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CEO Forum: Good to Great

Day 1 | Day 2

NPMA is excited to introduce a new optional event at PestWorld 2020 in Nashville, TN. The CEO Forum: Good to Great will take place on Monday, October 12 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm and Tuesday, October 13 from 8:00 am – Noon and will be geared towards business owners and upper managers. This forum will feature a combination of both keynote speakers and carefully selected industry speakers who will provide a vision to important conversations such as succeeding in a world of disruption and creating a company culture that will recruit, retain and engage employees. Attendees will walk away from this informative forum with new ideas and solutions for your business and its future.

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Please note, this program has a separate/additional registration fee above the full registration package.


Monday, October 12

Day 1: Succeeding in a World of Disruption

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

Optional Arrival Lunch

1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Welcome & Introductions
Stephanie Jensen, BASF, Research Triangle Park, NC and Dominique Stumpf, CEO, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax VA

1:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

What’s Next for You? A Look through the Lens of a Futurist
Jesse Hirsh, Futurist & Digital Strategist, Ottawa, ON, Canada

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Embracing Disruption Within Your Organization

3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The Economy of the Future
Jesse Hirsh, Futurist & Digital Strategist, Ottawa, ON, Canada

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Panel Discussion – Poised and Positioned for Tomorrow’s Success

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

BASF Networking Reception  



Meet Jesse Hirsh:

Jesse Hirsh, Futurist & Digital Strategist, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Jesse Hirsh is a futurist speaker, researcher and internet strategist. An experienced innovator and collaborator, his passion is educating people on the potential benefits and perils of technology. Jesse helps audiences understand what the future holds for them by sharing strategic, provocative and often humorous forward-thinking insights.








Tuesday, October 13

Day 2: Your Employees ARE Your Business

7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Networking Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.   

Leadership Starts with You – a Formula for Success
Randy Gravitt, Integreat Leadership 

8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion Recruiting, Retaining and Engaging Your Employees

9:45 a.m. - 10:00am           

Refreshment Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Developing a Continuous Hiring Plan
BASF Corporate Recruiter

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Perfecting Company Culture
Randy Gravitt, Integreat Leadership

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion  Company Culture

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Closing Remarks 
Stephanie Jensen, BASF, Research Triangle Park, NC and Dominique Stumpf, CEO, National Pest Management Association, Fairfax VA


Meet Randy Gravitt:

Randy Gravitt, Integreat Leadership 

Randy Gravitt is the C.E.O. (Chief Encouragement Officer) of INTEGREAT Leadership, investing his time in helping leaders reach their full potential. Randy and the InteGREAT team will help your attendees create a leadership culture that is integrity based. This approach to holistic leadership has helped organizations like Chick-fil-A and the Pittsburgh Pirates thrive.