Frequently Asked Questions

When is PestWorld 2015?

PestWorld 2015 will be held October 20-23. The show will close on Friday, October 23.


Where is PestWorld 2015?

PestWorld 2015 will be held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee.


How do I make hotel reservations?

Currently both hotels are nearly sold out. NPMA would recommend making a reservation at a surrounding hotel if you are unable to complete a reservation at the Gaylord or Hyatt. You may also add your name to the waitlist for the Gaylord Opryland, here. NPMA will do our best to accommodate based on availability. For a list of additional hotels in the Nashville area please visit our website,

Roundtrip shuttle service between the Gaylord Opryland and the Nashville International Airport will be offered at a discounted rate of $32/person and can be booked through the Gaylord at the following link, Pest World Airport Transportation at Gaylord Opryland.


How much does it cost to attend?

Rate calculator can be accessed on our website, here.


What comes with my registration?

Attendee Registration includes general sessions, education sessions, exhibit hall, and all PestWorld 2015 social functions (including the Final Night Party). This does not include any optional tours or events.

Spouse/Guest Registration includes general sessions, exhibit hall, Wednesday Spouse/Guest Brunch, Thursday Spouse/Guest Tour — A Musical Journey Through Nashville, and the Final Night Party. This does not include any optional tours or events.


What are the exhibit hall dates and hours?

Tuesday, October 20
2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 21
10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 22
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Friday, October 23
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.


What are the Registration Desk dates and times?

Monday, October 19
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 20
7:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 21
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 22
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, October 23
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


Can I register for one of the optional tours?

Yes, please contact Megan Moloney,, to sign up for the additional tours.


Is there daily registration or exhibit hall only registration available?

Yes, please contact Megan Moloney,, for more information.


Can I cancel my registration?

Yes, you can cancel your registration by emailing Megan Moloney, Refunds will be given out based on NPMA's Cancellation Policy:

Official NPMA Cancellation Policy

All CANCELLATION and refund requests must be received in writing to

After October 10, 2015, all registrations will be onsite. If your registration is received after October 10, it will not be processed until you arrive at the convention.


Can someone else attend PestWorld in my place?

Yes, we do allow substitutions if you are not able to attend. Please email Megan Moloney, The person attending in your place must be from the same company. Please note that you cannot split up a registration (send one person one day and another person the next day).


Can I register onsite at PestWorld 2015?

Yes, you are able to register onsite at PestWorld 2015 however you will be charged onsite prices. Prices typically increase by $50 from the regular registration rates. After Wednesday, October 14th all registrations will be considered onsite registrations.

Optional Tour registrations will be available onsite based on a first come, first served basis.


I am meeting my supplier/distributor. Will I be allowed in the exhibit hall?

Everyone entering the exhibit hall must have a badge. If you are not registered for PestWorld 2015 or you have not purchased an Exhibit Hall Only badge you will not be allowed into the Exhibit Hall. If you and your supplier are planning on meeting during PestWorld 2015 please make sure you take this into account. Exhibit Hall Only passes can be purchased onsite at PestWorld 2015.


When will I receive my badge and event tickets?

Badges and event tickets should be picked up at the PestWorld 2015 registration desk when you arrive onsite at PestWorld 2015. Badges and tickets will not be mailed out prior to PestWorld 2015.


Will There Be Translation at PestWorld 2015?

Yes, certain session will be translated in Spanish at PestWorld 2015. Translation equipment will be available for rent at the PestWorld 2015 registration desk. Sessions that will be translated will be decided during the International Delegate Orientation & Welcome on Tuesday, October 20 from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.