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GPCA 2024 Summer Conference

GPCA 2024 Summer Conference

July 8 - 10, 2024

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 9:00 AM (EDT) to Wednesday, July 10, 2024 at 11:00 PM (EDT)

Event Details


2024 GPCA Summer Conference Registration is Open!

$375    Member Attendee 

$250    Guest- 5 yrs and up (excluding vendor rep)

$550     Exhibitor Booth & 1 Vendor Registration (no electricity)

$600     Supporting Sponsorship

$300     Additional Vendor Representative

Below is the complete conference schedule full of fun: ice cream social, dessert reception, special kids party, Casino Night, and more!

2024 Summer Conference Schedule
Jekyll Island

Monday, July 8, 2024

9:00am-2:00 pm Exhibitor Set Up

NOON-4:00 pm Registration (hotel check-in 4:00 pm)

3:00-5:00 pm Welcome Reception/Exhibitor Fair w/buying discounts 

*Free Time

8:00-10:00 pm Cigar Bar/Bourbon Tasting Event - Courtyard

Tuesday, July 9, 2024

7:00-8:00 am Breakfast, Sponsored by Corteva

8:15-10:15 am 2 hr CEU Roundtable Discussion with Industry Leaders, Sponsored by Envu
“What to do When the Crap Hits the Fan”
pending approval for 2 hrs GA HPC/WDO, CAT 24, 31, 35, 37 & 41, also FL, NC, SC & TN credits 
(Xavier Cugnon-Facilitator; Panel: Walt Weinwurm, Derrick Lastinger, Scott Eubanks, Greg Holley)

10:30-11:30 am Brunch PWIPM, Sponsored by Arrow Exterminators

*Free Time

8:30-10:00 pm Dessert Reception- Palm Terrace

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

8:00-9:00 am Breakfast, Sponsored by BASF 

9:00-11:00 am General Member Meeting/Officer Induction-Ball Room

2:00-3:00 pm Ice Cream Social, Sponsored by Target Specialty Products

Beach time-Sandcastle Contest (judging begins at 4:30pm, winner announced at Dinner) Prize provided by Bell Labs

6:00-7:00 pm Finale Dinner-announce winner of Sandcastle Contest

7:00-10:00 pm Casino Night, adults only, Sponsored McGriff
                        Kids Only party, Sapelo Room


Conference Highlights!

Monday, July 8th 3 P to 5 P
The Welcome Reception this year will feature an Exhibitor Fair with Conference Exclusive Buying Discounts. Get the best prices of the year!

Tuesday, July 9th 8:15 A to 10:15 A
2 Hours HPC/WDO, Cat 24, 37, 41 for Georgia and Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee credits available. 

Wednesday, July 10th 4:30 P
Sandcastle Contest
Build a team of sandcastle experts and plan the best Sandcastle build you can. Judging starts at 4:30 PM and winners will be announced at Dinner that starts at 6 pm 

Free Time Activities

Plan now to take advantage of activities during the free. These activities may require tickets or reservations before arrival and are not included in the Conference.

Free Time Activity Suggestions:
(some may require tickets/reservations before arrival-plan now)

Jekyll Island Golf Course

Dolphin Tours

Jekyll Island Museum Tours

Summer Waves Water Park

Georgia Sea Turtle Center

Biking Options

Horton Pond (wildlife and walking trail)

Driftwood Beach (scenery and stargazing)

And of course, the Beach


The Westin Jekyll Island

110 Ocean Way

Jekyll Island, Georgia 31527

Book your group rate for Georgia Pest Control Association 2024

Room Block expires on June 15, 2024 at 5:00 pm


Individual Call-In Reservations:  Individual reservations can be made online or by calling (912) 635-4545 (select option #1) or toll free at 1-800-937-8461 and referencing the GPCA 2024 Room Block.

 Please note a couple of user tips and important details regarding your group RESLINK:

  • The group RESLINK is best opened in Chrome or Edge internet web browsers. Using alternate internet web browsers, i.e. Internet Explorer or Firefox will result in a “No Availability” or “Error” outcome.
  • A “No Availability” outcome will result if the requested room type is not available for all nights of the intended stay. Should this occur, try to adjust the dates of stay or select an alternate room type.
  • The start & end date may include pre- and/or post- group days (subject to availability) which may be different than the arrival & departure dates listed on the contract agreement.

Room Nights at the Westin will be as follows:

Island View: $269 per night

Partial Ocean View: $279 per night

Ocean View: $299 per night

Ocean Front: $329 per night

We have an alternate room block at the Hampton Inn & Suites Jekyll Island.  Reservations can be made by calling 912-635-3733 or 1-800-426-7866 and mentioning “Georgia Pest Control Association” to get the block rate.

Room Nights at the Hampton Inn & Suites will be as follows:

Double Queen Suite: $259 per night

King Suite: $249 per night

Standard Double Queen: $239 per night

Kayla Carter
Kayla Carter Maritech
Christina Chapman
Christina Chapman Education & Accounting Director GPCA
Gwen Cleary
Gwen Cleary Deloach Exterminating Inc.
Brian Cope
Brian Cope MGK
Donald Davenport
Donald Davenport Manager Bizzy Bee Exterminators, Inc.
John Corbett Deloach
John Corbett Deloach Deloach Exterminating Inc.
Blake Dotson
Blake Dotson Amguard Environmental Technologies
Marcie Downing
Marcie Downing Corteva Agriscience
Eunice Hall
Eunice Hall
Jason Hart
Jason Hart Key Customer Manager FMC corporation
Scott Hayes
Scott Hayes Joe Costa & Associates, Inc.
Matthew Higley
Matthew Higley Territory Manager Sales Professional Pest Mgt Syngenta
Dan Hill
Dan Hill Technical Representive ENSYSTEX, Inc.
Jeff Hope, AMGuard
Jeff Hope, AMGuard Amguard Environmental Technologies
Haider Ibrahim
Haider Ibrahim Corteva Agriscience
Glenda Lehmberg
Glenda Lehmberg GPCA
Brandon McCracken
Brandon McCracken AprilAire
Andrew McElveen
Andrew McElveen Briostack Software
Walker Mobley
Walker Mobley Zoecon
Scott Riley
Scott Riley MGK
Tim Robinson
Tim Robinson Oldham Chemicals Co., Inc.
Brandon Sartain
Brandon Sartain Southeast Senior Technical Sales Representative Bell Laboratories
William Shaffer
William Shaffer Central Termite & Pest Control
Joe Smith
Joe Smith J.T. Eaton & Co.
Lauren Thackston
Lauren Thackston Joe Costa & Associates, Inc.
Mark Turner
Mark Turner Neogen
David Walters
David Walters Thermal Flow Technologies, LLC
Bob Williamson
Bob Williamson Cetane Associates
2 Other Registered Attendees

For More Information:

Glenda Lehmberg
Glenda Lehmberg

GPCA'S 2024 Summer Conference Sponsors.

A Big Thank You to all of our sponsors!!!!!



Supporting Sponsors