(Inman News Features) - New York City Major Rudolph Giuliani will give the keynote address at the 2002 International Builders? Show on Feb. 8 in Atlanta. The show is produced by the NAHB and will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Feb. 8-11.

"During the dark days following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the mayor served as a commanding example of the American spirit and aroused this country?s hope and determination to overcome this devastating tragedy," said NAHB President Bruce Smith, a home builder from Walnut Creek, Calif. "His presence at our show will be a further inspiration to all of us in the home-building industry to do our part to keep the country moving forward."

The show is the home-building industry?s largest convention, attracting more than 70,000 building industry professionals from more than 100 countries, according to the NAHB.