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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
8611Business Associations34,263
861100Business associations9,096
86110000Business associations9,096
861101Trade associations12,281
86110100Trade associations6,510
86110101Contractors' association2,558
86110102Manufacturers' institute732
86110103Merchants' association1,924
86110104Public utility association419
86110105Shipping and steamship company association138
861102Growers' associations473
86110200Growers' associations278
86110201Growers' marketing advisory service195
861103Regulatory associations927
86110300Regulatory associations246
86110301Better Business Bureau237
86110302Board of Trade24
86110303Industrial standards committee38
86110304Real estate board382
861199Business associations, nec11,486
86119901Banker's organization, advisory services89
86119902Chamber of Commerce9,721
86119903Community affairs and services1,599
86119904Junior Chamber of Commerce77