After more than two years, the National Small Business Association is once again holding its annual fly-in in Washington, D.C.! Mark your calendars for this dynamic event where we’ll talk policy, train you on how to be an effective advocate, and connect you with key policymakers and their staff.

What to Expect

While we are still navigating how to safely hold an in-person convention under post-COVID protocols–particularly tightened restrictions in the U.S. Capitol–below is what you can expect.

Awards Luncheon & Keynote Address
Join NSBA in honoring the 2022 Lew Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award and hear from NSBA’s keynote speaker.

Priority Updates & Issues Briefing
Get the latest policy updates on key small-business issues including expiring tax provisions, beneficial ownership reporting and much more.

State of Small Business
Hear from NSBA leadership and key small-business leaders throughout the D.C. Beltway on where small-business advocacy stands and what’s ahead.

Relax, network and get to know your cohorts in NSBA’s small-business leadership circles.

Breakfast & Regional Roundtables
Meet and get to know the other small-business delegates from your state and hear from thought leaders on what is likely ahead as the midterm elections heat up.

Advocacy Training
Hear from NSBA’s lobbyists on how best to make your mark and strengthen support for small business among D.C. policymakers.

Procurement Panel
Spend time with leading procurement experts in Washington, D.C., to help your business take the next step in federal procurement.

SBTC Membership Meeting
Members of the Small Business Technology Council will meet to discuss SBIR/STTR and other key innovation programs.

Legislative Meetings
Spend the afternoon meeting with your lawmakers discussing the top issues facing NSBA’s members and your business.

*Note: due to restrictions in the U.S. Capitol, attendees will schedule their own meetings.

Register TODAY!


The Lewis A. Shattuck Small Business Advocate of the Year Award recognizes small-business owners who go above and beyond in advocating for the small-business community. Four finalists and the overall winner will be honored at NSBA’s upcoming Washington Presentation on Sept. 14, 2022 in Washington, D.C.


NSBA Sponsors and Partners receive extensive benefits designed to complement your corporation’s strategic marketing objectives, as well as reach key market segments. In addition, sponsors and partners find that a relationship with NSBA offers a number of added benefits.

The Washington Presentation is an excellent opportunity to connect with the leaders of the small-business community in a personal and strategic atmosphere.