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Registration Now Open

Only $700 for NBA Members

$900 for Non-members

July 24-29, 2022

Memphis, TN

Carlos E. Moore

79th President of the

National Bar Association

We are so excited to announce the National Bar Association’s (NBA) 97th Annual Convention and Exhibits in Memphis, Tennessee.

Join us July 24-29, 2022 as we assemble the nation's oldest and largest national association of predominantly African American lawyers, judges, educators and law students as the legal voice of the African American community. 

You don't want to miss an action packed Five (5)  days of speakers, panels, entertainment, networking, and education!

Stay tuned for more information via email and follow  our social media pages on Facebook. Instagram and Twitter.


COVID-19 Safety Protocol

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The health and safety of our members and guests are of the utmost importance to the National Bar Association. Given the impact of COVID-19 and global health recommendations regarding large, in-person gatherings, we have made the decision for every participant to provide proof of being fully vaccinated and provide proof of a negative test 72 hours prior to the start of the event.


Every attendee will be required to sign a waiver upon arrival to the event certifying a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of the event.


We are following the prevention measures below:

● All participants must show proof of being FULLY VACCINATED and provide a Negative Test result.

● Mask will be required unless actively eating or drinking.

● Sanitizing stations will be prominently placed throughout the venue.

● If you are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms or not feeling well, we ask that you do not put others in danger and remain at home.


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Travel with Delta Air


Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for National Bar Association Annual Convention attendees of 2, 5, or 10% off their airfare tickets when booked with Delta.  Discounts are based on seat zone and are valid for travel up to 3 days before and after the event. 


Please click here to book your flights!


You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NMVWC

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

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Travel with American Airlines

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American Airlines is pleased to offer the National Bar Association discount travel to the 97th Annual Convention & Exhibits in Memphis, TN.  To receive the discount, please contact American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 and use Authorization Code: A3572EP.  When booking directly at, use Authorization Code: 3572EP.


For the 97th Annual Convention, Hertz is pleased to offer the National Bar Association a 20% off the retail rate. To receive the discount, enter CDP 2188961 under the add a discount code when making the reservation.  


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Hotel Information

Sheraton Memphis Downtown Convention Center

250 N Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

July 24 – July 29, 2022

(901) 527-7300

Call to reserve and ask for the NBA Room Block.

Last date to Make a Reservation, Wednesday, June 29th, 5:00pm EDT.  


Click the "Book Your Room" link to make a reservation or call Central Reservations at (888) 236-2427 and provide the Group Code: BA1.

Cancellation policy

All cancellations will be subject to a $100.00 administrative fee. No cancellations will be accepted after June 23, 2022. All cancellation requests must be made in writing via email, and any refunds will take approximately 6-8 weeks following the Conference to process.  A registration may be transferred to another attorney within the same law firm before June 23, 2022.

All cancellation and transfer requests must be emailed no later than June 23, 2022 to the NBA at


Career Fair Interest Form

Be a part of the National Bar Association's Annual Career Fair at the 97th Annual Convention in Memphis, Tennessee at the Renasant Convention Center.  The Career Fair is your connection to some of the best and brightest minds and talent in the industry.  Participating companies receive a 10x10 booth in the Career Fair section of our exhibit hall.  Career Fair dates and times are:


Tuesday, July 26th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday, July 27th, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Please download and complete the Career Interest Form to start the process of participating at this year’s convention. 

Exhibitors Interest Form

Reserve your booth at the National Bar Association’s 97th Annual Convention in Memphis, Tennessee at the Renasant Convention Center.  Purchase two or more booths and receive a discount.  Whether you are seeking new customers or introducing new products, our annual exhibit hall is the place to network, grow your business - all while supporting the Mission of the National Bar Association.


Please download and complete the Exhibit Hall Interest Form to reserve your spot.  A complete application with rules and regulations and payment information will be available shortly.  We look forward to welcoming you to Memphis in July.


Schedule of Events
View the tentative schedule day by day below.



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Sponsor Opportunities

View our sponsorship brochure.


For additional information please email

Click the cover of the Sponsorship Opportunities packet to download the document.

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