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Frequently Asked Questions

When is PestWorld 2019?

PestWorld 2019 will be held October 15-18. The show will close on Friday, October 18.

Where is PestWorld 2019?

PestWorld 2019 will be held at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California.

How do I make hotel reservations?

Click here to view the hotels and make your reservation. 

Can I register for one of the optional tours?

Yes, please contact Maria Mercado, mmercado@pestworld.org, to sign up for the additional tours.

Is there daily registration or exhibit hall only registration available?

Yes, please contact Megan Moloney, mmoloney@pestworld.org, for more information.

Parking:

San Diego Convention Center
Ace Parking controls the parking underneath the San Diego Convention Center.
The charges vary depending upon event activity in the downtown area, but the typical charge is $20/dayThere are no in and out privileges.

The parking can be accessed 24/7 by the entrance near the Marriott hotel, and starting at 6:00 am from the entrance off Harbor Drive.

Manchester Grand Hyatt 
The parking garage is adjacent to the hotel is managed by Ace Parking. The rates are as follows:

Self-parking: Valet Parking:
$8 p/hour self  $10 for 1st-hour valet/ then $8 additional hour
$40 max daily $55 max daily
$35 overnight $49 overnight

Hyatt Guests have the option of posting the charges to their room. 

Can I cancel my registration?

Yes, you can cancel your registration by emailing Maria Mercado, mmercado@pestworld.org. Refunds will be given out based on NPMA's Cancellation Policy:

Official NPMA Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing.

After October 12, 2019, all registrations will be onsite and charged the onsite registration rates. If your registration is received after October 12, it will not be processed until you arrive at the convention and you will be charged onsite registration rates.

Childcare: 

If needing childcare during the convention, there are many local services including, https://www.kidologyco.com/.
NPMA does not endorse and is not affiliated with any company offering childcare services.

 

Can someone else attend PestWorld in my place?

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

Can I register onsite at PestWorld 2019?

Yes, you are able to register onsite at PestWorld 2019 however you will be charged onsite prices. Prices typically increase by $50 from the regular registration rates. After Friday, October 11 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 2019 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 2019 please make sure you take this into account. Exhibit Hall Only passes can be purchased onsite at PestWorld 2019.

When will I receive my badge and event tickets?

Badges and event tickets should be picked up at the PestWorld 2019 registration desk when you arrive onsite at PestWorld 2019. Badges and tickets will not be mailed out prior to PestWorld 2019

Will There Be Translation at PestWorld 2019?

Yes, certain session will be translated in Spanish at PestWorld 2019. Translation equipment will be available for rent at the PestWorld 2019 registration desk. Sessions that will be translated will be decided on Tuesday, October 15.