ARLINGTON, VA - The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) announced that the Olympic heavyweight wrestling champion and the head of the world's largest business federation will both be serving as keynote speakers at the association's annual conference in 2002.

Opening the conference on February 27, will be keynote speaker Thomas J. Donohue, president and ceo of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Representing over 3 million businesses and organizations, the chamber is the largest business federation in the world.

According to ACCA, Donahue will bring his message to the hvacr industry - that "business should stop apologizing for being the one institution in America that really works."

On February 28, Rulon Gardner will share his story about winning the gold medal in heavyweight wrestling at the Sydney Olympics. Gardner defeated Russian champion Alexander Karelin, who had been undefeated since 1985.

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