2020 PCT Editorial Calendar

January

Issue Focus

  • Invasive Insects

Additional Topics

  • Foam Technologies in Termite Control
  • Equipment for the New Season
  • Pheromones in Commercial Accounts

Supplement

Mergers & Acquisitions Supplement

Closing Date

December 4

Material Due

December 11


February

Issue Focus

  • Annual Termite Control Issue

Additional Topics

  • Termite News & Notes
  • Regulatory/Legislative Update
  • Rodent Control Virtual Conference Coverage
  • Insect Monitoring in Food Plants

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Legislative Day

Supplement

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

Closing Date

January 3

Material Due

January 10

March

Issue Focus

  • Ants/Termites

Additional Topics

  • Spring Survival Guide
  • Emerging/Invasive Termites
  • Ant Research Update
  • Meet the Beetles
  • Bedbug Control in Sensitive Environments

Supplement

  • Bed Bug Supplement
  • Mosquito Control Supplement

Closing Date

February 5

Material Due

February 12

April

Issue Focus

  • Annual Ant Control Issue

Additional Topics

  • Ant Control in Challenging Accounts
  • Bird Control Update
  • Perimeter Pest Control Programs
  • Preparing for Tick Season: What You Need to Do Now

Bonus Distribution

UPFDA Spring Conference

Supplement

Technology Supplement

Closing Date

March 5

Material Due

March 12

May

Issue Focus

  • PCT Top 100 List

Additional Topics

  • 10 Tips for Ant Management
  • Mosquitoes: Marketing Your Public Health Services
  • Best Management Practices for PMP Recruitment & Retention

Supplement

Mosquito Control Supplement

Closing Date

April 3

Material Due

April 10

June

Issue Focus

  • Annual Fly Control Issue

Additional Topics

  • Fly Control: New Technology Update
  • Bed Bug News & Notes
  • Why Marketing Matters
  • Summer Pests Take No Vacations

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Academy

Supplement

Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

May 4

Material Due

May 11

July

Issue Focus

  • Annual Cockroach Control Issue

Additional Topics

  • Cockroach Control: Back to Basics
  • Focus on Fleas
  • Ticks in the News
  • Fall Invaders: Are You Ready?

Closing Date

June 4

Material Due

June 11

August

Issue Focus

  • Annual Rodent Control Issue

Additional Topics

  • Rodent Infestation Hot Spots
  • Stinging Insects
  • Exclusion Products and Best Practices
  • Documentation Accuracy: Why it Matters

Closing Date

July 6

Material Due

July 13

September

Issue Focus

  • Urban Wildlife Control

Additional Topics

  • How to Perform an Urban Wildlife Inspection
  • Preventing Technicians from Taking Home Bed Bugs
  • Social Media Tips

Bonus Distribution

Bed Bug Supplement at NPMA Global Bed Bug Summit

Supplement

  • Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

August 3

Material Due

August 10

October

Issue Focus

  • NPMA PestWorld Convention Issue

Additional Topics

  • Spiders: Fact Vs. Fiction
  • What's New in Technology?
  • Fleet Management: Why it Matters
  • Aerosol Product Guide

Bonus Distribution

NPMA PestWorld

Supplement

PCT Convention Extra

Closing Date

September 3

Material Due

September 10

November

Issue Focus

  • 2021 Business Handbook

Additional Topics

  • Safety Protocols/Best Practices
  • Marketing to Today's Customer
  • Sales Tips for Technicians
  • Before You Buy a New Truck

Bonus Distribution

NPMA Global Bed Bug Summit

Closing Date

October 5

Material Due

October 12

December

Issue Focus

  • Bed Bugs

Additional Topics

  • NPMA PestWorld Report
  • Technician of the Year Awards
  • Talking to Customers About Bed Bug Infestations
  • Vehicle Wrap Winners

Bonus Distribution

Purdue Conference

Supplement

Bed Bug Supplement

Closing Date

November 5

Material Due

November 12

PCT Magazine Media Kit