813910 Business Associations

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in promoting the business interests of their members. These establishments may conduct research on new products and services; develop market statistics; sponsor quality and certification standards; lobby public officials; or publish newsletters, books, or periodicals for distribution to their members.

Illustrative Examples:

Agricultural organizations (except youth farming organizations, farm granges)
Real estate boards
Chambers of commerce
Trade associations
Manufacturers' associations


Cross-References.
  • Establishments owned by their members but organized to perform a specific business function, such as common marketing of crops, joint advertising, or buying cooperatives, are classified according to their primary activity;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the professional interests of their members and the profession as a whole are classified in Industry 813920, Professional Organizations;
  • Establishments primarily engaged in promoting the interests of organized labor and union employees, such as trade unions, are classified in Industry 813930, Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations; and
  • Establishments primarily engaged in lobbying public officials (i.e., lobbyists) are classified in Industry 541820, Public Relations Agencies.
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813910 813910 813910  Agricultural organizations (except youth farming organizations, farm granges)
813910 813910 813910  Animal breeders' associations
813910 813910 813910  Bankers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Better business bureaus
813910 813910 813910  Boards of trade
813910 813910 813910  Business associations
813910 813910 813910  Chambers of commerce
813910 813910 813910  Construction associations
813910 813910 813910  Contractors' associations
813910 813910 813910  Distributors' associations
813910 813910 813910  Farmers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Farmers' unions
813910 813910 813910  Growers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Hospital associations
813910 813910 813910  Industrial associations
813910 813910 813910  Insurers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Junior chambers of commerce
813910 813910 813910  Manufacturers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Merchants' associations
813910 813910 813910  Mining associations
813910 813910 813910  Producers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Public utility associations
813910 813910 813910  Real estate boards
813910 813910 813910  Restaurant associations
813910 813910 813910  Retailers' associations
813910 813910 813910  Service industries associations
813910 813910 813910  Shipping companies' associations
813910 813910 813910  Trade associations
813910 813910 813910  Warehousing associations
813910 813910 813910  Wholesalers' associations