SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8611—Business Associations
Membership organizations engaged in promoting the business interests of their members. Associations owned by their members but organized to perform a specific business function, such as common marketing of crops or joint advertising, are classified according to the function performed.

Better business bureausJunior Chambers of Commerce
Boards of trade, other than security and commodity exchangesManufacturers' institutes
Business associations, other than civic and socialMerchants' associations, not engaged in credit investigations
Chambers of CommercePublic utility associations
Contractor's associationsReal estate boards
Growers' associations, not engaged in contract buying or sellingShipping and steamship company associations
Growers' marketing advisory servicesTrade associations
Industrial standards committees
Codes Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8611Business Associations33,256
861100Business associations10,345
86110000Business associations10,345
861101Trade associations11,154
86110100Trade associations5,544
86110101Contractors' association2,306
86110102Manufacturers' institute775
86110103Merchants' association1,963
86110104Public utility association410
86110105Shipping and steamship company association156
861102Growers' associations516
86110200Growers' associations334
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service182
861103Regulatory associations1,043
86110300Regulatory associations285
86110301Better Business Bureau237
86110302Board of Trade21
86110303Industrial standards committee49
86110304Real estate board451
861199Business associations, nec10,198
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services112
86119902Chamber of Commerce8,494
86119903Community affairs and services1,517
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce75