73rd Annual Pest Control Technician's School Opens in Durham

Hundreds of pest management professionals expected at NCPMA’s largest conference

The 73rd Annual Pest Control Technician’s School kicked off Jan. 24 in Durham with the Opening Session and General Membership Meeting. The event, which is sponsored by the North Carolina Pest Management Association (NCPMA), is being held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center in Durham.

“The PCT School is a tradition that we’ve upheld for more than seven decades, and we are proud that it has become one of the largest pest management gatherings in the United States. This year’s school promises to be one of our best yet,” said Marie Horner, NCPMA President.

The 2023 PCT School opened with a keynote address by Nhat Pham of Successwerks. In addition, the opening session included presentations of NCPMA’s Technician of the Year and Administrative Professional of the Year awards and the awarding of a scholarship to a North Carolina State University entomology student.

The 2023 PCT School offers four days of pest management continuing education, hands-on training courses and more featuring nationally known speakers. It started Jan. 23 and continues through Jan. 26.