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Our Next Special Event:

 “A Celebration of Sweden with Cryonite”

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

5:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Coogan’s Restaurant
4015 Broadway (169 St.), Manhattan

Owners, Operators, Managers and Supervisors: Join us for an evening of education and relaxation as we celebrate everything cool about Sweden. Come release your inner Viking and beat the New York City Summer heat chilling in our own private Valhalla. Mingle with our beautiful hostesses; feast on Swedish delicacies; enjoy flowing drinks and groove to great music. Receive unique gifts, prizes, promos, discounts and special offers. The program begins with a recertification workshop presented by Jeff McGovern.  Learn all about the Cryonite System and the use of freezing in pest management. You’ll feel like Thor as you try out the System hands-on. This program is for cutting-edge individuals serious about adding Cryonite to their arsenal. Don’t forget your checkbooks and credit cards - the Cryonite System will be offered at a deep discount that day only! Space is limited. Register now so you don’t miss out on this memorable night. SKOL!

Admission: $125.00

Present your patch from the 2013 New York Pest Expo and admission is $95.00

Register Online! 

This Event is open only to Owners, Operators, Managers, Supervisors
and other decision-makers

Note: If you arrive late or leave early for the training portion of the event, you will not receive a certificate. Persons without photo ID may not sign the roster or be issued a course certificate.

Payment is final

Credits: 7A: 1.50, 7F: 1.00, 8: 1.50

Previous Special Events
 The Associate Certified Entomologist (ACE) Preparatory Course 
Thursday, July 18, 2013

The Entomological Society of America (ESA), the largest organization in the world serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and people in related disciplines, created the ACE program in order to make entomological certification possible for the practicing PMP. In order to qualify, the candidate must have at least seven years of pest management experience, a current Applicator's license and must be able to pass a rigorous exam designed to test PMPs on practical aspects of applied entomology. Bug Off's ACE Prep Course covered the major categories of competency found in the exam and was appropriate for anyone interested in becoming an ACE. The Course was presented by Dr. Stuart Mitchell, a Board Certified Entomologist (BCE) and ranking member of the Society.

 Call of the Wild
April 12, 2012
New York City
Presented by
Alan A. Huot
(Wildlife Control Supplies)

Alan is a Certified Wildlife Control Professional (CWCP) with over 30 years experience in wildlife control. He is a founding member of the National Wildlife Control Operators Association (NWCOA), former Vice President of the Connecticut Nuisance Wildlife Control Operators Association, member of the National Animal Control Association and member of the National Pest Management Association. In 1998, Alan and his wife Carol founded Wildlife Control Supplies (WCS) to fill the equipment and educational needs of the growing professional wildlife control industry.

Wildlife Management is a growing business. We are seeing a greater demand for this type of service, even in urban areas like New York City. At this special workshop, almost 90 attendees learned how to:
  • Add Wildlife Management services for greater revenue.
  • Get licensed in NY, NJ, CT and PA.
  • Trap, transport and dispose of the major animals.
  • Use the latest tools for trapping, handling and personal protection.

Alan showing off the tools of the trade
Andy & Alan making a great team

Alan getting things started
Nice turnout at another "Great Event"

October, 2011, New Orleans
Hall of Fame Dinner
With Dini Miller at the Hall of Fame Dinner
Presenting Award to Ehrlich's Vic Hammel
At the exhibits with Liz Velte and the boys from PMP Magazine 
Earning our beads on Bourbon Street
Waiting to board the Steamboat Natchez with my PMP Posse

Building Wealth for Life –
How to Turn Your Pest Control Business
Into a Well Oiled Profit Machine

Presented by
Daniel S. Gordon, CPA of
February 24, 2011

PCO Business Owners looking for ways to grow their business more quickly with fresh new ideas spent an evening with an industry veteran who has personally been involved with growing pest control companies from start-up to over $15 million in sales in very short order.

Dan Gordon, CPA General Partner and founder of PCO Bookkeepers, brings over 20 years of experience in accounting, operations and managing high-growth pest control companies.  Visit his website at to learn more about his success stories with other PCOs.

Hall of Fame Ceremony
October, 2010, Hawaii

Allen James, who for 20 years led RISE — Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment

With PMP Publisher George Casey

Remarks to the venerable attendees

PMP Technical Editor Pete Grasso, George Casey, PMP Editor-In-Chief Marty Whitford, Direct Sales' Dean Stanbridge

Babe magnet? You decide.
A little R&R at Wild Irish Rose Pub in Honolulu

Dean prepping Irish Car Bombs

Wahinis love Andy

 Check out these classics:
Social Media Summer School

Business Leadership Cruise 

Green Pest Management Summit 

  Dynamic Duo Tour


Previous Customized Programs

Introduction to Termite Baiting
A special program for individuals licensed in 7C (Termite) who did not perform baiting treatments but wanted to learn how. We reviewed proper placement, maintenance and monitoring of termite baiting systems and learned how to integrate baiting with foaming, wood treatments and soil applications.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007
New York City


New York & New Jersey Core Training
Tuesday, October 22, 2002
Tuesday, April 1, 2003
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Tech Center, Jersey City, NJ

Crawling Insects
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Wednesday, April 2, 2003
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Tech Center, Jersey City, NJ

Rodent Control
Wednesday, October 23, 2002
Wednesday, April 2, 2003
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Tech Center, Jersey City, NJ

Principles of Ornamental and Turf Pest Control
June 4, 5, 6, 2002
New York City Housing Authority
Brooklyn, New York

Proper Practices in Food Establishments
May 14, 15, 16, 2002
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
Port Authority Technical Center, Jersey City, NJ

Public Health Pest Control
This special course was customized for the
New York City Parks and Recreation Department
It was  presented in 2 sessions - May 15 and May 16, 2001.  Attendees  received the necessary credits to be eligible to take the Category 8 (Public Health) exam administered by New York State.

Mosquito Awareness Class
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 
contracted us to provide this  special Mosquito Awareness Program for its staff. We  present an overview of mosquito biology and habits; survey methods and treatment options; diseases associated with mosquitoes and tips on preventing mosquito infestations and exposure.
Wednesday, June 27, 2001 at the Holland Tunnel facility.
Thursday, October 25, 2001 at the Lincoln Tunnel facility.
Wednesday, April 10, 2002 at the Holland Tunnel Facility.
Thursday, April 11, 2002 at the George Washington Bridge Facility.
Thursday, April 18, 2002 at the Staten Island Teleport.
Wednesday, April 24, 2002 at JFK Airport.
Tuesday, April 8, 2003, George Washington Bridge,Fort Lee, NJ 
Wednesday, April 9, 2003, Tech Center, Jersey City, NJ
Wednesday, April 16, 2003, Newark Airport Facility, Newark, NJ
Thursday, April 17, 2003, JFK Airport
Wednesday, April 7, 2004, Newark Airport

Ornamental and Turf Training
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey 
contracted us to provide this three-hour workshop on the basics of
Lawn and Turf Pest Control for its personnel.  
April 17, 2001 at JFK Airport. 
October 11, 2001 at JFK Airport.
October 17, 2002 at the Tech Center, Jersey City, NJ.
Wednesday, April 23, 2003, JFK Airport, Jamaica, NY 
Wednesday, April 30, 2003, Newark Airport, Newark, NJ 

Public Health Pest Control
This special course was customized for the
New York City Parks Department
It was presented in two 8-hour sessions.  The 14 attendees received the necessary credits to be eligible to take the Public Health exam.  All participants passed the state exam.  
March 28 & 30, 2000

Public Health Pest Control
This special course was customized for the
New York City Department of Health. 
It was presented in two 8-hour sessions. The 41 attendees received the necessary credits to be eligible to take the Public Health exam.  
March 16 & 22, 2000

Public Health Pest Control
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
April 3, 2003, Tech Center, Jersey City

Pest Control Supervisor Training
This special workshop was customized for the
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
It was designed for supervisors who oversee pest control operations. Training included principles of IPM, worker safety, quality control, designing contracts, evaluating performance and coordinating control measures. 
April 3, 2003, Tech Center, Jersey City
October 9, 2003, Tech Center, Jersey City
April 7, 2004, Newark Airport

Previous Special Courses
30-Hour Ornamental & Turf Course
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
October 3 through October 30, 2002
April 22, 2004 through May 20, 2004

30-Hour Public Health Eligibility Course
This is a 30-hour eligibility course with an emphasis on public health training. 
It was customized for the
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
May 31, 2001 through June 28, 2001. La Guardia Airport.
May 1, 2002 Through May 29, 2002. George Washington Bridge.

Special 30-Hour Basic Training Course

The NYC Parks Department 
contracted Bug Off Pest Control Centerto provide basic training for its new hirees in October, 2000. The 30-hour course  prepared Parks personnel for the certification exams offered by New York State. Topics covered were label interpretation, safety, environmental protection, pest identification and biology, pesticide types and uses, equipment, application techniques, laws and regulations.   
The individuals who passed this course  received a Certificate which  allowed them to take the state exams.

Bug Off Pest Control Center
1085 Saint Nicholas Ave
New York, NY 10032
Phone: 212-781-2304 Fax: 212-781-0225