstrations, scavenger hunts, competitions, plus a vast virtual exhibition hall that will keep you engaged throughout.

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

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

When: 

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

Where: Online

PestExtra website

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Overview

As a visitor to PestExtra you will be able to:

  • Grow your professional network
  • Develop your knowledge through our headline theatre, innovation theatre and on-demand area
  • See the latest innovations and products in the industry
  • Share best practice with other pest professionals
  • Source new products and services
  • Join a social activity or networking event
  • Collect CPD points
  • Access special exhibition products and service prices from exhibitors
  • Collect freebies and enter prize-draws to win some fantastic giveaways!
  • This digital pest management show will be easy to access through your internet browser.

 
As usual, there will be seminars, product demonstrations, scavenger hunts, competitions, plus a vast virtual exhibition hall that will keep you engaged throughout.

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

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

Features

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.

PestExtra stuck in traffic

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Agenda

PestExtra Seminar sneak preview

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

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

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Connect

Connect to our digital event

This event will be hosted online and you'll need a laptop or smartphone to connect.

You'll be able to view seminars, ask questions, chat with other attendees and much more.

All you need to is sign up once registration opens. 

Stay up-to-date with PestExtra announcements by signing up to our Affiliate Scheme.

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Fees

Is PestExtra free?

Some tickets are free, while others need to be paid for.

BPCA member company FREE unlimited tickets
Non-member UK or Ireland 
pest control company or soletrader
5 free tickets per company
(£35 each per additional ticket)
Non-pest control company ticket 
(associated sectors)
£85 per ticket
Non-UK or Ireland pest professional
(international)
£55 per ticket


More information on how to register for the event and what you can expect from the new virtual platform will follow in the coming weeks – join the BPCA mailing list to stay up to date.

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BPCA hosts a range of events, digital and physical. Take a look at our full schedule for 2021.

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