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 Associations33,914
861100Business associations9,617
86110000Business associations9,617
861101Trade associations11,892
86110100Trade associations6,235
86110101Contractors' association2,442
86110102Manufacturers' institute729
86110103Merchants' association1,933
86110104Public utility association411
86110105Shipping and steamship company association142
861102Growers' associations479
86110200Growers' associations294
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service185
861103Regulatory associations951
86110300Regulatory associations263
86110301Better Business Bureau235
86110302Board of Trade19
86110303Industrial standards committee39
86110304Real estate board395
861199Business associations, nec10,975
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services91
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,338
86119903Community affairs and services1,474
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce72