PestEx News and Updates

28 February 2022

PestEx show guide out now

Events | PPC106

PestEx is back!

That's right, after an unexpected three-year break (thanks to an infamous little virus that's been going around, you might have heard of it?) we're finally heading back to London this year.

Download show guide  or read online below. 


We’ve been working hard to create a seminar programme to entice you all to our biggest live event, and with our new Spotlight Theatre we think we’ve cracked it. 

We wanted to put you right at the heart of our PestEx agenda, which is why we invited pest controllers to present in the Spotlight Theatre. People will showcase their work, sharing case studies about how they dealt with difficult sites, customers and species. 

In the same spirit, our trusty old Technical Theatre is chock full of topics that you requested.

There are sessions from pest management consultants, doctors and professors from universities sharing their studies and research projects, representatives from associated sectors and some really technical nitty gritty for those science fans out there!

The other half of PestEx is our fantastic exhibition hall, and our 80+ exhibitors have been busy working on new products, organising fun competitions and putting together exclusive offers.

We’ve got a sneak peek of a new project we’re working on for training, which we’re really excited to share with you. On top of that, we’ve some new staff members for you to meet, so please come along and say hello!

Make your way around the hall and take in all that they have to offer, because without their support this event wouldn’t be possible!

BPCA’s stand has some fun things too! We’re running a ‘PROtect at PestEx’ reaction game with some great prizes up for grabs, including a PS5 bundle.

We’ve got a sneak peek of a new project we’re working on for training, which we’re really excited to share with you. On top of that, we’ve some new staff members for you to meet, so please come along and say hello!

We’re raising money for Dementia UK at the show, so pop by and help us support a worthy cause if you can. We have plenty of those popular BPCA tape measures, so why not grab one for your toolkit and pop a few pennies in the collection tin

And the cherry on the top? Our coffee lounge will let you catch up with people you’ve not seen in years, plus finally meet those you’ve only ever seen over Zoom – PestEx is your chance to make those connections.

While PestExtra went better than we could have ever hoped (it even won an award!) it was never going to replace our beloved PestEx.

So if you haven’t already registered, hopefully you’ll now agree that PestEx is the not-to-be-missed event of 2022 and you’re opening up the website to register now

Visit the PestEx website to make sure you and your team are on the guest list and have that all-important free entry to our competition. 

See you there!

Best wishes from BPCA’s Events team.

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What can you learn at PestEx this year?


Alongside our popular Technical Theatre we’ve introduced the Spotlight Theatre, which aims to both shine a light on the important work that our industry does and on some emerging key topics. 

Many of the sessions in the Spotlight Theatre will be led by pest controllers just like you, so you might see some names you recognise in the line-up!

BPCA Registered
Each seminar session will be worth one CPD point with a maximum of seven points available per day. 
Don’t forget to include your CPD number when you register for the event, to ensure we can scan your seminar attendance on the day.  

Basis Prompt
One point for each seminar, two points for attending the show. Members are able to gain a maximum of seven points per day (five for seminars and two for attending the show).

View the full agenda here

Gadgets and gizmos aplenty! Who’s exhibiting at PestEx'22?

Check out our full list of exhibitors, including all your regular pest control product suppliers. 

Exhibitor bios

Make the most of your visit   

Find your way around – floorplan

PestEx checklist

  1. Register today
    Beat the queues for admission by pre-registering online. It takes two minutes.
  2. Save the date
    We’re all busy bees, but staying connected with your sector is vital. On 16-17 March, make sure the work diary says ‘PestEx’.
  3. Bring a friend
    Make a real event of it and bring some pestie pals. If you’re the boss, bring a couple of your team with you and do some team building.
  4. Shout about it
    Going to events like the pest management show helps show your clients that you’re serious about your profession. Do a social media update, a news item on your website or even pop it on your ‘out-of-office’.
  5. Plan your visit
    The full seminar schedule and exhibitors floor plan are out now so make good use of them, and highlight any presentations or exhibitors you really want to visit. With 94 exhibitors and two seminar theatres, you need to maximise your time.
  6. Don’t forget your business cards!
    PestEx is great for making connections. Have a pocket full of business cards ready to hand out. You never know where the right connection might lead!
  7. Shout about it some more!
    Send a couple of tweets during the event, update your company Facebook and take loads of pictures of what you’re doing at PestEx. Clients will love to see that you take your professional development seriously. And don’t forget to connect with us on social media during the event:



Download the checklist here 

Reasons to attend

  1. It’s been far too long since we were all together – Zoom is great but we all need a good in-person catch up
  2. CPD points galore – you can earn up to seven points per day, there’s so much to learn!
  3. Competitions and prize draws
  4. Lots of exhibitors with some really exciting new products to show you - they’ve been busy working on new ideas while we’ve been away from ExCeL
  5. Our renowned Technical Theatre, packed full of great new speakers
  6. A brand new Spotlight Theatre for 2022
  7. ‘PROtect at PestEx’ with our reaction game and a chance to win a PS5 and other amazing prizes
  8. BPCA turns 80 this year – come and help us celebrate!

And don't forget, there are prizes to be won!

“PROtect at PestEx” with our reaction game and a chance to win a PS5 and other amazing prizes

You heard right: skip the scalpers and pre-register for PestEx to be in with a chance of winning our PlayStation 5 bundle, with white dualsense controller.

We also have lots of runner-up prizes, kindly donated by our exhibitors:

  • 10 Rotech Alert rat trap tunnels and 20 Rotech rat snap traps worth £118.00 (1env)
  • Ferret Pro inspection bundle that includes the Ferret Pro inspection camera, Ferret Stick and Wristband (Barrettine)
  • Ultra Bee Suit with 5mm sting protection (BBWear)
  • Installer pack of Ratwall containing four Ratwall rat blockers, worth £220+ (Metex)
  • PestFix product bundle worth over £200, containing 60 pack SolarFIX solar panel mesh clips, 5L GuanoFIX avian and pest disinfectant, 8kg RodentFix BB Bromadiolone 50 block bait (restrictions apply)
  • Elleven TSA 17" computer backpacks with techtrap (BASF)
  • Killgerm vouchers
  • A family of plush gulls (Jones & Son)
  • Goody bag (Bell Labs)
  • Amazon Echo Dot
  • NEO and EnviroStop product bundle (Edialux Professional)

...and loads more still to be confirmed!


While we hoped that Covid-19 would be a distant memory by now, unfortunately it’s something we’re continuing to adapt to.

We’re working with ExCeL, plus our suppliers and exhibitors, to make the show a safe environment for everyone involved. 

If you have any concerns, visit our Covid-19 web page or call +44 (0) 1332 225 111.


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