NPMA Announces Keynote Speakers for PestWorld 2014

81st Annual Convention & Exhibition being held in Orlando, Florida


August 7, 2014 (Fairfax, VA) - Nationally recognized speakers Eric Greitens and JB Bernstein will present keynote addresses at PestWorld 2014, the National Pest Management Association's (NPMA) annual convention and expo, scheduled for October 21-24 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Beginning October 22, Eric Greitens, named one of TIME's 2013 "100 Most Influential People", will draw from his experience as a humanitarian and Navy SEAL lieutenant commander to address leadership, team building, overcoming adversity, and the power of service during Wednesday's general session, sponsored by Dow AgroSciences.

On Thursday, October 23, JB Bernstein, whose biographical story inspired Disney's film, Million Dollar Arm, will show the genesis of the creativity that led to groundbreaking marketing deals for superstar clients Barry Bonds and Emmitt Smith during Friday's General Session, sponsored by Syngenta.

PestWorld 2014 features four days of educational programming, an expansive trade show with more than 150 exhibiting companies, and multiple networking opportunities and social events with thousands of attendees from 56 countries.

In addition to these keynote addresses, PestWorld will offer numerous special events, including the Bayer-sponsored Opening Ceremony featuring Rhythm Extreme, a Sunset Celebration featuring Kevin Mac Band sponsored by BASF, and the 5th annual PWIPM Fun Run/Walk for Breast Cancer Awareness.

Registration for PestWorld 2014 as well as information about the hotel and a full program of events, can be found at


About NPMA
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry's commitment to the protection of public health, food and property.