VPMA is excited to bring you the first STM Admin Conference: Equip your team to build your business!
The Admin Track at the State Technical Meeting has been offered 5 times. Feedback received in 2022, indicated that more people would attend the admin track if it were not held at the same time as the STM because someone has to be in the office!
A special committee of people who work in the administration of pest control companies was brought together to design the agenda for this conference.
We will have an in-person event on September 21 in Richmond, followed by 3 90-minute virtual sessions on October 11, November 15 and December 13.
Inside Sales Culture: What is it and How to Build it
Internal Communication – Bridging the Gap between Technician and Office Staff
Concurrent Sessions - you'll pick one from each time slot:
Finance Panel - How to set expectations for payment OR Tech Tips and Tricks to Optimize Routes
Overcoming Disgruntled Customers OR Navigating Strategies and Trends in Digital Marketing
Virtual Sessions that follow:
October 13, 2023 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Leading People and Processes
November 15, 2023 - 2:00 pm - 3:30pm Knowing Pests and Control to Provide Best Service
December 13, 2023 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm What's Next? Exploring What You Can Bring to Your Team
VPMA, working with some interested members, is working to bring an active and engaged chapter of Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) to Virginia.
During lunch we will have "job responsibility roundtables" where attendees will sit at tables according to your job type. Facilitators at each table will lead informal discussions centering on the job type. This anecdotal learning and sharing may be the most valuable part of your day!
Overnight accommodations are available at the discounted rate of $149 +tax using this link . The cut-off date to make reservations is 9/7/23.
As a current VPMA contact, you have been provided with your login and a temporary password below:
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When you login to the system for the first time, using your temporary password, you will automatically be prompted to establish a new password. Be sure to update your password information to something you can easily remember. If you happen to forget your password, an automated 'Forgot My Password' utility will send a new temporary password to your email address on file.