2019 PCT Editorial Calendar

January

Issue Emphasis

  • PCT/NPMA Pest Control Employee Diversity & Recruitment Survey
  • 2019 Market Preview
  • What's New in Termite Control?
  • Are You Performing Crack and Crevice Treatments Correctly?

Supplement

Mergers & Acquisitions Supplement

Closing Date

December 4

Material Due

December 11


February

Issue Emphasis

  • Annual Termite Control Issue
  • Termite News & Notes
  • Legislative & Regulatory Update
  • Invasive Termites on the Move

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Legislative Day

Supplement

    Readex Ad Readership/Brand Awareness Study for Full-Page Advertisers

  • New Technology Supplement

Closing Date

January 4

Material Due

January 11

March

Issue Emphasis

  • Termite Research Update
  • Keeping an Eye on Springtime Pests
  • Surprising Mosquito Habitats
  • Bed Bug Lawsuits & Reducing PMP Liability

Supplement

  • Bed Bug Supplement
  • Mosquito Control Supplement

Closing Date

February 5

Material Due

February 12

April

Issue Emphasis

  • Annual Ant Control Issue
  • Managing Mega Ant Colonies
  • University Research Update on Ants
  • Bird Control Product Guide

Bonus Distribution

UPFDA Spring Conference

Supplement

Public Health Pest Supplement

Closing Date

March 5

Material Due

March 12

May

Issue Emphasis

  • PCT Top 100 List
  • Reactive vs. Proactive Ant Management Strategies
  • What’s the Next Threat From Mosquitoes?
  • Top Growth Factors for Top 100 Companies

Supplement

Mosquito Control Supplement

Closing Date

April 3

Material Due

April 10

June

Issue Emphasis

  • Annual Fly Control Issue
  • Bed Bugs On The Move: Buses, Planes and More
  • A Good Website Is Not Enough: Social Media Tips
  • Filth Flies in Food-Processing Facilities

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Academy

Supplement

Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

May 3

Material Due

May 10

July

Issue Emphasis

  • Annual Cockroach Control Issue
  • How PMPs are Using Technology to Increase Revenues
  • Keeping Technicians and Customers Safe From Fleas
  • Ticks & Lyme Disease in the News

Closing Date

June 4

Material Due

June 11

August

Issue Emphasis

  • Annual Rodent Control Issue
  • Social Wasps 101
  • How to Conduct a Rodent Inspection in Commercial Accounts
  • Spider ID Tips

Closing Date

July 2

Material Due

July 9

September

Issue Emphasis

  • Urban Wildlife Control
  • Talking to Customers about Bed Bugs
  • Stored Product Pests: Identification and Control
  • Social Media Primer: Using Videos Online

Supplement

  • Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

August 2

Material Due

August 9

October

Issue Emphasis

  • NPMA PestWorld Convention Issue
  • Solve the Mystery: Pests in Unusual Locations
  • Invasive species Update
  • Pest Control in Food Processing, Warehouse & Distribution Facilities

Bonus Distribution

NPMA PestWorld

Supplement

PCT Convention Extra

Closing Date

September 3

Material Due

September 10

November

Issue Emphasis

  • Internet of Things (ioT) & Your Bottom Line
  • Unusual Occasional Invaders
  • Beyond the Drop Ceiling: Inspection Tips to Consider
  • How Tracking Vehicles Helps PMPs Track Expenses

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Technology Meeting

Supplement

New Technology Supplement

Closing Date

October 4

Material Due

October 11

December

Issue Emphasis

  • NPMA PestWorld Coverage
  • Technician of the Year Awards
  • Tips for Uncovering Low-Level Bed Bug Infestations
  • People Skills: Training Your Technicians

Bonus Distribution

Purdue Conference

Supplement

Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

November 5

Material Due

November 12

PCT Magazine Media Kit