ROCKVILLE, Md. - The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) added a new speaker to its notable lineup of special guests scheduled for its 2009 convention Feb. 28-March 1 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa in Scottsdale, Ariz. Bob Costas, NBC’s principal anchor for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, will be anchoring the closing ceremonies for the MCAA convention. Themed “Learn. Enjoy. Grow.”, the convention will also feature a variety of other guests addressing multiple topics. Some of them include Rudy Ruettiger, gridiron legend, author, and humanitarian; William Hite, general president of the United Association; Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House; Ed Begley Jr., actor and environmental activist; and Howard Fineman, senior Washington correspondent and political columnist.

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Publication date:11/10/2008